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Published October 21st, 2014 - 9:01AM
Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal officials are pledging regulatory attention and financial help.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 8:51AM
Prominent Dallas businessman Samuel Wyly has filed for bankruptcy protection as he and the estate of his brother face up to $400 million in penalties after being found liable for hiding stock holdings overseas.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 8:41AM
A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medication that could cause allergic reactions.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 8:26AM
A forecast nor'easter could deliver the first major test for replacement workers hired by FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont with winds gusting to 30 mph and driving rain that could cause service disruptions as more than 1,700 workers remain on strike.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 8:11AM
Ukraine has asked the European Union for an additional loan of $ 2.5 billion as it struggles to cope with the implications of its standoff with Russia.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:41AM
New U.S. rules aimed at getting banks to take on more of the risk when they package and sell mortgage securities are being relaxed with an eye to spurring broader home lending.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:21AM
NBA MVP Kevin Durant has added action sports accessory brand Neff to his rapidly growing list of endorsement deals.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:21AM
U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:21AM
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:11AM
The Slovak Parliament has voted to approve a constitutional amendment that bans exports of water from Slovakia.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 6:51AM
European Union member Cyprus will oppose any progress in Turkey's ongoing talks to join the 28-nation bloc in response to a Turkish gas search in waters where Cyprus has already licensed companies to drill, an official said Tuesday.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 6:31AM
Times are getting leaner for McDonald's.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 6:11AM
First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 5:41AM
Harley-Davidson Inc.'s third-quarter net income fell nearly 8 percent on a planned reduction of motorcycle shipments for the quarter.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 5:31AM
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 5:25AM
Coca-Cola said it plans to slash costs by $3 billion a year after the world's biggest beverage maker reported disappointing sales on flat soda volume.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 5:15AM
Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s net income rose 2.2 percent in the third quarter as higher prices helped offset a continued decline in cigarettes sold.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 3:36AM
The Portuguese government's plan to privatize debt-heavy public transport companies is meeting tough opposition from trade unions as Lisbon subway workers walked off the job for the 12th time this year.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 12:36AM
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Published October 21st, 2014 - 12:26AM
There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 12:26AM
An old political standby — the future of Medicare — is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana's bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong influence in midterm elections.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 12:16AM
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:56PM
U.S. stock indexes rose Tuesday, putting the market on track for a fourth gain in a row, following an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big companies. Stocks continued to recover from last week's plunge.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:46PM
The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:56PM
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is urging Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:11PM
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:11PM
More than 200,000 payment locations in the U.S. are equipped to accept so-called contactless payments, including Apple Pay. Smaller merchants tend to be among the several millions that don't have the required equipment yet.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:01PM
If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:01PM
The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:18AM
Hires, promotions and awards in the South Sound
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:11PM
China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:56PM
The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:11PM
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 5:56PM
Microsoft has given its new CEO Satya Nadella a pay package worth $84.3 million, most of it in the form of long-term stock awards.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 5:51PM and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:16PM
When Colts owner Jim Irsay decided to rebuild the team after the 2011 season, he insisted on finding the right balance.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:16PM
A six-pack won't be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:01PM
A federal appeals court gave agricultural chemical-maker Syngenta Seeds hope Monday that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta's genetically modified corn varieties.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 3:36PM
Published October 20th, 2014 - 3:36PM
A judge reversed course Monday and dismissed a defamation lawsuit by Donald Sterling's mistress against the estranged wife of the former Los Angeles Clippers owner.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:56PM
AbbVie is walking away from its proposed $55 billion takeover bid of Shire and has agreed to pay the rival drugmaker a $1.64 billion breakup fee.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:56PM
Pressure is growing on regulators in California and Washington, D.C., to crack down on methane, a greenhouse gas that’s 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide and is accelerating the warming of the planet.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:46PM
Labor Secretary Tom Perez is seeking to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:36PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills reaching their highest level since July.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:36PM
North Dakota oil regulators say a well that leaked oil, gas and brine for more than two days has been brought under control.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:16PM
UPS says it is raising rates for a number of its shipping services by an average of 4.9 percent for 2015.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:11PM
U.S. stock prices moved quietly higher Monday as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by turbulence last week. A decline in IBM held back a gain in the Dow Jones industrial average. IBM fell 7 percent after it reported quarterly results that missed analysts' expectations. The company also cut its earnings outlook.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:51PM
The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:46PM
Chipotle reported a profit Monday that topped Wall Street expectations as sales continued to surge.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:36PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:36PM
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:36PM
The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to wager on single games.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:36PM
One year after a pipeline rupture flooded a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota with more than 20,000 barrels of crude, Tesoro Corp. is still working around the clock cleaning up the oil spill — one of the largest to happen onshore in U.S. history.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:31PM
Rory McIlroy said Monday that mediation in a lawsuit with his former management company has failed, and he will skip his next two tournaments in China because he needs time to prepare for the trial.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:26PM
Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a third-world country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference Monday to tout plans to improve the region's airports.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:21PM
Is a la carte streaming a better deal?
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:16PM
A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that could expand lending.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:11PM
Wholesale cash prices Monday:
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:11PM
A casino company that agreed to Donald Trump's demand to remove his name from its now-closed Trump Plaza is refusing to strip the name from its lone remaining casino, the struggling Trump Taj Mahal.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:06PM
Teenage soccer players in San Francisco won an off-field victory over the city's technology workers after a videotaped confrontation gained national attention.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 12:46PM
U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 12:46PM
Shell Midstream Partners LP filed for an initial public offering that could be worth about $750 million before expenses and discounts.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 12:46PM
Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 12:36PM
Grain futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:56AM
Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:56AM
Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:56AM
Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:36AM
While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 11:16AM
The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the investigation.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:56AM
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:31AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:11AM
American Airlines and US Airways say they have finishes combining their cargo operations.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:06AM
Tesoro Logistics LP said Sunday that it will acquire the natural gas gathering and processing business owned by QEP Resources Inc. in a $2.5 billion deal.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 10:06AM
A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:36AM
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. said Monday that it plans to buy Action Pest Control Inc., a Midwest company that helps rid homes and businesses of bedbugs, termites and other pests.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:36AM
A British energy company said on Monday that it made its first major oil discovery in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government said it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:31AM
The CEO of Newport cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. is set to receive more than $44 million following the planned $25 billion merger with Reynolds American Inc., regulatory filings show.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:20AM
In the “Game of Thrones” that is the pay-TV industry, HBO has unleashed the dragons.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:16AM
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search warrant.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:11AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $83.34 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:11AM
The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 9:11AM
U.S. stocks are mostly higher, but the gains were held back by IBM, which slid after reporting results that fell short of what investors were looking for.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:56AM
A proxy advisory firm has reversed its position and is now urging Chiquita shareholders to vote in favor of a proposed merger with Irish fruit company Fyffes.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:56AM
The CEO of French nuclear manufacturer Areva is stepping down, saying an unspecified illness has left him unable to do the work.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:36AM
The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two-time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:31AM
Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy that will help shore up the European economic recovery.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:16AM
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 8:11AM
Moody's Investor Services said Egypt's political and security situation has stabilized, raising the country's outlook from negative to stable.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:56AM
Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:36AM
China's economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 — well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent to 8 percent growth over the next decade, a business research group predicted.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:21AM
Antibiotic maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals said Monday that Michael Bonney will retire as CEO at the end of the year, and the company said it will promote President Robert Perez to take his place.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:21AM
Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 7:06AM
A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care center.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 6:46AM
The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from two former executives of New York City drugstore chain Duane Reade Inc. who were convicted of securities fraud.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 6:31AM
Gannett Co. (GCI) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $118.5 million.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 6:16AM
IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 6:16AM
The Russian container ship that had been drifting powerlessly off the British Columbia coast, raising fears of a fuel spill, is now safe at a Canadian port.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 5:51AM
Platform Specialty Products Corp. said Monday that it will spend about $3.51 billion to buy rival chemical maker Arysta LifeScience Ltd. to diversify its product offerings.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 5:46AM
Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 5:31AM
Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) on Monday reported a third-quarter loss of $150.6 million.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 5:31AM
Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to $625 million.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:41AM
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $18 million.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:26AM
U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:26AM
HOUSTON (AP) — Halliburton reported profit of $1.2 billion in its third quarter despite tumbling energy prices, and said it would boost its dividend by 20 percent.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 4:16AM
The European Central Bank has started buying securities called covered bonds as it launches its latest stimulus effort aimed at preventing the 18-country eurozone economy from sinking back into recession.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 3:56AM
An investment group led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets will buy the Louisiana power company Cleco for $3.4 billion.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 3:51AM
Hasbro Inc. (HAS) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $180.5 million.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 3:36AM
IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent as investors sold off sharply and the stock dragged the Dow 30 into the red.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 3:21AM
In the heat of summer, they are ubiquitous in Japan: cheap paper fans, advertising this or that company or product, handed out at outdoor events or busy train stations. On Monday, they brought down a politician.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 2:31AM
Shares in Dutch animal and fish feed supplier Nutreco NV have surged after the company announced a management-backed 2.69 billion ($3.43 billion) takeover offer from privately-owned trading company SHV Holdings.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 1:56AM
Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump in third-quarter profits.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 12:06AM
Royal Philips NV, the world's largest lighting maker, has reported a 104 million-euro ($132 million) loss for the third quarter, mostly due to a one-off charge after losing a patent infringement lawsuit against Masimo Corp. of the U.S.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 11:26PM
A planned strike by pilots at Lufthansa has been expanded to include a one-day walkout Tuesday at the German airline's long-haul fleet.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 8:58PM
Asian stock markets shrugged off China's weakest economic growth in five years, finding a silver lining in the fact it didn't slow as much as feared.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 6:48PM
Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after allegations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 12:37PM
The daughter of Hustler publisher Larry Flynt has been seriously injured in an Ohio car accident and is hospitalized in critical condition.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 10:37AM
The bloody World War II drama "Fury" blew past "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 10:17AM
Brussels Airport says it will begin screening passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 10:17AM
Germany's finance minister said he is confident he can keep promises to balance the budget next year and rejected anew in an interview published Sunday suggestions that the country should borrow to finance greater public investment.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 9:27AM
On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage — they're looking at cold, hard cash.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 7:02AM
By many measures, Republican Rick Scott should have a strong case for a second term as governor.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 6:17AM
A union representing Lufthansa's pilots has announced a new 35-hour strike against the airline's short-haul fleet starting Monday, the latest in a string of walkouts over retirement benefits.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 4:02AM
The Ukrainian president has said his country has reached an agreement with Russia on supplies of natural gas for the winter.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 1:32AM
India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and overhaul its energy sector.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 10:01PM
A silver Porsche sedan pulls into the parking lot next to Reckling Park.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 4:02PM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce publicly identifies immigration as one of its top issues, and has pledged to support candidates who favor an overhaul that includes an earned path to citizenship for those here illegally.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 12:00AM
A Tacoma food broker and entrepreneur looks forward to adding value for his mom-and-pop clients by offering demographic data.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 1:27PM
The game has changed for Southwest Airlines and several major airports.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 1:27PM
Looking to better secure American’s credit cards, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered that U.S. government-issued cards contain chip and PIN technologies and directed government agencies to obtain new credit card readers.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 1:27PM
Information about rail shipments of crude oil should be kept secret because of potential threats from foreign terrorists and environmental extremists, two rail industry trade groups argued to federal regulators in an August document that was made public this week.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 12:02PM
The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 8:27AM
FairPoint Communications is poised to prosper if it can shake off the inevitable damage caused by its ongoing strike, which will hurt business in the short term by keeping large customers from buying new or upgraded service, according to an industry analyst.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 7:42AM
A welcome combination of low prices and expected warmer weather in northern New England are combining to produce a more favorable outlook for the federal heating assistance program.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 7:12AM
Thousands of competitors and spectators are in Boston for the Head of the Charles regatta, an event that organizers expect to generate at least $54 million to the Massachusetts economy in one weekend.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 6:37AM
FairPoint Communications is poised to prosper if it can shake off the inevitable damage caused by its ongoing strike, which will hurt business in the short term by keeping large customers from buying new or upgraded service, according to an industry analyst.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 6:07AM
A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:
Published October 18th, 2014 - 6:02AM
The stock market needs to see a therapist.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 5:07AM
Southern India's powerful politician Jayaram Jayalalitha was released on bail Saturday, 22 days after being convicted of corruption and sentenced to four years behind bars.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 2:27AM
Train drivers at Germany's national railway have started a two-day strike after their union rejected a new pay offer in a bitter dispute complicated by rivalry between unions.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 11:07PM
Rebooting a slowing economy in a nation of 250 million where inequality is rising, a looming decision on raising fuel prices and vulnerability to any U.S. interest rate hikes would be enough to tax any incoming president.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 10:22PM
A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 8:47PM
The president of Frontier Airlines says a nurse who was on flights between Dallas and Cleveland and who later tested positive for Ebola may have been at a more advanced stage of the illness than previously thought.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 7:02PM
The text messages captured a cover-up of unimaginable abuse: Parents had struck their toddler so often that they ultimately killed her. The child shook badly because we beat her, the father wrote, and the mother complained that their 2-year-old was the devil.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:47PM
A train that collided with a stalled passenger train in Arkansas was coming to its aid and was apparently going too fast, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 5:12PM
Regulators have closed a small lender in Maryland, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 15 after 24 closures in all of 2013.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:47PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has approved new labeling for another opioid designed to limit painkiller abuse.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:07PM
Travel agents say customers are asking whether it's safe to fly, and what steps they should take to guard against Ebola.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 3:42PM
Workers are attempting to contain an out-of-control oil well in North Dakota, authorities said Friday.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 3:37PM
Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:37PM
The Better Business Bureau will recognize “Secure Your ID Day” Saturday at Tacoma Mall.
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