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Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:59AM
Company officials say cleanup efforts are expected to take weeks after a pipeline on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Indian Reservation leaked around 1 million gallons of saltwater.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:39AM
Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's "Godzilla" remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:09AM
The price of oil continued to fall Thursday, trading below $102 a barrel as the outlook for supply remained robust.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:09AM
Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:29AM
More "headline-grabbing" acquisitions are likely over the coming year as businesses take advantage of a period of improving economic growth and cheap financing.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:04AM
Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:04AM
The European Union's highest court says Apple's characteristic retail store layout may be registered as a trademark.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:44AM
Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins' draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:44AM
Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league baseball park in the country Thursday when a city commission unanimously approved a major expansion of planned renovations including several more electronic signs and erecting a Jumbotron in the iconic home of the Chicago Cubs.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:19AM
When Gen. John Campbell, the Army's vice chief of staff, appeared last year at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, he cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:14AM
India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget Thursday, telegraphing a contentious overhaul of populist subsidies and vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by spending billions of dollars on infrastructure.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:09AM
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:05AM
I may wear a tight-fitting Superman outfit to work each day, but that doesn’t make me the Man of Steel. (It does, however, make me a frequent visitor to the human resources department — something about “inappropriate work attire.”)
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:59PM
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:34PM
Asian stock markets were muted Friday, following the lead of Wall Street traders spooked by worries about the soundness of a bank in Portugal that raised the specter of more financial turmoil in Europe.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:19PM
A trial that could determine the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers was delayed Thursday until after a deadline to conclude a $2 billion sale — and a scheduled NBA vote on the deal — but there is hope for more time.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 10:44PM
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 10:24PM
When robots first started playing soccer, it was a challenge for them just to see the ball. And to stay upright.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 10:09PM
South Korea's central bank said economic growth will be slower than expected this year because consumer spending has waned following a deadly ferry sinking.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 9:04PM
China's export growth edged higher in June in a small sign of improvement for the world's second biggest economy as it undergoes an uneven recovery.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 7:29PM
Bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year by U.S. adults, with anti-anxiety medicines and sedatives among the most common culprits, a study suggests.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 6:29PM
Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 5:44PM
A restaurant that for decades was a fixture of the New Orleans culinary scene is back — at least in name.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 5:21PM
About 12,000 air samples taken on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year after more than three dozen workers reported being sickened by chemical vapors have failed to find a cause for the problem, Hanford officials said Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:44PM
A South Korean chemical company has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a criminal complaint alleging attempted theft of a competitor's trade secrets.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:29PM
Faced with major changes to their health insurance benefits, more than 500 Memphis police officers called in sick Wednesday for the second consecutive day to protest cuts aimed at helping buttress the city's troubled pension program in a showdown that reflects wider struggles in cash-strapped urban centers across the country.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:24PM
A casket carrying the body of Richard Clement was slowly lowered into its final resting place on Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:09PM
BNP Paribas, France's largest bank, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of violating U.S. economic sanctions by processing transactions for clients in blacklisted countries, a development that a Manhattan judge said should show that no financial institution is "immune from the rule of law."
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:22PM
A Puyallup-based shipping line is moving its Puget Sound base of operations from the Port of Seattle to the Port of Tacoma.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 3:29PM
Three of the biggest U.S. airlines are giving upbeat signals about their business as the peak summer travel season kicks into high gear.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 3:24PM
Drybulk shipper Genco Shipping emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 3:19PM
Treasures in the Detroit Institute of Arts eyed for sale by some creditors in the city's historic bankruptcy could be worth more than $4.6 billion, but likely would fetch a quarter of that or less in a forced liquidation, according to a new report.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 3:09PM
General Motors is recalling 28,789 Saab convertibles because the driver's seat belt retractor can break.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 2:59PM
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Published July 9th, 2014 - 2:17PM
One private drone crash-landed in midtown Manhattan. Another caused alarm by hovering over Times Square amid tight security during Super Bowl week. Most recently, authorities say, another had a close brush with a police helicopter near the George Washington Bridge.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:57PM
A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating in a Dodger Stadium parking lot won his negligence lawsuit Wednesday, with a jury agreeing that the Dodgers didn't provide adequate security and were partly to blame for the attack.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:50PM
The Tacoma Mall has a new manager, its corporate owner announced Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:47PM
A substantial number of the people who made CBS' "Under the Dome" the surprise hit of last summer appear to have lost interest in the fate of the fictional town of Chester's Mill, Maine.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:47PM
Corporate earnings season got off to a good start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines. The market opened higher and remained modestly higher throughout the day. Stocks added to their gains after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest policy meeting in June. Alcoa was the biggest gainer among major stocks, helped by its surprisingly strong earnings report.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:42PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told naval submariners on Wednesday that the U.S. has let its focus on the military's nuclear responsibilities drift a bit, but two reviews are wrapping up and he will be looking at recommendations to strengthen the health of the force.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:42PM
Tax credits for families that don't qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for people who are secretly working. Federal agencies reported making $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:17PM
Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:07PM
Gold prices climbed Wednesday amid expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at record lows.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:57PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blocked a parade of campaign-season votes on gun rights Wednesday that could have been a political thorn for Democrats seeking to retain control of the chamber in this fall's elections.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:47PM
Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:37PM
JetBlue Airways said Wednesday it is offering free automated check-in for its customers.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:17PM
Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:07PM
General Mills hopes a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of fiber will be a recipe for stronger sales.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:52AM
The Reno-Tahoe Open has landed a new title sponsor and is changing its name to the Barracuda Championship under a four-year, multimillion-dollar deal with California-based Barracuda Networks Inc., tournament and PGA Tour officials announced Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:26AM
Boeing has finalized a $56 billion agreement to build 150 777X aircraft for Dubai's Emirates Airline.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:26AM
Two months into its most lucrative season, Hollywood's summer is down nearly 20 percent from last year at North American theaters.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:26AM
When many of us have a medical appointment we're concerned about our finances: how much will we owe out-of-pocket? What's our co-pay? But next time, you may also want to ask your doctors about their financial situation.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:11AM
Federal Reserve officials are in broad agreement that they will likely announce an end to their monthly bond buying program in October, bringing to a close the third round of massive bond purchases the central bank has relied upon to boost economic growth following the Great Recession.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:11AM
Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 11:06AM
Ford Motor Co. says it remains on track to make a profit in Europe next year despite the fragile economy.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 10:46AM
Andrew Wiggins will wear Adidas with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 10:46AM
The Cavaliers have cleared a path for LeBron James to return to Cleveland.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 10:06AM
Two startups are trying to do for e-books what Netflix does for movies.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 9:21AM
Stocks are edging higher in midday trading after corporate earnings got off to an encouraging start.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 9:06AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $102.15 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:56AM
The Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned three companies suspected of aiding the Syrian government, which is fighting opposition forces in a civil war that has killed more than 160,000 people.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:21AM
American Apparel Inc. announced late Wednesday it had reached a deal with investment firm Standard General to receive an investment of up to $25 million to bolster the clothing chain's finances. It will also mean a shake-up in the board.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:11AM
Pamela Prince-Eason isn't letting women business owners off the hook — if they want more contracts with big corporations or the government, they have to work harder to get them than they do now.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:11AM
The lower house of Mexico's Congress approved tough restrictions on dominant companies in the country's telephone and television sectors early Wednesday after 20 hours of debate and discussion.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:11AM
Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president's emergency spending request for the crisis.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:01AM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 8:01AM
Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hinted that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 7:21AM
Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 7:21AM
Brazilian Olympic organizers are benefiting from the successful hosting of the World Cup and showing "great dynamism" to overcome the delays that have plagued the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 7:16AM
The parent company of American Airlines and US Airways said Wednesday that June passenger traffic rose 1 percent from the same month a year ago and said it expects passenger revenue to rise in its second quarter.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 6:51AM
Production at one of Libya's largest oilfield restarted, pumping at more than 90 percent of its capacity in a boost to the troubled North African nation, a Libyan official said Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 6:31AM
Shares of Celgene Corp. slipped in premarket trading Wednesday after the drugmaker said its psoriatic arthritis treatment Otezla missed the main goal of a late-stage study exploring an additional use.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 6:26AM
Corporate earnings season got off to a positive start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 6:21AM
Bailed-out Greece said Wednesday it will tap bond markets again soon, building on its success in April to return to debt markets after a forced four-year absence due to its financial turmoil.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 5:51AM
Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation's fourth-biggest amusement park company points to another addition at Cedar Point he's proud of too — a shady spot to relax and munch on taffy and fudge.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 5:46AM
China's finance minister said Wednesday that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 5:26AM
Germany's Lufthansa says it plans to expand its budget airline operation to offer long-haul flights, possibly in cooperation with Turkish Airlines.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 5:26AM
Sigourney Weaver and the cast of "Alien" are virtually returning to the starship Nostromo.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:56AM
A Ukrainian air force pilot who was captured by separatist rebels last month has been arrested in Russia and charged with abetting the killing of two Russian journalists, Russian officials said on Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 4:01AM
The Vatican has chosen a French financier to become the new president of its bank, which is overhauling the way it operates after a series of financial scandals.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 3:21AM
Car sales in China cooled in June, with domestic brands falling further behind their foreign rivals in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported Wednesday.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 3:06AM
The European Union's antitrust body is imposing a fine of 428 million euros ($580 million) on France's pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines for distorting competition.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 2:21AM
Britain has authorized airport security staff to require any traveler to turn on electronic devices as a way to test for hidden explosives. France and Germany are implementing similar measures, but only for travel to and from the United States.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 2:01AM
China and the United States took small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change on Wednesday, but the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon emitters remain significantly apart over a wider global plan to cut emissions.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:51AM
Greyhound racing is illegal in 39 states, and waning interest and profits have shuttered racing in four others. In most of the places where it continues, track operators want lawmakers to boost or continue to boost their businesses.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:41AM
A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and blue bunting, radio men perched in a booth to bring the action to fans at home.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:36AM
Oil prices inched down toward $103 a barrel Wednesday as supply concerns dissipated and investors awaited the release of figures on U.S. stockpiles of crude and refined fuels that will be a key indicator of demand.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:11AM
In an increasingly global economy, just 1 in 10 teenagers around the world is able to make some key — but complex — financial decisions, including choosing among various loans or analyzing invoices and pay slips.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 1:11AM
WORLD CUP
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:51AM
A raging Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand Wednesday, saying he will never sell the Los Angeles Clippers and vowing a lifetime of lawsuits against the league.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:26AM
Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down. Now they've surfaced in this year's midterm elections, in one of the hottest Senate races in the country.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:21AM
As Detroit struggles to climb out of bankruptcy, another Michigan city with strong ties to the auto industry may be about to fall into the same hole.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:05AM
If you buy stocks on your own but aren’t confident you are proficient enough with financial data to spot threats to your investments, here’s one easy test that even a novice can master: Watch if a company you own schedules its annual meeting far from its headquarters.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 12:04AM
Washington's slow rollout of its legal marijuana market spreads to more cities Wednesday, one day after big crowds lined up outside the state's first licensed pot shops.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:54PM
India's new government presents its inaugural budget this week in the first substantive test of whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on ambitious promises to revive stalled economic growth.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:34PM
Police here believe they have quacked the code for finding followers on social media.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:09PM
China's inflation rate eased to 2.3 percent in June as politically sensitive food prices softened, government data released Wednesday showed.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:09PM
A day after Indonesia's presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta's police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely. With both candidates continuing to claim victory, the next leader of the world's third-largest democracy could be decided in court.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:05PM
Washington becomes the second state in the U.S. to allow the sale of recreational pot. Officials eventually expect to have more than 300 recreational pot shops across the state.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 2:59PM
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., asked President Barack Obama on Monday to use his executive power to make immediate improvements to the safety of tank cars carrying crude oil.
Published July 9th, 2014 - 2:59PM
The U.S. Secret Service announced Monday the arrest of a Russian citizen alleged to have orchestrated the hacking of U.S. retailers to steal the financial information of ordinary Americans.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 7:09PM
Surrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy?
Published July 8th, 2014 - 6:29PM
Even for an 84-year-old tournament drenched in history, Germany 7, Brazil 1 — you read that right — will be remembered as one of the craziest World Cup matches ever. Because of the humiliation it inflicted on a great footballing nation, as one of the most painful to watch, too.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 6:16PM
A group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies has joined forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 5:16PM
Bankers may take comfort from a letter Tuesday from the states chief banking regulator.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 4:34PM
The telecom company America Movil said Tuesday that it will sell off some assets to reduce its market share in Mexico in the face of the country's telecommunications reform designed to break up monopolies.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 4:39PM
Don’t count on breezing through airport security with your stash of recreational marijuana. You could end having a chat with police.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 4:36PM
Come check out the final design of the Prairie Line Trail segment that will connect Pacific Avenue to the waterfront.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 3:22PM
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Published July 8th, 2014 - 3:12PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 3:12PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:52PM
Nearly 1,000 dockworkers briefly walked off their jobs Tuesday at the massive ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting the movement of international cargo before a mediator ordered them back.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:52PM
Soybean prices fell again Tuesday as traders expect the U.S. crop to come in at a record in the fall.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:42PM
An investigation into scalping World Cup hospitality tickets threatens to mar what has been a successful tournament in Brazil.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:42PM
The price of oil slipped closer to $103 a barrel Tuesday as concerns about supply disruptions continued to fade.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:42PM
Police in Washington state say a gunman fatally shot his wife Tuesday morning before turning the weapon on himself at a downtown Spokane medical center.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:14PM
Investors sold stocks broadly for a second day on Tuesday as they wait for corporate earnings reports to see whether a recent run-up in prices is justified. The Dow Jones industrial average closed below 17,000, a key level it topped last week for the first time in its 118-year history. Internet stocks were hit hard, with Twitter and Pandora Media down 7 percent each.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:14PM
Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down. Now they've surfaced in this year's midterm elections, in one of the hottest Senate races in the country.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 2:09PM
Alcoa Inc. (AA) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter profit of $138 million, reversing a year-ago loss, and the results beat analysts' expectations.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 1:29PM
As employees worked frantically to prepare the shelves and assess their inventory at Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, Washington, 22-year-old Zoe Wainwright was among the dozens in line early Tuesday waiting for legal marijuana sales to begin.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 1:24PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published July 8th, 2014 - 1:14PM
Wal-Mart, Home Depot and others that own buildings on tribal land will receive property tax refunds from Snohomish County as a result of a federal appeals court decision.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 1:04PM
The Senate panel investigating General Motors' ignition switch recall is calling on the CEO of the company that made the switches to testify at an upcoming hearing.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 12:53PM
The car-hailing service Uber is taking on New York City's taxis, temporarily dropping some of its prices by 20 percent.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 12:31PM
Consumers increased their borrowing at a slower pace in May compared to the prior month.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 12:24PM
Turns out, being a one-hit wonder is risky.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 11:56AM
One of the nation's leading gun manufacturers has reached a settlement in a nationwide lawsuit claiming a popular hunting rifle has a defective trigger mechanism that can cause injury and death.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 11:56AM
The brother of an imprisoned ex-billionaire hedge fund founder was acquitted of conspiracy on Tuesday, handing Manhattan prosecutors their first loss after dozens of insider trading convictions in prosecutions that relied heavily on wiretaps and the testimony of those who pleaded guilty.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 11:16AM
Bail has been set at $1.1 million each for twin brothers charged with murder in the death of a Good Samaritan who was run over after trying to rescue a woman being assaulted in California.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 11:11AM
Crews have removed all three commercial airplane fuselages from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:56AM
The CEO of American Airlines says travel demand is still strong and he is not worried about airlines adding so many flights that they will drive down prices.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:51AM
Santa Fe's famed summer market season opens this weekend with the International Folk Market, the world's largest folk art market and one dedicated to helping artisans from impoverished nations start their own businesses.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:36AM
The Air Force asserts with pride that the nation's nuclear missile system, more than 40 years old and designed during the Cold War to counter the now-defunct Soviet Union, is safe and secure. None has ever been used in combat or launched accidentally.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:31AM
Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry:
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:21AM
Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:11AM
December will mark the five-year anniversary of the disappearance of Susan Powell — a Utah mother who has never been found despite her family's continued searches.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:11AM
A Milan court has acquitted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi's elder son and a longtime executive in his media empire in a tax fraud case.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 10:01AM
Nike has announced its sponsorship of Manchester United will end after the 2014-15 season after they failed to agree on terms for an extension.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:31AM
U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than in any month in the past seven years, a sign that this year's strong hiring trend is likely to continue.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:31AM
A World Cup ticket scalping case has revived a reputation FIFA tries hard to fight, and threatens to stain a tournament which has been better than critics expected.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:01AM
American Apparel Inc. has received a notice from investment firm Lion Capital demanding payment of a $9.9 million loan, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:01AM
U.S. stocks are moving lower for a second day in a row as investors position themselves for corporate earnings reports.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 9:01AM
Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 8:41AM
A pharmacist who oversaw a major hospital's vault of drugs stole nearly 200,000 powerful painkillers he was supposed to safeguard and dispense, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday as they unveiled a case that makes unusual use of a state drug-kingpin law.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 8:21AM
Russia will allow gambling in Sochi in a bid to make continued use of the facilities that were built in the Black Sea resort for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 7:25AM
Investors unloaded stocks for a second straight day ahead of a slew of corporate earnings that will help them determine whether a recent run-up in the market is justified.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 7:20AM
Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 7:05AM
The Boston Bruins have signed a deal with a developer for a new team practice facility within city limits.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 6:40AM
Shares of Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc. climbed Tuesday morning after federal regulators approved its first drug, the toenail fungus treatment Kerydin, a few weeks ahead of schedule.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 6:25AM
If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?
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