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Published August 12th, 2014 - 4:18PM
The Obama administration is easing a key part of its rule restricting lobbyists from serving in government.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 4:13PM
An administrative law judge is reviewing the case of a Portland psychologist whose license was suspended after her 12-year-old client attempted suicide following unorthodox treatment that included drinking milk from a baby bottle while sitting in his father's lap.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 3:58PM
The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 3:48PM
North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren says the project to build an indoor practice facility will help the football program "immensely."
Published August 12th, 2014 - 3:38PM
WellPoint, one of the biggest players on the health care overhaul's new insurance exchanges, wants to switch its corporate name back to the Anthem brand its customers know by the end of this year.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 3:38PM
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and taking it easy when he retires this winter.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 3:28PM
Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 3:13PM
Published August 12th, 2014 - 1:38PM
The stock market pulled back slightly Tuesday, following two days of gains, as investors focused on the damage that ongoing geopolitical tensions were causing the global economy. Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners, dragged down by lower oil prices.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 1:23PM
A timeline of developments in the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer:
Published August 12th, 2014 - 1:04PM
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending August 11, 2014:
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:55PM
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 4 to Sunday, August 10 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:50PM
The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:20PM
A major Detroit creditor on Tuesday objected to the bankrupt city's plan to wipe out or reduce billions of dollars in debt, saying it should be scrapped before a trial scheduled to start next week.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:20PM
Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:00PM
Federal health regulators have approved a novel device that can preserve donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 11:20AM
Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which on Tuesday revised upward its estimate of this year's corn crop to 14 billion bushels to exceed last year's 13.9 billion bushel record.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 11:20AM
The federal government ran a lower deficit this July than a year ago, keeping it on course to record the lowest deficit in six years.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 11:05AM
The Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from the compound fracture in his right leg. They're just not expecting that to happen this season.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:40AM
Steve Ballmer finally has an NBA outlet for his rah-rah displays of emotion as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:36AM
Once-teeming Lake Mead marinas are idle as a 14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Officials from nearby Las Vegas are pushing conservation but also are drilling a new pipeline to keep drawing water from the lake.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that they have just over three weeks to show that they're eligible.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Ajit Pai called the NFL's television blackout rules "outdated," and urged his fellow Federal Communications Commission representatives to vote in favor of having them repealed to address fan concerns.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 9:25AM
Argentina's government stepped in to halt a brief pilot's strike that stranded thousands of passengers Tuesday in the country's capital.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 9:20AM
Stocks are slipping in midday trading following two days of gains.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 9:15AM
The former manager of a peanut processor linked to a deadly outbreak of salmonella testified Tuesday he was "scared to death" the first time he saw a lab test had identified the deadly pathogen in a product.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 9:00AM
The stock market isn't the only place that's been signaling jitters among investors. The $2.3 trillion market for risky U.S. corporate debt has also been under pressure.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 8:35AM
Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 8:25AM
A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel:
Published August 12th, 2014 - 8:20AM
Hornets owner Michael Jordan, a 14-time NBA All-Star, is pushing to bring the big game back to Charlotte.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 8:00AM
U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Pfizer Inc. is teaming up with DNA testing company 23andMe to study the possible genetic underpinnings of inflammatory bowel disease, a hard-to-treat ailment that affects an estimated 1.4 million Americans.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:50AM
A civil defense official says a private mine in northern Mexico did not immediately report a massive acid spill, allowing it to flow into a river that supplies water to tens of thousands of people.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:40AM
Record-setting rainfall in the Detroit area has slowed vehicle production, automakers said Tuesday.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:15AM
The company that lifted Swedish automaker Saab out of bankruptcy is now facing financial difficulties of its own.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:05AM
Dendreon Corp. shares tumbled Tuesday morning, a day after the drug developer warned shareholders that it has debt worries, and it is considering alternatives that could wipe out their ownership.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 6:30AM
The International Tennis Federation ruled Tuesday that Davis Cup matches will be moved out of Ukraine and Israel because of security issues in both countries.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 6:20AM
When it opened just over two years ago, many people hoped Revel would save Atlantic City's struggling casino industry, which has been bleeding money and jobs for years.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 5:45AM
Kate Spade & Co.'s second-quarter loss narrowed as the clothing, handbag and accessories company's adjusted profit and revenue topped analysts' expectations. But worries about slowing sales growth sent its shares sharply lower in afternoon trading Tuesday.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 5:40AM
The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 5:15AM
When birds and planes collide, the results can be deadly. That's why airports around the world work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 5:10AM
Tiptree Financial Inc. is buying insurance services company Fortegra Financial Corp. for about $218 million.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 1:10AM
The U.S. says Secretary of State John Kerry did not break any rules when he stayed in a glitzy hotel owned by a tycoon blacklisted because of ties to Myanmar's former military regime.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 1:10AM
The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at a conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:40AM
Farmer Sergiu Calmac watches as row upon row of juicy red apples once destined for Russia ripen, fall to the ground and start to rot.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:10AM
Professional football is not a career that encourages sabbaticals. Hundreds of fresh rookies arrive every summer ready to grab a roster spot from any veteran who wanted to take a season off.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:08AM
Hires and promotions in the South Sound
Published August 12th, 2014 - 12:00AM
As with most things when it comes to investing, deciding what to sell is best done with a process that examines the factors while minimizing emotion.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:10PM
The European Union is making progress in free trade talks with Vietnam but a concerted push would be needed to reach an agreement this year, the EU's top diplomat said Tuesday.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 2:55PM
Published August 11th, 2014 - 2:55PM
A global printing company based in the U.S. shuttered its plant Monday in Argentina amid tough economic times in the South American country.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 2:45PM
The dietary supplement maker at the center of a federal trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is halting sales of its product called Anatabloc.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 2:20PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 2:20PM
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" outmuscled "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the weekend box office.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:35PM
Federal authorities announced Monday that Kansas has agreed settle a securities fraud charge accusing the state of misleading investors about the financial health of its public employee pension system in 2009 and 2010 — at the time the second-worst underfunded system of its kind in the nation.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:30PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Austin Beutner (BYOOT'-ner) is the new publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times Media Group.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Sears Holdings Corp. said Monday that Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for its Kmart business, a new position.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:10PM
Wholesale cash prices Tuesday:
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:00PM
A reignited culture clash between snowboarders and skiers didn't get an immediate resolution Monday after boarders suing one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their hobby argued in a Utah courtroom that the ban is discriminatory and based on outdated stereotypes.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 12:40PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with three-month bills rising to the highest level since late June while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:55AM
A container ship crew on Monday rescued three men who were stranded in a sailboat off the Hawaiian islands for about 24 hours as Hurricane Julio battered their vessel with giant waves and high winds that ripped off one of its hatches.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:52AM
According to, the average price per gallon of unleaded regular gas in Tacoma was $3.82, 2 cents lower than a week ago and 17 cents below the month-ago average price. Pierce County gas prices are among the lowest in the state but 35 cents higher than the national average, according to the website.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:25AM
One of two motorcycle daredevils is calling off plans to try to attempt a jump over the Snake River Canyon in Idaho that Evel Knievel failed to complete 40 years ago.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:25AM
In a story Aug. 11 about U.S. Postal Service Revenues, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the agency blamed its $2 billion loss for the quarter ending June 30 on increases in compensation and benefit costs. Although those costs did increase slightly, the overall loss reflected the agency spending $18.4 billion in operating costs against revenues of $16.5 billion.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:10AM
Mississippi State was a football program in a tailspin heading down the stretch last season.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:00AM
President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law on Monday new rules governing a historic opening of Mexico's state-run oil, gas and electricity industries to foreign and private companies.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:00AM
A Des Moines attorney and four area businessmen deceived banks into selling homes to them at below market rates, then immediately resold the properties for profit without the lenders' knowledge, federal prosecutors say.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 11:00AM
The potential for renewable energy development in the Southwest is tremendous, but two top officials in President Barack Obama's administration said Monday much work needs to be done to meet the challenges of exporting that power to market.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 10:50AM
A big change is in the offing for credit and debit cards. By October 2015, the country’s two largest card payment networks, Visa and MasterCard, want a system in place that replaces the magnetic stripe on the backs of credit and debit cards with a chip.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 10:35AM
The White House on Monday announced the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technology infrastructure and making its websites more consumer friendly.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Chiquita Brands has received a buyout offer worth about $611 million from investment firm Safra Group and the Brazilian agribusiness and juice company Cutrale Group.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 10:10AM
It feels like a well-armed Christmas morning at Sledgehammer Games.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 9:35AM
California’s technology sector has booted up a bigger presence in politics in recent years, a shift for an industry that began on the outside, but is fast becoming an inside player.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 9:20AM
Plans to regulate cigars and other tobacco products the same as cigarettes may threaten one of the nation's top-selling cigar brands — Black & Mild.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 9:20AM
Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 9:10AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $97.37 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 8:40AM
As an AIDS activist in the early 1990s, Gregg Gonsalves traveled to Washington to challenge the Food and Drug Administration.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 8:40AM
People are waiting longer than they should for an answer when they petition the government to open an investigation into what could be serious safety problems.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 8:00AM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 7:15AM
Dean Foods Co. (DF) withdrew its annual guidance Monday as raw milk prices continued to climb to record levels, and the largest milk processor in the U.S. said it is facing its toughest business environment ever.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 6:35AM
Darden, owner of restaurant chains such as Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze and LongHorn Steakhouse, has completed its repurchase of about $900 million of a previously announced $1 billion debt retirement.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 5:35AM
Travel website operator TripAdvisor said Monday that it has completed its purchase of Viator, a website that lets consumers review and book trip activities like tours, for $200 million in cash.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 5:15AM
ConAgra Foods Inc. CEO Gary Rodkin plans to retire in May 2015, at the end of the packaged food company's fiscal year.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:55AM
Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 1:25AM
Asian stocks drifted on Wednesday as investors remained cautious amid uncertainty over potential conflict in Ukraine and Iraq plus new numbers showing a slowdown in Japan's economy.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 12:10AM
At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media talk.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 6:25AM
When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away in a small town in Kentucky?
Published August 11th, 2014 - 6:25AM
Two counties in Pennsylvania that hug rail lines used to transport large volumes of crude oil have not been notified about the cargo, in spite of a May requirement from the U.S. Department of Transportation that states share that information with local first responders.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 8:35PM
The head of the Panama Canal Authority says officials might be forced to limit the draft of ships by the end of this year or early in 2015 if a drought continues and lowers the level of lakes that feed the waterway's locks.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 4:47PM
About 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of contaminated wastewater have spilled into rivers from a mine in northern Mexico, and federal officials announced Sunday they are restricting water supply to cities and towns in the country's north, including the Sonora state capital of Hermosillo.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 4:42PM
Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 3:57PM
The group of oil and gas pipeline and storage companies controlled by Kinder Morgan but traded separately will combine and become the 4th biggest U.S. energy company by market value.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 3:32PM
Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 1:43PM
A Dubai-to-Boston flight with 367 passengers and crew members aboard has been grounded at Logan International Airport after an engine fire that officials say was quickly extinguished when the plane landed.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 11:53AM
Someone in Colorado is holding the winning Powerball ticket for a $90 million prize.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 11:53AM
An American employee of Texas-based energy company Apache Corp was killed last week in an apparent carjacking in the western Egyptian desert, officials said Sunday.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 11:43AM
Mark Moseley has been associated with the Washington Redskins for some four decades as a league MVP kicker, member of a Super Bowl-winning team and general ambassador in his work with the franchise's alumni association. He's seen the debate over the team's nickname come and go since the 1970s, usually as a flash-in-the-pan topic that disappears after a day or so.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 10:13AM
The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 8:43AM
Companies that run New York City's growing armada of double-decker sightseeing buses, like the ones involved in last week's Times Square crash, have no legal obligation to report accidents to the city agency that licenses them.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 8:18AM
Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last week.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 8:03AM
Federally mandated low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets are taking a financial toll on the nation's water utilities, leaving customers to make up the shortfall with higher water rates and new fees that have left many paying more for less.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 8:03AM
Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 7:30AM
What are the rules for withdrawing money from my IRA for a down payment on a home? Will I pay a penalty because I am under age 591/2?
Published August 10th, 2014 - 7:25AM
Lamenting Americans’ propensity to spend more than they earn and to rack up debt is by now such a constant and familiar complaint, about individuals, business and government, that it tends to fade into the background as so much white noise, easily ignored.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 7:24AM
Craig Craft only sleeps on the left side of his queen-sized bed so as not to unduly muss it up. Most of the toiletries in the bathroom are unopened, high-end hotel samples. The closet hangers are perfectly spaced and angled just so. An orange-mandarin scent tickles the nostrils.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 6:33AM
Volkswagen of America is recalling 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to the possibility of stalling.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 6:28AM
The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low, putting more pressure on a fishery already dealing with declining catch and dramatic quota cuts.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 1:18PM
Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said he doesn't regret trading former Cy Young Award winner David Price to the Detroit Tigers.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 11:58AM
Washington growers are expecting another record apple crop, saying this year's harvest could be the largest ever.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 10:33AM
A Georgia judge has denied a motion by General Motors to dismiss a wrongful death case against the automaker and set a trial date for April 2016.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 8:33AM
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool run by experts in Boston that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in forested areas of southeastern Guinea nine days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 7:23AM
A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland, Illinois, represents just the kind of headache the nation's soybean farmers hope a multimillion-dollar campaign and a little creative thinking will cure.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 6:03AM
Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. ExxonMobil and Chevron are waiting to see whether health officials can contain the danger.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 5:23AM
TAP Air Portugal pilots are staging a 24-hour strike over work conditions, prompting the cancellation of flights on Saturday for the Portuguese flag carrier.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 3:38AM
Two Gulf-based airlines said Saturday they have re-routed flights over Iraq because of the deteriorating security situation there, even as Turkish Airlines said it has resumed flights to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 1:33AM
The United States and India must seize opportunities to collaborate more on defense development and not let government red tape and other problems stymie progress between the two nations, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 3:18PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and its plant health inspection service has halted all certification of almonds and other commodities bound for Russia “effective immediately.”
Published August 9th, 2014 - 3:18PM
Russian retaliatory sanctions announced this week against U.S. and European agricultural products are minuscule in the grand scheme of global trade but are hardly paltry for poultry producers in the Carolinas and across the South to Texas.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 7:53PM
China's consumer price index rose 2.3 percent in July from a year earlier, well below the ruling Communist Party's 3.5 percent target for the year.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 6:13PM
One of the largest ranches in the U.S. and an icon for Texas horse and cattlemen has been listed for $725 million, marking the end of a decades-long courtroom battle among the heirs of cattle baron W.T. Waggoner, who established the estate in 1923.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 6:08PM
A Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers at hundreds of U.S. businesses and stealing credit card information pleaded not guilty to 29 charges Friday.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 5:38PM
Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 4:38PM
Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation that would have paved the way for sports wagering at New Jersey's casinos and racetracks.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 4:33PM
Mexico's state-owned oil company says one worker died when a gas leak caught fire and shout out flames at a refinery in the northern state of Tamaulipas.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 4:28PM
An appellate court caught in an extraordinary legal snafu refused Friday to consider Donald Sterling's request to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer but said he could file it again.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 4:35PM
The state Liquor Control Board has approved 18 marijuana-infused foodstuffs.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 3:53PM
President Barack Obama has signed into law $10.8 billion in temporary funding for highway and transit construction.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 3:44PM
Washington’s month-old legal marijuana market has seen $3.6 million in sales.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 3:13PM
Published August 8th, 2014 - 2:28PM
A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn't enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies to block their top employees from getting better job offers.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 2:08PM
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday as investors were relieved by reports of easing tensions between Ukraine and Russia. The gain in the S&P 500 was the biggest since Mar. 4 and turned the index higher for the week.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 2:08PM
A U.S. judge threatened to hold Argentina in contempt of court Friday for continuing to make "false and misleading" statements about its financial crisis, though he quickly added he most desires a peaceful negotiated end to a long-running debt dispute.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 2:03PM
Major League Baseball cannot hide behind its antitrust exemption to fend off a lawsuit from fans who say the league unjustly dictates television markets for its ballclubs, a judge says.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 1:43PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published August 8th, 2014 - 1:08PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published August 8th, 2014 - 12:58PM
There are changes coming to FICO, a broadly used credit score, that may mean higher credit scores for many consumers. Banks, credit card issuers, auto lenders and other businesses use those scores to decide whether to lend to consumers and how much interest to charge them. A higher score could get you better terms on loans for cars and homes.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 12:58PM
General Motors on Friday issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 12:38PM
The Obama administration ordered U.S. airlines not to fly over Iraq following the first U.S. airstrikes there Friday, while carriers from other nations said they were suspending service to the Iraqi city of Irbil because of the hostilities.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 2:44PM
With a bumper crop of apples this year, Washington growers will look to other markets to replace Russia following a ban announced by President Putin.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 12:18PM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose 19 this week to 1,908.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 12:13PM
Nearly 250,000 televisions with a potentially faulty stand assembly are among this week's recalled products. Others include potentially defective dive watches and bar stools.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 11:13AM
A New Jersey judge has ordered a teen who accused a man of rape to turn over access to her Facebook account, providing another example of social media's growing use in courtrooms and the resulting privacy concerns.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 10:58AM
A preliminary hearing has been set for Sept. 16 for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 10:23AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT ( and SEC filings.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 9:33AM
A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn and soybean crops. Pair that with high-yield seeds and other new farming technologies, and the U.S. is looking at busting records come harvest time.
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