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Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:14PM
The European Central Bank has said it could use quantitative easing — the purchase of large amounts of financial assets such as bonds — as a way to boost the struggling economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:14PM
The European economy needs help. Most people didn't expect it would arrive quite this quickly.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 4:52PM
The network of South South hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities now is changing its name to CHI Franciscan Health. CHI is short for Catholic Health Initiatives, a Colorado-based network of 93 hospitals, hundreds of outpatient clinics and assisted living facilities in 18 states.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:02AM
A new contract between the Pacific Northwest's busiest railroad, BNSF, and Tacoma's home-grown Tideflats shortline railroad, Tacoma Rail, could give the Port of Tacoma an additional competitive edge over rival ports.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 7:00AM
As part of its promotional hookup with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, Alaska Airlines says it will grant priority boarding to those wearing No. 3 jersey during the 2014-15 football season.
Published September 4th, 2014 - 12:57PM
A record 2.8 million Americans are working in temporary help jobs, according to a new report by the National Employment Law Project, a non-profit organization that advocates for low-wage and unemployed workers.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:29PM
Malaysia Airlines has scrapped the title of a competition asking people what activities and destinations are on their "bucket list," acknowledging it was inappropriate given the two deadly disasters it has suffered this year.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 7:49PM
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to lead the financial data and news company he founded in 1981 but left to serve three terms in City Hall.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 4:59PM
A decision by organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 4:24PM
One of two brothers convicted of leading a nationwide foreclosure scam was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in federal prison for stealing titles to more than 300 homes.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 4:14PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 5:57PM
A Utah judge sided with the parents of missing mother Susan Powell, ruling that her father was within his bounds to cut out Josh Powell's mother and sister from a trust that is set to receive $2 million in life-insurance proceeds in a few months.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 4:14PM
A school where polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs once served as principal is being demolished to make way for new luxury homes.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 4:09PM
Quentin Tarantino is moving forward with "The Hateful Eight."
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 3:34PM
A Los Angeles immigration lawyer was charged Wednesday with running a fraudulent scheme to recruit Chinese and Korean immigrant investors for an ethanol project that was never built.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 3:09PM
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Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:54PM
Home Depot says it's offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:38PM
The Port of Tacoma and William Factory Incubator will host a series of free seminars aimed at businesses curious about bidding, contracts, government requirements and other concerns.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:19PM
More people were interested in watching a celebration of television's recent past than in seeing anything new on television last week.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 1:29PM
Coming to Nevada's high desert: A massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out high-tech batteries for hundreds of thousands of electric vehicles.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 1:14PM
The U.S. stock market is closing mostly lower, pulled down by a fall in Apple and other technology companies.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 1:14PM
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 3rd, 2014 - 1:04PM
Police say a television news reporter was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco two days after another TV reporter was assaulted in Oakland.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 12:54PM
Carlie Irsay-Gordon spent the early part of Colts practice chatting with general manager Ryan Grigson, taking notes and re-acclimating herself to a task she now knows well: Filling in for her father.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:38PM
Veterans seeking employment will have a chance to develop job-seeking skills and meet with employers Friday in Tacoma.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 12:34PM
British architect Norman Foster and Mexico's Fernando Romero have had their design chosen for Mexico City's new $9.2-billion airport, which is expected to quadruple the current airport's capacity to 120 million passengers per year, authorities announced Wednesday.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 12:29PM
World leaders, nervously eyeing a growing threat from Islamic State militants, will seek to build a united front this week against the violent extremist group and keep it from creeping beyond its borders.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:18AM
Samsung and other electronics companies used the IFA trade show in Berlin to showcase their holiday lineups.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:18AM
The businessman whose dispute with a fellow airline passenger over a reclined seat sparked a national debate about air-travel etiquette says he's embarrassed by the way the confrontation unfolded and regrets his behavior.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 11:13AM
CSX Transportation twice denied producers of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman permission to shoot on its railroad tracks before a freight train slammed into the film's crew in south Georgia, killing one worker and injuring six, the company said in court documents.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:58AM
The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League, widely seen as the second strongest in the world behind the NHL, started its seventh season Wednesday with an altered lineup after a summer in which it was affected by the conflict in Ukraine and financial turmoil.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:48AM
The Food and Drug Administration says there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are beneficial, though the agency is also unconvinced by studies suggesting the hormone carries serious risks.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:38AM
Toll Brothers Inc.'s net income increased in its fiscal third quarter, as the luxury homebuilder delivered more homes and average sales prices rose.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:33AM
The U.S. military's technological superiority is being challenged by other nations, including China and Russia, and in order to maintain its dominance America must be more innovative in how it develops and buys new technologies, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told industry leaders here Wednesday.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:19AM
With U.S. stocks generally trading at a premium and bonds offering unattractive interest rates, expected returns for a balanced investment portfolio are projected to be relatively low over the next several years.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:13AM
Google's ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 12:42PM
The SeaTac-based airline holding company reported that while its business increased by 6.8 percent in August over the same month in 2013, that increase failed to keep pace with the airline's capacity increase measured in available seat miles.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:08AM
Tech companies were better prepared to scrub the Web after a second grisly video showing the beheading of an American journalist by Islamic State militants was released, a Silicon Valley insider said Wednesday.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:48AM
Responding to international pressure, France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia at least until November amid security concerns over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, officials said Wednesday.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:38AM
Like millions of parents, Aaron Sacharow welcomes those moments when his son — 7-year-old Tyler — takes a break from video games and picks up a book instead.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:38AM
Apple shares are getting bit by a rival.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:38AM
Compare unemployment rates, and America's job market looks much stronger than Europe's. The U.S. rate for August, being released Friday, is expected to be a near-normal 6.1 percent. In the 18 countries that use the euro currency, by contrast, it's a collective 11.5 percent.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:18AM
The U.S. stock market is slipping after an early rise brought on reports of a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:18AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped out on the international stage Wednesday to talk trade with Mexico, but he stayed mum on one of the most pressing questions confronting the two countries and his party: immigration reform.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 9:13AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $94.45 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:38AM
CeeLo Green's reality show won't have a second season.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:38AM
Your fantasy draft is over and now you're left with a bunch of players, waiting and wondering if they'll make good on your predictions.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:38AM
A developer of Israel's offshore natural gas deposits says it has signed a letter of intent to sell gas to Jordan over a 15-year period.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:38AM
Andrew Madoff, Bernard Madoff's last surviving son, died of cancer on Wednesday, years after turning his father in and insisting he had been duped like the rest of the world into believing history's most notorious Ponzi king was an honest financier.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:13AM
A Nevada judge postponed retrial indefinitely and scheduled a competency hearing for a man accused of firing a gun while trying to steal costumes and props from "Thunder From Down Under" male revue cast members at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:08AM
Imagine walking to your car after running errands and spotting a dog, panting and helpless, shut inside a hot car. Smashing the window might be your first impulse, but calling police or animal control will protect you from injury and possible lawsuits, experts say.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 8:08AM
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Published September 3rd, 2014 - 7:58AM
Shares of Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. soared Wednesday after it said it could receive more than $800 million from a collaboration with fellow drug developer AbbVie on a potential cancer treatment.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 7:18AM
Ford's U.S. sales were flat in August as slowing pickup truck sales masked gains elsewhere.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 7:18AM
Federal regulators are requiring big banks to keep enough high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn, the latest move under congressional mandate to lessen the likelihood of another financial meltdown.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 7:18AM
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that a key revenue figure rose 2 percent in August, slightly below the carrier's record in July and its previous forecast for the whole third quarter. The shares fell in morning trading.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 7:18AM
Business orders for U.S. factory goods shot up by a record amount in July, reflecting a surge in demand in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:58AM
Animal health company Zoetis has received conditional approval from federal regulators for a vaccine that helps fight a virus that has killed millions of piglets since it started showing up in the United States last year.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:58AM
Behind those Big Macs and Whoppers is a hidden drama over corporate control.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:58AM
General Motors says its U.S. sales fell 1.2 percent last month as rising truck and SUV sales couldn't offset falling car sales.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:53AM
U.S. stocks are opening higher, tracking European markets that jumped following an apparent cease-fire deal in Ukraine.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:43AM
Amazon.com says its chief financial officer, Thomas Szkutak, will retire after 12 years on the job in June 2015.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:43AM
Samsung unveiled two smartphones and a virtual-reality headset Wednesday in a bid to draw consumer attention before its fierce rival, Apple, announces its holiday lineup next week.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 6:08AM
The seismic shift in American car-buying toward trucks and crossover SUVs is creating great deals on compact and midsize cars.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 5:53AM
Netflix Inc. has struck a deal with Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution to run the television series "Gotham" worldwide following its first season.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 5:18AM
Toll Brothers third-quarter net income more than doubled as the luxury homebuilder continued to raise prices and delivered more homes.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 4:38AM
The United States' competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 3:58AM
Indonesia's anti-graft commission said Wednesday it is investigating the country's minister of energy and mines for alleged corruption.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:58AM
On the day that the outlook for the European economy may have become a bit brighter amid hopes of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, a closely watched survey Wednesday showed the extent to which the crisis in the country has weighed on business confidence across the continent.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:53AM
As the celebrity photo-hacking scandal has made clear, privacy isn't what it used to be.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 2:33AM
European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 1:58AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with his Mongolian counterpart on Wednesday during a five-hour working visit to a traditional friendly neighbor amid soaring tensions with Washington and NATO over a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 1:38AM
Europe's biggest online fashion retailer, Zalando SE, said Wednesday it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 1:38AM
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, the utility said in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 12:33AM
North Dakota State has its share of recruits who have turned down feelers from big-time schools, but the top-ranked Bison have built their program into a Football Championship Subdivision power partly by developing players from the B-list.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 12:13AM
The first item on the to-do list of Indonesia's president-elect is one that successive leaders have struggled with, and could be his toughest: how to wean the country off fuel subsidies that make gasoline almost as cheap as bottled water.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:28PM
Asian stock markets were lackluster Thursday after Wall Street fell and as investors looked ahead to a European Central Bank meeting and U.S. economic data.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:53PM
An attorney for one of Detroit's creditors told a judge overseeing the city's historic bankruptcy Wednesday that Detroit could afford to pay 75 cents on the dollar to settle its debt if it sold some masterpieces from the art museum.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:53PM
A criminal case against a thrill-seeking teenager who climbed the World Trade Center's centerpiece tower was closed Wednesday with a community-service sentence he'd already completed.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:38PM
Gamblers at two Atlantic City casinos got in their final bets over Labor Day weekend as Revel Casino Hotel and the Showboat Casino Hotel became the latest victims of Atlantic City's drastic slide.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:33PM
Carrying identification documents and bitterness over their sudden joblessness, hundreds of ex-casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to process 5,000 newly laid-off workers over the next three days.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:28PM
Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:28PM
The political factions holding up President Nicolas Maduro appear to each have won a slice of power with a Cabinet shuffle that breaks up the control one man held over Venezuela's oil and economy.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:18PM
Japan's prime minister picked five women for his Cabinet on Wednesday, matching the past record and sending the strongest message yet about his determination to change deep-seated views on gender and revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 9:13PM
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 9:13PM
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Published September 3rd, 2014 - 10:39AM
Tacoma’s paid parking system will expand next month to include two-and-a-half busy blocks of downtown: The stretch of Tacoma Avenue in front of the County-City Building and the public library.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:53PM
President Nicolas Maduro has replaced the Venezuela's longtime oil minister and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for much-needed reforms to address the country's economic crisis.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:33PM
Anti-poverty organization ONE is urging leaders of the 20 largest economies to act decisively at an annual summit in November against money laundering, bribery, tax evasion and corruption which it estimates costs the world's poorest countries more than $1 trillion a year.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 5:28PM
At least three groups, including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, have entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 4:48PM
Sports catering business Centerplate has announced the resignation of its chief executive after video from an elevator security camera posted online shows a man kicking a puppy and yanking its leash.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 4:18PM
Rio de Janeiro officials on Tuesday unveiled a new sanitation project that aims to eliminate the stain of raw sewage defiling the waters of Rio de Janeiro's Gloria Marina, where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 3:58PM
"Guardians of the Galaxy" closed out the summer movie season with a first-place finish.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 3:13PM
The United States' competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 3:08PM
A Stevens County sheep rancher has moved about 1,800 sheep to protect them from a pack of wolves that have killed at least two dozen of the animals this summer.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 2:53PM
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Published September 2nd, 2014 - 2:38PM
In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its application for new service.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 2:18PM
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 2:18PM
A $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names of prominent U.S. and European executives on its international advisory board.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:58PM
Concerns over weaker global economic growth appeared to outweigh a pair of strong reports on the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging stocks to a tiny loss. Crude oil prices sank 3 percent, pulling Exxon Mobil, Chevron and stocks of other oil producers down.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:38PM
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, August 25 to Sunday, August 31 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:33PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:28PM
The theft of nude photographs from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:28PM
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, August 25 to Sunday August 31 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:28PM
U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 1:13PM
Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:58PM
A man who persuaded a rural Missouri town and the state to invest millions in bonds and incentives for an artificial sweetener plant that never materialized pleaded guilty Tuesday to three felony charges.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:53PM
Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:53PM
Darden Restaurants offered more concessions to activist investor Starboard Value on Tuesday in a fight for control of the Olive Garden parent.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:53PM
Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:38PM
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 1, 2014:
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:38PM
Kevin Durant is staying with Nike.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:38PM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is apologizing to Colts fans for driving while intoxicated, saying his March arrest opened his eyes "to issues in my life that needed addressing."
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:38PM
Statement from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay following his guilty plea Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of operating while under the influence stemming from his arrest after a March traffic stop. He received a year of probation, and was suspended for six games and fined $500,000 by the NFL.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:13PM
California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:13PM
President Enrique Pena Nieto announced the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City on Tuesday, saying it will quadruple the capacity of the current one.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:13PM
Mike Tomlin believes Johnny Manziel will make a living in the NFL. Eventually. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach, however, isn't buying the notion that the man who quelled the mania surrounding Johnny Football is merely a placeholder.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:03PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to the lowest level since late April while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 12:03PM
Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:58AM
Ireland's tax collections are beating targets and have put the country on course to achieve normal deficit levels after six years of austerity, the government announced Tuesday.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:38AM
A lawyer defending the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records found himself facing tough questions Tuesday from appeals judges wanting to know whether the program will inevitably lead to, as one judge put it, the government's study of "every American's everything."
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:33AM
Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring. Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at the Bankrate.com website, says consumers with poor credit shouldn't bite.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:33AM
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:28AM
More than a year after Detroit filed for the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a federal judge is hearing evidence on whether he should approve the city's plan to emerge from billions of dollars in debt. Here's a look at the past, present and future of the city's finances:
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 11:08AM
Google is hoping a new brand will help sell more of its services to other companies.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:58AM
North Dakota State has its share of recruits who have turned down feelers from big-time schools, but the top-ranked Bison have built their program into a Football Championship Subdivision power partly by developing players from the B-list.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:53AM
McDonald's said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:53AM
Experts say the seismic activity near the Bardarbunga volcano on Iceland is calming down while tall fountains of fire and lava continue to lick the air along a volcanic fissure, producing a huge plume of steam and gas.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 10:13AM
Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 9:23AM
Finance officials from Greece have started talks in Paris with the country's rescue creditors, and are hoping to ease emergency taxes that have helped fuel recession.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 9:18AM
Advocacy group Transparency International is criticizing Swiss law as too soft on financial corruption.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 9:08AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $93.60 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 8:53AM
The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 8:48AM
Five people were arrested Tuesday after tying themselves to poles erected over the railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett that about a dozen demonstrators blocked to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 8:08AM
Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 8:08AM
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:58AM
Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:58AM
While Ukraine's leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country's battered economy.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:38AM
U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:33AM
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo will spend about $2.5 billion to buy Compuware and take the software developer private.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:33AM
The plan to restructure billions of dollars in debt is the vehicle the Motor City needs to free up funds to provide services to residents and allow the city to survive, one of Detroit's attorneys told the federal judge at the helm of the historic bankruptcy trial, which started Tuesday.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:13AM
A bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 7:08AM
Archer Daniels Midland Co. is selling its global chocolate business to Cargill for $440 million.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:58AM
The Washington Post is ending 80 years of being led by the Graham family with the departure of Publisher Katharine Weymouth.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:53AM
U.S. stocks are slightly higher in early trading as investors await the actions of global central banks.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:48AM
Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:38AM
Conn's fiscal second-quarter net income fell 8 percent as expenses rose.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:38AM
The British pound slipped sharply after an opinion poll showed that those advocating Scottish independence from the United Kingdom have gained ground, a little more than two weeks before the vote.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:13AM
Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.
Published September 2nd, 2014 - 6:08AM
An American Airlines jet bound for North Texas has safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the front windshield cracked.
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