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Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:32AM
Tim Brosnan will leave Major League Baseball at the end of January after losing to Rob Manfred in the competition to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:32AM
California officials on Wednesday banned coyote hunting contests that have sparked a culture clash between wildlife advocates and ranchers who offer cash and other prizes to marksmen who killed the most animals.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:22AM
Plunging oil prices and soaring costs from Iraq's war against the Islamic State group is hurting Iraq's economy and will prompt government spending cuts, including in defense, the country's finance minister said Wednesday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:12AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $66.43 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 9:07AM
U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading following some good news on the U.S. economy.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:57AM
Catherine Lajara had no connections, no college degree and $4,000 in savings when she decided to start her own business in 2010.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:57AM
Pregnant women are about to get easier-to-understand information on how safe their medicine is for baby.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:37AM
The World Anti-Doping Agency has signed a deal with a leading U.S.-based drug maker to share information about new performance-enhancing substances that could be misused by athletes.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:32AM
Four poultry farms where an outbreak of avian influenza was discovered in British Columbia are now under quarantine and thousands of their turkeys and chickens will be euthanized, officials said Wednesday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:12AM
Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda said Wednesday that it is expanding a recall of driver's side air bags to all 50 states.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:12AM
Americans are turning away from live TV on the tube and tuning in to streaming services, a Nielsen report says.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 8:12AM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 7:42AM
Manchester City halved its financial losses during its run to the Premier League title last season, and hopes to avoid breaching UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations again.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 7:22AM
U.S. services firms expanded at a faster pace in November, a signal that overall economic growth should remain robust.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 7:17AM
Sweden's prime minister said Wednesday he will call for new elections on March 22 after an anti-immigration party helped opposition lawmakers reject the left-leaning minority government's budget proposal.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 7:02AM
Oyster Bar built a thriving business serving mollusks to well-heeled Muscovites. Then came Western sanctions, and the restaurant was forced to rechristen itself this fall. Today, it serves up burgers and pizza under a new name: No Oyster Bar.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 6:52AM
Finnair PLC says it has ordered eight Airbus A350 aircraft in a deal valued at some 1.9 billion euros ($2.3 billion).
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 6:37AM
No, Canada.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 6:17AM
Strong prescription drug sales, aided by a rise in flu shots, helped to push Walgreen's revenue from established stores up more than 4 percent last month.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 6:17AM
Some silken-haired beauties are eager sidekicks to motorcycle riders, wind whipping their thick locks as passers-by watch the wild ride with envy. That is until the slobber starts.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:42AM
U.S. workers' productivity increased in the July-September quarter at a slightly faster pace than previously estimated while labor costs declined for a second straight quarter.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:42AM
IBM has engineered a way for everyone to join the fight against Ebola — by donating processing time on their personal computers, phones or tablets to researchers.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:37AM
U.S. businesses hired at a solid pace last month, according to a private survey, a signal that Friday's November jobs report from the government will likely also show strength.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:32AM
Abercrombie & Fitch, like many teenagers it caters to, is struggling to find its niche.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:32AM
Spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. said Wednesday its second-quarter net income rose slightly because of sales growth for its flagship Jack Daniel's brand along with its tequilas and pricier premium whiskeys, offsetting declines for some of its other staples.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:22AM
Three decades after lethal gas swept through Bhopal, the central Indian city remains haunted by memories of the world's worst industrial disaster.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:12AM
Gas and utility company NiSource said Wednesday that President and CEO Robert C. Skaggs Jr. is expected to become CEO of the natural gas pipeline and related businesses it plans to spin off.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 5:02AM
Cliffs Natural Resources is selling off coal assets in West Virginia as the mining company continues to shift more toward a pure, iron ore supplier.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:52AM
The nation's second-largest health insurer has changed its corporate name to Anthem from Wellpoint to reflect a label familiar to consumers shopping for coverage.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:52AM
IBM has engineered a way for everyone to join the fight against Ebola — by donating processing time on their personal computers, phones or tablets to researchers.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:22AM
UK Treasury chief George Osborne unveiled plans Wednesday to crack down on multinational tax avoiders as he sought to deflect criticism for failing to meet his budget targets.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 3:22AM
A day ahead of the European Central Bank's final policy meeting of the year, a closely watched survey indicated Wednesday that the 18-country eurozone is not far from sliding back into recession.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:37AM
Record highs on Wall Street helped push Asian stocks higher Thursday, led by a surge on the Tokyo market, which was cheered by the strong dollar and polls showing the pro-business ruling party will win upcoming elections.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:37AM
A railway linking landlocked Central Asia with the Persian Gulf was officially inaugurated Wednesday in a ceremony at a remote train station on the border of Iran and Turkmenistan.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:32AM
German airline Lufthansa on Wednesday announced plans to launch budget long-haul services at the end of next year in collaboration with SunExpress, a joint venture with Turkish Airlines.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:22AM
It is hard to imagine a classier hockey player, on and off the ice, than Jean Beliveau.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:42AM
The Russian ruble scrambled off a record low on Wednesday amid speculation that the central bank could intervene in the market to support the currency.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:42AM
France says spending cuts and higher tax revenue will help lower its budget deficit next year — though it will remain far above limits the government had long pledged to achieve.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:27AM
Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company's refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker, a closely watched case with potentially broad impact for female workers and their employers.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:27AM
At times blunt, at others obliging, President Barack Obama entered a den of top corporate CEOs on Wednesday with a candid assessment of the limits of his governing agenda, the tripwires facing the economy recovery and the motivations of various foreign leaders.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:27AM
The House rushed through a last-minute measure Wednesday to extend a massive package of expired tax breaks for banks, investment firms, commuters and NASCAR track owners.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:17AM
The three-year drought gripping California has shrunk reservoirs, rivers, creeks and snowpack while leaving residents drawing heavily on underground aquifers to water everything from lawns to crops.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 12:12AM
For avid television viewers out there, the standard digital-video recorder that comes with your cable TV box just isn't enough.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:17PM
Federal regulators have been too slow and lax when it comes to ensuring the safety of California's last operating nuclear plant, according to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, who clashed repeatedly with members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission during a Senate committee hearing Wednesday.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:45PM
CenturyLink should pay a penalty of up to $2.9 million for a statewide 911 outage earlier this year, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission staff members recommended in a report released Tuesday.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 7:12AM
The Biebersteins have been trying for a year to get their landlord, Invitation Homes, to help them figure out why their home won’t stay warm.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:57PM
After buying his racy 2005 Dodge Viper for $85,000, Tomomitsu Chiyoda still drives mainly in the slow lane on Japanese roads, he said, making it easier for spectators to take photographs of his silver convertible from the United States.
Published December 3rd, 2014 - 2:57PM
The U.S. economy has healed enough to withstand a return to higher interest rates by the middle of 2015, the president of the influential Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Monday.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:59PM
The three-year drought gripping California has shrunk reservoirs, rivers, creeks and snowpack while leaving residents drawing heavily on underground aquifers to water everything from lawns to crops.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:54PM
Authorities say a driver crashed into a Washington sporting goods store on purpose so he could steal guns, and then he tried to hide in the ceiling.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:03PM
MLS Commissioner Don Garber says the league is not performing as hoped financially and its franchises are combining to lose more than $100 million annually.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 3:59PM
United Airlines will layoff as many as 264 Seattle-based flight attendants because of declining market share at the airport
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:46PM
The ride-sharing service Lyft looks to have left the Tacoma market.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 3:10PM
Tiger Woods added another corporate deal, even though the logo won't show up anywhere on his clothing or golf bag.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 3:00PM
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Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:55PM
Bob Evans Farms Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income that topped expectations although its revenue came in shy of Wall Street forecasts.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:45PM
Legendary Apple CEO Steve Jobs had seven words for a subordinate when he learned that a rival company was about to introduce a program that would let music fans buy songs anywhere and play them on Apple's iPod devices.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 6:09PM
Adrian Peterson did not testify at his appeal hearing Tuesday and NFL executive Troy Vincent is scheduled to testify Thursday, according to two people familiar with the case.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:35PM
Wal-Mart on Tuesday denied claims by lawyers for actor-comedian Tracy Morgan that the giant retailer is stalling a federal lawsuit over a fatal highway crash in New Jersey last summer.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:30PM
Twitter is trying to make it easier for victims and witnesses of online harassment to report it.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:03PM
MLS Commissioner Don Garber says the league is not performing as hoped financially and its franchises are combining to lose more than $100 million annually.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:51PM
Energy companies lead the U.S. stock market to a higher close on Tuesday. General Motors rose after reporting stronger sales, and Biogen, a biotech company, soared following news that its drug for Alzheimer's disease showed promise.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:40PM
Year-end holidays beckoning, House Republicans struggled Tuesday to coalesce behind a plan that avoids a government shutdown next week and simultaneously challenges President Barack Obama's decision to spare millions of immigrants from deportation.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:25PM
Government health advisers have concerns about lifting the nation's 31-year-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, despite growing pressure from gay rights advocates, medical experts and blood banks.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:12PM
Authorities in Wisconsin are investigating the death of a college student whose body was found in a dumbwaiter at a bar and grill.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 12:41PM
A study on Major League Soccer's hiring practices shows a decline in overall gender diversity but says the league maintains high marks for racial and gender diversity inside its central office.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 12:36PM
Eli Lilly said Tuesday it will team up with Zosano Pharma on an experimental osteoporosis patch in a deal that could be worth more than $440 million.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 12:26PM
Chicago's minimum-wage workers will earn $13 an hour by 2019 under a plan the City Council approved overwhelmingly on Tuesday. Pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the change makes the nation's third-largest city the latest to raise its rate. Still, opponents worry about the impact on business.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:55AM
Members of the Senate Commerce Committee chastised the commissioners of the NFL, Major League Baseball, NBA and NHL for skipping a hearing Tuesday on domestic violence in pro sports, with one saying the absences reflect a lack of focus on the issue.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:35AM
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Nov. 24 to Sunday, Nov. 30 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:30AM
In a story Dec. 2 about The Hershey Co. exploring the replacement of high-fructose corn syrup with sugar, The Associated Press, relying on information from a company spokesman, erroneously named several products the changes could affect. Some Hershey products that include high-fructose corn syrup are Hershey's syrups, Rolo, Reese's Nutrageous, Take 5 and certain Hershey boxed chocolates.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:30AM
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Nov. 24 to Sunday Nov. 30 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:30AM
Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous in consumer goods from laptops to cellphones. They can overheat if damaged, defective or packaged improperly, leading to fires and explosions and making them a worry for shipment aboard aircraft.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 11:00AM
The International Monetary Fund has unfrozen its loans to Mali after a review of allegations of financial irregularities and the country will soon receive $11.7 million.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:55AM
The U.S. attorney's office subpoenaed the Los Angeles Unified School District for records pertaining to its $1 billion iPad project as part of a federal grand jury probe.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 5:13PM
There is often a disconnect between parents and adult children when it comes to discussing the parents’ financial standing, health care preferences and legal aspects of their estate. This is not an area to just scratch the surface — it requires patience and depth.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 12:00PM
Dramatic U.S. government test results raise new concern that bulk shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries carried as cargo on passenger planes are susceptible to fires or explosions that could destroy the airliners.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:35AM
The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly supported a measure to increase the city's minimum wage to $13 by 2019.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:35AM
Online shoppers set a set a single-day spending record on Cyber Monday, despite deals being stretched out this holiday season.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:35AM
The spike in crude oil shipments by rail in Washington is creating new potential risks and will require increased safety measures and improved oil spill response and prevention, according to a state study delivered to lawmakers.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:25AM
The America's Cup is going offshore, to a British territory that sits at the northern tip of the Bermuda Triangle.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:20AM
Japan's Takata Corp. rejected federal regulators' demand Wednesday for an expanded, nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:10AM
Hospitals can be perilous for patients because of preventable infections, drug errors and falls. But new data released Tuesday show the danger has waned over the past few years.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:05AM
App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 1, 2014:
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:05AM
MasterCard will boost its quarterly dividend by 45 percent and announced Tuesday a plan to buy back up to $3.75 billion of its own stock.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 10:00AM
Atlantic City's eight surviving casinos would get a break on taxes and the city would get help making up for lost revenue under a rescue plan unveiled by two New Jersey state senators.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:50AM
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that a key revenue figure rose 4.5 percent in November, thanks in part to a change in the calendar.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:25AM
U.S. stock indexes are moving higher as the market rebounds from a loss the day before.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:10AM
Trading in shares of RadioShack was halted Tuesday after the company disclosed a dispute with one of its lenders.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:10AM
Capital Southwest Corp.'s stock is rising on news that it plans to separate its industrial and lending businesses into two publicly traded companies.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:10AM
European governments have agreed to fund the development of Ariane 6, a next-generation rocket that will be used to launch satellites into orbit.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 8:55AM
RV manufacturers have made up more ground since being sideswiped by the Great Recession, and production of the rolling homes is expected to return next year to levels seen before the economic downturn hit.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 8:40AM
UFC fighters will wear uniforms made by Reebok next year after the promotion agreed to a sponsorship deal with the sports apparel company.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 8:25AM
Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies expect sales to keep growing in the next six months and also plan to step up hiring.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 8:25AM
Sweden's left-leaning minority government was balancing on the verge of collapse Tuesday after a far-right party said it would side with the opposition to vote against its budget proposal.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 8:15AM
A federal judge in Pennsylvania has stopped the Edmonton Oilers from forcibly buying the junior league Erie Otters for $4.6 million.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 7:55AM
The welfare of migrant workers involved in building facilities for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is the responsibility of the companies who hired them, not FIFA, Sepp Blatter said Tuesday.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 7:20AM
Newly built homes and schools boosted U.S. construction spending in October to the highest level since May.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 6:45AM
UnitedHealth Group forecasts double-digit earnings growth next year, as the nation's largest health insurer expects a smaller hit from the health care overhaul and a better performance from several parts of its business.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 6:35AM
It's the D-word that's pushing the European Central Bank into a corner.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 6:35AM
Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is forming a panel to audit its manufacturing and come up with ways to make safe air bag inflators, but the company's response to a U.S. demand for a national inflator recall remains unclear.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 6:15AM
The State of California and a group of private investors accused each other at a trial Tuesday of breaking an agreement over a $2.3 billion plan to sell 11 state properties and have the state lease them back.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 6:05AM
Greece's conservative government rejected demands by rescue lenders for deeper austerity measures, the prime minister said late Tuesday, describing calls for further cuts as "catastrophic" for the country's chances for recovery.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 5:40AM
Labor strife on the West Coast waterfront isn't going to steal Christmas.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 5:15AM
American shoppers passed on the malls and headed to the car dealerships over Thanksgiving weekend.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 5:15AM
U.S. home prices rose at a faster year-over-year pace in October than in September, snapping a seven-month slowdown.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 5:15AM
U.S. home prices rose at a faster year-over-year pace in October than in September, snapping a seven-month slowdown.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 5:00AM
Corning is buying Samsung Electronics' fiber optics business, which will help bolster its portfolio of optical communications products in Asia.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:55AM
A Turkish man accused of stealing almost $60 million in a series of hacking raids against credit card companies has won a legal victory, after Germany's top court blocked his extradition to the United States.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:40AM
More than $380 million in government dollars left over from a federal discrimination settlement with American Indians is in limbo amid disagreements over how the money should be spent.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:35AM
Corinne Pulliam Quayle, the mother of former vice president Dan Quayle and a newspaper owner and publisher, has died. She was 92.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:25AM
The Blackstone Group has cancelled an initial public offering for IndCor Properties and will instead sell the industrial real estate company to Singapore's sovereign wealth fund for $8.1 billion.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 4:10AM
France's Socialist government is criticizing companies for not hiring despite major tax cuts designed to encourage job creation.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 3:45AM
Otsuka Pharmaceutical will spend $3.5 billion in cash to buy Avanir Pharmaceuticals in a deal that expands the Japanese drugmaker's portfolio of neurologic disease treatments.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 3:45AM
Turkey and Russia are looking to shake up the energy market in southeastern Europe, after Moscow scrapped a multibillion dollar pipeline project that was to cross the region and instead sought to create a link to Turkey.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 3:25AM
The Russian government has acknowledged that the country will fall into recession next year, battered by the combination of Western sanctions and a plunge in the price of its oil exports.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:50AM
Portugal's national airline is enduring its fifth walkout this year, with a 24-hour strike by cabin crew grounding around 200 flights.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:45AM
One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren't actors, and this was no make-believe. It was a hostile takeover.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:30AM
India is close to an agreement to buy Rafale fighter planes from France, an Indian defense spokesman said Tuesday. The 12 billion euro ($15 billion) deal for 126 of the jets would be France's first foreign sale of the combat-tested planes.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 2:20AM
China called on Taiwan on Wednesday to stay the course of deepening exchanges between the sides following a stunning electoral defeat for the island's ruling pro-China Nationalist Party.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:55AM
One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren't actors, and this was no make-believe.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:55AM
Pilots at German airline Lufthansa have extended their two-day strike to long-haul flights in an ongoing dispute over retirement benefits.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:55AM
The Iraqi government on Tuesday reached a deal with the Kurdish local authorities in the country's north to exchange oil from the autonomous region for a nearly 20 percent share of the national budget, officials said.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 1:05AM
Japanese and Chinese shares led Asian markets higher Wednesday as the Nikkei touched a fresh high on the yen's slump and Chinese business surveys offered some optimism about the world's No. 2 economy.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 12:10AM
Advances in technology present sports enthusiasts with plenty of options to train better and smarter.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 11:45PM
South Korea does not celebrate Thanksgiving, but the hot deals at U.S. online retailers during the holiday season are changing the shopping habits of South Koreans who are aggrieved at marked-up prices of locally made and imported goods at hometown stores.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:45PM
Struggling to reach a long-term agreement, House Republicans plan to vote on a one-year extension of temporary tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:35PM
Hundreds of candidates fanned out across Japan on Tuesday, the first official day of campaigning for a national election that could give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mandate for four more years.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:15PM
Doctors talking privately to patients or families after a medical mishap could acknowledge responsibility or even admit a mistake without that conversation being used against them later in court, according to a proposal in the Ohio General Assembly pushed by physicians.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 7:00AM
Hires and promotions in the South Sound
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:42AM
Renters facing high utility bills is a constant issue, though advocates for renters believe it’s unfair. The Biebersteins also have had trouble getting their landlord to help solve the problem.
Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:42AM
Keep your financial head about you while others are losing theirs, and then turn the changed behavior into its own gift.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 5:06PM
The theft of the Honolulu police chief's mailbox not only brought allegations of undue influence after a crack police squad made an arrest, but also exposed a messy family financial dispute.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 5:06PM
A day before a Senate hearing on domestic violence he will not attend, the head of the NFL Players Association said the union is establishing an eight-member commission to advise it on the issue.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 4:26PM
Nine Penn State trustees elected by alumni are getting access to documents used to create a 2012 report about how top university administrators handled sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 4:06PM
Former Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm has returned to Kentucky to live out his days as a celebrity at a retirement farm.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:26PM
S&P Dow Jones Indices says that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will soon be joining the S&P 500 index.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:21PM
Aetna is naming Karen Rohan as its new president, taking over from Mark Bertolini, who will remain chairman and CEO.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:16PM
Some cybersecurity experts say it is unlikely North Korea was behind the cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures' computers and possibly leaked unreleased movies online.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:01PM
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Published December 1st, 2014 - 2:06PM
Chip maker Cypress Semiconductor is buying flash memory product maker Spansion in an all-stock deal worth $1.59 billion.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:56PM
The Rev. Jesse Jackson called for more peaceful protests against the Ferguson police shooting but said the real agenda for civil rights in Seattle is increasing minorities employed by high-tech companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Amazon.com.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:46PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:46PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:41PM
U.S. stock indexes fell Monday following more signs of weakness in China and disappointing retail sales over the Thanksgiving holiday. Industrial and retail stocks had some of the biggest losses.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:41PM
Iran's finance minister on Monday predicted the country's currency market will stabilize soon after recent fluctuations, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:06PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills climbing to their highest level since August and six-month rates reaching their highest level since March.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:06PM
Wholesale cash prices Tuesday:
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:41PM
Grain futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:41PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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