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Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:35PM
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 21-27. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:15PM
Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported stellar second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:00PM
Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:55PM
The United Nations agency that governs civil aviation said Tuesday it is creating a task force aimed at improving security measures after the shoot-down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:55PM
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:45PM
This summer the dull-sounding technology term “network neutrality” prompted street protests and viral web campaigns, crashing the Federal Communications Commission’s website with a record-breaking flood of over a million comments from the public.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:40PM
Corning Inc., which makes glass screens for electronics, said Tuesday that its second-quarter net income fell 74 percent from a year ago as demand for tablets weakened.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:10PM
Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:00PM
A new television series starring Anne Heche and Jason Isaacs is moving some of its production from Israel to New Mexico.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:55AM
The U.S. has barred a shipment of Kurdish crude oil from reaching the Texas coast amid concerns independent oil sales from Kurdistan could further weaken Iraq's fragile central government as it struggles to contain a Sunni military offensive.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:35AM
President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 11:25AM
Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:55AM
JPMorgan Chase will pay $650,000 to settle charges by federal regulators that it filed inaccurate reports on the trading positions of some of its large customers.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:35AM
McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:15AM
Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Arch Coal Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter loss widened partly because of nagging rail disruptions and weaker prices for coal used in making steel, though cost controls helped the coal producer's latest earnings surpass analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:35AM
AK Steel Holding Corp. (AKS) on Tuesday reported a smaller loss in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 9:20AM
This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:55AM
One of London's most recognizable office buildings has been put up for sale.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:40AM
Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter profit after posting a loss in the same period a year ago as more people deposited money into its bank and demand for auto loans increased.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:25AM
Authorities say a Nevada man is dead after falling through a skylight at the Ocean Spray fruit juice distribution center where he worked.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:15AM
Barcelona has reported a record income of 530 million euros ($711 million) over the past year and made a profit of 41 million euros ($55 million), the club announced on Tuesday.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:15AM
Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner — and lunch, too.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:15AM
House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 8:05AM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Figures show SMU sold nearly $350,000 in beer and wine at basketball games since sales began in January.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:55AM
Donald Trump says he is unlikely to be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:40AM
Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new place does well.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 7:05AM
The New York Times Co. on Tuesday reported earnings that declined by 54 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:55AM
The stock market is edging higher in early trading ahead of a string of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:35AM
Arch Coal Inc. (ACI) on Tuesday reported a bigger loss in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:35AM
Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:20AM
Wynn Resorts Ltd.'s second-quarter earnings increased 57 percent, bolstered by a jump in gambling revenue and more hotel and restaurant spending during the typically slow Las Vegas summer.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:20AM
The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:15AM
U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:15AM
Waste Management Inc. on Tuesday reported that its second-quarter profit fell 14 percent. Its adjusted profit topped analysts' expectations, but revenue fell short of Wall Street's view.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 5:55AM
Entergy Corp. (ETR) on Tuesday reported earnings that rose by 16 percent in its second quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 5:35AM
Reynolds American Inc. said Tuesday that its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter as higher cigarette and smokeless tobacco prices helped to offset a decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 5:25AM
Waste Management is selling a subsidiary to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion as part of its effort to focus on its core business.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 5:20AM
UPS is willing to sacrifice some short-term profits to avoid a repeat of its failure last Christmas to deliver all packages on time.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 5:15AM
Reynolds American Inc. says its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter, topping analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 5:05AM
China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:45AM
Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a $10 billion-plus gain from a business spinoff.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 4:35AM
A big one-time gain and a tax benefit helped drugmaker Merck & Co. more than double second-quarter profit, improve its profit forecast and top analysts' expectations.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 3:45AM
Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 3:35AM
Aetna's second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer top expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 3:05AM
Israeli tank shells slam into UN school in Gaza, kill 15; elsewhere, 27 die as war rages
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:55AM
The European Union's antitrust authority on Tuesday approved the Polish government's 200 million-euro ($270 million) bailout for its ailing national carrier, LOT airlines.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:35AM
Deutsche Bank AG posted a 29 percent drop in second-quarter net profit Tuesday, hit by higher taxes, declining revenue and political instability affecting financial markets.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 2:25AM
McDonald's in Japan is increasing its checks on chicken from vendors in China and Thailand after allegations a Chinese supplier sold expired chicken. It says the scare will hurt its earnings.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:55AM
Energy company BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could hurt its profits because of its stake in the country's oil giant, Rosneft.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:10AM
Published July 29th, 2014 - 1:00AM
Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? In all likelihood, most voters in Louisiana and Virginia aren't either.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:45AM
Asian stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:25AM
The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election debate on whether to raise gasoline taxes.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:25AM
The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:25AM
Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 12:15AM
More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 11:45PM
Honda's quarterly profit surged nearly 20 percent on demand for remodeled cars in Japan and elsewhere in Asia. The Japanese automaker also raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 11:35PM
Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS, reported Tuesday a 15 percent rise in second-quarter profit, driven by its core wealth management business, and disclosed it was part of a group of financial companies being investigated over alternative trading systems called "dark pools."
Published July 28th, 2014 - 10:35PM
Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:15PM
Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:15PM
In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file. The study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute found that 20 percent of Americans with credit records have no debt on file.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:00PM
Roughly one in three adult Americans have a past-due debt that’s been turned over to a collection agency, according to a novel new study.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 10:51AM
TRA Medical Imaging, in downtown Tacoma, recently made staff changes and additions.
Published July 29th, 2014 - 6:51AM
Neighbors who say weddings and events at the former Weyerhaeuser mansion are disrupting their family’s life have filed suit in Pierce County Superior Court to shut down those events.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 7:15PM
The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 6:20PM
The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 6:05PM
As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 5:00PM
Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 4:55PM
New York state fire officials are pressing Congress for $100 million in emergency funding to pay for a nationwide training program for firefighters to address the new scale of risk presented by trains carrying millions of gallons of flammable crude oil.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:35PM
Cyprus' largest bank says it has bolstered its capital base by raising 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) through a private placement of new shares.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:15PM
Twenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:10PM
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:50PM
Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, according to a trove of emails released Monday.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:35PM
The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No. 1 spot at the box office.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:25PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills unchanged, while rates on three-month bills rose to their highest level in four weeks.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:15PM
Ford is raising the price of its new aluminum-sided pickup truck, but still trying to stay competitive with rivals.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:55PM
Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:35PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:25PM
The disability-insurance program administered by the Social Security Administration faces a depletion of reserves in 2016, absent changes to funding, and incoming revenues will fund only 80 percent of promised benefits, a new government report said Monday.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:57PM
Challenging SeaTac-based Alaska Airlines once again, Delta Air Lines is adding Puerto Vallarta to its route map from Sea-Tac.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:10PM
Wholesale cash prices Tuesday:
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Grain futures were mosly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:45PM
Amazon said Monday that it has started selling 3-D printed customizable objects like iPhone cases, jewelry and figurines on the online retailer's website.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:35PM
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:15PM
A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:10PM
The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:05PM
In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and easily passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 11:50AM
The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 11:45AM
Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges of bribing government officials in Pakistan, Indonesia and other countries to win military and police business.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 11:33AM
The buy-and-hold style was labeled as dead during and after the financial crisis of 2008, when anyone who stayed with their investments saw their portfolios get cut in half.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 11:30AM
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Dollar Tree is stepping up its fight for penny-pinching customers. On Monday, the discounter said it would acquire rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, making it the biggest player in the dollar store category. The acquisition comes as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going after lower-income customers with smaller stores. Despite their names, Dollar Store and Family Dollar vary in their business models.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 10:05AM
The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and reminded all countries that buying the illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Jury selection is underway in the trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:35AM
Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:25AM
U.S. stocks are slightly lower in midday trading after a report of sluggish sales in the housing market.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 9:10AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $100.66 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 8:40AM
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 8:25AM
A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 8:05AM
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 7:35AM
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 7:33AM
With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members. But when those loans go bad, the company uses the local courts near its Virginia headquarters to file suits by the thousands
Published July 28th, 2014 - 7:00AM
RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products Holding Corp.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 6:55AM
Lloyds Banking Group is paying $369 million to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated a key global interest rate.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 6:15AM
Argentina's government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors ahead of a looming deadline that risks sending the country into its second default in 13 years.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 6:10AM
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 5:40AM
Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 4:35AM
Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking process caused seismic tremors which led the government to suspend operations.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 4:10AM
Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) on Monday reported net income that rose by 4.4 percent in its fiscal third quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:55AM
Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:50AM
The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 3:30AM
The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:55AM
Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:20AM
A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 2:15AM
The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:35AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:15AM
Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 1:15AM
Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:55AM
A popular Hong Kong pro-democracy website has closed, citing political pressure, the latest sign of mounting tensions as the semiautonomous Chinese city braces for a possible shutdown of its financial center by activists fighting Beijing's desire to limit democratic reforms.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:30AM
Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Published July 28th, 2014 - 12:10AM
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 10:55PM Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Monday it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 10:50PM
A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:25PM
One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:15PM
Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:01PM
As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:01PM
Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:01PM
As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:
Published July 27th, 2014 - 8:16PM
University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 6:51PM
Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke victory.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 4:11PM
OSI Group, an Aurora, Illinois-based company at the center of a food scandal in China, said that it was pulling all of the products produced by its Shanghai Husi unit from the marketplace.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 12:51PM
Major league teams increased their spending on amateur draft picks 1.5 percent this year from a similar point last summer, yet the total dollars remained below the record set in 2011 before restraints were put in place
Published July 27th, 2014 - 11:21AM
An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders as high as 125 feet has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:21AM
Police say a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 9:01AM
Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 7:11AM
The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 6:36AM
Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 6:26AM
New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 6:11AM
If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 12:16AM
An arms embargo against Russia would be little more than symbolic because Russia is largely self-sufficient in supplying its armed forces, a report argued Sunday.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 6:04AM
Chronicling all companies and firms with 100 employees or more in Pierce County, the 2014 Major Employers list compiled by the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County shows one significant difference over the 2013 compilation.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 6:24AM
Nickole Gambrill is still paying the price for graduating college at the wrong time.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 12:00AM
Born more than a century ago, Lucks Food Decorating Co. continues to innovate and manufacture products that have gained international attention.
Published July 27th, 2014 - 10:36AM
The price of beef and veal shot up more than 10 percent from June 2013 to June 2014, according to the most recent Consumer Price Index. Pork prices rose by 12 percent.
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