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Published September 19th, 2014 - 6:05AM
Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America's nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 6:00AM
Rockwell Collins Inc. said Friday that its board approved spending another $500 million to buy back the company's stock. It also posted an outlook for the coming fiscal year.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 4:30AM
The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 4:10AM
General Motors will begin building a new, top-end Cadillac sedan late next year at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 3:20AM
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia is ready to cooperate with the West despite efforts to isolate Moscow with economic sanctions.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 3:05AM
Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 2:25AM
Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 2:20AM
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China, the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 2:05AM
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Published September 19th, 2014 - 12:55AM
Nepal's government signed an agreement Friday with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment.
Published September 19th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 10:35PM
With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:25PM
Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:25PM
It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:05PM
Samsung says U.S. wireless carriers will start taking orders for its large-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the same day larger iPhones go on sale.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:15PM
Zac Blair matched the course record with a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take the lead in the Web.com Tour Championship, the final event in the four-tournament Web.com Tour Finals.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:40PM
The state's legal recreational marijuana market is expected to bring in about $636 million in taxes to state coffers through the middle of 2019, according to an economic forecast released Thursday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:30PM
From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end Scotland's 307-year union with England.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:25PM
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the team.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:15PM
In case you missed them the first time, House Republicans have passed an election-year package of tax cuts, regulation reductions and, once again, a tweak to President Barack Obama's health law. As before, they stand no chance of becoming law.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:55PM
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a federal safety board's right to investigate the role of Transocean Deepwater Drilling Corp. in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:50PM
Argentina's congress on Thursday approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits in an attempt to tackle one of the hemisphere's worst inflation rates.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:45PM
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:25PM
As Derek Jeter plays his final regular-season home stand with the Yankees, a New Jersey farm is preparing to welcome guests to a 5-acre corn maze carved in his honor.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:25PM
The U.S. stock market closed at record highs on Thursday following another piece of good news on the economy. Fewer Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week, according to the Labor Department. That came a day after the Federal Reserve on Wednesday made clear it would keep interest rates near zero for a while.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:25PM
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Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:17PM
Strategic Capital Group has been fined, along with the CEO, for breaking a 1940 financial law.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:05PM
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Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:05PM
German business software maker SAP said it will buy travel and expense management software company Concur Technologies for $129 per share, or about $7.36 billion.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:05PM
The legal system doesn't work on the NFL's schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what's next in each case:
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:00PM
Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:35PM
Having spent political capital fighting climate change at home, President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week, urging fellow heads of state to be as ambitious as possible as they negotiate a make-or-break global treaty to be finalized in Paris next year.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:20PM
Clorox said Thursday it will promote Benno Dorer to CEO of the consumer products maker.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:20PM
Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:20PM
Derek Jeter is going out his way.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:20PM
JetBlue Airways Corp. CEO Dave Barger will step down in February and be replaced by the company's president, ending months of speculation about leadership at the airline, which is profitable but has lagged its rivals.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:09PM
Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:00PM
McDonald's says it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5 percent to 85 cents per share.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:54PM
Puerto Rico's government on Thursday announced the construction of a $108 million real estate project as the island tries to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump with help from U.S. investors.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:49PM
Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:34PM
Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:34PM
Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behavior and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
The proof is in the notes. Meticulously crafted. Carefully annotated. Relentlessly pored over. One glimpse at Mike Mitchell's studiousness is all it took for longtime Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor to realize how seriously his team's newest safety takes his football.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:54PM
The number of jobs at U.S. airlines keeps growing — although slowly — as some of them post record profits.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:49PM
Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:45PM
Florida general manager Dale Tallon would prefer to move past last season, for obvious reasons.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:35PM
Kristin Gazlay, an editor who has held major leadership positions at The Associated Press over a career extending more than three decades, has been appointed the news service's director of top stories, Senior Managing Editor Michael Oreskes announced Thursday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:35PM
To find the year's best-performing mutual funds, head east.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:35PM
Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease who are pursuing benefits claims.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:30PM
Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:15PM
Hundreds of thousands of Native Americans have started receiving the final cash payments this week from one of the largest government settlements in U.S. history, about three years after the deal was approved.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 11:40AM
A JetBlue airliner that experienced engine problems soon after takeoff returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and passengers evacuated onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 11:20AM
A popular cartoonist said she lost her job over her representation of the late Hugo Chavez's iconic signature as a flat-lined heartbeat to dramatize Venezuela's health care crisis.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 11:15AM
Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease as they pursue benefits claims.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 10:50AM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that voters need to turn pay inequity and women's economic security into a political movement in the November elections and beyond, pointing to an issue that could animate a future presidential campaign.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 10:41AM
Cyprus' energy minister says Egypt and Jordan are interested in buying natural gas from the Mediterranean island nation to meet their domestic needs.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 10:35AM
A jury Thursday began hearing the only case to go to trial over the February 2009 plane crash into a home outside Buffalo that killed 50 people.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 10:15AM
Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top American military official said Thursday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Open-source software company Red Hat is buying FeedHenry for about 63.5 million euros ($82 million) as it looks to broaden its cloud-based mobile app platform offerings.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:50AM
Shares of ProQR Therapeutics are surging after the Dutch drugmaker's expanded IPO priced at the top of its expected range.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:30AM
The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down from 8 million reported earlier this year.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:20AM
Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 9:20AM
The U.S. stock market is higher in midday trading as investors received more encouraging news on the economy. The slight gains come a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it's in no rush to raise interest rates.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 8:23AM
Regional fishing associations are uniting in an attempt to strengthen the laws that govern fisheries in federal waters.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 8:08AM
UPS will hire up to 95,000. Kohl's plans to take on 67,000 and FedEx 50,000. Wal-Mart will add 60,000.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 8:08AM
In a high-stakes legal offshoot of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a U.S. jury was asked Thursday to decide whether executives at Jordan-based Arab Bank should be held responsible for a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 7:48AM
Amazon and eBay should watch their backs.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 7:18AM
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-week gain this year.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 6:48AM
ConAgra's first-quarter earnings nearly tripled as the food producer cut costs and volumes increased.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 6:28AM
Rite Aid Corp. topped analyst expectations for its second quarter, but the drugstore chain's stock tumbled Thursday after it also dropped its fiscal 2015 earnings forecast for the second straight quarter due in part to an expected decrease in pharmacy profitability.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 6:23AM
Substantially fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week, which often points to employers feeling more confident about the economy and hiring more workers.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 6:13AM
Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc., which is in the process of spinning off its hotel business, said Thursday that is selling 52 of its hotels to a joint venture for about $1.1 billion.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:58AM
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:48AM
Ireland's economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger boom, government statisticians reported Thursday as economists declared that the country's debt crisis was dead and buried.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:48AM
U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:38AM
PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity."
Published September 18th, 2014 - 5:23AM
The media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch is joining the fray in Google's protracted European antitrust case, saying the technology company unfairly distorts competition.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:43AM
Philippine authorities arrested 43 suspected members of a syndicate that runs a lucrative online cybersex operation catering to clients worldwide, officials said Thursday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:23AM
As UEFA prepares to select the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Championship, Michel Platini's continent-wide project still faces skepticism and question marks.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:23AM
Indian and Chinese troops faced off at their countries' unmarked border in the Himalayas on Thursday as their leaders were promising to boost economic cooperation and substantially increase Chinese investment in India's infrastructure at a rare meeting.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 4:03AM
German pharmaceuticals and chemicals company Bayer AG said Thursday it plans to spin off its polymer division with a separate stock listing.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:38AM
Greek unemployment dropped considerably in the second quarter but still afflicts more than a quarter of the workforce, as the country struggles to climb out of a punishing six-year economic recession.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 3:08AM
The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 2:43AM
The European Central Bank has launched a new stimulus program aimed at getting banks to lend more — but low demand for the first round of its super-cheap loans suggests the difficulty the ECB faces in reviving the economy.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:58AM
The European Union's highest court says airlines are allowed to charge passengers an extra fee for checking in luggage.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:58AM
Some 200 companies on Thursday pledged to create new work and training opportunities for Europe's young jobseekers, of which one out of four is unemployed.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:58AM
A consortium led by Hyundai Motor Co. offered more than $10 billion for land in Seoul's tony Gangnam district where it will build a new headquarters. The sky high price surprised shareholders who sent the automaker's shares down nearly 10 percent.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:23AM
Alibaba Group's U.S. stock offering is a wakeup call about an emerging wave of technology giants in China's state-dominated economy.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:23AM
Control over Alibaba Group will stay in the hands of founder Jack Ma and other company veterans after the Chinese e-commerce giant goes public on the New York Stock Exchange in a record busting share sale.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:18AM
Barry Bonds may yet overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:18AM
The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 12:08AM
South Korean officials say North Korean reporters are using fax and American email services to file stories from the Asian Games in Incheon because the northerners' websites are blocked in the South.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 10:18PM
The British pound jumped as investors bet that Scottish voters would reject independence based on results that cover more than half of Scotland. Japanese stocks rallied as the yen extended losses against the dollar while other Asian benchmarks were subdued for lack of major economic data.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 9:43PM
San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world's biggest social network is not budging from its rules.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 9:28PM
The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 9:28PM
Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting — but not necessarily right away.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
The Federal Reserve Wednesday announced it would trim its bond buying by another $10 billion, leaving it on course to end next month the controversial program designed to support the sluggish U. S. economic recovery.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
With the harvest underway, Jon Alegria figures he’ll pack more than 400 million apples from this year’s crop by mid-November, relying on a widely used chemical to keep them looking fresh for months.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
Ken Miracle can’t remember exactly when he became fascinated with the plump greater sage grouse that strut about on the once-endless sagebrush expanses of southern Idaho.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
At 3 years old, the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has survived opponents’ attempts to dismantle it and is busy rolling out new regulations and doling out punishment to companies accused of bilking consumers.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
In Port Townsend, Wash., City Manager David Timmons said he’s trying to figure out how to handle city employees who want to use medical marijuana at work.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
An improved economy with more full-time workers drove a decline in the national poverty rate in 2013 _ the first in seven years _ and the first decline in the nation’s child poverty rate in 13 years, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Tuesday.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities.
Published September 18th, 2014 - 1:14PM
The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday awarded $10.2 million to nearly two dozen states to beef up enforcement of a labor scheme that companies employ to evade their tax obligations.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 6:13PM
Japan logged a 948.5 billion yen ($8.7 billion) trade deficit in August, the 26th straight month of red ink, as slack demand from China and the U.S. stymied exports, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 6:08PM
Amazon keeps rolling out the devices.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 5:28PM
Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists' work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy that are spreading nationwide.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 5:18PM
The father of a woman who once dated NFL receiver Brandon Marshall called for the league's commissioner to resign Wednesday because he's disappointed in the way his daughter's abuse allegations were handled.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 5:03PM
Washington state is warning dozens of people who applied to run legal marijuana shops that their chance of getting a license is in jeopardy.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 3:43PM
The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 6:04PM
The Association of Fundraising Professionals has honored Auburn’s Muckleshoot Tribe for contributuons to the community.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 3:27PM
The value of Argentina's peso has hit its lowest level ever on the black market.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 3:07PM
Independent candidate Greg Orman's business dealings faced new scrutiny Wednesday in Kansas' unexpectedly competitive U.S. Senate race, as he acknowledged his friendship with a former Goldman Sachs board member sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 3:07PM
A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:57PM
Federal health experts said Wednesday there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging in men and that their use should be narrowed to exclude millions of Americans currently taking them.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:47PM
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Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:47PM
The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:43PM
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:41PM
Steel Dynamics forecast a strong third-quarter profit on Wednesday, citing increased shipments and solid demand from key markets.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:32PM
The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high. The Fed statement put to rest an anxious waiting game among investors that has left the Standard & Poor's 500 index moving between small gains and losses for a week. Seven of the 10 industry groups of the S&P 500 ended up, led by materials stocks.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 2:29PM
The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:38PM
Detroit Red Wings players have visited children at a Saginaw hospital as they tour the state on the way to their training camp in Traverse City.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:33PM
Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR) on Wednesday reported net income of $9.2 million in its fiscal second quarter.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:33PM
The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:33PM
There's a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:28PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:18PM
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:13PM
The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 1:08PM
Federal health experts say there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging and large studies are needed to support their continued use in millions of American men.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 12:53PM
Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 12:43PM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says "it could take until the end of the decade" to shrink the Fed's record investment portfolio to more normal levels.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 12:38PM
The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday it is preparing $127 million in zero-interest loans to the three African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 12:50PM
A marijuana industry conference on Friday will host a job fair featuring employers from both Washington and Colorado.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 12:37PM
The third annual Wellspring Conference, a two-day gathering of experts and professionals on clean water technology, is set for mid-October at Tacoma’s convention center.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 6:04PM
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday that overall consumer prices in the area have fallen 0.2 percent over the past two months.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:43AM
Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting ended:
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:33AM
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:33AM
A Nevada trucking company could be forced to pay more than $5.7 million if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one of its drivers for a fiery 2011 crash with an Amtrak train that killed six people and injured dozens.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:33AM
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:23AM
Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball's career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:18AM
A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting July 29-30:
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:13AM
Federal Reserve policymakers have slightly increased their estimate of what the Fed's benchmark interest rate should be at the end of 2015 compared with their estimate three months ago.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:13AM
Two witnesses on the ground described hearing a high-pitched sound from the engine of a small airplane before it crashed last year on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, killing all 10 people aboard.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 11:13AM
For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom and becomes an independent state.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 10:58AM
The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 10:38AM
The Justice Department expects to bring criminal charges in the coming months in investigations involving financial institutions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday as he called for better incentives for Wall Street whistleblowers who report crime.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 10:38AM
Terry and Kim Pegula are one big step closer to owning the Buffalo Bills.
Published September 17th, 2014 - 10:03AM
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.
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