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Published April 17th, 2014 - 4:05AM
General Electric's new focus on oil and gas equipment helped the company to post strong first-quarter results.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 3:50AM
Cereal maker Post Holdings Inc. is buying fellow packaged food maker Michael Foods Inc. in a $2.45 billion deal that will expand Post's range of products.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 3:40AM
UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as funding cuts to a key product and costs imposed by the health care overhaul dented the health insurer's performance.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 3:30AM
Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 3:30AM
DuPont says that lost sales and increased operating costs from adverse weather conditions dragged on first-quarter earnings.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 3:30AM
The Co-operative Group, Britain's largest mutual society, on Thursday posted a 2.5 billion-pound ($3.04 billion) loss for 2013, a year its chief executive called "disastrous."
Published April 17th, 2014 - 3:05AM
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 2:20AM
Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 1:45AM
A strike at the Chinese factories of the world's biggest athletic shoe maker snowballed Thursday to about 30,000 workers, a labor group said, making it one of the largest-ever work stoppages at a private business in China.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 1:10AM
As China's growth inexorably slows, manufacturers such as Linan Meite Cable are discovering that being an efficient low-cost producer is no longer enough to prosper.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 12:25AM
President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 12:15AM
Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday despite mixed U.S. earnings reports with many of the region's exchanges closed for Good Friday.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Consumers won access to their credit scores more than a decade ago, after advocates voiced concerns over errors and lending bias.
Published April 17th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Workers bustle at an oil and gas drilling site near Mead, Colo., a town of about 3,800 people north of Denver.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:40PM
China's automakers are the underdogs heading into next week's Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:40PM
Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:29PM
The Atlanta Hawks got a confidence boost before the playoffs. The Milwaukee Bucks found out they were being sold.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:29PM
Police have charged a 19-year-old Canadian man in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from Canada's tax agency website.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 5:59PM
A man will plead guilty to securities fraud and pay regulators around $801,000 for using insider information to profit from Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment in 2009.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 5:29PM
Major League Soccer announced its newest team Wednesday, unveiling an expansion club for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:29PM
Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:09PM
Bucks owner Herb Kohl was well past retirement age and realized it was time to secure the future of the franchise. He had one big caveat for any potential investors: Keep the team in his hometown of Milwaukee.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:04PM
Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18-year absence.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:04PM
A popular Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store has been shuttered by the city days before Easter.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:39PM
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Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:29PM
Online dating service Zoosk is filing for an initial public offering worth as much as $100 million.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:29PM
America’s diplomats and generals aren’t alone in watching the unfolding conflict between Russia and neighboring Ukraine. The U.S. agriculture sector is following the faraway events closely for reasons of both opportunity and risk.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:29PM
Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:19PM
Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:09PM
Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:09PM
La-Z-Boy Inc. is closing two facilities and eliminating 100 jobs in North Carolina as part of a larger restructuring of its business.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:06PM
The 8,000th example of a Boeing model whose initial sales more than four decades ago were so disappointing that Boeing considered shutting down production was delivered Wednesday to United Airlines.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:59PM
An official familiar with the investigation said the New York Attorney General's Office has issued subpoenas to six firms and sent a letter to another for details about split-second stock trading and any unfair advantages.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:49PM
Reynolds American has elected board member and former leader Susan Cameron as president and CEO of the tobacco company.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:49PM
The head of Germany's biggest media company says he is afraid of Google and wants the company to become more transparent.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:44PM
Big East commissioner Val Ackerman will receive the woman of distinction award at the 20th annual WISE luncheon.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:39PM
Stocks closed higher for the third day in a row on Wednesday as investors welcomed a crop of solid company earnings and encouraging economic news from China and the U.S. The major stock indexes hit their highest level since April 9. Yahoo and Delta Air Lines posted some of the biggest gains. For every stock that declined, nearly four rose.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:29PM
Capital One Financial Corp. says its first-quarter profit edged up, even as income it receives from lending slipped.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:54PM
American Express said Wednesday its net income climbed in the first quarter, helped by higher spending by its cardholders even as cold winter weather gripped much of the country.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:49PM
Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:39PM
IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exacerbated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:34PM
The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:34PM
Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:29PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:24PM
We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:24PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he announced Wednesday, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:19PM
Stocks are higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:19PM
Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:58PM
Soybean futures rose Wednesday as traders see more signs of strong demand for beans. Wheat futures are lower.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:58PM
Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:38PM
Gap Inc. announced Wednesday it plans to more than triple sales in China in three years as it seeks to grab a bigger piece of the overall $1.4 trillion global clothing market.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:38PM
While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:18PM
Oil rose one penny Wednesday as worries about upheaval in Ukraine canceled out a huge increase in U.S. oil supplies.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:18PM
Cuba on Wednesday published the full language of a new law that seeks to make it more attractive for foreign investors to bring badly needed capital to the island, but provides less advantage for projects that are 100 percent foreign-financed.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:13PM
Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:13PM
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:08PM
After a nearly 20-year absence, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo is returning to the U.S. market.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:08PM
Thursday's high-level talks in Geneva on Ukraine come as the country's eastern regions are awash in turmoil and pro-Russian insurgents have seized police stations and government buildings in at least nine cities.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:03PM
President Jose Mujica says his wealth adds up to $322,883. Nearly a third of that is cash, kept in three bank accounts that Uruguay's leader didn't previously declare.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:48AM
A unit of Japanese drugmaker Astellas Pharma will pay the U.S. government $7.3 million to resolve claims it illegally marketed its antifungal drug Mycamine for children before that use was approved.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:28AM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:18AM
Former Sen. Herb Kohl has called a news conference to discuss the ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks and the team's future.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:08AM
Washington state added an estimated 6,700 jobs in March and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 6.3 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:08AM
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:03AM
PSA Airlines, which operates regional flights for US Airways, says that its CEO and president will retire and be replaced by the president of US Airways Express.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:58AM
Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:23AM
Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:23AM
A jury Wednesday cleared former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick of all fraud charges related to a loans-for-shares scheme that preceded the bank's 2009 collapse.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:03AM
Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed. Here's a sampling of several free apps, noting some of their special features:
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:48AM
2014 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line with Sunroof, Sound and Navigation
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:38AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy to respond to unforeseen challenges.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:33AM
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is looking into allegations of bribery within its operations in Jordan and Lebanon.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:23AM
Pressure was building Wednesday for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions, a day after the city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group to reduce payouts.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:23AM
Johnson Controls, which makes both automotive and building systems, said Wednesday that it's buying Air Distribution Technologies from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for about $1.6 billion.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:13AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $103.33 per barrel at 12 p.m. Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:58AM
Stocks are moving higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:48AM
The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:33AM
A look at minority business mentoring programs, called accelerators, in three metropolitan areas. All the programs aim to help already established companies owned by minorities win contracts with large companies and organizations. The goal is for them to expand and hire more workers, helping the local economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:18AM
Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn't have mentors to guide it.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:13AM
Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:58AM
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:38AM
Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:13AM
CSX railroad expects to deliver modest profit growth this year, but the impact of the severe winter will linger into the second quarter.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:58AM
Stock indexes are opening higher after more U.S. companies reported solid earnings and some encouraging news about China's economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:58AM
Medical-device maker St. Jude Medical's first-quarter net income rose almost 12 percent, helped by higher sales of its implantable defibrillators and devices that treat a type of irregular heartbeat.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:33AM
The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero's welcome.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:28AM
Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:28AM
The children of musician Paul Weller won a privacy lawsuit Wednesday over paparazzi pictures published on a newspaper website.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:18AM
U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 5:43AM
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:15AM
The Port of Tacoma is putting a key waterfront tract on the market as it moves to diversify its mix of Tideflats businesses and put vacant property back to productive uses. The 12-acre tract on the west side of the Hylebos Waterway at 2901 Taylor Way was once part of the site of an Arkema chemical plant that the port purchased in 2007. The plant had ceased production in 1997.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 5:38AM
France's new prime minister announced plans Wednesday to cut 21 billion euros ($29 billion) from state pensions, health care and the social safety net as a part of a 50 billion-euro effort to rein in the country's debt and deficit.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:48AM
Bank of America said Wednesday that it swung to a loss in the first quarter, hurt by $6 billion in legal charges.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:48AM
Russia's economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:58AM
The Treasury Department on Tuesday stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator but raised concern anew about the need for the Asian powerhouse to let markets play a greater role in determining the value of its currency.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:38AM
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:38AM
Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:18AM
Britain's unemployment rate has fallen below 7 percent for the first time in five years, with earnings growth narrowly outstripping inflation for the first time since 2010.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:28AM
The price of oil approached $105 a barrel Wednesday as concerns grew over the crisis in Ukraine, which took military action against separatists in its east. Gains were temporarily tempered by slower Chinese growth.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:28AM
ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:28AM
Swiss bank Credit Suisse says its net profit fell 34 percent in the first quarter, more than expected, as bond-market woes hurt earnings at its investment banking business.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:05AM
For businessmen such as Adam Kubryk, who is on the road about 200 days a year, one of the perks of flying often and using the same airline regularly is getting upgraded from coach to business class when a seat is available.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:05AM
A resurgent U.S. housing market has created an unforeseen land shortage that could take the shine off an otherwise promising year for homebuilders.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Tech review NEW YORK — Microsoft’s new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:33PM
The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that could accelerate the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials said Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:13PM
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:53PM
Montreal's mayor sought to convince Manhattan business leaders Tuesday that his administration is moving past the corruption scandals that brought down his two predecessors and have become the "elephant in the room" when trying to lure investment to Canada's second largest city.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:03PM
Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 7:58PM
General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 7:18PM
China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 6:58PM
A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:33PM
A Hong Kong-based company has been granted a license for what would be a major new power project in Jamaica, the Caribbean island's energy minister announced Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:23PM
The U.S. transportation secretary says indecision by Congress about how to pay for programs is again threatening to set back or shut down road and transit projects across the country. That could result in widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:13PM
Chevrolet's smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:53PM
The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:28PM
Harsh winter weather slowed CSX railroad and contributed to a 14 percent drop in first-quarter profit, even as freight volume grew modestly.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:09PM
SeaTac's Alaska Airlines is rolling out double frequent flier miles to keep its most frequent customers from defecting to Delta Air Lines on newly competitive routes in the West.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:08PM
Tributes honor Boston Marathon bomb victims on anniversary; cautious police blow up backpacks
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:08PM
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Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:53PM
Wheat futures rose sharply for a second straight day Tuesday amid cold temperatures in the U.S. and growing concerns that Ukraine's grain exports could be disrupted.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:38PM
Stocks notched modest gains Tuesday after a day of up-and-down trading as investors weighed encouraging earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson against a survey of U.S. homebuilders that showed the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:23PM
Hoops and series hits have handed CBS another winning week, the Nielsen ratings company said.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:08PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:58PM
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:53PM
Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:43PM
Yahoo is prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:33PM
Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:33PM
As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:28PM
Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:28PM
Stocks managed to close with modest gains on Wall Street after a day of up-and-down trading.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:18PM
Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:08PM
Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state attorney general's office.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:03PM
Wholesale cash prices Tuesday:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:58PM
President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws while there's still a window for Congress to pass legislation.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:23PM
Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:18PM
The price of oil fell Tuesday ahead of talks aimed at defusing tensions over Ukraine and the latest report on U.S. oil supplies.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:03PM
The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:58AM
The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April. 7, to Sunday April 13:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:42AM
Gasoline prices are taking their annual springtime trip to the mountains this month with prices in the South Sound rising nearly 8 cents a gallon on average in the last week.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:38AM
App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:38AM
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:03AM
San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:58AM
On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:43AM
Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts thinks a move to the suburbs might be lucrative but says his team remains committed to refurbishing century-old Wrigley Field.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:33AM
A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:03AM
Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final phase of online sales.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:43AM
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:28AM
Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:18AM
Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches were sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final online sales phase on Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:18AM
A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from reaching store shelves.
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