American Greetings News
George W. Bush Prepares to Give Jeb an Assist in South Carolina
It was a common refrain for Jeb Bush one recent morning in South Carolina. He was speaking of his love for his family. "I'm proud of my dad, proud to be George H.W. Bush 's son. … I am proud to be George W. Bush 's brother," he exclaimed before adding, "I won the lottery being Barbara Bush 's son."
The Inspiration Behind the Viral Ad for #WorldsToughestJob
The viral ad that has made mothers everywhere cry and children everywhere remember they need to buy their mom a Mother’s Day card had an unlikely start. The advertising agency writer who came up with the idea to present being a mom as a...
Legally Blind Man, 97, Makes Digital Masterpieces with Microsoft Paint
After Losing his Eyesight, Hal Lasko Found More than a Hobby in Microsoft Paint
Ziggy Creator Tom Wilson Dies at 80
Tom Wilson, creator of the beloved bald, moon-faced Ziggy, died Friday at age 80 at a Cincinnati nursing home. The cause was pneumonia. “Tom leaves behind a wonderful legacy in Ziggy, a hard-luck comics page hero who serves as a reflection of Tom’s endearing wit...
Ohio is spending $1.4 billion to attract jobs. Will it work?
The farmland is flat. The houses are few. The property owners have agreed to sell. All that’s missing is a manufacturer who wants to build a giant factory on 1,600 acres of farmland in northwest Ohio. As the town’s website says: “whyvanwert.org.” Van Wert’s speculative industrial site — complete
Consumers can be stuck when websites change terms
A recent e-mail from Eastman Kodak Co. didn't lead to a Kodak moment for Vanessa Daniele. It got her angry. On May 16, the company's Kodak Gallery online photo service will delete her picture albums unless she spends at least $4.99 by then and every year thereafter on prints and other products.
Dow falls for 5th straight session on grim data
Wall Street pulled back again Tuesday in muted trading ahead of the holiday, as another round of reports showed further deterioration in the housing market and broader economy. The Dow Jones industrial average finished lower for the fifth straight day, falling 100 points. Tuesday's gloomy data was
Stocks sink after weak housing news, lower GDP
Stocks were moderately lower in quiet pre-holiday trading Tuesday amid further signs that the housing market and overall economy are still struggling. The Commerce Department reported third-quarter gross domestic product , a measure of the economy that tallies the value of goods and services, fell
Yahoo Inbox Gets Social, Opens Up to Third-Party Apps
Yahoo is jumping on the open and social bandwagon opening up its network to play nice with other Web firms and their applications.
Electronic greetings gain traction
Traditional greeting cards are still the preferred way to send holiday cheer, but electronic cards are gaining this year. Although the Greeting Card Association says 20 paper cards are sent for every e-card, online card volume is soaring. One reason: Just hours before Christmas, you still have time