China's auto sales growth decelerated in February despite a near doubling in purchases of Chinese-made SUVs, an industry group reported Tuesday.
When the tsunami warning sounded, workers at the two-centuries-old soy sauce maker in northeastern Japan ran up a nearby hill to a shrine for safety, and watched in disbelief as towering waters swallowed their factory.
Farmers Field had a prime location in downtown Los Angeles, big-time boosters, a builder with an impeccable professional sports resume, even a name and sponsor — rare for a project in the planning stages.
Jurors in a sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms will hear a second day of testimony from the woman behind the high-profile gender bias lawsuit.
It's not just Gov. Scott Walker.
A portion of the Houston Ship Channel remained shut down early Tuesday after two 600-foot ships collided during foggy conditions a day earlier, causing some leakage of a flammable liquid.
Aircraft makers are urging a ban on bulk lithium battery shipments on passenger planes, calling the threat of fires "an unacceptable risk," according to an industry position paper obtained by The Associated Press.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is expected to testify in a lawsuit by fans who sued the NFL over problems with temporary seats at the 2011 Super Bowl in Arlington.
China's inflation rebounded to above 1 percent in February, driven by a faster rise in food costs.
The developer that wanted to bring an NFL stadium to downtown Los Angeles abandoned its plans Monday after the proposed Farmers Field went from front-runner to impossible underdog in the race to return an NFL team to the region.
A bill that would give large electric utilities an alternative way to comply with a state law requiring more energy from renewable sources passed the Washington Senate on Monday night after a protracted fight over whether climate change is real and if humans contribute to it.
A portion of the busy Houston Ship Channel was shut Monday after two 600-foot ships collided in fog, causing a leak of flammable liquid.
Recalling the first time he was exposed to racism in football a decade ago, Samuel Eto'o said he made an immediate decision to "stand up and shout" rather than continue to endure abuses and hatred on the field.
All eyes were focused on the watch, but Apple CEO Tim Cook also unveiled a new MacBook and announced other deals at a company event Monday in San Francisco.
Oil and natural gas exploration BPZ Resources is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing the plunge in oil prices and its inability to find financing.
A person familiar with the negotiations says prospects "look good" for a deal between ex-San Francisco 49ers left guard Mike Iupati (yoo-PAH-tee) and the Arizona Cardinals.
Apple wants to move the Internet from your pocket to your wrist.
Aircraft makers are urging a ban on bulk lithium battery shipments on passenger planes, calling the threat of fires "an unacceptable risk," according to an industry position paper obtained by The Associated Press.
The pilots of a Delta plane that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport last week during a snowstorm have told investigators that automatic systems designed to slow down the plane were not working properly, investigators said Monday.
Qualcomm said Monday that its board approved plans to buy back as much as $15 billion in stock and raised its dividend.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed into law a measure that prohibits requiring a worker to pay union dues, striking another blow against organized labor four years after the state effectively ended collective bargaining for public-sector employees.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level since January while rates on three-month bills were unchanged.
Wholesale cash prices Monday:
The three big credit reporting agencies are making changes that could help steer some consumers clear of the credit dog house.
Tacoma, Seattle ports commission continue private meetings regarding operating alliance
The American Civil Liberties Union is siding with the Washington Redskins in a court battle over the team's name.
Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
More than a year after researchers revealed an electronic eavesdropping campaign aimed at D.C.-area journalists, the hackers are at it again.
Long-term unemployed people in Kansas City, Mo., and other places around the country will get a chance to update their skills and land coveted tech-sector jobs as part of a White House initiative to train low-skilledAmerican workers to fill high-tech jobs.
The group spearheading Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics on Monday disclosed the salaries of its top executives and consultants, including former Gov. Deval Patrick, who will earn $7,500 per day when he travels on its behalf.
The Seattle Mariners are shutting down their summer league team in the Venezuelan Summer League and will consolidate all of their Latin America operations at an academy in the Dominican Republic that opened last year.
You can easily earn 2 percent for everyday spending, up from 1 percent previously. And zero percent balance-transfer offers have the longest terms since 2008, often lasting for 15 months or more, according to a recent study by CardHub, which keeps track of credit card trends.
Gaming and Leisure Properties, the casino property owner, said Monday that it offered to buy the real estate assets of Pinnacle Entertainment.
Price hikes are curtailing access to a popular form of an antidote to heroin overdoses, with costs doubling in the past year and the manufacturer's stock price rising by 70 percent since it went public.
Police say a skier participating in a Make-A-Wish fundraiser in New Hampshire has fallen 60 feet to his death after losing control on a trail.
As cycling deals with a scathing report into its deep-rooted culture of doping, UCI President Brian Cookson said Monday that cheating remains "endemic'" in the sport but the governing body will "no longer turn a blind eye" to the problem.
The woman behind a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Monday that a male colleague was "relentless" in his pursuit of her and cut her out of email chains and meetings when she broke off their affair.
Asian stock markets mostly fell Tuesday as the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates dimmed the outlook for equities.
The NFL is looking into whether some teams entered agreements with 2015 free agents before they were allowed to do so.
The Donald Trump name will stay in Atlantic City.
Delta Air Lines Inc. says it will let frequent fliers book some one-way flights for as few as 10,000 miles this year.
President Barack Obama slapped sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials Monday, accusing them of perpetrating human rights violations and public corruption in the socialist-governed South American nation.
Users of an email service backed by the German government will soon be able to rely on strong encryption of the kind that used to be the preserve of geeks and hackers, officials said Monday.
Greek authorities have indicted more than 60 people to stand trial over an alleged bribery scandal 17 years ago, involving a telecom contract for German industrial giant Siemens AG.
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $50.24 per barrel at 12 p.m. Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Sony says it will cut 1,000 jobs at a mobile phone unit in Lund, Sweden.
Slowing health care costs are driving down the price tag of President Barack Obama's health overhaul, just as the Supreme Court is weighing whether to strike a key part of the law.
Families of at least 64 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.
Defensive end Jerry Hughes had no intention of leaving the Bills just when things are beginning to look up in Buffalo.
New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says it is too early to draw conclusions about baseball's latest attempt to speed the pace of games.
Targeting stagnant wages in an otherwise improving economy, President Barack Obama on Monday called on employers, educational institutions and local governments to develop a home grown high technology workforce that could help drive up higher-income employment.
Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda are battling opponents' demands to bar China from keeping its currency value artificially low, a way to subsidize exports.
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Sugar is a bad word in some circles but that isn't stopping Sonic from pouring candy into its drinks.
The Supreme Court has sided with the Obama administration in upholding a rule making mortgage brokers eligible for overtime pay under federal labor law.
Simon Property Group has launched a $16 billion hostile bid for Macerich Co. after saying its rival refused to discuss a combination of two of the largest U.S. mall operators.
Greece's European creditors told Athens to stop wasting time and flesh out as of Wednesday its proposals for economic reforms, which are crucial to releasing vital funds to assure financial survival.
The international media company MP & Silva will distribute NFL TV rights across mainland Europe for the next five seasons in an agreement worth about $50 million.
McDonald's says global sales declined again in February, including a 4 percent drop in the U.S. where it is fighting to reinvigorate its image.
Alcoa is taking another step to bolster its stake in the aerospace industry with a $1.5 billion deal to buy titanium supplier RTI International Metals.
General Motors announced a $5 billion stock buyback as part of a plan to return more cash to investors. In return, an activist shareholder decided to drop a potentially divisive bid for a seat on the company's board.
Disputing a mistake on your credit report could get easier and the effects of medical debt less severe under changes being made by the three largest credit-reporting agencies.
Global stocks fell Monday as last week's strong U.S. jobs data continued to reverberate around markets, with traders thinking it's now more likely that the Federal Reserve will start to raise interest rates in the summer.
With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.
Germany's trade surplus narrowed in January as a drop in imports was outpaced by a decline in exports.
In 2009 the stock market was filled with panic.
CEO Tim Cook is directing Apple's big event Monday in San Francisco, unveiling a new deal between Apple TV and HBO, touting growth in iPhone sales and Apple Pay adoption and other developing products.
A law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare for rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to billions of dollars in extra government spending, federal investigators say.
The number of deaths in jetliner disasters spiked last year despite there being fewer accidents in total, an international airline industry group said Monday.
Most business economists expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in the second half of this year, but say uncertainty over the Fed's plans is no longer slowing U.S. economic recovery, according to a new survey.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has adopted new rules limiting the amount of fine particle emissions from residential wood stoves, furnaces and heaters. Here's a look at the Top 10 states in total fine particle emissions, and per capita emissions, from residential wood burning. Figures are from 2011, the latest year for which the EPA has statistics.
Smoke wafting from wood fires has long provided a familiar winter smell in many parts of the country — and, in some cases, a foggy haze that has filled people's lungs with fine particles that can cause coughing and wheezing.
Facing stubbornly stagnant wages, President Barack Obama has obtained commitments from more than 300 employers as well as local governments in 20 regions of the country to train and hire high technology workers in an effort to drive up higher-income employment.
Japan's economy escaped recession last quarter but grew less than first estimated as demand and wages remained weak, the government said Monday.
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said Sunday he "whiffed" when the PGA of America told him about changes to Ryder Cup qualifying by not protesting that the fall start to the season would not count toward the standings.
Running back LeSean McCoy has a new team and newly restructured five-year, $40 million contract with the Buffalo Bills.
Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women's rights.
The average price of a regular gallon of gas has jumped 21 cents in the past two weeks to $2.54.
Neither a hyper-intelligent robot nor Vince Vaughn could save the box office this weekend, which is down 38.5 percent from the same weekend last year, according to Sunday estimates from box office firm Rentrak.
On his first day in a Michigan prison for robbing a photo store with a toy gun, 17-year-old T.J. Parsell was dragged into an empty cell and gang-raped.
This Chihuahua could be headed to the dog house.
If it were possible for anything to be hot in Buffalo this winter, it was the newfangled "ice bikes" that debuted at an outdoor skating rink.
With recession biting into profits at their chain of burger restaurants and surf shops, two brothers responded in a way Puerto Rico authorities say is common: by shortchanging the government.
As Lori Goldstein was beginning her career in the late 1970s, stylists weren't a staple of the fashion industry, home shopping networks didn't exist and a naked and pregnant Demi Moore had yet to bare her belly at checkout counters everywhere from the cover of Vanity Fair.
The heavily forested states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among the top five in the country for the per capita emission of pollutants from wood stoves used to heat homes.
The first comprehensive report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed Sunday that the battery of the locator beacon for the plane's data recorder had expired more than a year before the jet vanished on March 8, 2014.
China's imports shrank in February for a second month in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
A person familiar with the negotiations says receiver Randall Cobb is returning to the Green Bay Packers after agreeing to a four-year, $40 million deal.
An oil train derailment and spill in northwest Illinois poses an “imminent and substantial danger” of contaminating the Mississippi River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Saturday.
After a BNSF Railway oil train derailed and burst into flames Thursday near Galena, Ill., at least one community group has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend permits for rail expansions along the upper Mississippi River.
Thousands of workers in the oil and gas sector lost their jobs in February, new data shows, with the industry fearing greater blows as the worldwide oil glut continues and storage capacity runs out.
February marked stronger-than-expected hiring, and both traditional and alternative measures of unemployment reported by the government Friday suggest important improvement.
As debt jumped over the past decade, economists warned that retiring baby boomers might soon overwhelm retirement programs, swamp the federal budget and keep the debt unusually high as far as the eye can see. That day has come and the answer now apparently is to “get used to it.”
A person familiar the negotiations says the Green Bay Packers have agreed to a four-year deal, $40 million deal with receiver Randall Cobb.
Venezuela will begin installing some 20,000 fingerprint scanners at supermarkets nationwide in a bid to stamp out hoarding and panic buying, which the government blames for long lines and widespread shortages of basic goods.
The rift over immigration in the emerging Republican presidential field opened up publicly Saturday, as several potential candidates called for enforcement of existing laws while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham said those living in the U.S. illegally should have a path to legal status.
Quotes from the nine Republicans attending a forum on agriculture issues in Des Moines, Iowa. All are considering seeking the party's presidential nomination in 2016:
Marshals have been authorized to seize America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA's prototype boat in response to a lien filed by sailor Joe Spooner, whose contract was terminated in January.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says the immigration system in the United States is not working.
A compensation fund for victims of a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak blamed on a tainted steroid has grown to $210 million.
Fighters from the Islamic State group attacked an oil field in Libya, killing several members of the security detail at the site and nine foreign workers are missing, European officials said Saturday.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is getting involved in Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
The clamor to crack down on laundering drug money was loud in 2010 when Wachovia National Bank was found to have let $110 million from Mexico be sent through its accounts. It grew two years later when HSBC Holdings PLC agreed to pay $1.9 billion to settle violations that included letting hundreds of millions of dollars from drug cartels flow through one of the world's largest banks.
For nearly seven years, Tom Hardin has been living with being "Tipper X," a seminal informant in the biggest insider trading case in a generation.
Temperature fluctuations can shorten the growing season for farmers, and the worry doesn't stop when crops are stored inside for winter sales, as a drop or spikes can ruin what's meant for market.
Ignore anyone who tells you snow is free.
Families of the 239 people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Sunday marked the anniversary of the plane's disappearance, vowing to never give up on the desperate search for wreckage and answers to the world's biggest aviation mystery.
It seems like a no-brainer for prospective presidential candidates: Come to Iowa to talk about agriculture. Thing is, not many of them do anymore and few can boast having dirt under their fingernails.
No one can argue that Apple has changed the way people live their lives. The company's iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad have shaken up music, phone and computer markets worldwide. Is the Apple Watch going to be able to do the same?
An investigation into what prosecutors call the biggest corruption scandal ever uncovered in Brazil won Supreme Court approval to expand to dozens of top politicians for alleged ties to a kickback scheme at the state-run energy company.
Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala has been tapped to run the Clinton Foundation as Hillary Rodham Clinton prepares for her expected 2016 presidential campaign and the philanthropy faces scrutiny of its fundraising practices.
A man convicted of threatening Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is now accused of sending her dozens of sexually graphic emails.
About 703,000 Fiat Chrysler SUVs and minivans will have to go back to the shop to fix malfunctioning ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall unexpectedly.
The maker of TurboTax software said Friday that it had been contacted by the U.S. Department of Justice and other government agencies about a recent spike in fraudulent income tax filings.
Duke Energy could legally leak pollutants from some of its coal ash dumps under new wastewater permits proposed Friday by North Carolina regulators.
The son of a wealthy Malaysian businessman accused of running an illegal sports betting ring together during the World Cup has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in order to return home.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 75 this week to 1,192 amid depressed oil prices.
Wal-Mart on Friday denied responsibility for the death of a man fatally shot by police while carrying an air rifle in one of its stores last year.
Apple will be joining the Dow Jones industrial average, an elite club of 30 major U.S. companies, on March 19, replacing AT&T. Here's a look at the famous barometer of the U.S. stock market and how it works.
Stocks fell sharply on Friday as a strong jobs report led investors to speculate that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates as soon as June as the economy continues to strengthen.
Pennsylvania's beer distributors received the go-ahead Friday to sell brew by the 12-pack.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Southwest Airlines' first flight from Aruba to Houston is due to arrive Saturday, marking the first international service at Houston's Hobby Airport in 46 years.
Federal authorities say hackers stole an estimated 1 billion email addresses from marketing companies and used them to send recipients spam.
South American foreign ministers met with Venezuelan officials in Caracas Friday in hopes of encouraging dialogue between opposition leaders and the socialist administration to head off a political crisis.
Tunisia's new government gave an inaugural performance this week by hosting a U.S.-sponsored conference on investment and entrepreneurship designed to boost international confidence in the struggling new democracy.
Consumers increased their borrowing in January at the slowest pace in more than a year with borrowing on credit cards actually declining for the second time in the last three months.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to charge the owners of a prominent Chilean financial company with bribery, tax evasion and illegally financing the campaign of right-wing politicians.
Ed "Big Mo" Modzelewski, a former star fullback who led the University of Maryland to an unbeaten season in 1951 and later won an NFL championship with the Cleveland Browns, has died. He was 86.
Matt Harvey was back on the mound, pumping fastballs by opposing batters for the first time in more than 18 months. His first outing following elbow surgery could not have been much more impressive.
Computer hackers stole a whopping 1 billion email addresses from U.S. marketing companies in what federal authorities Friday described as a massive spam scheme.
Mexico's central bank auctioned off $200 million in dollars Friday to shore up the peso as it neared a historic low against the U.S. currency.
More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week.
If you haven't seen one of Peter Max's paintings or drawings today, chances are you haven't opened your eyes yet.
Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn't provide proper warnings about the supplement's dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen's father said in a lawsuit filed Friday.
France is urging Luxembourg to bring its tax laws into line with European Union standards in the wake of revelations about sweet tax deals for big companies.
Attachments for a hand vacuum are being recalled because of a defective interior fan that can break out of the housing unit. Other recalled consumer products include a baby bassinet and motion lamps that look like a coral reef.
Cleaning ladies who have waged Greece's longest-running anti-austerity protest have camped outside a finance ministry building in Athens for nearly two years with one goal — getting their state-paid jobs back.
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $49.82 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Comprehensive advice can go beyond nest-egg planning into insurance, tax planning, estate planning, college funding, even budgeting and debt management.
When Phil Rawlins purchased the minor league Austin Aztex and moved the team to Orlando in 2010, he had the ambiguous goal of growing it into a Major League Soccer franchise within five years.
The Oakland Raiders' lease to play the 2015 season at the Coliseum has been approved by the board that runs the site.
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress on Friday that he will start using the package of emergency measures he has used in the past to keep the federal government from going over the debt limit next week.
Boxing is about to put on its richest fight ever.
Three years after running unopposed, DeMaurice Smith will have eight challengers for his executive director's position with the players' union in the March 15 election.
Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Federal health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S., a long-awaited milestone that could save billions for insurers, doctors and patients.
A strong jobs report shook up the financial markets on Friday.
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