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Published September 9th, 2014 - 2:10PM
New York City's corrections commissioner has detailed proposed reforms to the problem-plagued Rikers Island jail complex in the wake of increased scrutiny and a scathing federal review.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:55PM
Stocks fell for a second straight day Tuesday as investors were left unimpressed by Apple's latest batch of product announcements. Negative news out of Home Depot and McDonald's also weighed on the market.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:45PM
Lava from Kilauea volcano has forced Shawn Heard to move her house once already, back in the 1980s. She's at peace with the possibility of eventually having to do so again.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:40PM
NBC is certainly ready for some football, given how the NFL's return enabled the network to flatten its competition last week.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:30PM
In the latest dispute over public lands in the West, New Mexico ranchers are suing the federal government over its attempts to limit their cattle's access to water and grazing areas after a tiny mouse won endangered species protections in the Southwest.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:25PM
U.S. stocks are ending lower for a second day in a row.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute Tuesday, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:00PM
Eight West African nations agreed Tuesday to $19 billion worth of infrastructure deals, with the lion's share going toward a massive road and railway project by a company in the United Arab Emirates.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:50PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:50PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:50PM
Panama's president says the major expansion of the Panama Canal will be completed in time to open for business in the beginning of 2016.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:45PM
The New York comptroller is getting involved in the FairPoint labor dispute, using his clout with the company's biggest shareholder to ensure the company's workforce is treated fairly.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:40PM
A Utah author says a schoolteacher plagiarized her Christian romance novel, added graphic sex scenes and passed it off as her own.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:40PM
A former minor league hockey player was arrested Tuesday on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild before Boogaard died in 2011 of an accidental overdose.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:05PM
As U.S. sales of cars and trucks have grown this year, so has the late-payment rate on auto loans.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:05PM
Attorneys for singer Jenni Rivera's company and relatives of some of those killed alongside her in a plane crash told a judge on Tuesday that they are trying to settle a lawsuit against the late Mexican-American superstar's company.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 11:45AM
IAC/InterActiveCorp said Tuesday that it settled a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by a co-founder of dating app Tinder.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 10:45AM
iBook charts for week ending September 8, 2014:
Published September 9th, 2014 - 10:35AM
Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, including some that could impair flying, according to a study released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 10:35AM
Video game publisher Electronic Arts is removing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice from its recently released Madden NFL 15 title, the latest company to pull its support for the player.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 10:30AM
N The head of the Senate’s tax-writing panel issued a statement Tuesday offering Republicans a carrot to join Democrats in blocking the ability of some U.S. corporations to shift headquarters overseas to enjoy huge tax breaks called inversions.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 10:25AM
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said Tuesday that he will let "due process take its course" before deciding whether to discipline Ray McDonald after the defensive tackle was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 10:00AM
Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) on Tuesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $603,000.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Heavy rains and flash flooding throughout the Southwest washed away portions of heavily used Interstate 15 in Nevada, prompting state officials on Tuesday to close a nearly 50-mile stretch of the major trucking artery that runs between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 9:14AM
In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:59AM
The 32 player representatives to the union could vote Tuesday on changes to the NFL's drug policy that potentially could implement HGH testing.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:54AM
Russian officials have traveled to Iran's capital to boost economic ties between the two countries.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:29AM
Poland's Deputy Economy Minister says a mission she will lead to New York will seek deals in the food, gas and investment sectors.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:29AM
The Great Recession officially ended more than five years ago. Yet the feeling of many people around the world can be summarized in one word: Gloom.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:29AM
Managers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to federal investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the department's inspector general said Tuesday.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:19AM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:14AM
The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years, two signs the job market is slowly healing.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 8:04AM
Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday the House will extend the authority of the Export-Import Bank this month and it may be done as part of a government-wide funding bill needed to prevent a shutdown at month's end.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 7:09AM
Dollar Tree Inc. said Tuesday that it has received a request from the Federal Trade Commission for more information about its proposed takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 7:04AM
Ralph Wilson's legacy to keep the Bills in Buffalo will be preserved after NHL Sabres owner Terry and Kim Pegula reached what was called "a definitive agreement" to purchase the NFL franchise on Tuesday.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:59AM
Auto parts maker Delphi Automotive says CEO Rodney O'Neal will retire on March 1 of next year.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:59AM
Stocks are opening slightly lower, pulling the Standard & Poor's 500 index back below 2,000 points.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:49AM
Europe's top clubs can bank on getting more Champions League prize money for the next three years.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:39AM
The European Union's competition authority has rejected yet another offer from Google to settle a case that claims the company abuses its dominant position in Internet searches, once again extending the four-year-old anti-trust battle.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:39AM
Burlington Stores said Tuesday that its fiscal second-quarter loss narrowed as sales improved and its income tax expense declined.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:19AM
A man's complaint that his Chrysler minivan stalled unexpectedly after refueling has brought an inquiry from U.S. safety regulators.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:14AM
Automakers have recalled more than 40 million cars and trucks in the U.S. so far this year, shattering the full-year record set in 2004, and many were for serious safety issues.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:14AM
In July, two scary notices arrived in Amaris McGee's mailbox.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:14AM
The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 6:09AM
Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $28.4 million in its fiscal first quarter.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 5:54AM
FIFA's image problems are harming football and it must work to regain trust over "ethics and morals," according to one of Sepp Blatter's deputies.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 5:54AM
BGC Partners Inc. is offering $675 million in cash for the derivatives and currency broker GFI Group Inc., trying to derail a competing bid from CME Group.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 5:39AM
McDonald's said Tuesday that a key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August, driven lower as the world's biggest hamburger chain's unit that includes the Asia-Pacific region dropped 14.5 percent due to a food-safety scandal in China.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 5:39AM
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a panel of experts held the first of seven public sessions Tuesday to help the company define how it should enforce a new "Right to be Forgotten" rule under which Europeans can seek the removal of embarrassing search results.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 5:14AM
Beijing needs to speed up economic reform and curb the dominance of state companies or risk an economic slowdown and a possible crisis, the biggest European business group in China said Tuesday.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 4:59AM
Coach has brought in the chief financial officer at Hyatt to fill the same position at the luxury handbag and accessories company.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 4:34AM
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has signaled that Britain's interest rates could start rising early next year.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 3:59AM
Ikea, the world's largest furniture retailer, says its sales are growing globally, with China now its fastest growing market.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 3:44AM
The University of Michigan netted more than $2.6 million from its rental of Michigan Stadium for August's preseason exhibition game between world soccer powerhouses Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 3:44AM
A union representing Lufthansa's pilots say they will walk off the job at Munich airport for eight hours on Wednesday, preventing departures by Germany's biggest airline from its second-busiest airport.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:44AM
Rakuten Inc. announced Tuesday it plans to buy U.S. based cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion, part of a series of overseas acquisitions aimed at building what the Japanese e-commerce company says will be the "world's largest product line-up."
Published September 9th, 2014 - 1:09AM
The owners of the Detroit Red Wings want local contractors to build the hockey team's new arena.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:49AM
A longer, more detailed video of the fight between Ray Rice and Janay Palmer shows them shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back before he throws a brutal punch.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 9:14AM
A fatal UPS cargo plane crash during a landing attempt last year was caused by pilots who made a series of errors and should have aborted the landing, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
Published September 9th, 2014 - 12:09AM
With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:19PM
Stocks fell for a second straight day Tuesday as investors were left unimpressed by Apple's latest batch of product announcements.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:14PM
All Gavin Jones has to do is scan the shelves of his impossibly quaint shop on England's border with Scotland to know he'll have a big problem if the Scots declare independence next week.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:14PM
The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for college. The bad news is that the average amount wouldn't come close to getting a person a degree.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 5:24PM
Keeneland says two fillies sold for more than $1 million each on a "robust" opening day of its September Yearling Sale.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 5:14PM
The formal bids to buy the Buffalo Bills have been submitted, and a prospective ownership candidate could be selected as early as Tuesday.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 4:44PM
The University of California says it has made one of the largest ever solar-energy purchases by a university system in the United States.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 3:59PM
The big question surrounding Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming into this week wasn't about how well he can fight but how well he can read.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 3:49PM
The troubled city school system opened three new high schools Monday in an effort to show that officials are committed to innovating and boosting achievement despite fewer resources and the specter of massive layoffs.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 8:14PM
With Don Meyer, the scheduled speaker, out of town, port container official Tom Bellerud will address Tacoma Waterfront Association on Wednesday
Published September 8th, 2014 - 3:14PM
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Published September 8th, 2014 - 3:43PM
The Tacoma-Pierce County Workforce Development Council has issued an RFP for proposals concerning youth employment and education.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 2:59PM
The St. Paul Saints' new ballpark will be named CHS Field.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 2:39PM
Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Annie's, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers' tastes change.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 2:19PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction with rates on three-month and six-month bills dipping to their lowest levels since September 2013.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 2:00PM
Some current or former heavy smokers may benefit from a new lung cancer test even if they're 65 or older — although they experience more false alarms, suggests an analysis that comes as Medicare is debating whether to pay for the scans.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 1:39PM
A retreat in oil and energy stocks pulled the rest of the U.S. stock market mostly lower Monday as the price of oil slumped. Campbell Soup declined after the company said its 2015 profits would miss analysts' expectations. Yahoo, which owns a stake in Alibaba, jumped in anticipation of the giant Chinese technology company going public.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 1:39PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published September 8th, 2014 - 1:14PM
Wholesale cash prices Tuesday:
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:49PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:39PM
The European Union on Monday shied away from slapping new economic sanctions on Russia right away over its actions in eastern Ukraine. Instead, the 28-nation bloc said the punitive measures will come into force "in the next few days" depending on how well the cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine will be upheld.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:39PM
The Veterans Affairs Department with its 14 different password-protected websites is too complicated for most veterans to navigate, new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday as he promised to make it easier for veterans to get disability benefits, health care, job training and other services.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:39PM
Many people newly insured by Medicaid under the federal health care law are seeking treatment in hospital emergency rooms, one of the most expensive medical settings, a study released Monday concludes.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:34PM
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case joined defense lawyers in opposing television coverage inside the courtroom during the trial, saying it would inflict intense and hurtful attention on victims who testify.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:15PM
Recent hacks exposing nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities are prompting calls for people to fortify their online accounts with a second layer of security.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:15PM
Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:15PM
U.S. consumers stepped up their borrowing in July, led by rising auto loans and higher credit card balances.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:00PM
Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 11:55AM
Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections, a doomed effort the party hopes will help them make a populist appeal to voters.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 11:55AM
A U.S. official has criticized Romania for passing legislation that could be seen to encourage corruption and has urged the government to be transparent to attract more business.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 11:40AM
The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 11:49AM
First, we will learn if the deal to get Detroit through bankruptcy really is a “grand bargain.” Then we will find out if it’s a great precedent.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 11:00AM
The star-studded Stand Up to Cancer telethon that aired on broadcast and cable networks in the United States and Canada raised $109 million.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:50AM
The Federal Trade Commission is suing drugmakers AbbVie and Teva, saying they conspired to temporarily keep generic versions of AbbVie's low-testosterone drug AndroGel off the market.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 5:12PM
The canvases: Storefront windows, lobby display cases, outdoor walls and more
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:35AM
Hundreds of passengers were evacuated and flights were suspended for hours Monday from Luton Airport near London after a suspicious package was found in a security-screening area.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:30AM
The NFL and the players' union are meeting Monday to discuss the league's drug policies.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:20AM
Days before the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, elected officials from New York called on Congress to reauthorize federal legislation to compensate first responders who became ill working at ground zero.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 10:15AM
General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:45AM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration issued a directive Monday allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting, a move likely to be challenged in court by sports leagues.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:40AM
Hawks officials agreed Monday to meet with civil rights leaders after a team owner disclosed that he wrote a racially charged email theorizing that black fans kept white fans away.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:35AM
An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" in billboards opposing the disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages will come down Tuesday.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:15AM
U.S. stocks are edging lower in midday trading as a slump in the price of oil drags down the energy sector.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:10AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $92.62 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:00AM
In the not-too-distant future, a football fan might be able to take a seat at the stadium, punch up any game on a seatback monitor, keep tabs on the real-time stats of a fantasy team, order up a hot dog and beer and even have a brand-new jacket brought to the seat if the wind kicks up.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 9:00AM
Tunisia's prime minister on Monday called for greater foreign investment to help support the country's ailing economy and the transition to democracy.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 8:30AM
Dubai's ruler has endorsed a $32 billion expansion plan for the city's second airport that aims to make it the world's biggest, the emirate's airport operator said Monday in the latest sign that the Middle East's brash commercial hub is determined to move on from its 2009 financial crisis.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 8:00AM
Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 7:50AM
Southwest Airlines is putting a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle age and faces many changes.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 7:10AM
European airline Ryanair has committed to order 100 of Boeing's 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at $11 billion at current list prices.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 7:00AM
Families and friends have buried five Bosnian miners whose bodies were recovered from a coal mine pit that collapsed last week when a 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit the central town of Zenica.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 6:40AM
The Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 6:15AM
Hertz Chairman and CEO Mark Frissora has stepped down from his posts for personal reasons. He had had served as CEO since January 2007.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 6:10AM
Twitter is taking its users shopping.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 6:00AM
Surging tennis star Kei Nishikori is all the rage in Japan after becoming the first Asian player to reach the U.S. Open men's final. His Uniqlo-brand tennis shirts have sold out, as have the Wilson rackets he uses. Thousands of people have signed up for the satellite TV channel showing the U.S. Open. Many Japanese plan to wake up early Tuesday Japan time to see if Nishikori can make history again when he faces Marin Cilic from Croatia in the finals.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 5:55AM
Radivoje Miljanic, the owner of "Putin Cafe," has no dilemma over the course Serbia should take over Ukraine: turn off the pro-Western path and forge a strong alliance with Slavic ally Russia.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 5:30AM
Global Cash Access Holdings is getting into the casino gaming business, spending about $1.2 billion to buy Multimedia Games Holdings.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 4:45AM
Walgreen has named Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board, and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director for the nation's largest drugstore chain.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 4:35AM
Chiquita is postponing a vote on its proposed merger with the Irish fruit seller Fyffes as it awaits a new bid from another potential buyer.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 4:20AM
Britain's main political leaders scrambled Monday to offer Scotland greater autonomy in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, as the pound sank on opinion polls suggesting separatists are gaining ground — and may even be in the lead.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 4:15AM
The corporate executives who decide whether U.S. workers get meaningful raises have looked at the broader economy and have a message: Don't expect a pay increase anytime soon.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 4:10AM
U.S. workers face a dim future, with stagnant or falling pay and fewer openings for full-time jobs.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 2:10AM
A Frenchman convicted in one of history's largest trading fraud cases has emerged from a prison south of Paris on conditional release before being equipped with an electronic bracelet to monitor his movements.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 2:00AM
TENNIS
Published September 8th, 2014 - 1:15AM
Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American market, the companies said Monday.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:54PM
Chick-fil-A founder and billionaire S. Truett Cathy rose from poverty, building a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but drew unwanted attention for the Cathy family's opposition to gay marriage.
Published September 8th, 2014 - 12:40AM
German exports soared in July to their highest monthly value ever, helping Europe's largest economy post a record trade surplus, another sign it is bouncing back after a surprise second-quarter contraction.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 9:11PM
Harvard University announced Monday that its school of public health has received a record $350 million donation to support students and bolster research into major global health threats.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 9:11PM
Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 8:41PM
A retreat in oil and energy stocks pulled the rest of the U.S. stock market mostly lower Monday.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 8:26PM
China's exports grew more than forecast in August while imports shrank unexpectedly for the second month in a row, a reminder of the fragile recovery in the world's No. 2 economy, customs data showed Monday.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 8:06PM
More than 1,000 people flown in to the small Colorado resort town of Crested Butte for the filming of Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light commercial were having problems leaving the party Sunday evening.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 5:31PM
Japan's economy shrank more sharply in the second quarter than first estimated and the latest indicators suggest only a modest bounce back since then.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 3:25PM
Dick Advocaat's first match in charge of Serbia ended with a 1-1 draw against Euro 2016 host France in a friendly on Sunday.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 3:11PM
A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.46, bringing the decline to 25 cents over the last 11 weeks.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 2:25PM
General Motors says that in two years it will offer cars that talk to each other and can almost drive themselves at freeway speeds.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 1:10PM
The WNBA is in good shape, financially and competitively, league president Laurel Richie said Sunday.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Chuck Todd debuted Sunday as moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press," bringing a low-key style and surrounding himself with fellow pundits as NBC turns to him to erase a slide that has taken the long-running Sunday morning political affairs program from first to third in the ratings.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 9:05AM
Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 8:55AM
Less than one month after the Clippers' sale ended Donald Sterling's ugly downfall, another NBA team is on the market following a racially charged disclosure from its owner.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 8:35AM
A property development company controlled by Dubai's ruler outlined plans Sunday for the first phase of an entertainment and resort complex in the city that promises the Middle East's first Legoland theme park.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 7:15AM
One flight down from Blue Duck Tavern's contemporary American-style dining room, executive pastry chef Naomi Gallego opens the steel door to one of the kitchen's many appliances. She wrinkles her face, shoos away some smoke and places a 2-inch-deep hotel pan filled with yogurt into the smoker.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 5:05AM
Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 11:45PM
The sweet smell of lavender is tinged with bitterness this year in the south of France, as farmers who harvest the flower protest European regulations linking the plant to chemical toxins.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 10:40PM
A developer presumed dead with his wife in a private plane crash near Jamaica had an "uncanny instinct" for revitalizing properties and an "incalculable" impact on his western New York hometown's resurgence from crumbling industrial center to trendy destination for young professionals, friends and colleagues said.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 4:45PM
The nation’s freight railroads, which have experienced service difficulties since late last year, could be getting more scrutiny from federal regulators under a Senate proposal.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 4:45PM
The head of the Alaska National Guard has resigned in the wake of an investigation that confirmed the command’s mishandling of reported rapes and other offenses.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 4:45PM
Weak August hiring reported by the government Friday was an important reminder that recent economic improvement notwithstanding, the U.S. economy continues to face numerous growth challenges.
Published September 7th, 2014 - 4:45PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday that oil giant BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, which killed 11 workers and resulted in the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history.
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