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Published August 15th, 2014 - 9:07AM
Students and faculty at one of the nation's few free colleges asked a judge Friday to block the school from charging undergraduate tuition.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 9:07AM
Reports of renewed fighting in Ukraine are sending stocks lower in midday trading.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 8:22AM
Gannett Co. Inc. announced plans to split off its print division before activist investor Carl Icahn could start pushing the media company in that direction, according to a recent regulatory filing.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 8:17AM
Russian military vehicles crossed into Ukraine during the night, NATO and Ukraine said Friday, and the Ukrainian president said most of them were quickly destroyed by his troops.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 8:02AM
Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 7:57AM
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Genentech's Avastin for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the sixth indication for the blockbuster biotech drug.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 7:07AM
U.S. stocks are opening higher as the market heads for a solid weekly gain.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 7:07AM
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in June, topping $6 trillion for the first time.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 7:07AM
U.S. factory output rose for the sixth consecutive month in July, led by a jump in the production of motor vehicles, furniture, textiles and metals.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 6:47AM
Hungary's prime minister said the West is "shooting itself in the foot" with inadequately thought through economic sanctions against Russia.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 6:22AM
Falling gasoline costs lowered the prices that U.S. companies received for their goods and services last month, keeping overall inflation in check.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 6:17AM
Unsecured general creditors of Lehman Brothers will get $4.6 billion in their first round of payouts from the bankrupt investment bank next month.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 3:07AM
Police say a body found drifting in Lake Constance may be that of a former Liechtenstein fund manager suspected of fatally shooting a bank's chief executive earlier this year.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 1:52AM
German-American billionaire Nicolas Berggruen has given up his stake in Germany's Karstadt department store chain after failing to turn the ailing company around.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 12:57AM
A Hong Kong pro-democracy media magnate appeared in a humorous video to counter a fake obituary of him published Thursday in a rival newspaper.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 12:32AM
Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 12:17AM
Elio Motors, a Phoenix-based startup, is developing a three-wheeled commuter vehicle that could go on sale as early as next fall. Here are some facts.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 12:07AM
Your next commuter car might have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 10:47PM
It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 9:52PM
The recently acquired film unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Friday that a review has uncovered possible accounting irregularities.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 9:12PM
It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 5:07PM
The government of Argentina will seek criminal charges against representatives of a U.S.-based global printing company that abruptly shuttered its plant in the South American country, the president said Thursday.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 4:07PM
Americans are changing their minds about gays at a startling pace, driven by young people coming of age in a new era and by people of all ages increasingly familiar with gays and lesbians in their families and their lives, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 4:07PM
Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they're parked.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 3:57PM
Fourteen families who live in a community once controlled by polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs could be evicted from their homes on the Utah-Arizona border in the coming weeks if they don't begin paying a $100-a-month fee to authorities appointed to oversee their property.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 3:27PM
FairPoint Communications said Thursday it had received a contract proposal from two unions representing more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and had asked for time to evaluate it.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 3:22PM
Published August 14th, 2014 - 3:22PM
The Veterans Affairs Department is in the process of holding bad employees accountable amid a scandal about long wait times for patients and other problems, VA Secretary Robert McDonald said Thursday, but he declined to say how many people were being fired and who they were.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 4:17PM
A four-year-old rail venture is shutting down its six-weekly express train operations between the Northwest and the Midwest because of delays brought on by congestion along BNSF Railway’s northern corridor.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:57PM
Scientists are racing to begin the first human safety tests of two experimental Ebola vaccines, but it won't be easy to prove that the shots and other potential treatments in the pipeline really work.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:42PM
Nick Gill says he was warned by a teammate on his indoor volleyball team about what Cleveland might be like before they left Portland, Maine, for the Gay Games this week.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:27PM
Coca-Cola is buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, with the world's biggest soda maker hoping to benefit from the surging popularity of energy drinks.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:27PM
The Legislature had the right to eliminate state employee pension increases that were approved during the stock market boom of the 1990s, the Washington Supreme Court said unanimously Thursday in two decisions that save the state billions of dollars but leave many public employees feeling cheated.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:12PM
Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has revealed a new stake in Charter Communications Inc. and made several other tweaks to its $108 billion U.S. stock portfolio.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:12PM
Banana distributor Chiquita Brands says it is rejecting the $611 million buyout offer from investment firm Safra Group and the Brazilian agribusiness and juice company Cutrale Group.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:47PM
Better corporate earnings helped nudge the stock market higher on Thursday in one of the quietest sessions this year. Health-care companies led the major indexes to slight gains, while Berkshire Hathaway crossed another milestone, trading above $200,000 a share for the first time.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:42PM
The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:32PM
J.C. Penney Co. (JCP) reported a narrower loss for its second quarter that beat Wall Street expectations.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:27PM
A large Jordan-based bank funneled tens of millions of dollars to the families of suicide bombers and terrorist operatives with ties to Hamas during a deadly Palestinian uprising from 2001 to 2004, lawyers for American terror victims said Thursday at a federal trial in Brooklyn.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:22PM
The IRS failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential taxpayer information, exposing more than a million taxpayers to an increased risk of fraud and identity theft, a government investigator said Thursday.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:12PM
Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:02PM
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Published August 14th, 2014 - 12:57PM
Jan Harding and her husband had just arrived at a Utah restaurant for a relaxing lunch with friends when she filled her cup with sweet tea from a self-serve beverage station.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 12:52PM
Grain futures were higher on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 12:27PM
The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 11:27AM
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's athletic budget will top $100 million for the first time in 2014-15, with much of the increased spending coming in the area of football recruiting.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 11:22AM
General Electric confirmed that it is considering the sale of its historic appliance division, part of its effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 10:57AM
The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 10:47AM
Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 10:12AM
When they arrive at the processing plant, the fish that have been cursed as a menace to American lakes and rivers are raked onto a conveyer belt, some of them still flopping.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 9:27AM
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 8:47AM
Naysayers have been calling shares of Warren Buffett's company overpriced for decades.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 8:27AM
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 7:47AM
Negotiations have apparently ended without success on a private-sector deal to end the legal battle that forced Argentina into default last month for the second time in 13 years.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 7:17AM
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching their lows for the year.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 7:07AM
New York's attorney general says new owners of the website have agreed to provide more oversight of complaints in an attempt to curb harassment and bullying.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:57AM
A Buffalo Bills fan group uncovered documents that suggest a Toronto-based prospective ownership group has plans to relocate the franchise north of the border.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:52AM
The U.S. stock market is rising modestly in early trading following a batch of earnings and corporate news.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:52AM
An Iowa drug developer is preparing to test a possible Ebola vaccine in humans, as scientists race to develop ways to prevent or fight a virus that has killed more than 1,000 people in a West African outbreak.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:47AM
Advance Auto Parts saw profits jump 19 percent during the second quarter and the acquisition of General Parts drove sales up by more than 50 percent.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:37AM
Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:22AM
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:07AM
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits shot up last week, after having held at relatively low levels over the past month.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:07AM
You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 6:02AM
Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 5:47AM
Keurig Green Mountain is raising coffee prices by up to 9 percent effective in early November due to higher costs.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 5:47AM
More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, although jobless claims continue to be close to pre-recession levels.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 4:37AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday amid sluggish sales, higher-than-expected health care costs and the need to invest more in its e-commerce operations.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 4:32AM
Kohl's Corp. (KSS) on Thursday reported net income that stayed nearly flat in its fiscal second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 2:07AM
Well, that didn't last long.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:52AM
Renewed fighting in Ukraine knocked the stock market lower Friday. Major indexes headed higher at the start of trading, then sank following news that Ukrainian soldiers attacked a Russian military convoy. U.S. government bond prices jumped as investors sought safety, driving the yield on the 10-year note to its lowest level this year. Oil prices rose.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:47AM
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:47AM
Finding a way into India's vast but vexing market has long frustrated foreign retailers. Now, overseas investors are pouring billions of dollars into e-commerce ventures that are circumventing the barriers holding back retail powers such as Wal-Mart and Ikea.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 12:57AM
Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's leadership for much of the 1970s and '80s.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 12:27AM
The federal panel that sets sentencing policy announced Thursday that it plans in the coming year to consider changes to sentencing guidelines for some white-collar crimes.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 12:07AM
China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Thursday its first-half profit fell 8.5 percent as the company rolled out fourth-generation service.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 11:47PM
France's economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfill his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:07PM
It’s been difficult for American chemical companies to crack the European market because the safety standards there are tougher than they are in the U.S. But that might be changing.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:07PM
Job openings in June reached the highest number in 13 years, while hiring showed levels not seen since early 2008, according to a Bureau of Labor Statics report released Tuesday.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:07PM
At least four Pennsylvania counties along the path of frequent crude oil train movements have had difficulty obtaining information about the shipments, in spite of a federal order that was supposed to help local emergency responders.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:07PM
It’s a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home offices.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 1:07PM
Government regulators issued a consumer advisory Monday on the risks of bitcoin and other digital currencies, warning that the virtual funds expose users to volatile exchange rates, hacking, scams and theft.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 8:47PM
A panel that advises China's Cabinet on anti-monopoly policy has fired an economist who was paid to help prepare a report for Qualcomm, a U.S. company that is the target of a pricing investigation, according to state media.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 7:27PM
Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 23 percent on strong growth in sales of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 6:27PM
South Korea's central bank cut its key interest rate for the first time in 15 months on Thursday, providing support to an economy dragged down by the shock of a ferry sinking that killed hundreds of teenagers.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 5:17PM
Donald Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 5:07PM
Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 5:07PM
A woman who flew from San Jose to Southern California without a ticket was sentenced to 177 days in jail Wednesday after acknowledging that she violated her probation by returning to the Los Angeles airport.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 5:02PM
Two attorneys representing the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker may face a conflict of interest because their firm represented victims of a hacking scheme he's accused of running, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 4:47PM
The lead producers behind the 1940s song-and-dance Broadway revival of "On the Town" are offering a modern twist for its financing: accredited folk can buy a part of it for as little as $10,000.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 4:12PM
Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 3:27PM
Published August 13th, 2014 - 3:08PM
Hanna Heights, a downtown condominium built by now-bankrupt Tacoma developers Tom Price and Hyun Um, has a new owner.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 2:57PM
Hundreds of people turned out in Anchorage to comment on a proposal that would severely restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 2:37PM
Cisco said Wednesday that it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 2:37PM
A Canadian drugmaker working on an experimental drug for Ebola said Wednesday that it is not ready to make the treatment available in Africa, despite assurances by international health officials that it is ethical to use untested treatments to fight the deadly outbreak.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:57PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:57PM
As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company's various promotions and discounts.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:57PM
A former executive of a Phoenix-based company was indicted on public corruption charges Wednesday in an ongoing federal investigation in Chicago of one of the nation's largest red-light camera programs.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:42PM
A modest gain for the stock market on Wednesday tugged the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine, Iraq and earnings, at least for a day. Amazon led the gains in light trading, despite a mixed batch of economic and corporate news.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:27PM
Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messages following her father's death, a move that has prompted Twitter to explore how it handles such situations.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:27PM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were swamped with heavy credit card debt and money-losing real estate investments when they turned to a wealthy businessman for financial help, an FBI agent testified Wednesday.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:12PM
Merck & Co. Inc. has won federal approval for a new type of sleeping pill designed to help people with insomnia stay asleep.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:12PM
Burger King is getting rid of its lower-calorie french fries at most restaurants after less than a year.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:12PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:12PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:12PM
Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:52PM
A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space was launched Wednesday from a military base on California's Central Coast.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:27PM
List of the projected starting quarterbacks in the NFL with their base salaries for the 2014 season:
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:07PM
U.S. Geographical Service outposts in other states are helping monitor Hawaii's volcanoes and earthquakes while work is done to repair Tropical Storm Iselle's damage to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 11:57AM
Mexico's state-owned oil company will retain rights to exploit 83 percent of the country's proven and probable reserves under the newly enacted opening of the energy business, although the company will form alliances with private firms in some of those fields, the government announced Wednesday.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 11:57AM
The federal panel that sets sentencing policy eased penalties this year for potentially tens of thousands of nonviolent drug offenders. Now, defense lawyers and prisoner advocates are pushing for similar treatment for a different category of defendants: swindlers, embezzlers, insider traders and other white-collar criminals.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 11:39AM
The National Security Agency secretly planned a cyberwarfare program that could automatically fire back at cyberattacks from foreign countries without any human involvement, creating the risk of accidentally starting a war, according to a new report based on interviews with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 11:39AM
Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone, even if they can't use the popular ridesharing apps available in many other U.S. cities.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 11:14AM
The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 10:12AM
Shares of Otonomy rose Wednesday after the biotech drug developer's initial public offering raised $100 million.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 10:12AM
Steve Averbach was seated on a packed commuter bus in Jerusalem in 2003 when a Hamas suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew set off an explosion that left the New Jersey native paralyzed.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 9:57AM
Cristie Kerr knows the LPGA Championship is going to feel different, not only because it's staged at a new golf course.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 9:22AM
Stocks are moving higher in midday trading, bringing the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 9:12AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $96.10 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 8:28AM
Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the front air bag on the passenger's side might not work properly in a crash.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 7:58AM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 7:23AM
Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 7:18AM
U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles at a slightly slower pace in June compared with May, possibly reflecting weaker sales in the past two months.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 6:53AM
A rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine came under intensified shelling Wednesday as the U.N. revealed that the death toll from the fighting between government troops and separatists has nearly doubled in the last two weeks.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 6:38AM
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday, with Australia's benchmark leading gains on a crop of healthy corporate earnings reports.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 5:38AM
Macy's Inc. on Wednesday reported a 4 percent profit increase in its fiscal second quarter as business rebounded from slow sales earlier in the year.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 5:33AM
Health Care REIT said Wednesday it will spend as much as $2.3 billion on a deal that could give it more than 100 additional properties in the U.S. and Canada in the next few years.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 4:58AM
The Bank of England modestly upgraded its growth forecast for the U.K. on Wednesday but signaled its concerns over the failure of wages, which are actually falling for the first time since 2009, to keep track with the projected expansion.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 4:48AM
Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 4:43AM
Greece's economy is shrinking at its slowest rate in nearly six years, official figures showed Wednesday, reinforcing hopes that the end of the country's punishing recession is in sight.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 4:18AM
Cereal maker Kellogg says it's stepping up efforts to reduce carbon emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative to be more environmentally friendly.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 3:28AM
China's Tencent Holdings Ltd., which operates online games and the popular WeChat messaging service, said Wednesday its quarterly profit rose 59 percent due to strong growth in its mobile business.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 2:08AM
Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:33AM
Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:33AM
Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version of a popular herbicide — and on genetically modified seeds to grow crops designed to resist it.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:23AM
The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:08AM
When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket's bakery, she told him he'd never do anything more than collect grocery carts.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 12:08AM
A growing movement to find work for autistic people is helping some start their own businesses.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 11:58PM
In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero, labor" — and it is where visiting Olympic officials planted an olive sapling that would bear their names for posterity.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:53PM
A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:33PM
General Motors Co.'s main China joint venture has joined automakers that say they have been contacted by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators as part of an investigation of the industry.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:18PM
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 4-10. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 8:23PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proving again he doesn't mind a little humiliation.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:58PM
The Japanese economy shrank at an annual pace of 6.8 percent in the second quarter after spending got slammed by a sales tax hike that kicked in from April, government figures showed Wednesday.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 6:58PM
Mexico's central bank says the country's international tourism grew 19.6 percent in the first six months of 2014, compared to the same period last year.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 6:33PM
A Detroit federal judge withdrew Tuesday from the case of a Palestinian immigrant accused of lying about her role in a fatal terrorist attack, saying he just learned his family had an investment in the Jerusalem supermarket she helped bomb in 1969.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 5:53PM
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, one of the nation's largest lenders, has posted a 13 percent increase in annual profit to 8.6 billion Australian dollars ($ 8 billion) on Wednesday and expressed cautious optimism for the current fiscal year.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 4:53PM
Police are looking for a mixed martial arts fighter and porn actor after his girlfriend posted graphic photos of her swollen and beaten face online and said the man, known as War Machine, beat her and a friend so severely that she feared for her life.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 4:23PM
Federal regulators are scrutinizing a type of mutual fund that's potentially riskier than conventional funds and is growing in popularity, prompting concerns over possible harm to ordinary investors.
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