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Published July 15th, 2014 - 10:59AM
Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of deepening fears over the continent’s energy dependence on Russia.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 10:59AM
Food service in the Lansing School District is now in the hands of local native and ex-NBA star Magic Johnson.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 10:19AM
For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 10:04AM
American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay's?
Published July 15th, 2014 - 9:59AM
The GOP-controlled House has slashed the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers and make it more likely that people who cheat on their taxes will get away with it.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 9:49AM
Maggots in food, staffing shortages and reports of running out of food are among complaints facing the vendor that serves food to Ohio inmates.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 9:34AM
British lawmakers debated the balance between privacy and security Tuesday during an unusual one-day session designed to rush an online surveillance bill through Parliament.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 9:19AM
Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 9:14AM
With an August deadline looming, the House is poised to act on a bill that would temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal highway and transit programs while ducking the issue of how to put them on a sound financial footing for the long term.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 8:59AM
Stocks are slightly lower in midday trading as investors considered the latest batch of corporate earnings and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual economic report to Congress.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 8:39AM
A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 8:29AM
The Tribune Co. has set Aug. 4 as the date for the expected spinoff of its newspaper publishing business.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 8:19AM
For months, Chinese state television has publicized a steady drumbeat of accusations of bribery and other abuses by a string of officials. Now, the state-run broadcaster faces allegations of graft in its own ranks.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 7:50AM
The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 7:39AM
U.S. companies restocked their store shelves and warehouses at a steady pace in May, a sign they expect sales will remain solid in the months ahead.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 7:29AM
Comerica Inc. (CMA) on Tuesday reported profit that rose by 5.7 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 7:29AM
The head of Hungary's largest broadcaster said Tuesday the company wants to remain in the country despite being seen as the main target of a new tax on advertising revenues.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 6:34AM
U.S. financial markets drifted mostly lower in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors pored through a batch of company earnings and digested the Federal Reserve's latest assessment of the U.S. economy. In remarks to Congress, Fed Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility the Fed could raise its key short-term interest rate sooner than currently projected.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 6:14AM
U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 5:29AM
Hewlett-Packard's interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, has resigned from the company's board to concentrate on personal health issues.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 5:29AM
Strong sales of several new drugs, particularly its hot new hepatitis medicine, lifted Johnson & Johnson's second-quarter profit by 13 percent, topping analysts' expectations.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 5:24AM
Britain's financial regulator on Tuesday announced new limitations on what payday lenders can charge their customers, the latest step in moves to tackle poor conduct in the short-term credit industry.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Goldman Sachs said Tuesday that its quarterly profit rose 5 percent, helped by record results from investment banking.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 4:54AM
JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank by assets, said Tuesday its second-quarter earnings fell 9 percent as revenue at its investment banking and mortgage businesses dropped.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 4:44AM
Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 4:29AM
A subway train derailed Tuesday deep below Moscow's streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of the morning rush hour. At least 21 people were killed, Russian officials said, and 136 were hospitalized, many with serious injuries.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 3:29AM
Specialty chemicals company Albemarle is buying counterpart Rockwood Holdings Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.2 billion.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 2:49AM
The British pound spiked near a six-year high against the dollar Tuesday after a surprisingly big increase in U.K. inflation fueled expectations that the Bank of England may start raising interest rates soon, possibly by the end of the year.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 2:39AM
A survey shows that German investor confidence fell for the seventh consecutive month in July, in another indication that Europe's biggest economy may be coming off the boil.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 2:09AM
Germany's antitrust authority has imposed fines totaling 338 million euros ($460 million) on 21 sausage manufacturers for colluding on prices.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 1:59AM
A timeline of events in the federal investigation into alleged rebate fraud at the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam:
Published July 15th, 2014 - 1:44AM
The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may have put the worst behind it after federal attorneys agreed not to prosecute Pilot Flying J for cheating customers.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 12:29AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has made "tremendous progress" in reducing a disability claims backlog that reached above 600,000 early last year. Members of Congress and the department's assistant inspector general don't believe it.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 12:29AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the economic recovery is not yet complete and for that reason the Fed intends to keep providing significant support to boost growth and improve labor market conditions.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 6:58AM
Market milestones — like Dow 17,000, the recently broached record high for the Dow Jones industrial average — tend to bring out the doomsayers, the guys who believe that every breakthrough is one step closer to a turning point.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 6:14AM
The Internal Revenue Service won’t carefully screen four of every five organizations seeking tax-exempt charitable status every year--a change that could mean less scrutiny of questionable use of the tax code by political groups, according to a new report in Time Magazine.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 6:14AM
In the topsy-turvy world of marijuana politics, conservative Republican Rep. Doc Hastings of Washington state is the unlikely hero of the moment, lauded for trying to protect medical pot users from federal arrest.
Published July 15th, 2014 - 6:14AM
Vani Hari’s followers hail her as a savior of food activism who reaches hundreds of thousands of readers eager for straight talk on the American processed-food machine. But in interviews with food-policy advocates and academics, she is criticized for sensationalized and overblown claims. Other activists say she takes more credit than she deserves. And in some cases, the Charlotte Observer found evidence of errors and inconsistencies.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:44PM
NCAA President Mark Emmert received $1.707 million in compensation in 2012-13, a year in which the governing body turned a $32 million profit.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:39PM
The Seattle City Council on Monday passed new rules regulating rideshare companies, allowing them to operate in the city without a limit on the number of cars.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:29PM
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has signed into law a communications overhaul with tough restrictions on dominant companies in the telephone and television sectors.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:29PM
Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:44PM
The organization that puts on the Golden Globe Awards and the company that produces the telecast have resolved their long-standing court battle over rights to the show.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:09PM
Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:04PM
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Published July 14th, 2014 - 2:49PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills unchanged while rates on three-month bills dropped to the lowest level since late April.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 2:44PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued a major debt collection law firm on Monday, alleging it is a "mill" that produces shoddy, mass-produced credit-card collection lawsuits.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 2:19PM
Apollo Education Group said the U.S. Department of Education will review the administration of federal student financial aid programs by its University of Phoenix subsidiary.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 2:09PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published July 14th, 2014 - 1:19PM
Stocks are closing sharply higher as the market shakes off its worst weekly performance in three months.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 1:04PM
Wholesale cash prices Monday:
Published July 14th, 2014 - 1:04PM
About 900 unionized employees at Bombardier's light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ontario, are on strike after failing to reach an agreement with management about pension changes and benefit reductions.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 1:04PM
The downward drift of oil prices continued Tuesday with the benchmark rate down near $100 a barrel even as the deteriorating security situation in Libya has raised questions over the restoration of crude exports.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:59PM
Ernst & Young has agreed to pay $4 million to settle civil charges of compromising its independence by lobbying Congress on behalf of two companies whose books it audited.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:49PM
Gold prices took a hard fall Monday as the worries that drove prices up last week dissipate and investors push the stock market up.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:44PM
Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:44PM
Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:39PM
Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:29PM
Alcoa on Monday signed a $1.1 billion deal to make jet engine parts for a unit of United Technologies Corp.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:09PM
Like a ship struggling to right itself in a roiling sea, Atlantic City's casinos are trying mightily to find balance amid a rapidly contracting and constantly changing gambling market.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 11:59AM
"Dig" will arrive this fall on USA as a six-episode thriller set in Jerusalem, starring Jason Isaacs as an FBI agent and Anne Heche as head of the local FBI office.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 11:29AM
The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay a $92 million penalty for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts, authorities announced Monday.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 10:44AM
Brazil got 9.25 out of 10 from FIFA President Sepp Blatter for organizing a World Cup that was "very special" because of high quality football.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 10:19AM
More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:44AM
Manchester United landed the richest uniform deal in soccer, a $1.3 billion, 10-year agreement with Adidas that replaces its Nike sponsorship.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:39AM
It's not just Argentine soccer fans who woke up depressed following their nation's 1-0 defeat to Germany in the World Cup final. Traders in Buenos Aires were also feeling blue.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:29AM
An investor group that includes investor and reality TV star Marcus Lemonis said it plans to acquire Crumbs Bake Shop out of bankruptcy.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:09AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $99.17 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:09AM
Germany's Deutsche Post AG took a gamble on the outcome of the World Cup final — and it paid off.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:09AM
Fitch Ratings warned Monday that it could lower Whirlpool Corp.'s credit rating after the appliance maker announced a plan to buy Italian rival Indesit for more than $1 billion.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 8:49AM
The world trade body has ruled against the United States in two disputes with India and China, telling the U.S. government it must abide by international rules.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 8:49AM
The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 8:39AM
Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 8:19AM
A former boarding house at the center of a David and Goliath battle between an elderly woman and Donald Trump is going up for auction.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 8:09AM
Cliffs Natural Resources hit back at activist investor Casablanca Capital on Monday, saying the firm is looking to strip the company for parts and sell when prices are at a low point.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 7:29AM
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that his administration would appeal a Supreme Court decision that declared his government's enforcement of a major economic stimulus program partly unconstitutional.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:49AM
EBay will soon feature auctions from the likes of Monet, Picasso and other masters through a new partnership with auction house Sotheby's.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:39AM
Stocks shook off last week's doldrums and finished sharply higher Monday, driven by a round of corporate deal news and strong earnings from Citigroup.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:19AM
Volkswagen plans to build a new seven-passenger SUV at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, adding about 2,000 factory jobs as it tries to reverse U.S. sales that have fallen for the past two years.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:14AM
The head of the Internal Revenue Service refused to apologize Friday for lost emails in the scandal over the improper screening of conservative groups and denied more widespread computer failures.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:14AM
The White House rejected calls on Friday for a special prosecutor to look into lost IRS emails and the inappropriate targeting of conservative groups, saying Republican investigations have failed to find a smoking gun.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:14AM
A congressional committee asked the Department of Justice on Wednesday to prosecute a top tax official who’s alleged to have improperly targeted conservative political organizations.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 6:09AM
Citigroup said Monday that its net income dropped in the second quarter after it took a $3.8 billion charge to settle claims over its risky subprime mortgage business.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:44AM
Airbus has launched updated versions of its A330 wide body aircraft in a bit to improve fuel efficiency, increase range and help the aircraft compete against Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:44AM
ConAgra Foods Inc., the company behind Chef Boyardee canned pasta, said Monday that it bought a Chinese potato processor for $93 million to help it sell more frozen potato products in Asia.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:44AM
Lockheed Martin and the U.S. military say they are still hoping to show off the F-35B fighter at the Farnborough International Airshow — even though time is running out to get the aircraft across the Atlantic.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:19AM
Drugmakers AbbVie and Shire have entered detailed talks about a possible combination after AbbVie raised its bid once again and offered to give Shire shareholders a bigger stake in the resulting company.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Manchester United secured a record-breaking $1.3 billion sponsorship deal with Adidas on Monday, signaling the club's enduring global appeal despite its worst Premier League campaign and strengthening its financial muscle for player transfers.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 4:34AM
Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric Holder said "shattered lives" and contributed to the worst financial crisis in decades, the Justice Department said Monday.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 4:19AM
Drugmakers AbbVie and Shire are in detailed talks about a possible combination after AbbVie once again raised the deal price and gave Shire shareholders a bigger stake in the new company.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 4:09AM
The generic drugmaker Mylan is buying Abbott Laboratories' generic-drugs business in developed markets for stock valued at about $5.3 billion.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 4:09AM
Following a strong start to the week, markets drifted Tuesday as U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen did not deviate too much from previous comments and some lackluster U.S. retail sales figures.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:44AM
A new chief executive has been appointed for Portugal's biggest bank, but Banco Espirito Santo's share price is still falling sharply as investors continue to fret about its financial health.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:19AM
India benchmark inflation rate eased to 5.4 percent in June, the lowest level in four months, the government said Monday.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:19AM
President Barack Obama is pressing Congress to make a long-term commitment to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states, but lawmakers appear headed for a short-term patch to sustain projects through next May.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 3:04AM
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Monday that a stronger euro would put at risk the shaky recovery in the 18 countries that use the shared currency.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 1:24AM
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is drafting regulations to improve the safety of rail shipments of crude oil following a series derailments, explosions and fires. With billions of dollars at stake, the railroad, oil, ethanol and chemical industries have been trying to shape the rules to their advantage in a series of meetings with the White House and PHMSA. A key issue is tougher standards for tank cars used to ship oil. The public has weighed in primarily through letters, emails and phone calls to the agency.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 1:09AM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is quickly becoming a top Democratic fundraiser and campaign powerhouse, hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key races the party will need to win to retain control of the U.S. Senate in November.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:59AM
Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli says it is buying U.S. manufacturer Russell Stover Candies, Inc., for an undisclosed sum.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:59AM
The price of oil edged down toward $100 a barrel on Monday after its biggest one-day drop since April following growing expectations of more supplies from Libya.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 12:39AM
The incoming leader of Europe's most powerful bureaucracy is a master of the backroom deal — and an outspoken and witty career politician who once advocated the right to lie in times of crisis.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 11:34PM
Samsung Electronics Co. said it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 10:29PM
Chinese authorities have indicted British and American investigators hired by GlaxoSmithKline on charges of illegally obtaining and selling private information, state media reported Monday, as the Briton blamed the pharmaceutical company for misleading and using him.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 9:09PM
Asian stocks rebounded Monday from jitters about a struggling Portuguese bank as investors looked ahead to a busy week of data releases in the U.S., China and Europe.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 2:27PM
It started 125 years ago with Thea Foss renting rowboats on Commencement Bay in Tacoma. Today, Foss Maritime Co. serves shippers worldwide.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 7:19PM
The youngest player in the All-Star Futures game made one of the biggest impressions.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 7:19PM
On July 9, The Associated Press published a report on major players in a World Cup ticket scalping investigation being conducted by Brazilian police. One of the companies, Pamodzi Sports Marketing based in Nigeria, says its founder Papa Massata Diack is no longer involved in that company. Diack is CEO of Pamodzi Sports Marketing in Senegal.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 5:14PM
Joey Gallo let loose his powerful left-handed swing on a too-good-to-pass-up pitch over the plate, producing a soaring two-run homer to give his team the lead for good.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 1:23PM
Whiting Petroleum Corp. said Sunday it is buying Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. for $6 billion in stock, worth $13.90 per share, in a deal that will make it the largest producer in the booming Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 1:23PM
A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 10:53AM
J. Keith Mularski's world has expanded greatly since he stopped selling discount furniture to join the FBI 1998. Especially since he transferred from Washington, D.C., in 2005 to fill a vacancy in the Pittsburgh field office's cyber squad — which he now heads.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 10:53AM
Engineering design company Aecom Technology Corp. said Sunday it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock, or about $56.31 per URS share.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 9:08AM
A gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 8:48AM
The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 7:58AM
Pizza Express, one of Britain's best-known chain restaurants, has been sold to a Chinese private equity firm for about 900 million pounds ($1.5 billion.)
Published July 13th, 2014 - 5:53AM
A string of fiery train derailments across the country has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape how the government responds to calls for tighter safety rules.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 3:08AM
Bravo Germany, the new World Cup champions, and Brazil for a great show
Published July 13th, 2014 - 2:53AM
At least 30 percent of newly purchased government cars will be electric and other types of "new energy vehicles," China's official news agency reported Sunday, as the country attempts to tackle air pollution and encourage the electric car market.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 2:18AM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is quickly becoming a top Democratic fundraiser and campaign powerhouse, hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key races the party will need to win to retain control of the U.S. Senate in November.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 1:08AM
The European Central Bank is coming under increasing pressure to do more to stem the strength of the euro currency, which is hurting exporters and keeping a lid on the region's recovery from recession.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Prognostication is a tough business, even when dealing with a limited set of potential outcomes, such as in politics (“Dewey defeats Truman”) or sports (the Denver Broncos, you might recall, were teensy favorites over the Seattle Seahawks in the most recent Super Bowl).
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Tesla Motors, which is on a mission to bring electric cars to the masses, now has another goal: to become a leading employer of America’s military veterans.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
After the stock market’s phenomenal five-year bull run, finding undiscovered gems today is no easy feat. But we expect the earnings of the companies below to rise significantly faster than the 10.2-percent average annual earnings growth predicted for Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index over the next three years.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 9:13PM
The protesters who many feared would wreck Brazil's World Cup party failed to show up. While the national team fell short of claiming the coveted championship, the country at least can say the tournament that wraps up with Sunday's title game has gone off with only scattered demonstrations.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 5:03PM
First, the Cavaliers got LeBron James' word. Then they got his signature.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 11:38AM
A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby food.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 11:08AM
Three people injured when a tourist bus flipped on its side while traveling through Grand Teton National Park remained in the hospital Saturday.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 10:38AM
Serbia's finance minister has resigned, saying he disagreed with the prime minister over the pace of reform and the austerity measures needed to restart the Balkan country's economy.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 8:43AM
A dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 8:28AM
The Seneca Indian Nation is strengthening its roots to the land with a new commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees in public landscaping.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 8:18AM
A lot is at stake in the Farnborough International Airshow, the aviation industry's biggest annual event, which opens Monday.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 8:13AM
Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 6:53AM
Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 5:13AM
A top business journalist at China's state broadcaster was taken away by prosecutors, abruptly absent from his nightly newscast he was anchoring, China's financial news magazine Caixin reported Saturday.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 4:03AM
It's the holy month of Ramadan, when people throughout the Muslim world meet with friends and family, buy presents for loved ones and break a day-long fast each evening amid colorful street scenes.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 12:23AM
Wondering how to drive it like Dempsey, move it like Messi or rip it like Ronaldo?
Published July 12th, 2014 - 12:13AM
Dan Haren pitched much better last season after the All-Star break than he did before it — and he's hoping the same scenario will play out this time around.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 12:05AM
The Defense Health Agency, relying on medical laboratory experts and existing authority to conduct medical “demonstrations,” will restore Tricare coverage this month for up to 40 genetic tests used in patient care.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:03PM
Jesse Hahn has given the San Diego Padres more than they bargained for when they acquired him and reliever Alex Torres during the winter in seven-player trade with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 10:28PM
Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead, his spokesman said Saturday.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 2:18PM
The federal deficit is projected to come in this fiscal year $66 billion below earlier forecasts and $100 billion below the last fiscal year, the White House said Friday.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 2:18PM
America is awash in propane, a byproduct of booming oil and natural gas production. Yet getting it to markets at home and abroad is proving challenging and controversial.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 2:18PM
A proposal that federal officials said was intended to simplify federal water laws has instead been interpreted to do the opposite – and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is scrambling to defend itself to agriculture and other industries.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 2:18PM
Ratcheting up pressure on the Syrian government, the U.S. Treasury Department Wednesday announced sanctions against two Syrian firms and one in the United Arab Emirates that are allegedly linked to the regime’s weapons programs.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 2:18PM
Despite the post-financial crisis focus on revamping Wall Street’s credit rating agencies, federal regulators have failed to fix the problems that contributed hugely to the economic meltdown, according to a paper released July 9th by the progressive-leaning Brookings Institution.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 6:21PM
The San Diego Padres interviewed Kim Ng for their vacant general manager job on Friday. She's been a candidate for GM spots before, including with the Padres in 2009.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 5:36PM
U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of the latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 5:16PM
The federal agency that insures company pensions for more than 40 million Americans says its top official is resigning.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:56PM
The U.S. government has imposed duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries, ruling in favor of U.S. steel producers and unions that had complained those countries were unfairly flooding the American market.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:41PM
United Airlines is the latest carrier to say it will reduce flights to Venezuela over a dispute about money trapped by tight currency controls in the South American country.
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