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Published September 6th, 2014 - 2:14PM
The state regulator overseeing the closure of Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant said that a proposed settlement outlining who pays for the work needs to be a better deal for consumers.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 1:04PM
Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 12:24PM
Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 10:54AM
FIFA's financial monitoring panel has asked one of its members to explain his arrest in a corruption case.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 10:34AM
FIFA's financial monitoring panel has asked one of its members to explain his arrest in a corruption case.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 10:04AM
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 126,000 motorcycles for a second time because their brakes can malfunction.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 9:39AM
For over half a century, the Four Seasons restaurant has been the place where Picasso meets the power lunch.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 8:19AM
President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 7:39AM
The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 5:49AM
It's not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 3:14AM
Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation's economic recovery.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 3:09AM
Greece's economy is expected to expand in the third quarter for the first time in eight years, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Saturday.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 2:59AM
In a nationally televised speech on Saturday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi asked the public to be patient and grasp the extent of the challenges facing the country following a massive power outage that struck the capital and other cities.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 2:44AM
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Published September 6th, 2014 - 2:19AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico was promoted as a chance to foster business ties between that country and his state.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 2:19AM
History of Jeans:
Published September 6th, 2014 - 1:34AM
Things can't get much worse for French President Francois Hollande: The economy is lagging; his new government is already under fire; and his private life has just been exposed in a ravaging book by the former first lady.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 1:29AM
Many NFL teams are following the leads of other sports — dropping prices for less desirable games while jacking up costs for the biggest matchups.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 9:01PM
John Elway retired from the game at age 38, his body too battered to try to win a third straight Super Bowl title. He looks at how the league has changed and wonders what it would be like playing now.
Published September 6th, 2014 - 5:03PM
WASHINGTON Americans’ average income of grew by 4 percent from 2010 to 2013, a misleading number since it was pulled up by the richest Americans who grew wealthier during the period, according to a Federal Reserve report released Thursday.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 5:04PM
The White House on Friday sent Congress a request for $30 million to pay for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 4:38PM
While admitting no culpability, Alsaka Airlines has settled with the government over a 2010 cockpit fire.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 3:59PM
Even before Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori hit a shot in their U.S. Open semifinal Saturday, there will already be one clear winner — Uniqlo.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 3:39PM
Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Scientists warn that if the lava flow from Kilauea continues on its path, it could reach a small patch of homes in about a week.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 3:09PM
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Published September 5th, 2014 - 3:04PM
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in a initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, which would value the company at $163 billion. Those are both IPO records. Here's a look at some of the largest global IPOs ever, based on records from data provider Dealogic.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 5:46PM
Columbia Banking System has appointed two new members of the board of directors and a new general counsel.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 2:54PM
Mercedes announced Friday that it will start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 2:54PM
A surge in dividend-rich utility stocks helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record Friday.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 2:28PM
N3 has announced openings for 100 sales personnel to work from its office in Bellevue.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 2:04PM
More than 200,000 children's sunglasses are being recalled because they contain excessive levels of lead paint. Other consumer products being recalled this week include children's shoes with a metal thread in the liner and bicycles with potentially defective forks.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:59PM
Up for whatever? For some in the tiny and tony Colorado resort town of Crested Butte, that would be a no.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 2:04PM
With a Shelton home in its failed-loan portfolio, Sunwest Bank decided to donate the property to a charitable group.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:44PM
Building a $9.2 billion airport in the capital will help rehabilitate the surrounding area and it will not negatively impact the environment, as critics are charging, a top Mexican official said Friday.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:39PM
The players' union says the NFL has asked for the right to immediately suspend players who are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:34PM
China's Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in its upcoming IPO — an amount that would be the most raised by a company in a stock market debut.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:24PM
The Standard & Poor's 500 index is closing at a record after a surge in dividend-rich utility stocks.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:19PM
Four tech companies including Apple and Google are appealing a judge's rejection of a $324.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit brought by more than 60,000 high-tech workers.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:19PM
The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to review a program that provides high-powered rifles and other surplus military equipment to civilian police departments across the country.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:59PM
The IRS says it has lost emails from five more workers who are part of congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax exempt status.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:44PM
Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:44PM
Construction has begun on a $1 billion solar power generating station in the Mojave Desert that officials say will produce enough electricity to power about 80,000 California homes when it is completed in 2016.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 11:34AM
Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to take on his own and said he had already received some recommendations from the Homeland Security and Justice departments for executive action he could implement without Congress.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 11:19AM
Mercedes has announced plans to start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 11:19AM
The Internal Revenue Service has lost emails from five more employees who are part of congressional probes into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, the tax service disclosed Friday.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 4:25PM
Perhaps the first thing veterans using GI Bill education benefits should understand about new "in-state tuition" protection that Congress approved last month is that it won’t take effect for another year, by fall semester 2015.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:16PM
State’s Shared Work program can help businesses retain workers
Published September 5th, 2014 - 10:39AM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 1,925.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 10:24AM
In an attempt to keep its student section full, the University of Iowa recently tried a somewhat costly promotion: A raffle for free tuition if a student purchased a book of season tickets.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 10:04AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 9:19AM
Supermarket chain Kroger said Friday it will hire about 20,000 workers to fill permanent jobs.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 9:09AM
The stock market is drifting sideways at midday following news that U.S. job growth slowed last month.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 9:09AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $93.17 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 8:59AM
Australia and India signed an agreement on Friday allowing the export of Australian uranium to New Delhi for use in power generation.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 8:19AM
Apple plans to tighten its online security measures to reduce the chances of its users being victimized by intrusions like the ones that stole nude photos from actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 7:14AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was greeted like a rock star on the final day of his trade mission to Mexico. But the three-day trip is unlikely to change perceptions that the Republican governor needs to establish his foreign policy credentials before he jumps into a potential presidential run.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 7:04AM
The evidence which could strip Qatar of the 2022 World Cup has landed at FIFA.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 6:44AM
A surprising drop in hiring and in the number of people seeking work in August sent a reminder that the U.S. economic recovery is still prone to temporary slowdowns.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 6:19AM
Family Dollar is rejecting Dollar General's latest acquisition offer, and Dollar Tree says it will now divest as many stores as needed to get antitrust clearance for its deal to buy Family Dollar.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 6:19AM
Wake Forest says it will sell beer and wine at its football games this year.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 5:54AM
Futures exchange Intercontinental Exchange Inc. is buying financial market data provider SuperDerivatives for about $350 million.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 4:54AM
Every foreign TV show and movie shown on Chinese online streaming sites will have to be approved by authorities or else go offline early next year, the country's broadcast regulator said Friday, tightening control over the online industry.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 3:39AM
Lufthansa has canceled more than 200 short-haul flights as a result of a planned six-hour strike by pilots at Frankfurt airport, its main hub.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 3:34AM
Europe has gotten another dose of stimulus. But the latest medicine by itself will not bring life to an economy that over the past six years has slid from crisis to crisis.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 1:34AM
Environmentalists, recreational fishermen and people who make their living on the Gulf of Mexico are hailing a federal judge's ruling that could mean $18 billion in additional fines for BP over the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:32AM
Official data show that German factory production rebounded in July, another sign that Europe's biggest economy should return to growth in the third quarter.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:32AM
The Biggest Little City in the World is about to get a new neighbor: the biggest lithium battery factory in the world that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval asserted will create more than 22,000 new jobs and pump $100 billion into the state's economy over the next 20 years.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:32AM
Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin.
Published September 5th, 2014 - 12:12AM
After a week of mostly positive economic news, analysts have forecast that the August jobs report being released Friday will show a seventh straight month of solid gains.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:57PM
Detroit residents are "highly taxed" and imposing even higher taxes wouldn't be a good way to take the city out of bankruptcy, the chief financial officer testified Friday.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:07PM
Motorola rolled out a circular smartwatch Friday, counting on a more traditional design to win over consumers who have so far shunned other computerized wrist devices.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:02PM
Over 12,000 crab pots are lost in Washington state's Puget Sound every year, costing an estimated $700,000 in lost harvest revenue, and more poignantly, damaging the sea floor environment. Using sonar to find the pots, divers and scientists venture into the waters to clean up and learn why pots are lost.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:02PM
A surge in dividend-rich utility stocks helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record Friday.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 9:46PM
Annie Wright Schools, whose historic campus is in the heart of Tacoma’s Stadium neighborhood district, plans a major upgrade to its athletic facilities and soccer field that includes artificial grass and 80-foot, high-intensity lights.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:17PM
The NCAA and 11 conferences that have played major college football in recent years have filed a motion to dismiss two antitrust lawsuits that accuse the association of illegally capping compensation to athletes.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 3:52PM
The Huffington Post has made an unusual choice for a new correspondent covering national security — former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 3:47PM
Environmentalists filed a lawsuit Thursday against a federal agency, saying it aims to protect the California spotted owl living in the burned forests marked for logging after the third-largest wildfire in state history.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 3:47PM
The federal judge in Hawaii who threatened to deny $2.4 million in settlements for Thai farm workers has signed the agreements.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 3:37PM
Some employees at American Airlines subsidiary Envoy Air will likely lose their jobs as American shrinks the regional carrier.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 3:22PM
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Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:32PM
Hackers successfully breached HealthCare.gov, but no consumer information was taken from the health insurance website that serves more than 5 million Americans, the Obama administration disclosed Thursday.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:02PM
A slump in oil prices weighed on the stock market Thursday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight loss.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:18PM
Watermark opened under the name Phantasmagoria 40 years ago; a Tacoma small business owner reflects on four decades.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:57PM
U.S. regulators are proposing to label insurer MetLife Inc. as a potential threat to the financial system, a designation that brings stricter government oversight.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:37PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:37PM
The richest 10 percent of Americans were the only group whose median incomes rose in the past three years, the Federal Reserve said Thursday in a report on consumer finances.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:22PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:22PM
President Barack Obama has named executives from Google and Twitter to tops spots on his technology policy team.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:02PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:02PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:37PM
In a move to protect a nature reserve, a Brazilian court has proposed changes that throw into question the future of the golf course being built for the 2016 Olympics.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:17PM
Merck & Co. on Thursday won the first U.S. approval for a new kind of cancer drug with big advantages over chemotherapy and other older cancer treatments.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:02PM
Josh Gordon wants to get you in a two-door convertible today.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:09PM
Tacoma placed 97th among 150 U.S. cities listed as the best places to retire.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:22AM
Online review site Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled in a lawsuit filed by small businesses claiming Yelp used the tactic to try to extort ads from them.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:22AM
Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 11:22AM
Borrowing a Republican idea, a group including former senior Obama and Clinton advisers is unveiling a novel proposal to let states take the lead in controlling health costs.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 10:47AM
A Hawaii man who collects and sells tropical fish for a living has pleaded not guilty to a charge of terroristic threatening for allegedly pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium industry activist while underwater.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 10:42AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday said he has no plans to lay out his positon on immigration reform until — and if — he decides to run for president.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 10:22AM
In a story Sept. 4 about the public corruption convictions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that ethics reform was passed this summer by a Republican-controlled General Assembly. The bills were passed in the spring, when Democrats controlled the state Senate.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 9:57AM
Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 9:52AM
United Airlines is showing confidence in Boeing's 787 by taking delivery of the new, larger version of the jet that Boeing calls the Dreamliner.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 9:34AM
A judge's ruling in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill case that could cost BP an additional $17.6 billion in fines sent the company's shares tumbling Thursday.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 9:19AM
Home Depot's outgoing CEO Frank Blake told investors Thursday that the nation's largest home-improvement chain continues to investigate a potential breach at the company and reassured that customers will not be liable for any potential fraudulent charges.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 9:14AM
U.S. stocks are rising after the European Central bank pledged more stimulus to help the region's ailing economy, boosting the outlook for global growth.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:19AM
Legal or not, the business of selling weed in the U.S. is as wacky as ever.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:19AM
Legal or not, the business of selling weed in the U.S. is as wacky as ever.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:14AM
Legal or not, the business of selling weed in the U.S. is as wacky as ever.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:14AM
Grain futures were mostly higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:14AM
Eli Lilly and Co. plans to seek approval early next year for a new insulin it developed after the diabetes treatment fared better than the competition in two late-stage clinical studies.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 8:04AM
BP could be looking at close to $18 billion in additional fines over the nation's worst offshore oil spill after a federal judge ruled Thursday that the company acted with "gross negligence" in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:54AM
A pharmacist who oversaw the sterile clean rooms at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy responsible for a deadly meningitis outbreak was arrested Thursday as he was about to board a flight for Hong Kong, federal officials said.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:34AM
U.S. services firms expanded in August at the fastest pace on record.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:19AM
The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate this week remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 percent for the third straight week.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:14AM
Thunder forward Kevin Durant said Thursday that he has signed a partnership deal with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:09AM
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week, but fewer people overall are collecting benefits.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:09AM
An Apple supplier in China is violating safety and pay rules despite the computer giant's promises to improve conditions, two activist groups said Thursday, ahead of the expected release of the iPhone 6.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:04AM
The federal appeals court in Washington threw out a ruling Thursday that called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums under the president's health care law.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 6:39AM
Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is taking its Zonnic brand nicotine gum nationwide, challenging the pharmaceutical industry's hold and pricing power of the market for products to help people stop smoking.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 6:34AM
Nordstrom's board has authorized the repurchase of up to $1 billion of the luxury retailer's outstanding shares through March 1, 2016.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 6:14AM
The Paris appeals court has authorized the controlled release of a Frenchman convicted of one of history's biggest trading frauds.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 6:14AM
Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday in their latest attempt to escalate efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay employees at least $15 an hour.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:54AM
Slightly more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the total number receiving aid remained at its lowest level in more than seven years.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:49AM
Michigan's largest teachers' union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state's right-to-work law that took effect last year.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:39AM
U.S. workers' productivity increased in the April-June quarter after a big decline in the first quarter while their labor costs edged down slightly.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:39AM
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level since January, as exports of autos, telecom equipment, industrial machines and semiconductors rose.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:39AM
U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in August, according to a private survey, the fifth straight month of solid gains.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:34AM
Police in Shanghai detained the chief editor and several employees of an influential Chinese financial news site on allegations they extorted money from companies by threatening to publish negative news about them, state media said Thursday.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:19AM
Mattress Firm's fiscal second-quarter profit rose slightly as sales improved.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:19AM
The euro slid sharply after the European Central Bank surprised traders by trimming its main interest rate to a record low of 0.05 percent from the previous low of 0.15 percent.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:14AM
AutoNation said Thursday that its new vehicle sales rose 7 percent last month, as the auto dealership chain sold 32,660 vehicles.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 5:14AM
Egypt suffered a massive power outage that halted parts of the Cairo subway, took TV stations off the air and ground much of the country to a halt for several hours Thursday, as officials offered no clear explanation for how the country suddenly lost 50 percent of its power generation.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 4:59AM
Mattress Firm is buying The Sleep Train Inc. for $425 million to help bolster its position in the specialty retail bedding industry.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 4:09AM
The Bank of England has voted to keep its main interest rate at a record low 0.5 percent even as Britain's economy recovers at a brisk pace.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:54AM
Danish toy maker Lego says revenue soared 11 percent in the first six months of 2014, mostly because of the success of the "Lego Movie."
Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:49AM
No more worries about the warranty, the machine breaking or — worst of all — a botched cup of coffee.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:24AM
Fiat SpA says its merger with Chrsyler is going ahead since there isn't enough opposition to derail it.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 2:19AM
Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:29AM
Most major Asian stock benchmarks fell Friday as investors stayed on the sidelines before a key U.S. jobs report later in the day while Japanese stocks edged higher after the yen fell to a six-year low.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:19AM
Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Nevada won a high-stakes battle with four other states for Tesla Motors' coveted battery factory, but the win comes with a hefty price tag — up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives over 20 years that state lawmakers still must approve.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:14AM
Silicon Valley firms were prepared this week to quickly block video of an Islamic State militant beheading an American journalist after a previous video by the same group showing the death of James Foley ricocheted through social networks in what was seen by some as a propaganda coup for the extremists.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 1:09AM
The multi-nation fisheries body that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended a substantial cut to the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna, a move conservationists say is only an initial step toward saving the dwindling species.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:39AM
Factory orders in Germany rebounded sharply in July following two monthly falls, official figures showed Thursday, in an indication that Europe's biggest economy is holding up despite the crisis in Ukraine.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:39AM
The nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:14AM
Hundreds of workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's and other fast-food chains are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, according to labor organizers of the latest national protest to push the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:49PM
The boundary between the online and physical worlds got blurry last week when Sony's PlayStation Network was disabled by an online attack, while simultaneously an American Airlines passenger jet carrying a Sony executive was diverted due to a bomb threat on Twitter.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:34PM
After years of promoting its phones as "the next big thing," Samsung is realizing that bigger isn't necessarily better.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:24PM
The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges, admitting that they enabled the digital currency to be funneled to the black market website Silk Road.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:14PM
Detroit's chief financial officer acknowledged Thursday that officials may have to make "adjustments" to a plan aimed at reducing the bankrupt city's debt if future revenues come in lower than projected.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:14PM
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