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Published February 23rd, 2015 - 12:31PM
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch is backing a Supreme Court challenge to one of the keystones of President Barack Obama's health care law. Now, he says he's preparing a plan to help people who might be hurt if his side wins the case.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 12:19PM
National company has 150 people downtown
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 12:11PM
The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000s in Israel that killed or wounded several Americans, a U.S. jury found Monday in awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at a high-stakes civil trial.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 11:31AM
Corinthian Colleges Inc.'s problems have spread to Canada.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 11:11AM
The Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The argument threatens subsidies that help make insurance affordable to consumers in about three dozen states.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 11:06AM
President Barack Obama warned Monday that states will feel the pain of a Homeland Security Department shutdown if Congress can't break an impasse by week's end. But on Capitol Hill, no solution was in sight.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 10:51AM
The Supreme Court has rejected a free-speech appeal from guides in New Orleans who object to having to be licensed to lead tours.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 10:31AM
Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees following a season-long suspension, arriving three days ahead of schedule.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 10:26AM
President Barack Obama warned the nation's governors Monday that a looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would have a direct impact on their states' economies, as well as on security throughout the U.S.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:51AM
Italy and Switzerland have signed an accord ending Swiss banking secrecy.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:51AM
After years of a Washington dispute over investment advice, the Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts. The change would put brokers — who sell stocks, bonds, annuities and other investments — under the stricter requirements for registered financial advisers.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 12:51PM
The slump in crude oil prices and disappointing U.S. home sales data helped nudge stocks mostly lower on Monday, pulling the market back from an all-time high reached last week.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:31AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $49.34 per barrel at 12 p.m. Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:26AM
Ukraine's economy, which has been badly hit by more than a year of crisis, has suffered another blow with a sharp drop in the national currency, the hryvnia.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:12AM
Cybersecurity a hot topic
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:11AM
U.S. oil company Chevron says it has pulled out of shale gas drilling in Romania, weeks after ending business in Poland.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 8:56AM
A tanker truck carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of fuel caught fire Monday on a major highway in southern New Jersey, spewing thick, black smoke into the sky.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 8:16AM
Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 8:11AM
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 8:11AM
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 8:06AM
Keurig said Monday that it will pay about $624 million to buy back its shares owned by Italian coffee company Luigi Lavazza SpA.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:11AM
The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 7:11AM
U.S. home sales struck a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 6:56AM
Bristol-Myers Squibb is using an acquisition that could be worth more than $1 billion and a separate collaboration agreement to continue its push into developing cancer treatments that use a patient's immune system to attack the disease.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 6:51AM
U.S. metal producer Globe Specialty Metals Inc. said Monday that it is merging with European rival Grupo FerroAtlantica in an all-stock deal that will create a new company worth about $3.1 billion.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 6:31AM
Apple is investing 1.7 billion euros ($1.92 billion) in high-tech data centers in Denmark and Ireland that will be powered by renewable energy, in its largest such project in Europe to date, the company said Monday.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 5:51AM
Japan's Asahi Kasei Corp. will pay $2.2 billion to buy the energy storage business of Polypore International after Polypore sells a separate segment of its operation to 3M Co. for $1 billion.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 5:26AM
Darden Restaurants Inc. has named interim CEO Eugene I. Lee Jr. to the post on a permanent basis.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 5:11AM
En Avant de Guingamp (the name means "Forward, Guingamp") competes with one of the smallest budgets in France's top division, just 25 million euros (US$28.5 million). Here's how:
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 4:51AM
Armstrong World Industries is spinning off its flooring business, creating two publicly traded companies with the other focused on ceilings.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 10:26AM
Caught between its own defiant campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's left-wing government will deliver a list of reforms Tuesday to debt inspectors for final approval of extended rescue loans, officials said.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 4:31AM
The coaches went to their club president with a modest request: could he buy them a hut, locker or something to store their footballs and equipment?
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 3:31AM
Dish Network co-founder and Chairman Charles Ergen is returning to the helm of the satellite TV provider as the company faces declining subscribers and a changing pay-TV industry.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 3:31AM
World stocks extended gains Monday after Greece and its European creditors reached an agreement that staved off the threat of bankruptcy and exit from the euro, though hurdles remain to cementing the short-term funding deal.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 3:11AM
Tapping the anxieties of aging baby boomers, President Barack Obama on Monday called for tougher standards on brokers who manage retirement savings accounts, a change that could affect the investment advice received by many Americans and aggravate tensions between the White House and Wall Street.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 2:51AM
Britain's government has cut its stake in Lloyds Banking Group by another 1 percent, recouping about 500 million pounds ($768 million) for taxpayers who rescued the bank at the height of the financial crisis.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 12:21PM
Nearly all West Coast seaports began the work week with crews hustling to load and unload cargo ships that were held up amid a months-long dispute over a new contract for dockworkers.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 3:00AM
President Barack Obama will head to the AARP Monday afternoon to announce a change in policies affecting retirement accounts -- part of a series of moves the White House says is aimed at boosting the middle class.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 1:36AM
Japan's agriculture minister stepped down Monday following questions over political funding contributions, the latest in a series of such resignations.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 1:31AM
A closely-watched measure of German business confidence released Monday rose for the fourth straight month in February in another positive sign from Europe's largest economy.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 1:16AM
HSBC executives offered a fresh mea culpa Monday as its chief executive found himself personally mired in the scandal surrounding allegations that the bank helped wealthy clients dodge taxes.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 12:56AM
The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 10:56AM
America's biggest tobacco companies asked a federal appeals court Monday to set aside a series of court-ordered advertisements saying they lied about the dangers of smoking.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 10:56PM
Honda Motor Co. — hurt by falling sales and embroiled in a crisis over defective air bags — is replacing its CEO.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 7:51PM
A high school wrestler from southwest Iowa who collapsed at the state duals tournament has been released from a Des Moines hospital.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 5:36PM
Hannah O'Sullivan became the youngest winner in Symetra Tour history Sunday, shooting a 3-under 69 for a four-stroke victory in the season-opening Gateway Classic.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 4:31PM
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos met on Sunday and afterward announced that a mayor's advisory committee will speed up its work and present a stadium plan to the team within three months that could keep it from moving to the Los Angeles area.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 3:55PM
The seaport in Oakland, California, appeared to have joined others on the West Coast in resuming its normal operations on Sunday night after work disruptions earlier in the day, officials said.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 3:40PM
Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has agreed to buy Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for about $10 billion in cash.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 10:39AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" didn't relinquish control of the box office.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 8:27AM
An NHL jersey worn by Hall of Fame defenseman Eddie Shore has sold for $119,500.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 7:59AM
Folks in this little Ohio city are thankful for all the interest and help: the national TV coverage, the attention from politicians of all stripes, the visits by celebrities, the generous donations to feed families facing hunger for the first time.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 7:54AM
The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 7:04AM
Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football's biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 4:54AM
The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 12:00AM
A proposed new 12-nation Pacific Rim trade pact stirs controversy even among free trade advocates and Democrats, pitting the Obama administration against unions and environmental groups and attracting advocates such as Washington Republican Congressman Dave Reichert and other GOP members
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 1:35PM
Oil train records held by the Texas Department of Public Safety are not subject to exemption under state open records law, the state attorney general ruled this week, and must be released in full to McClatchy and other news organizations.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 1:35PM
The oil train that derailed and burst into flame in West Virginia earlier this week had passed by Dyann Simile’s house just a few minutes earlier.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 1:35PM
The world’s largest public relations firm will reportedly no longer have its lucrative relationship with the American Petroleum Institute, the oil industry’s main lobbying group.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 1:35PM
Small fires burned for a fourth day as recovery crews and federal investigators made progress at the site of an oil train derailment in West Virginia with the goal of getting evacuated residents back into their homes.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 4:39PM
A unique chamber designed to improve the nation's readiness against biological warfare has debuted at a U.S. Army facility in Utah.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 1:59PM
Talk about value investing. A car owned by Warren Buffett was auctioned for more than $122,000, about 10 times the estimated worth, as the billionaire and philanthropist offered to again help out one of his favorite charities.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 1:39PM
Long lines snaked through the concourse at Marlins Park on Saturday as fans waited for autographs, even from players who won't make this year's team.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 1:14PM
Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 147,000 sedans and station wagons made over the past few years to fix a problem with an engine compartment seal that could spark a fire.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 6:59AM
In Japan, after a long day at work, it's customary to head to an izakaya, or neighborhood bar, to meet with friends and unwind over drinks and food.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 3:59AM
Indian police questioned five senior energy company executives on Saturday in a widening investigation into the alleged theft of classified government documents, a senior officer said.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 3:34AM
The Greek government is facing a Monday deadline to come up with credible reform proposals to extend the existing bailout deal and the drafting of a new one.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 3:24AM
India's filthy air is cutting 660 million lives short by about three years, according to research published Saturday that underlines the hidden costs of the country's heavy reliance on fossil fuels to power its economic growth with little regard for the environment.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 2:59AM
The French interior minister said he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 1:34AM
Dockworkers along the West Coast began the monthslong task Saturday of clearing seaports of cargo that was caught up in a contract feud between their union and employers.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 7:24AM
British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday's Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 12:24AM
In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:34PM
Yutaka Katayama, a former president of Nissan Motor Co.'s U.S. unit who built the Z sports car into a powerful global brand in the 1970s, has died, his son said Saturday. He was 105.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:14PM
The biggest obstacle for Coca-Cola and Pepsi these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's the surging U.S. dollar.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 5:54PM
It's still unclear what caused an explosion at an oil refinery outside Los Angeles, and there's no timetable for when gas production will resume, the refinery manager said Friday.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 5:39PM
Canada's railways will have to pay for a disaster relief fund under proposed legislation introduced in response to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec in 2013.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 5:19PM
Cheese lovers are already lining up to lock in a nibble when a Wisconsin cheese-maker releases a 20-year-old cheddar this summer.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 5:04PM
Moody's Investors Service says it has cut Russia's credit rating to junk grade, citing the crisis in Ukraine and a slide in oil prices and the ruble.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 4:24PM
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Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:59PM
In a story about BioCryst Pharmaceutical Inc.'s quarterly results, The Associated Press reported erroneously, in a report generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research, that the company is based in Birmingham, Alabama. It's based in Durham, North Carolina.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:54PM
Forget the Oscars.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:39PM
A second professor has resigned from the University of Missouri-Kansas City after an audit found that its business school knowingly submitted false data when applying for rankings and awards from national organizations.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:39PM
A line of cocktail shaker sets that can shatter unexpectedly have been recalled this week. Other consumer products being recalled include artificial Christmas trees and cable stripping tools.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:39PM
Lockheed Martin has agreed to pay $62 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the defense contractor of mismanaging employee retirement accounts and using funds with excessive fees.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:10PM
As the nation's governors convened in Washington, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his team worked quietly Friday to right a nascent presidential bid struggling to build momentum.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:00PM
The Nasdaq composite rose for an eighth straight day Friday, pushing the index closer to its all-time closing high.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 2:45PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published February 20th, 2015 - 2:40PM
Federal prosecutors filed multiple criminal charges against Duke Energy on Friday over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 2:25PM
The modest raises that Wal-Mart has said it will give its lowest-paid workers provide a glimmer of hope for lower-wage workers in other companies and industries.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 2:20PM
Federal officials say that American Airlines "may have" violated maintenance rules and they are continuing to investigate a union group's allegations that mechanics were pressured to clear planes for flying before it was safe.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 2:00PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:55PM
A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding has rejected an offer from the Washington state attorney general to settle a discrimination case by paying a $2,000 fine.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:45PM
Hungry cyclists thinking of grabbing a quick taco or hamburger while cruising through Salt Lake City could soon find that Utah has restricted their two-wheeled meals.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:40PM
Almost every building was gravely damaged, nearly every window smashed in this Ukrainian town left unrecognizable by months of relentless shelling. Children played in the rubble where their homes once stood, while neighbors boiled water in open fires as temperatures dipped below freezing.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:20PM
Rights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:15PM
Major League Baseball is slowly addressing the lagging pace of games.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 4:47PM
Entertainer, entrepreneur and cannabis celebrity Tommy Chong appeared this week at the opening of Seattle’s CannaCon, billed as the nation’s largest marijuana-related trade and seminar show.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:40PM
YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:00PM
Target Corp. is betting big on organic and sustainable products.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:00PM
The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against a company that makes wrist bands intended to repel insects, saying there is no evidence they work.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:53AM
The essentials of amortization.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:50AM
The French interior minister said Friday he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:20AM
A campaign to get universities to stop investing in greenhouse gas-producing fuels has come deep into energy country as activists ask the University of Colorado to divest from coal and petroleum companies.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:20AM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 48 this week to 1,310 amid depressed oil prices.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 4:19PM
The man accused of setting off a small explosion last month that rattled nerves because of its proximity to a Colorado NAACP office says he was in a rage over his financial problems and was actually targeting his accountant, according to court documents filed Friday.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:00AM
Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:00AM
Santander Bank has agreed to stop a policy that often kept poor and low-income people from opening new checking or savings accounts, the bank and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 10:35AM
Energizer, which is in the process of splitting into two separate companies, said Friday that it will name its personal care spinoff Edgewell Personal Care.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 10:20AM
That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 10:15AM
Brazilian federal prosecutors on Friday said they're seeking $1.55 billion from six construction and engineering companies for their alleged involvement in a massive kickback scheme at state-run oil firm Petrobras.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 10:00AM
If it's just snow, why is New England having such a difficult time making it all go away?
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:45AM
Thousands of victims of Bernard Madoff's multibillion-dollar fraud are not entitled to interest or inflation when they get a share of recovered funds, a federal appeals court said Friday.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:40AM
The numbers do not bode well for all the wannabe NFL quarterbacks at the combine this week.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:40AM
A New Jersey-based company has struck the first publicly announced deal under reforms enacted this year that allow U.S. telecom firms to do business with Cuba.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:35AM
Italian apparel company Benetton says it plans to offer financial compensation for the 2013 garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,127 people, the worst tragedy to strike the global garment industry.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:25AM
The U.S. stock market is little changed at midday as investors monitor the tough debt negotiations between Greece and its European creditors.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:05AM
An audit found that the winner of an events management contract for the University of Houston's $128 million stadium had more information than was available to other bidders.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 9:05AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 8:40AM
The president of Wright State University and its dining services vendor have apologized for a Black History Month menu that featured fried chicken and collard greens.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 8:35AM
After a two-year study that examined alternative locations, Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it will keep its global headquarters in Peoria and modernize its downtown complex in what it called a re-commitment to the city.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 8:25AM
In an unexpected shot across the bow of his GOP neighbors to the south, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has a simple message on labor and economic development for automakers looking to build new plants: We're not Tennessee.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:40AM
The U.S. government will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 8:05AM
A snapshot of stadium proposals in the Los Angeles area that could become home for an NFL team.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:40PM
A deal giving Greece more time to repay its debts swung the U.S. stock market higher Friday and drove the stock market to a record high.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 7:45AM
More hospitals and doctors are starting to use data from fitness trackers and health apps to help treat patients. But they are moving cautiously. The technology has a lot of potential, but there are key challenges to work out:
Published February 20th, 2015 - 7:20AM
In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 7:15AM
The longer it takes to secure a deal to keep Greece in the euro, the greater the risk the country will have to put its financial system in lockdown to prevent worried savers from pulling money out in droves.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 6:40AM
The World Health Organization said Friday it has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine — with reasonable accuracy — whether someone is infected with the deadly virus.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 6:40AM
France and Germany held out the possibility on Friday of sanctions if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 6:00AM
An assembly line at one of three General Motors plants in Brazil has ground to a halt as workers strike to protest the planned layoffs of nearly 800 employees.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 5:40AM
Chelsea plans to invite the black man abused by its supporters at a French metro station before a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain this week to its London stadium for the return leg.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 7:35AM
Deere's first-quarter profit declined, reflecting softer demand for agricultural machinery. Its performance topped analysts' expectations, but its 2015 guidance appeared to disappoint.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 3:45AM
A Dutch company that makes SIM cards for cellular phones says it is investigating reports that it was hacked by Britain's electronic spying agency in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 11:00AM
Following weeks of recrimination and distrust, Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday on extending the country's rescue loans, a move that should dramatically ease concerns it was heading for the euro exit as soon as next month.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:20AM
Police have arrested seven people for allegedly stealing classified documents from the Indian government and selling them to energy companies, a top police officer said Friday.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 1:15AM
Global markets were subdued Friday as investors looked for news of a breakthrough in Greece's debt talks and most markets in Asia were closed for the Lunar New Year holidays.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:55AM
Los Angeles is the hottest market for new stadiums in the country — and the NFL teams that could come with them — but the possibility that three teams will kick off in the region is a football fantasy, experts say.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:40AM
When Flip Saunders and Milt Newton woke up on Thursday morning, they had no idea how the day would end.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:20AM
With an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" outbreak connected to its facility, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center stopped short of pointing a finger at the manufacturer of a medical instrument believed to have spread the deadly germs. The maker of the product was careful not to blame the hospital as it issued new cleaning instructions emphasizing meticulous manual sterilization.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 11:05PM
Striking FairPoint workers gave their union negotiators a standing ovation Friday at the first briefings and ratification votes on a tentative agreement aimed at ending a four-month strike.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 10:40PM
A little-known war museum outside Boston is drawing back the curtain on a key secret of "The Imitation Game," giving visitors a rare chance to use the complex Nazi Enigma coding machines at the center of the Oscar-nominated film.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 10:00PM
Honda Motor Co. will cut output at two North American factories from Feb. 24 through March 2, cutting production by 5,000 cars due to a disruption in parts shipments caused by a protracted labor dispute at West Coast ports.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 9:15PM
U.S. home rental prices rose at a steady rate in January, but prices barely budged or even dipped in parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 8:00PM
The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement Thursday night, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 8:00PM
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 7:35PM
A psychic who used an elaborate con to steal $15 million from the heir to an Oregon timber fortune was sentenced Thursday to more than eight years in federal prison.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 7:22PM
A former Qualcomm sales director in San Diego has pleaded guilty to insider trading that netted him about $200,000.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 7:20PM
A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding plans to appeal a judge's ruling that she broke a Washington state antidiscrimination law.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 7:07PM
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a supplemental budget Thursday that allocates nearly $218 million in state and federal money for expenses including the deadly Oso mudslide and last summer's wildfires.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 6:25PM
Federal health officials are easing access to DNA tests used to screen parents for devastating genetic disorders that can be passed on to their children. The surprise announcement offers a path forward for Google-backed genetic testing firm 23andMe, which previously clashed with regulators over its direct-to-consumer technology.
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