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Published July 30th, 2014 - 4:00PM
Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the body.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 3:45PM
The trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 3:35PM
Standard & Poor’s declared Argentina in selective default Wednesday afternoon after it failed to reach an agreement with American holdout creditors in the final hours of negotiations Wednesday. It marked Argentina’s second default in 13 years.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 3:10PM
President Barack Obama is preparing to sign an executive order cracking down on labor violations by companies that contract with the federal government, the White House said Wednesday.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:55PM
A summer spike in costumed characters behaving badly in Times Square — most recently a Spider-Man accused of punching a police officer — has turned up the heat on plans to regulate the legions of Elmos, Cookie Monsters and Statues of Liberty who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:45PM
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Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:35PM
American Crystal Sugar Co. CEO David Berg should testify in a federal lawsuit pitting the refined sugar manufacturers against the corn syrup industry, a federal judge ruled Wednesday after presiding over a hearing in the case.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:15PM
The much-stronger-than-expected 4 percent rate of annual U.S. economic growth from April through June, reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department, put to rest fears that the U.S. economy was slipping into low gear.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:15PM
Manchester United's American owners are set to raise around $150 million by selling more of their club shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:15PM
The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:05PM
U.S. stocks closed mixed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the economy was strengthening enough for the central bank to continue cutting its stimulus. Bond yields rose after the government reported that the U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4 percent this spring.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:50PM
Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:35PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:35PM
Whole Foods is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery as it looks to fend off bigger players muscling into the organic and natural foods category.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:35PM
The European Union's sanctions against Russia are bound to inflict pain on the country's ailing economy. While still narrowly targeted, they come as a warning shot to convince Moscow to change its Ukraine policies or face even tougher penalties.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that protect knees in a crash.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:15PM
Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:00PM
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:00PM
A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Cargill plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a shortage of cattle.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 12:45PM
Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 12:40PM
Energy company Exelon said it will buy the retail business of competitor Integrys for $60 million.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 12:20PM
The European Union targeted Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle for the first time Wednesday for the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine, subjecting three of his long-time associates to EU-wide asset freezes and travel bans.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:35AM
The United States and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:35AM
Lawyers for people who say defective Chinese drywall wrecked their homes are again suing the manufacturers. And the lawsuit adds a new defendant — the Chinese commission that oversees 117 companies including in aerospace, nuclear power and electronics.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:30AM
A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting June 17-18:
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:20AM
Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting:
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:20AM
The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:15AM
The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling. Yet by some measures, the job market remains subpar.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:10AM
South American soccer officials say that Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentina Football Association, has died. He was 82.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:04AM
Automobiles, home improvement and credit disputes topped the list of consumer complaints nationwide in 2013.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 11:00AM
Lumber Liquidators saw a 19 percent drop in second quarter earnings after a rough winter that dampened construction in many regions.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:55AM
Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentine Football Association, has died. He was 82.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:45AM
Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major construction projects, people familiar with the probe have told The Associated Press.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:40AM
European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants with the Islamic State group have weapons capable of shooting down planes, despite Iraq saying its skies are safe.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:25AM
A former IRS official at the center of the agency's tea party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. A key GOP lawmaker says the remarks show that Lois Lerner was biased against conservative groups and targeted them for extra scrutiny.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:20AM
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:15AM
About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Two former Utah attorneys general made their first appearance as criminal defendants Wednesday, vowing to beat a slew of bribery charges and other counts.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:46PM
Seattle-based PEMCO Insurances plans to sell its headquarters building along South Lake Union and look for a new location nearby better suited to its workforce, the company confirmed Wednesday.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) on Wednesday reported earnings that climbed by 26 percent in its second quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Jacquie Whitt's trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories. It was, said Whitt, a "selfie fest."
Published July 30th, 2014 - 9:35AM
A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called Republicans "crazies" and more in newly released emails.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Phillips 66 said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income dropped 9.9 percent as demand for propane softened. The performance missed analysts' expectations.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 9:15AM
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 9:15AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $100.78 per barrel at 12 p.m. Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 8:55AM
Surveys of small businesses show that they started stepping up their pace of hiring in spring. The surveys, by payroll provider ADP and software maker Intuit, count the number of new jobs at their small business customers. While there have been month-to-month fluctuations, the overall trend is up:
Published July 30th, 2014 - 8:55AM
A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 8:25AM
Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 8:00AM
Southern Co. on Wednesday reported earnings that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Taser International Inc. on Wednesday reported profit that declined by 13 percent in its second quarter on higher expenses, but results beat expectations and sales surged, helped by higher sales of weapon handles to law enforcement agencies.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 7:15AM
Cyprus' president on Wednesday rebuffed an International Monetary Fund assessment that Cyprus will need to make additional spending cuts to meet a key target of its financial rescue program.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 7:05AM
Italian carmaker Fiat SpA, which controls Chrysler, on Wednesday said second-quarter profits dropped by more than a half due to lower performance in North and Latin America.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 6:45AM
Goodyear Tire's second-quarter earnings jumped 18 percent to $213 million, though revenue was softer than many had expected and volume slowed in Latin America.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 6:20AM
Dominion Resources Inc. (D) on Wednesday reported profit that declined by 21 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 6:00AM
Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:15PM
The much stronger than expected 4 percent rate of annual growth from April through June reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department put to rest fears than the U.S. economy was slipping into low gear.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 5:55AM
Newport maker Lorillard Inc.'s profit fell 4.2 percent in the second quarter as sales of its market-leading Blu electronic cigarettes dropped and it sold fewer cigarettes.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 5:40AM
The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 5:40AM
Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 5:35AM
A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 5:35AM
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 5:25AM
Hess' second-quarter net income dropped 35 percent in its second quarter as oil and gas production declined.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 4:55AM
The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:
Published July 30th, 2014 - 4:45AM
Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said Wednesday.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 4:35AM
Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 3:40AM
WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 3:40AM
The U.S. secretary of commerce has pledged to help expand investment in India's infrastructure and to promote trade.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 3:30AM
Health insurer Humana Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell by 18 percent as investments in health care exchanges and state-based contracts along with higher specialty drug costs more than offset continued membership growth in its Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:40AM
Spain's economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, the fastest rate since 2007 and more evidence of the country's recovery from recession.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:36AM
The CEO of Barclays said having provisions to claw back bankers' bonuses, as outlined by regulators on Wednesday, is a good idea in principle.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:26AM
The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs, a sign that Congress may have reached the limit of its patience with short-term fixes.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:20AM
Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the waning days before their month-long summer break trying to sue him rather than addressing economic issues that could boost the middle class.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:20AM
The head of Germany's central bank says higher wages would be justified in the country as the economy flourishes and inflation sags, and is putting the potential for raises at 3 percent.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:20AM
Portugal's Espirito Santo family business survived wars, dictatorship, revolution and family feuds for almost 150 years. Now, one of Europe's last banking dynasties is being stripped of its wealth and influence amid accounting irregularities, huge unreported debts, record losses at the family bank and a police investigation.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 1:20AM
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 12:55AM
Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 12:35AM
Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:15PM
The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:15PM
After a dismal start to the year reflecting a harsh winter, the U.S. economy showed signs of rebounding in the spring, with many forecasters expecting growth to be even stronger in the second half of the year.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:15PM
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:02PM
The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:02PM
The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 10:27AM
A panel of architects, civic activists and business owners Tuesday gave its approval to the construction of a new Amtrak station in the middle of Freighthouse Square, provided the state meets several guidelines.
Published July 30th, 2014 - 2:35PM
In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement. The New York state comptroller said the investors' shares are worth about $51.4 billion, not $41.5 billion.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:55PM
Argentina's economy minister emerged from daylong negotiations aimed at preventing a default Tuesday to say both sides had finally spoken for the first time, a development that raised hopes that a deal might be reached to avert a financial crisis.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:45PM
Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:45PM
In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:35PM
A federal grand jury charged Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:55PM
Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:55PM
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a 10-year lease extension to keep the Athletics in Oakland.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:45PM
Argentina and a group of American hedge funds that own Argentine bonds were negotiating Tuesday seeking an agreement on repayment of Argentina’s debt. If no agreement is reached and Argentina doesn’t repay the bondholders by Wednesday, it will default on its debt for the second time in 13 years.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:20PM
A former official of a New Jersey-based vending company has been sentenced to prison time for his role in a scheme that defrauded the Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9 million over a 10-year period.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:00PM
At first glance, the loans advertised by Rome Finance looked like a good deal for service members who wanted to buy new video game consoles, laptops or flat-screen TVs but didn’t have the cash.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 3:15PM
Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 3:15PM
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Published July 29th, 2014 - 3:05PM
A trial to determine if Detroit gets out of bankruptcy has been delayed by a week to Aug. 21.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:55PM
A group of Air New Zealand passengers finally got airborne Tuesday after being stranded for three nights due to repeated delays from mechanical problems.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:45PM
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:35PM
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:35PM
The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first lady's "crush" on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:25PM
App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 28, 2014:
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:20PM
The stock market closed with a modest loss as investors waited for a series of big economic reports later in the week. Nine of the 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 fell. Only telecommunications stocks rose.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55PM
Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55PM
American Express Co.'s net income grew 9 percent in the second quarter, as spending by cardholders increased and the credit card issuer set aside less money to cover potential credit losses. A one-time gain related to the company's business travel division also helped boost results.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55PM
President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55PM
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55PM
Think you're in control? Think again.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55PM
The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:45PM
The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:35PM
"Extant" is getting a kick-start from CBS to try to improve its ratings less than a month into its run.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:35PM
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 21-27. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:15PM
Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported stellar second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:00PM
Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:55PM
The United Nations agency that governs civil aviation said Tuesday it is creating a task force aimed at improving security measures after the shoot-down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:55PM
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:45PM
This summer the dull-sounding technology term “network neutrality” prompted street protests and viral web campaigns, crashing the Federal Communications Commission’s website with a record-breaking flood of over a million comments from the public.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:40PM
Corning Inc., which makes glass screens for electronics, said Tuesday that its second-quarter net income fell 74 percent from a year ago as demand for tablets weakened.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:10PM
Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:00PM
A new television series starring Anne Heche and Jason Isaacs is moving some of its production from Israel to New Mexico.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:55AM
The U.S. has barred a shipment of Kurdish crude oil from reaching the Texas coast amid concerns independent oil sales from Kurdistan could further weaken Iraq's fragile central government as it struggles to contain a Sunni military offensive.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:35AM
President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:25AM
Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:55AM
JPMorgan Chase will pay $650,000 to settle charges by federal regulators that it filed inaccurate reports on the trading positions of some of its large customers.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:35AM
McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:15AM
Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Arch Coal Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter loss widened partly because of nagging rail disruptions and weaker prices for coal used in making steel, though cost controls helped the coal producer's latest earnings surpass analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:35AM
AK Steel Holding Corp. (AKS) on Tuesday reported a smaller loss in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:20AM
This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:55AM
One of London's most recognizable office buildings has been put up for sale.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:40AM
Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter profit after posting a loss in the same period a year ago as more people deposited money into its bank and demand for auto loans increased.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:25AM
Authorities say a Nevada man is dead after falling through a skylight at the Ocean Spray fruit juice distribution center where he worked.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:15AM
Barcelona has reported a record income of 530 million euros ($711 million) over the past year and made a profit of 41 million euros ($55 million), the club announced on Tuesday.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:15AM
Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner — and lunch, too.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:15AM
House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:05AM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Figures show SMU sold nearly $350,000 in beer and wine at basketball games since sales began in January.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Donald Trump says he is unlikely to be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:40AM
Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new place does well.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:05AM
The New York Times Co. on Tuesday reported earnings that declined by 54 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:55AM
The stock market is edging higher in early trading ahead of a string of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:35AM
Arch Coal Inc. (ACI) on Tuesday reported a bigger loss in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:35AM
Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:20AM
Wynn Resorts Ltd.'s second-quarter earnings increased 57 percent, bolstered by a jump in gambling revenue and more hotel and restaurant spending during the typically slow Las Vegas summer.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:20AM
The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.
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