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Published December 5th, 2014 - 10:04AM
Standard & Poor's has raised Ireland's credit grade one notch to A and says the country is rebounding with surprising strength from its 2010 international bailout.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 10:04AM
Some Sirius XM customers, who were charged for satellite radio service they didn't want, can now apply for a refund.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 10:04AM
VivaAerobus officials say the airline is again flying nonstop between Las Vegas and Monterrey, Mexico.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:49AM
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday stressed the importance of improving ties with neighboring Greece and taking steps to turn the Aegean Sea between them into a "sea of peace," as he began a two-day visit to Athens.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:29AM
The head of the International Monetary Fund says Latin America faces a bumpy road ahead despite impressive social and economic achievements in recent years.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:24AM
New Mexico's attorney general on Friday sued one of the nation's largest nursing home chains over inadequate resident care, alleging that thin staffing made it numerically impossible to provide good care.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:14AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:14AM
Pope Francis' economic czar is making a deeply symbolic assertion of control over Vatican money by moving into the enormous office of the president of the Vatican bank.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:14AM
The cost to poor countries of adjusting to ever-hotter temperatures will be twice or even three times higher than previously thought, the U.N.'s environment agency said Friday — and that assumes a best-case scenario in which greenhouse gas emissions are dramatically reduced.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:04AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $65.77 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 8:54AM
Dow Chemical said Friday that it is selling two businesses for a total of $225 million.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 8:39AM
Five-time European champion Liverpool, Monaco, Roma and four other clubs face further UEFA probes for overspending on player transfers and wages.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 8:29AM
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told the bank's staff Friday that he is clear of cancer.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 8:24AM
Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 8:04AM
Shoppers are getting smarter.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 7:09AM
Orders to U.S. factories slipped for a third straight month in October and would have fallen even more except for a big jump in defense orders. A key category that tracks business investment spending fell for a second straight month.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 6:44AM
U.S. stocks are opening modestly higher after the government reported a burst of hiring last month.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 6:24AM
Burger King and Canadian doughnut shop chain Tim Hortons expect to complete their $11 billion tie-up on Dec. 12, following a shareholder vote early next week.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 6:04AM
A burst of U.S. hiring in November — the most in nearly three years — added 321,000 jobs and provided the latest evidence that the United States is outperforming other economies throughout the developed world.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 5:49AM
Finland has taken a major step toward approving the construction of a nuclear plant by Finnish-Russian consortium Fennovoima that would be the Nordic country's sixth reactor.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 9:34AM
Smashing consensus expectations, employers added 321,000 jobs in November, hourly earnings surged and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent, the government said Friday in a strong monthly jobs report.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 5:44AM
The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in October as exports rebounded while oil imports dipped to the lowest level in five years.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 5:39AM
Dollar Tree said that the Federal Trade Commission has indicated that it will require divestment of some stores to get its approval for the company's approximately $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 4:24AM
Cyprus has further eased limits on money transfers out of the country by doubling the amount businesses can transfer abroad for any transaction without prior Central Bank approval to 2 million euros ($2.47 million).
Published December 5th, 2014 - 2:24AM
Huge machines hum smoothly at the Vakoma company's modern factory in eastern Germany, overseen by blue-suited workers. But politics are making the ride bumpy for the family-owned firm, which does a lot of business in Russia.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 1:49AM
France's economy minister says the government is selling a 49.9 percent stake in the airport in Toulouse to a Chinese consortium looking to increase international air links in the south of France.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 1:49AM
German factory orders rose strongly in October in a development that's likely to ease concerns over the state of Europe's largest economy, though the country's central bank cautioned Friday that it expects only modest growth over the winter.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 1:28AM
A strong report on job creation pushed stock indexes higher Friday, even though the figures could prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. The dollar rose as traders anticipated more robust growth in the U.S.
Published December 5th, 2014 - 12:13AM
U.S. employers are thought to have hired at another robust pace in November in the latest sign that the United States is outshining struggling economies throughout the developed world.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 11:28PM
The top Japanese auto safety official acknowledged Friday that Japan's recall system needs an overhaul to better respond to global problems highlighted by the debacle over Takata air bags that can explode.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:52PM
What U.S. state is as hooked on oil revenues as Venezuela, Iran, or Russia?
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:28PM
A 1962 Nobel prize for the discovery of the structure of DNA has sold at auction for $4.7 million, a world auction record for any Nobel prize.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:13PM
The lyrics of two early unrecorded Bob Dylan songs have failed to find a buyer at a New York auction.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:48PM
For want of an iPod, a billion-dollar lawsuit may be in jeopardy.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:23PM
Alcoa Inc. is touting a breakthrough in aluminum manufacturing that it says will give the lightweight metal a better chance to replace steel in car doors and fenders.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:18PM
While marchers took to the streets to protest the lack of charges against white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men, many more turned to social media to voice their objections to the grand jury decisions from their computers and mobile devices.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:08PM
A landmark clock outside a historic building in Bellingham will soon be keeping time again.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:08PM
A suburban Seattle couple who claimed a $90 million Powerball jackpot say they both will quit their jobs at Boeing and then travel, take care of their family and buy a new car.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:48PM
Adrian Peterson's appeal hearing concluded Thursday in New York after about two hours, with the primary focus on testimony from NFL executive Troy Vincent, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:43PM
The story of a clownfish who is encouraged by an energetic but absent-minded friend to "just keep swimming" in the search for his son is being told in Navajo.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:45PM
Some 90 percent of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport restaurants offer at least one healthful menu item
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:28PM
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:45PM
Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. consummates Russell sale to London Stock Exchange Group.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:03PM
A Syrian associate of international arms dealer Viktor Bout who served in the U.S. Army was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison on conspiracy and wire fraud charges.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:58PM
As Congress races to its lame-duck finish, time is running out on a government program that provides a backstop to private-sector insurance against terrorist attacks.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:23PM
Hershey said Wednesday it expanded its business in Canada with a $28 million purchase of Allan Candy Co., the company behind Hot Lips candies.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:13PM
The Greenpeace activists charged in an eye-catching protest at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters in Cincinnati plan to accept a plea agreement, a defense attorney said Thursday.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:08PM
A record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle is going on the auction block before it goes on the chopping block.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:03PM
The stock market posted slight losses Thursday after European Central Bank officials decided to delay any stimulus for the struggling continent until next year. Investors also braced for the release of Friday's closely watched U.S. jobs report.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:03PM
Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s takeover of the Canadian coffee and doughnut shop chain Tim Hortons Inc. was approved by the Canadian government Thursday, bringing it one step closer to completion.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 1:58PM
Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app's recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 1:43PM
The head of American Crystal Sugar Co. said Thursday that most shareholders in the sugar beet cooperative will lose money this year, due primarily to excess supply of Mexican sugar in the market and poor yields.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 1:18PM
U.S. stock indexes recovered most of their losses after news outlets reported that Europe's central bank is considering unveiling a stimulus package next month.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 12:58PM
Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 12:43PM
China's authoritarian government is gaining a foothold on American campuses by funding dozens of institutes that project a rose-tinted view of the Asian nation that compromises the academic integrity of U.S. universities, a congressional hearing was told Thursday.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 12:23PM
An Oregon hospital is acknowledging that it administered the wrong medication to a patient, causing her death.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 11:48AM
The Vatican's economy czar says the Holy See's finances are in better shape than he thought, revealing that hundreds of millions of euros were kept off the balance sheet and that reforms are forging ahead to make the Vatican "boringly successful."
Published December 4th, 2014 - 11:03AM
Senators from both parties warned the National Football League on Thursday to get rid of a four-decade-old TV "blackout" rule or risk congressional action to restrict the league's lucrative antitrust exemption, which allows NFL teams to negotiate radio and television broadcast rights together.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 10:28AM
Hundreds of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline's 17,000 U.S.-based employees will lose their jobs by the end of next year under the pharmaceutical industry's latest restructuring.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:48AM
Many people covered under President Barack Obama's health care law will face higher premiums next year, the administration acknowledged Thursday. While the average increases are modest, it's more fodder for the nation's political battles over health care.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:48AM
Lawmakers approved the main text of a bill that will allow Brazil's government to miss its legally mandated budget surplus for this year.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:48AM
A tractor-trailer carrying 19,000 copies of advanced sections for Sunday's New York Times overturned on a highway ramp outside Philadelphia, littering the side of the road with bundles of Arts & Leisure, Travel and Book Review.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:48AM
Whether it's "lumberjack chic" or old-school utility, demand for L.L. Bean boots is surging — so much so that some customers will have to wait until February to get their holiday purchases.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:48AM
The Republican-controlled House approved a $585 billion defense policy bill that grants President Barack Obama the authority to expand the U.S. military campaign against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria despite misgivings about a new American combat role after more than a decade of war.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:10AM
Efforts to conserve a struggling species of grouse that ranges across the Western U.S. are having far-reaching effects on the region's energy industry as the Obama administration decides whether the bird needs more protections.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:10AM
Homeowners whose mortgages were modified to stave off foreclosure could next year receive an additional $5,000 reduction in their loans from the government, the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development departments said Thursday.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 9:02AM
Russia will defend its geopolitical interests, President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday as he promised economic reforms to pull his country back from the brink of recession. But Putin's patriotic bluster and vague promises did little to assuage real fears that Western sanctions, plummeting oil prices and a collapsing ruble are crippling Russia's economy.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 8:52AM
Amazon is launching its own line of diapers and baby wipes exclusively for its Prime members to get more shoppers to sign up for the $99 annual program.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 8:42AM
Argentina's government said on Thursday it will pay its 2015 Boden bonds before the deadline to curb market speculation that the country won't be able to service its debt next year.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 8:22AM
Mickey is getting into math — and science, art, reading and even teaching social skills.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 8:12AM
Starbucks plans to let customers across the U.S. order ahead on their smartphones over the next year, a move that should help shrink lines as it pushes more snacks, sandwiches and even wine.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 7:58AM
Hungary's economy minister says the state has signed a preliminary deal to buy Budapest Bank from General Electric by June 30.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 7:27AM
A one-time University of Miami running back has donated $1.5 million to the school, the largest individual gift made to Hurricane athletics by one of their former players.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 7:22AM
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, a continuing boon for potential homebuyers.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 7:22AM
The new CEO and board member of Carbonite had a lot to consider on his first full day on the job.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:52AM
Slovakia's prime minister says his government is terminating the lease of a major state-owned hydro power plant to Italian energy company Enel.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:52AM
Influential German newsmagazine Der Spiegel says its editor in chief, Wolfgang Buechner, will step down at the end of the year.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:42AM
Express, the clothing and accessories chain, said Thursday that its fiscal third-quarter earnings dropped 24 percent as sales weakened and its interest expense climbed. Its profit beat analysts' expectations, but revenue fell short.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:37AM
Bookseller Barnes & Noble said Thursday it is ending its commercial agreement with Microsoft for its Nook e-book reader ahead of its planned Nook spinoff.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:32AM
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks on Thursday approved several changes the Chicago Cubs made to their Wrigley Field renovation plan in an effort to obtain a possible federal tax credit of $75 million.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:27AM
Dollar General Corp. reported third-quarter results Thursday that missed Wall Street expectations, and said it is still committed to buying rival discount retailer Family Dollar, which has already agreed to be bought by Dollar Tree. Dollar General said it plans to give an update on its Family Dollar bid this month.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 6:12AM
Kroger reported third-quarter results Thursday that beat Wall Street expectations as sales rose at its stores. The grocer also boosted its full-year outlook, and its shares rose to an all-time high.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:37AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level in the prior week for the first time in nearly three months.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:20AM
Best Buy is getting out of the retail business in China as it tightens its focus on North America.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 5:20AM
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has secured the Chinese broadcast rights to four Olympics through 2024.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:55AM
The European Central Bank is getting ready to offer more stimulus for the struggling eurozone economy — but expects to make a decision only early next year after it assesses the impact of sharply lower oil prices, President Mario Draghi said Thursday.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 4:10AM
The Bank of England has decided to keep the main interest rate at a record low 0.5 percent as policy-makers look to sustain growth and nudge up inflation in Europe's third-largest economy.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:45AM
Sears Holdings Corp. tried to reassure investors Thursday that financial maneuvers — closing stores, selling assets and slashing inventory — mean it still has enough cash available to run its business.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:15AM
Ryanair keeps soaring higher and higher.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 3:10AM
Morocco has been slow to implement anti-corruption measures in its new constitution and there are corruption risks at the Ministry of Foreign Trade — the first point of contact for foreign investors — the Council of Europe said in a report Thursday.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:05AM
Uber, the San Francisco-based ride sharing company, has set up a mobile phone software development team in Amsterdam, its international headquarters.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 1:35AM
The former head of France's Areva, a leading world nuclear manufacturer going through a difficult turnaround, has died, less than two months after illness forced him to step down from the company.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 1:00AM
Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report after the European Central Bank delayed any additional stimulus to early next year. Hong Kong stocks were the only bright spot.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 12:10AM
From American Eagle to Apple Stores, beacons are popping up everywhere. Are they a shopper's best friend or another pesky Big Brother monitoring our every move?
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:45PM
As Congress races to its lame-duck finish, time is running out on a government program that provides a backstop to private-sector insurance against terrorist attacks.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:45PM
Some cybersecurity experts say they've found striking similarities between the code used in the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment and attacks blamed on North Korea which targeted South Korean companies and government agencies last year.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:35PM
Toyota is recalling 185,000 vehicles in Japan and 5,000 in China for a possibly defective air bag supplied by Takata, the Japanese manufacturer at the center of an unfolding safety scandal.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:58PM
The crash in global oil prices heightens pressure on Iran to strike a nuclear deal with the West and escape crippling international sanctions, according to a report released Tuesday.
Published December 4th, 2014 - 2:58PM
Senior Republican leaders in the House of Representatives moved ahead Monday on a plan to vote as early this week on a bill to extend dozens of tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013, according to multiple sources.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:01PM
Japan's ruling party may be headed toward an even larger-than-anticipated victory in upcoming national elections, according to major media polls published Thursday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 6:07PM
Parent company Freedom Communications is laying off about 100 employees at the Orange County Register and the Riverside Press-Enterprise, the papers' new publisher told staffers Wednesday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 4:42PM
Adrian Peterson won't attend the conclusion of his suspension appeal hearing Thursday when NFL executive Troy Vincent is scheduled to testify, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 4:12PM
Federal energy regulators have approved a $700 million pipeline project designed to bring cheap Marcellus Shale natural gas from Pennsylvania into high-priced markets in New England and New York.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 7:21PM
As Boeing stabilizes its 787 and 747 production lines, the company Wednesday told 83 workers they could lose their jobs by late January
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:52PM
Target Australia is removing "Grand Theft Auto V" from store shelves after more than 40,000 people who say the video game encourages players to murder women for entertainment signed an online petition asking the retailer to stop selling it.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:52PM
NextEra Energy Inc. said Wednesday it plans to buy Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. to expand clean energy in Hawaii.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:46PM
Alaska Airlines’ ambitious expansion into new markets appears to be resonating with its customers
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:42PM
USA Track and Field nearly doubled its annual revenue in 2014 and will put more of that money into athlete training in hopes of pumping up the medal count at the Rio Olympics.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:42PM
President Barack Obama's pick to head the Social Security Administration could be stalled over the agency's handling of a $300 million computer project that doesn't work.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:37PM
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:32PM
Organizers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday they have matched the domestic sponsorship revenues for the 2012 Games and expect to surpass London's total with almost two years to go.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:32PM
Lisa Hanock-Jasie turns into coffee fiend during the holidays, mainly because she loves the peppermint lattes.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 4:16PM
The ports of Tacoma and Seattle need to modernize to handle new megaships, consultant tells port commissions
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:12PM
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:07PM
An Authors Guild lawyer urged a federal appeals court in Manhattan on Wednesday to force Google to reward authors for including their books in the world's largest digital library.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:07PM
In a bipartisan show of unity, the House overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday to allow Americans with disabilities to open tax-free bank accounts to pay for expenses from education to housing and health care.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:32PM
Aeropostale's loss widened in its most recent quarter as sales fell, and the teen retailer's forecast for the holiday shopping season mostly fell short of analysts' prediction.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:07PM
A batch of good news on the economy Wednesday pushed the stock market to new highs. Payroll processer ADP said that U.S. companies added 208,000 jobs in November, the third straight month that hiring has topped 200,000. A separate report showed that service sector activity climbed close to an eight-month high in November.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:57PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:52PM
Disney said Wednesday it is raising its annual dividend to $1.15 from 86 cents.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:37PM
The Labor Department on Wednesday issued a rule to protect employees of federal contractors from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:37PM
Country icons Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn are joining forces to become the newest headliners on the Las Vegas Strip.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:32PM
An Ameren Corp. nuclear plant in central Missouri shut down Wednesday due to an electrical equipment failure, but the company and federal regulators say there is no risk to the public.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:17PM
A batch of good news on the economy helped push the stock market to new highs.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:12PM
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:12PM
U.S. health care spending grew by the slowest rate in more than a half-century last year, government analysts said Wednesday. But a speed-up is coming as the economy gets traction and the new health care law covers more people.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 1:07PM
In a defiant challenge to GOP leaders, immigration hardliners in Congress announced Wednesday they will oppose upcoming legislation to keep the government open. They demanded specific provisions to stop President Barack Obama's executive actions that granted a reprieve from deportation for millions.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:57PM
Quick passage of a sweeping defense policy bill hit a snag on Wednesday over public lands, dividing Senate Republicans.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:52PM
Grain futures were mixed Wednessday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:52PM
Grain futures were mixed Wednessday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:52PM
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. and 10 automakers have recalled 14 million vehicles worldwide for a problem with both driver and passenger side air bags, including 8 million in the U.S.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:42PM
Early December may be the least wonderful time of the year for Medicare Advantage customers who still haven't settled on coverage plans for 2015.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:29PM
Martha Stewart is going into the coffee business.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:29PM
Sony Pictures said Wednesday that the investigation into the cyberattack that crippled its computer systems is continuing and denied a report that it is poised to name North Korea as the culprit.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:22PM
The House tax bill extends more than 50 expired tax breaks through the end of 2014. They include:
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:17PM
Millions of Medicare Advantage customers are fast approaching a deadline for a task they'd rather avoid: Researching and then settling on coverage plans for 2015.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 11:57AM
A former money manager and one-time partial owner of the New York Islanders was sentenced Wednesday to a decade in prison for a more than half-billion-dollar financial fraud carried out over more than a dozen years.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 11:52AM
The U.S. economy kept expanding in October and November, helped by solid gains in consumer spending, manufacturing and overall employment, according to the Federal Reserve's latest survey of business conditions around the country.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:37PM
Pre-Medicare retirees need to lock in new individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by Dec. 15 for coverage starting at the beginning of the year, but rushing into a new plan could be costly, experts say.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 11:37AM
The world is watching how China deals with Hong Kong and its commitments to preserve freedoms there amid continuing tensions over prodemocracy protests, the United States' top diplomat for East Asia said Wednesday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 11:22AM
A former BP executive accused of obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf oil spill remains on track for a trial next year, despite defense efforts to have the charges dismissed.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:34PM
Ketul Patel, now an executive at a hospital system in New Jersey, will succeed Franciscan’s current CEO, Joe Wilczek, who is retiring after 16 years
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:57AM
Customer-service agents at Southwest have approved a new labor contract, a boost for the airline, which hasn't been able to get a deal with pilots or ramp workers.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:57AM
Microsoft shareholders gave a lukewarm vote of approval Wednesday for CEO Satya Nadella's $84 million pay package, after an investor advisory group said the company was paying him too much.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:37AM
The owner of a Pennsylvania company that makes steel-processing equipment has been sentenced to 12 months on probation under a plea deal for conspiring to illegally sell an $800,000 machine to an Iranian firm.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:37AM
Take an obscure abbreviation, add insider-speak and you end up with the latest version of Washington argot.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 10:22AM
Hawaiian Airlines plans to add seats to planes that it uses to hop around the island chain, joining the flock of airlines seeking to squeeze more passengers on to flights.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:52AM
President Barack Obama says Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) is "improvising himself" into a nationalist, backward-looking approach to Russian policy.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:52AM
Tucked in the mountains of one of the poorest states is one of the nation's wealthiest counties: Los Alamos, which, except for its landscapes, looks decidedly unlike the rest of New Mexico.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:52AM
Tucked in the mountains of one of the poorest states is one of the nation's wealthiest counties: Los Alamos, which, except for its landscapes, looks decidedly unlike the rest of New Mexico.
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