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Published August 24th, 2014 - 11:50AM
Dan Marino is returning to the Miami Dolphins.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 11:45AM
When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 10:10AM
As more Californians tear out their lawns and plant drought-friendly gardens, many homeowners wonder how the effort will pencil out.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche said Sunday it has reached an $8.3 billion deal to buy InterMune Inc., a California-based developer of treatments for lung diseases.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 9:15AM
"Guardians of the Galaxy" became the summer's top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the young adult melodrama "If I Stay," while the long-delayed "Sin City" sequel, "A Dame to Kill For," flopped.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Most restaurants and bars employ a host to greet guests, and Bardo — a brewery and beer garden in Northeast Washington — is no exception. But Bardo's host is different from most — he has four furry legs and a wagging tail, and his name is Bar Dog.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 6:41AM
Put Tacoma in any other of the 49 states and it would be the largest city in about 16 of them.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 5:45AM
Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 5:15AM
Using the federal income tax system to promote social policy goals is a time-honored strategy for policymakers of both political parties.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 2:10AM
Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the Bardarbunga volcano. And scientists at the Icelandic Meteorological Office said their announcement Saturday that the volcano had experienced a subglacial eruption was wrong.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 9:01PM
They are an outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 9:01PM
A primer on the Koch brothers and their role in politics.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 9:01PM
They are the outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 9:01PM
Six thoughts from William Koch, on family, money and politics. From an interview with The Associated Press:
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 2:15PM
A Southern California hot sauce plant that came under fire for its spicy odors is throwing open its doors to the public, offering a whiff of excitement and perhaps a breath of fresh air in its relations with its neighbors.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 2:10PM
European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 2:10PM
Most visitors to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name — a 13,776-foot monolith that dominates the sweeping skyline.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 12:10PM
Connecticut's professional tennis tournament, on the verge of shutting down a year ago, saw attendance increase this week for the first time since 2005.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 10:30AM
Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 9:30AM
Botox maker Allergan Inc. is reviewing shareholder requests for a special meeting to consider replacing most of its board, a change fellow drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is seeking as part of the hostile takeover attempt it's been waging since April.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 8:45AM
Several thousand people have formed a human chain across the German-Polish border to protest the expansion of open-cast mining for brown coal in the region.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 8:15AM
Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 8:00AM
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists said, prompting the country to close airspace over the area.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 7:30AM
It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 7:10AM
"Hold this," Bill Thomas whispers as he hands me a bottle of Macallan 18-year scotch that he's just plucked off the top shelf at a liquor store in Hagerstown, Maryland. "We'll talk about it in the car."
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 6:55AM
It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 3:20AM
President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 1:50AM
A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 12:15AM
Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the one big prize remaining this year — a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 12:10AM
What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 9:15PM
There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant. You can order a minty mojito, but it'll come mixed with vodka instead of the traditional white rum.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 4:30PM
The Obama administration on Friday moved to enact new rules that help ensure contraception coverage for employees of certain companies that have religious objections to birth control.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 4:30PM
The Justice Department on Thursday announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America, a record-setting deal that helps homeowners and ends myriad state and federal investigations triggered by the nation’s mortgage meltdown.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 6:50PM
An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Central Texas development site, the company said Friday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 6:45PM
The Oakland Athletics are checking out the possibility of building a new stadium on the same site of their current home.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 5:30PM
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 3:47PM
Brazil's Central Bank says spending by foreign tourists shot up 60 percent during the two months overlapped by its hosting of the World Cup, reaching nearly $1.59 billion.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 3:27PM
Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 3:22PM
The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 2:52PM
More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 2:52PM
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Published August 22nd, 2014 - 2:32PM
Cleveland authorities say a traveler who refused to turn off his cellphone and fought with flight attendants as a plane taxied for takeoff has been jailed and charged with aggravated disorderly conduct.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:52PM
The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unclear about the central bank's next move on interest rates.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:32PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:17PM
Drought-conscious California officials are rallying behind a San Francisco Bay Area woman who replaced her lawn with low-water native plants, then was hit with a fine from her homeowners association.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:02PM
Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 2:21PM
Dick’s Sporting Goods is hiring workers for its new store in Federal Way, scheduled to open this fall.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:52PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:32PM
Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:32PM
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs. Other recalled products include convertible cribs with a defect that can create a hazardous gap.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:32PM
Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:22PM
The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 3:34PM
Yoga Palace will fill a space vacated by Old House Mercantile in Tacoma’s Proctor District.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:12PM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell 17 this week to 1,896.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 11:52AM
Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 11:52AM
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Friday the bank is ready to do more to boost the shaky recovery in the 18 countries that use the euro — but warns governments must join in efforts to reduce stubbornly high unemployment.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 11:42AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized Friday for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon of business leaders in Las Vegas earlier this week.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 11:22AM
Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 11:12AM
An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while being driven.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:32AM
A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:22AM
Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:02AM
A former teacher at a Montana Catholic school who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 9:27AM
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 August 22nd, 2014 - 9:07AM
Stocks are little changed at midday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the bank will proceed on interest rates.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 9:07AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $92.97 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 8:52AM
In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts. This assembly line is not assembling, though. It is dismantling some of the estimated 50 million metric tons of hazardous electronic-waste the world generated last year.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 8:27AM
The Minnesota Vikings are kicking in another $19.7 million for their new stadium to make sure it has the features they want.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 8:12AM
Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 8:07AM
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 8:02AM
Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 7:47AM
The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners declared the 59-year-old property unprofitable and shut it down with little more than a vague promise to return.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 7:27AM
The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are taking steps that clash with the policies of others.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 7:12AM
McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 7:12AM
Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 7:12AM
If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 6:42AM
Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 6:12AM
Poland's Economy Ministry wants the nation of beer and vodka lovers to drink more cider.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 5:52AM
Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 5:07AM
Dynegy plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 3:12AM
The organization that represents British football managers apologized Friday for releasing a clumsily worded statement in support of a coach which appeared to trivialize racism.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 3:12AM
Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an official said Friday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:52AM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell told jurors Friday he was both innocent and contrite as he ended his third straight day of testifying in his corruption trial.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:37AM
President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 1:02AM
A list of college football stadiums where alcohol will be sold to the general public this season:
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:52AM
Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:52AM
This past offseason, Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson could have made like a couple of college kids on spring break, sleeping 'til noon and then hitting the beach.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:42AM
What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:32AM
The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:27AM
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens of miles away.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:27AM
A woman who was in critical condition after unknowingly sipping sweetened iced tea laced with a chemical found in drain cleaner has been steadily improving, but her husband says she's having nightmares about the moment that nearly killed her.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:12AM
Two days after the Federal Reserve revealed an intensifying internal debate over interest rates, Chair Janet Yellen will address the annual Fed conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with investors seeking any clear hints of when it will start raising rates.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 12:12AM
Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 10:42PM
Farming is hip in New England.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:12PM
Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
Michele DiPietro had his listeners in stitches with his impressions of dumb things college students say in class.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
The Federal Reserve is still months away from ending its controversial purchase of bonds to stimulate the economy, but minutes released Wednesday for the July monetary-policy meeting show growing concern about how to communicate Fed goals with financial markets.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
Warren E. Buffett may soon be almost $1 million poorer.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
Written off in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. consumer is back. Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
Falling gasoline prices helped keep inflation in check during July, the government reported Tuesday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
Canadian safety investigators on Tuesday blamed a “weak safety culture” and inadequate government oversight for a crude oil train derailment last year in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that killed 47 people.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 5:57PM
A mining conglomerate charged Thursday that it is being subjected to "punitive" legal actions by Mexican officials because one of its mines spilled acid-laced copper sulfate and heavy metals into two rivers.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 5:52PM
A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 5:47PM
American Airlines says it will extend its fee for unaccompanied minors to charge $150 extra each way for children between 5 and 14.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 4:17PM
More glass or more wood? Round posts or square? Exposed beams or finished ceilings? These are some the questions the state will ask a citizens’ committee to resolve by mid-September in the design of the new Tacoma Amtrak station.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 3:32PM
The couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone has been identified, authorities said Thursday.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 3:12PM
Airlines and cruise ship companies are monitoring the progress of a tropical disturbance approaching the Lesser Antilles at the eastern end of the Caribbean.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 3:12PM
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Published August 21st, 2014 - 3:02PM
A hunting guide who appears on Animal Planet's "Wild West Alaska" television show has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations, what his attorney calls "paperwork violations."
Published August 21st, 2014 - 2:32PM
The attorney for a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking tea laced with a chemical cleaning compound at a Utah restaurant said Thursday an employee at the eatery burned herself a month earlier on the same substance.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 2:28PM
A child’s lost tooth is earning 8 percent less in 2014 than in 2013.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 2:02PM
Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch pad should be complete by this fall, allowing Pyongyang to conduct a launch by year's end if it decides to do so, a U.S. research institute said Thursday.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:52PM
The Arizona Sundogs are suspending operations for the upcoming Central Hockey League season, but hope to resume play in 2015-16.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:52PM
Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds — $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief — offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:52PM
The stock market advanced for a fourth straight day Thursday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. Investors were encouraged by news that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits remains at a multi-year low. Hewlett-Packard rose after delivering better results, while Sears plunged after reporting that its loss doubled from a year ago.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:52PM
In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:52PM
Home Depot said Thursday that Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:44PM
Among other matters, fewer men than women don’t mind asking for directions, and women want vacations that are free of electronic distractions.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:37PM
Another round of buying on the stock market is sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its latest record high.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:32PM
Gap Inc. said its profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter as the clothing retailer cut expenses and managed to lift sales.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:27PM
Venezuelans could soon have to scan their fingerprints to buy bread.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:07PM
Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a "commitment" to his family.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 12:32PM
Grain futures were mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 12:32PM
Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 11:52AM
A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday said Argentina's plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out, but he stopped short of finding the South American nation in contempt of court.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 11:32AM
Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:42PM
After 20 years in Tacoma’s Proctor District, Old House Mercantile is moving to the site of a former Irish specialty shop.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 11:12AM
A police officer placed on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 11:12AM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop has been postponed for two months.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 11:02AM
The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 10:27AM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop has been postponed for two months.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 10:12AM
CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon will not return for a third term when his contract expires next year.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 10:07AM
A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:52AM
Hostess Brands plans to close the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented in 1930, cutting 400 jobs and shuttering a piece of American baking history.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:47AM
In a story Aug. 21 about a new state park planned for southeast Texas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount of money from a BP and Transocean fund that was used to buy the land. It was $34.5 million, not $32 million. The AP also misidentified the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's executive director, Carter Smith, as the head of its nonprofit fundraising partner, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation. Lastly, it was the state agency, not the foundation, that estimated that as much as 99 percent of Texas' coastal plain has been lost to agriculture or animal grazing.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:27AM
SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:22AM
Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:22AM
U.S. stocks are moving mostly higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index closer toward another record close.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:12AM
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 8:12AM
The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 8:12AM
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits tumbled last week and are now at levels consistent with a healthy job market.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:52AM
The principle, beautiful in its simplicity, motivates players in open leagues everywhere, be they school kids or hardened pros: Play well enough through the season to finish top or near the top of the division and the end reward will be promotion to bigger and better things.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:32AM
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted the sharpest advance in four months in July, indicating the economy is gaining traction headed into the last half of the year.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:32AM
To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:32AM
A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:12AM
When the subcompact Fit failed a crash test, Honda went back to the drawing board.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:12AM
Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million) in an effort to reduce debt and give the club more financial clout.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:07AM
The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:07AM
China and Mongolia pledged Thursday to almost double their annual two-way trade to $10 billion by 2020 as President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-rich nation sandwiched between China and Russia.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 6:42AM
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 6:12AM
Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
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