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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2013--Macy’s is calling all charities, inviting them to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event. Macy’s 2013 Shop For A Cause will take place on Aug. 24, but charity sign-up begins now. Macy’s Shop For A Cause is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts that, since 2006, has helped raise more than $46 million for thousands of charities across the country. In 2012, more than 7,000 charities signed up to participate.
MIAMI (AP) - A 15-year-old accused of fatally shooting another student on a South Florida school bus will be tried as an adult.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Target Corp. said Tuesday that its pledge to match prices of select online rivals this past holiday season is now a year-round promise.
BEIRUT (AP) -- The United Nations estimated Wednesday that more than 60,000 people have been killed in Syria's 21-month-old uprising against authoritarian rule, a toll one-third higher than what anti-regime activists had counted. The U.N. human rights chief called the toll "truly shocking."
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A last-gasp effort Thursday to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts got off on the same convulsive, partisan tone that marked congressional attempts to resolve the impasse before lawmakers left Washington to go home for Christmas.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. shoppers spent cautiously this holiday season, a disappointment for retailers who slashed prices to lure people into stores and now must hope for a post-Christmas burst of spending.
Suncoast waters are filled with a fish that only eats vegetation, and is wanted for it's cavair
At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Dennis O'Brien rubs his head as he details ailments triggered by the fungal meningitis he developed after a series of steroid shots in his neck: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, exhaustion and trouble with his speech and attention.
SARASOTA - A Thanksgiving night robbery is caught on surveillance, and police need your help to identify the suspect.
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2009 file photo, model Gabriel Aubry, left, and actress Halle Berry arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif. Attorneys for Halle Berry and her ex-boyfriend, Aubry, have settled court issues that arose after a Nov. 22, 2012 Thanksgiving Day fight at the actress' home. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Attorneys for Halle Berry and her ex-boyfriend have settled court issues that arose after a Thanksgiving Day fight at the actress' home.
FILE - In this Thurs., Nov. 22, 2012 file photo,Trace Adkins arrives to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Trace Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting on Nov. 28, but he said he didn't mean to offend anyone by wearing it. (AP Photo/Charles Syke, File)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans cut back on spending last month and saw no growth in their income, partly reflecting disruptions from Superstorm Sandy that could drag on economic growth in the final months of the year.
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, a teenage boy waits for his family to finish shopping at a J.C. Penney store in Las Vegas. Black Friday. Major retailers such a on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, reported weak sales in November as a strong start the holiday shopping season over the Thanksgiving weekend wasn't enough to fully offset a slow start to the month caused by Superstorm Sandy (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Black Friday was no match for Sandy.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager with a violent past fatally shot a security officer outside an apartment complex.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was fined $30,000 by the NFL on Wednesday, but says he didn't kick Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub on purpose.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend claims the actress's fiance threatened to kill him during a Thanksgiving confrontation that left him with a broken rib, bruised face and under arrest.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle woman says she was unnecessarily arrested while shopping at a Walmart after Thanksgiving dinner.
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, file photo, shoppers wait on a check-out line in the Times Square Toys-R-Us store after doors were opened to the public at 8 p.m., in New York. U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend, according to a survey released by the National Retail Federation on Sunday. They were attracted by retailers' efforts to make shopping easier, including opening stores on Thanksgiving evening, updating mobile shopping applications for smartphones and tablets, and expanding shipping and layaway options. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House economists warned Monday that the uncertainty of a potential hike in taxes next year for middle class taxpayers under the looming fiscal cliff could hurt consumer confidence during the crucial holiday shopping season.
FILE -In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Black Friday shoppers pour into the Valley River Center mall for the Midnight Madness sale, in Eugene, Ore. U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend, according to a survey released by the National Retail Federation on Sunday. They were attracted by retailers' efforts to make shopping easier, including opening stores on Thanksgiving evening, updating mobile shopping applications for smartphones and tablets, and expanding shipping and layaway options. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Brian Davies)
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you make holiday shopping convenient, Americans will come in droves.
During the holidays, many of us return to our roots by visiting our hometowns. One Sarasota native came back to spend Thanksgiving with his family; but Chris Klaus seems to see the future more than he spends time in the past.