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Published April 11th, 2014 - 2:27PM
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run "Obamacare," would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington's toughest jobs, even though she has little direct experience in the health care industry.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 2:02PM
After months of watching Democrats get hammered over President Barack Obama's health care law, friends of an embattled senator are fighting back by proudly linking him to "Obamacare."
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:52PM
The price of palladium is the highest it's been since the summer of 2011 as traders worry about supplies of the industrial metal.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:52PM
A federal judge in Delaware says Wal-Mart can send its annual proxy statement to shareholders without a Manhattan church parish's proposal for a shareholder vote involving gun sales.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:46PM
A Mediterranean-style restaurant chain, a maker of animal nutritional supplements and the owner of natural gas and oil pipelines rose in their stock market debuts Friday.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:36PM
The "Heartbleed" bug has caused anxiety for people and businesses. Now, it appears that the computer bug is affecting not just websites, but also networking equipment including routers, switches and firewalls.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:36PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:36PM
A federal appeals court reversed the conviction of man imprisoned for illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing the email addresses of more than 100,000 of iPad users, ruling Friday that prosecutors tried him in the wrong state.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:31PM
Canada's prime minister has announced a state funeral for former longtime finance minister Jim Flaherty.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:31PM
The Treasury Department on Friday sanctioned the former vice speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, six Crimean separatist leaders and a Crimea-based gas company over Russia's takeover of the Crimean Peninsula.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:26PM
Technology stocks are dropping for a second day in a row as investors flee highflying Internet and biotechnology companies.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:11PM
The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:07PM
The National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:51PM
Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:37PM
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:37PM
Safety standards to make large buses easier for passengers to escape after a crash have not been adopted 15 years after accident investigators called for new rules.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:31PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its "Divergent" trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for "Twilight" and is repeating for "The Hunger Games."
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:31PM
Children's pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other products recalled include tool chests sold at Costco that pose a laceration hazard.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:06PM
Two workers fell to their deaths Friday inside a southeast Missouri mine that has been the site of two other fatal accidents since 2000.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 11:35AM
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid $98,169 in taxes on $481,098 in adjusted income last year, tax returns the White House released Friday show. They paid an effective federal income tax rate of 20.4 percent and donated significantly less to charity than they did the year before.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 11:35AM
Reno, Nev., police say they've arrested a nightclub guard accused of killing a man who posted negative Facebook comments about the lounge's security.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 11:16AM
The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. received compensation worth $28.1 million last year, a 3 percent increase over the previous year, according to an Associated Press analysis of a company regulatory filing.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 10:54AM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 13 this week to 1,831.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 10:54AM
Talks to salvage a proposed settlement designed to end the legal fight over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul have failed and the original court challenge is moving ahead, both sides of the case said Friday.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 10:14AM
Where to find the fees charged by your 401(k) retirement funds?
Published April 11th, 2014 - 10:09AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 10:04AM
A federal appeals court says the Environmental Protection Agency acted reasonably in deciding not to change the primary air quality standard for carbon monoxide.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 10:04AM
Dominique Wilkins hopes young fans take the time to learn about Lou Hudson.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:54AM
Two reporters central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since the story broke and used the occasion to praise their exiled source: Edward Snowden.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:54AM
Squatters in Rio de Janeiro clashed with police on Friday after a Brazilian court ordered the eviction of nearly 5,000 people from abandoned buildings.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:34AM
Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:34AM
When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:14AM
Shares of General Motors Co. sank to a 10-month low Friday after Standard & Poor's raised doubts that the company's credit rating would be restored to investment grade status this year.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:14AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $104.20 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:09AM
Subway says the ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week, reflecting the greater scrutiny food labels are receiving.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 9:04AM
Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in midday trading.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 8:44AM
Iowa State has given coach Fred Hoiberg a $600,000 a year raise, bumping his average annual salary to $2.6 million in an effort to keep "The Mayor" in Ames for life.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 8:39AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (seh-BEEL'-yuhs) says the government is making "tremendous progress" toward fixing what she called a broken health system.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 8:34AM
While all signs point to a firming U.S. economy, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew painted a more uncertain picture Friday for the global growth outlook.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 8:29AM
JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said Friday its first-quarter earnings fell 20 percent, driven by a decline in investment banking and mortgage lending.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 8:04AM
Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 7:54AM
Chinese digital mapping and navigation company AutoNavi Holdings Ltd. has agreed to be acquired by e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in a deal valued at $1.5 billion.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 7:49AM
It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 7:14AM
Nuclear technology firm Westinghouse says it has reached a deal with Ukraine to deliver fuel for its reactors through 2020, a move that helps the country reduce its reliance on Russia for energy supplies as it squabbles with Moscow over unpaid gas bills.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 6:54AM
It's part flatbread, but also part pizza. So Subway naturally called its latest offering the "Flatizza."
Published April 11th, 2014 - 6:54AM
Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in early trading.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 6:49AM
German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 6:39AM
Sony is advising consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 6:09AM
Investors drove the stock market lower for a second straight day Friday as they grew anxious that earnings growth was faltering.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 5:49AM
The prices companies receive for their goods and services jumped in March led by gains for food, clothing, jewelry and chemicals.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 5:49AM
Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 5:34AM
First-quarter profit for Wells Fargo & Co., the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, surged 14 percent in the latest quarter as the bank continued to trim its losses on soured loans.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 6:48AM
U.S. Bank has named Tacoma native Terry Jones market president for the bank’s South Sound. She will be based in Tacoma, and will lead U.S. Bank teams serving a territory from Kent to Olympia.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 5:24AM
U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about reduced power in EcoBoost engines.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 5:09AM
JPMorgan Chase, the nation's biggest bank by assets, said Friday its first-quarter earnings fell 20 percent, driven by a decline in investment banking and mortgage lending.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 3:29AM
The women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after failing to find a potential buyer or a source of capital to help fund its turnaround efforts.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 3:24AM
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."
Published April 11th, 2014 - 2:54AM
When Paulo Bento was hired to salvage Portugal's calamitous qualifying campaign for the 2012 European Championship, he had only four years of experience as a top-flight coach and had quit Sporting Lisbon after failing to win a league match in two months.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 2:49AM
Greece won praise Friday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the lead advocate of eurozone austerity — for its painful economic turnaround and successful return to markets.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 2:09AM
China's growth in auto sales decelerated further in March and local brands lost market share in the face of intense foreign competition, an industry group reported Friday.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:49AM
Spain's statistics office says prices were 0.1 percent lower in March than the year before, slightly less than the previous estimate of 0.2 percent.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:29AM
Finance officials of the world's major economies expressed confidence Friday that they can meet an ambitious goal of boosting global growth by $2 trillion over the next five years.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 1:09AM
The price of oil slipped closer to $103 a barrel on Friday as recent signs of sputtering economic growth in China suggested demand for crude could weaken.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:39AM
Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Google Glass is like a fickle friend. Surprises await, such as the time it took a photo of my ceiling while I was making carrot and ginger soup.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:29PM
As the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, tax refund fraud is a growing problem. Here are tips from the federal government on how to avoid becoming a victim and how to respond if you have become one.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:19PM
Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:19PM
The international court ruling against Japanese whaling last week may have given the government a convenient political out.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:14PM
Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:14PM
Renewed weakness in the tech-heavy Nasdaq index in the U.S. roiled global markets Friday.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:14PM
Tyson Barrie put the Colorado Avalanche ahead in the game — and the Central Division standings.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:33PM
China's consumer inflation edged up in March as food prices rose despite signs the world's second-largest economy is slowing.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 6:13PM
A small Southern California town has turned up the heat on the makers of the wildly popular Sriracha hot sauce, telling them that if they can't keep their bottling plant from smelling up the neighborhood, the city will.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 6:13PM
The White House says President Barack Obama has discussed the situation in Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 5:33PM
An economic study released by LSU's athletic department on Thursday finds that Baton Rouge-area business sales related to the Tigers' sports programs has more than quadrupled since 2001 to nearly $400 million annually.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 5:28PM
The Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board reportedly has struck a deal to pay about $160 million to the Indiana Pacers to keep the NBA franchise in the city.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 4:58PM
A 2009 explosion at a northern Utah oil refinery that knocked a neighboring home off its foundation and singed dozens of others began with a corroded pipe that went years without proper inspection, federal investigators say.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 4:38PM
The Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board reportedly has struck a deal to pay about $160 million to the Indiana Pacers to keep the NBA franchise in the city.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 4:22PM
Older patients, specialized procedures put opthalmologists, oncologists at the top of Medicare payments list for the South Sound.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 4:18PM
Single-game tickets for the Minnesota Wild's first-round home playoff games go on sale Saturday.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 4:08PM
Officials with Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange say they've narrowed the options for the site's future to two: switching to the federal exchange, or staying with the current technology and hiring a new contractor to fix it.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 4:03PM
General Motors’ lengthy delay in disclosing defective ignition switches, which are now blamed for at least 13 deaths, bears a striking similarity to Toyota Motor Corp.’s concealment of deadly acceleration problems in its automobiles that triggered a U.S. criminal investigation and $1.2 billion in fines for Toyota.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 3:48PM
Biotech and Internet stocks tumbled again Thursday, and the broader market followed. After a two-day respite, investors again dumped shares of cutting-edge drug companies and other industries that have soared over the past year as they worried those stocks had become too expensive. The Nasdaq composite fell 3 percent, its worst drop since November 2011. Gilead Sciences was among the big biotech names to take a beating, giving up 7 percent. The stock doubled in value last year. Facebook, which also doubled last year, sank 5 percent.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 3:32PM
Tiger won’t be a part of the Masters this weekend, but other, larger mammals will be.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 3:08PM
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Published April 10th, 2014 - 3:08PM
Federal investigators spent Thursday scouring the rooftop of New Mexico's only top-level trauma center in search of clues as they tried to determine what caused a medical helicopter to crash while taking off from the roof.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:53PM
Organizers of a search in a New Mexico landfill for a rumored stash of what some call the worst video game ever made by Atari announced Thursday that the dig will get underway this month.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:53PM
Timberland giant Weyerhaeuser Co. has declared a dividend payable to shareholders of record as of May 9 this year.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:18PM
The price of oil fell slightly Thursday after China reported weak monthly trade data.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:13PM
A nationwide strike paralyzed Argentina's economy on Thursday, shutting down air, train and bus traffic, closing businesses and ports and emptying classrooms. The strike also stopped all non-emergency hospital attention, left garbage in emptied streets and complicated many other aspects of life in the South American nation.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:08PM
Gap Inc. said Thursday that a key sales measure fell more in March than the market had expected, partly because of bad winter weather.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:08PM
University of Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema has announced an addition the football staff.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 2:08PM
Sports Business Radio was launched on a local AM radio station in Portland 10 years ago. The idea for the weekly hour-long talk show was to look at sports from the business perspective, which was somewhat of a niche beat at the time.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:53PM
Online retailer Amazon said Thursday its buying digital comics company comiXology for an undisclosed sum.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:53PM
Police in Mexico City have issued a warning about a new type of "ransom ware" virus that can take over computers' cameras and make the user think they are under surveillance.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:38PM
CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:38PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:38PM
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:33PM
For the first time, U.S. Internet advertising revenue has surpassed that of broadcast television thanks to sharp growth in mobile and digital video ads.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:33PM
The Nasdaq had its worst day since 2011 as investors dumped biotechnology shares and other industries that have soared over the past year.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:33PM
Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:18PM
A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 1:13PM
Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use, insisting he didn't pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 12:53PM
Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 12:53PM
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. offered a $250,000 reward Thursday for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a startling attack mounted nearly a year ago on telephone lines and the power grid in Silicon Valley.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 12:53PM
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Published April 10th, 2014 - 12:53PM
Gold and silver prices rose Thursday as the stock market went into retreat.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 12:13PM
Oshkosh Corp. said Thursday it plans to eliminate about 760 jobs from its defense division this summer, or 29 percent of the group's workforce, a decision driven by lower demand for its mine-resistant trucks and other military vehicles.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 12:07PM
Women who own small businesses and want better access to the federal government procurement system will meet later this month in Tacoma.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:58AM
Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty, a fixture on the world financial stage who stepped down just three weeks ago, has died. He was 64.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:53AM
It took less than a day for all tickets to sell out at the 100,000-plus seat Michigan Stadium for the Aug. 2 preseason exhibition game between world soccer powerhouses Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:53AM
Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey is the league's highest-paid player at $6,695,000 in guaranteed compensation this season.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:38AM
General Motors has to repair another part on the 2.6 million small cars already being recalled for an ignition switch defect.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:28AM
Don't rule out Niagara Falls as a potential future home of the Buffalo Bills.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:23AM
France's indebted government is selling the Park Avenue residence of its U.N. ambassador, located in one of New York's most prestigious apartment buildings, for an asking price of $48 million.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 11:13AM
The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest sign of improvement in the nation's finances. The deficit was the lowest for the month of March in 14 years.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:38AM
Frozen foods are about to get some badly needed image therapy.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:33AM
Boeing is moving about 1,000 of its customer support jobs out of Washington and into Southern California.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:28AM
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation says it is slashing 657 positions over two years to cope with a massive budget shortfall.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:13AM
The top federal energy regulator said Thursday that her agency is taking steps to improve handling of classified national security information, following a report that officials improperly allowed widespread access to a document that outlined specific physical threats to the nation's electric grid.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:13AM
CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:08AM
Here are the federal government's rankings of how often airline flights arrived within 14 minutes of schedule in February:
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:38AM
As the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, tax refund fraud is a growing problem. Here are tips from the federal government on how to avoid becoming a victim, and how to respond if you have become one.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:38AM
An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
Ally Financial Inc. held the largest IPO of the year this week, but its shares fell in their trading debut Thursday.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
Maine prescriptions for opioid painkillers in 2013, compared to 2012:
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
Stocks are heading lower after a mixed batch of corporate earnings reports. Biogen Idec, Gilead Sciences and other biotech companies extended their recent slump.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
Maine's severe restrictions on opioid painkillers for Medicaid patients, requiring many to instead seek alternative pain management treatment for the past year, have sharply reduced the number of people obtaining highly addictive medications blamed for drug abuse and deaths around the nation.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $103.28 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 9:13AM
The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:53AM
The bad news for travelers is that U.S. airlines posted terrible on-time numbers and record cancelations in February, as winter storms fouled operations at several large airports.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:13AM
Shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals wavered Thursday after the drug developer's initial public offering raised $48 million.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:13AM
Czech state-run power utility CEZ says it has canceled a tender to build two more nuclear reactors at the Temelin power station because falling electricity prices have made the multi-billion dollar project less feasible.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:13AM
It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:13AM
Crude oil reserves in the U.S. grew for the fourth straight year, reaching the highest level since 1976, according to an Energy Department report released Thursday.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:03AM
James Goldston, who was ABC News President Ben Sherwood's top deputy, has been appointed to succeed him as head of the television news organization.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 8:03AM
In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon’s lesson:
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:53AM
Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:38AM
A salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn't over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico, federal health officials said.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:38AM
Enrollment for the president's health care law has grown to 7.5 million Americans, the Obama administration announced Thursday, handing President Barack Obama and the Democrats bigger coverage numbers to tout in the face of election-year attacks.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:38AM
Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:33AM
Sallie Mae's board has unanimously approved the spinoff of its loan management, servicing and asset recovery company from its consumer banking business.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:33AM
Vladimir Putin warned Europe on Thursday that it may face a shutdown of Russian natural gas supplies if it fails to help Ukraine settle its enormous Russian gas bill — a debt that far exceeds a bailout package offered by the International Monetary Fund.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:23AM
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told his Russian counterpart on Thursday that Russia could face tougher economic sanctions because of its actions in Ukraine.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:23AM
The high-flyers are laying the stock market low — once again.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 7:13AM
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 6:58AM
U.S. stocks are getting off to a weak start as investors pick over the latest corporate earnings reports.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 6:33AM
L Brands Inc. said Thursday that a key sales figure fell in March compared with a year ago, but was still better than what analysts expected.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 6:18AM
Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. Claims fell to their lowest point since May 2007-several months before the Great Recession started later that year. The decrease suggests strong momentum for hiring in the coming months.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 6:18AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000.
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