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Published January 20th, 2015 - 4:04PM
Facebook has a new fix for fibs.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 4:42PM
People who haven’t yet enrolled in a health insurance plan can get help this weekend at shopping malls across the state.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:09PM
President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Congress he addressed Tuesday night agree they need to fix the country’s infrastructure funding problem before the money runs out on May 31. But so far, they’ve found little agreement on how to get there.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 3:29PM
SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 3:09PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills unchanged while rates on six-month bills dipped to the lowest level since late November.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 3:04PM
IBM's fourth-quarter net income dropped 11 percent as revenue in most categories continued to decline, and its outlook for the year disappointed investors.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:59PM
The U.S. stock market eked out a slight gain on Tuesday, helped by a surge in shares of technology companies and airlines.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:54PM
Bill Skinner of VT Halter Marine in South Mississippi and fellow chief executives at about 150 other U.S. shipyards know what to do when Sen. John McCain starts rattling his free-trade saber in their direction.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:44PM
The Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday rejected Democrats' bids to ban exports from the Keystone XL oil pipeline and to require building the project with American-made steel.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:38PM
South Sound average gas prices drop 11 cents in last week, 45 cents in the last month
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:24PM
Coming off its best quarter yet, Netflix is accelerating its international expansion in hopes its original programming will hook millions more subscribers on the Internet video service.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:24PM
A senior Cuban official said Tuesday that restoring diplomatic ties with the United States won't immediately lead to a full relationship between the Cold War foes after a half-century of enmity.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:19PM
The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns and led to a federal government review of the ruse, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:04PM
Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:04PM
Wholesale cash prices Wednesday:
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:04PM
Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 1:19PM
A month after it was fined $47 million for misleading investors, Life Partners Holdings said Tuesday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 1:04PM
Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren't likely to share the bounty with passengers — not while so many flights are already full.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:59PM
The death of 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay Area has baffled wildlife officials who say the creatures' feathers were coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like rubber cement.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:39PM
Doug Marrone probably didn't envision this when he walked away from the Buffalo Bills last month.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:24PM
Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 4:44PM
President Barack Obama urged the nation Tuesday night to "turn the page" on years of economic troubles, terrorism and lengthy wars, arguing that his presidency had ushered in an era of smarter American leadership and a growing U.S. economy.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:14PM
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans Tuesday to fulfill a long-held dream for New York City travelers: a rail link to LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the nation.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:59AM
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, Jan. 12 to Sunday, Jan. 18 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:44AM
Morocco will experience strong economic growth in 2015 based on expectation of a bountiful harvest and the drop in oil prices, authorities said Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:44AM
iBook charts for week ending January 19, 2015:
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:24AM
Wal-Mart is launching a service allowing customers to pick up their tax refunds in cash at about 3,000 stores nationwide.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:24AM
Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP wants Staples to combine with Office Depot.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:24AM
Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:14AM
Amid growing concerns over the global economy, the United States has overtaken China as the No. 1 investment destination among chief executives around the world, a survey found Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 11:04AM
The Supreme Court's conservative and liberal justices clashed Tuesday over campaign finance restrictions in a dispute involving candidates for elected state and local judgeships.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 10:19AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $48.03 per barrel at 12 p.m. Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 10:04AM
A restaurant in an Atlantic City casino intended to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday by offering fried chicken, collard greens and macaroni and cheese, a casino official said Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 9:54AM
Feminists are rejoicing at the disappearance of bare breasts from the British tabloid The Sun — though the newspaper is not saying whether the decision to ditch its "Page 3 girls" is permanent.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 9:34AM
The Ford Mustang is on its way to China.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 9:04AM
South Korean infielder Jung Ho Kang can earn $750,000 annually in performance bonuses based on plate appearances as part of his $11 million, four-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:59AM
The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline made good on its promise Tuesday to try to seize access to the Nebraska land it needs to finish the project — the first steps it's taken since the state's high court removed a major legal barrier.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:59AM
Alitalia's new chairman aims to make the airline profitable in 2017 following its takeover by Emirates-based Etihad Airways.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:59AM
Europe's economy could be sinking in deflationary quicksand. On Thursday, the European Central Bank is expected to throw it a rope — in the form of massive purchases of government bonds using newly printed money.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:54AM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 8:04AM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a challenge from retailers who claim the Federal Reserve allows banks to charge businesses too much for handling debit card transactions.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:14AM
The U.S. stock market is opening the week higher.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 6:54AM
As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 6:49AM
Shares of Halliburton rallied Tuesday after the oilfield services company reported its fourth-quarter profit rose 14 percent in a performance that exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 6:49AM
Eastern Montana residents rushed to stock up on bottled water Tuesday after authorities detected a cancer-causing component of oil in public water supplies downstream of a Yellowstone River pipeline spill.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 6:19AM
Images of oil-coated birds and testimony about "widespread sociocultural harm" opened the third phase of a trial to establish penalties BP must pay under the federal Clean Water Act for spilling millions of barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 6:59AM
The strong dollar and stiff competition for some products squeezed Johnson & Johnson in the fourth quarter and it missed Wall Street expectations for revenue, triggering a rare sell-off of its shares.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 5:14AM
Morgan Stanley's fourth-quarter profit rose as the investment bank recovered from huge legal expenses last year. But it suffered from the same trading slowdowns at other banks and fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 5:14AM
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income decreased by 28 percent to $2.52 billion.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 5:04AM
Burger chain Shake Shack, which got its start as a hot dog cart in New York City, plans to raise up to $80 million from an initial public offering of its common stock.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 4:59AM
Delta Air Lines Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss because falling oil prices led it to write down the value of its fuel-hedging contracts, but the airline's results were still better than Wall Street expected.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 4:44AM
Schlumberger will spend about $1.7 billion for a minority stake in a big Russian energy company at a time when that country's relations with the West are under strain and as energy prices hit multiyear lows.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 3:49AM
Nintendo is discontinuing its Club Nintendo rewards program and will replace it in the U.S. with a new customer loyalty program at a later date.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:44AM
Europe's stagnant economy got two pieces of upbeat news Tuesday even as the European Central Bank prepares to launch more stimulus measures.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 1:14AM
Trust in institutions has fallen to levels not seen since the financial crisis, after a year that produced the twin Malaysia Airlines disasters and the conflict in Ukraine, a global survey found Tuesday.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 1:04AM
Most Asian stock markets rose Wednesday as investors anticipated European policymakers would soon unleash more stimulus while Chinese shares extended their rebound following a steep plunge at the start of the week.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:44AM
The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:39AM
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing her biggest business decision since she left Google two-and-a-half years ago to lead its struggling rival: how to manage Yahoo's most valuable asset, a 15 percent stake in Chinese Internet star Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:24AM
They cater to travelers, but Airbnb and other short-term rental sites are sparking debate over an issue few tourists are likely to unpack: affordable housing.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:24AM
In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 12:19AM
The scientist behind a new talking robot in Japan says people should stop expecting robots to understand them, and instead try to chime in with robotic conversations.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 11:44PM
Net profit at consumer goods giant Unilever, maker of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, rose 5 percent in 2014 from the year earlier to 5.5 billion euros ($6.4 billion) despite tough conditions in its markets, the company announced Tuesday.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 11:04PM
Malaysia on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecast for this year and announced a slew of austerity measures as tumbling oil prices force the government to slash spending.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 10:24PM
The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecasts for global growth over the next two years, warning Tuesday that weakness in most major economies will trump gains from lower oil prices. The IMF's report was released as China reported its slowest growth in 24 years.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 10:24PM
China's economy, the world's second largest, grew 7.4 percent last year, its slowest expansion in nearly a quarter century. Forecasters expect growth to wane further in the next several years as China emphasizes consumption over polluting heavy industry and manufacturing, which suffer from overinvestment and overcapacity. The IMF predicts growth of 6.3 percent in 2016, a dramatic shift from double digit rates in previous years that is creating winners and losers.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Months after he landed in Florida's Manatee County Jail, Jovon Frazier's pleas for treatment of intense pain in his left shoulder were met mostly with Tylenol.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Months after he landed in Florida's Manatee County Jail, Jovon Frazier's pleas for treatment of the intense pain that radiated from his left shoulder to his elbow were met mostly with Tylenol.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 6:39PM
Authorities say a passenger jet at John F. Kennedy Airport was given the all clear following a bomb threat.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 6:19PM
The global economy, slowed by stagnation in Europe and Japan, is being further hampered by China's decelerating growth.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 4:24PM
U.S. unemployment will decline this year to 5.9 percent and will fall further in subsequent years, providing a rare bright spot in the world’s job picture, the International Labor Organization said in a report released Tuesday.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 3:59PM
A labor dispute between dockworkers at the West Coast's sea ports and their employers didn't take a day off for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 1:59PM
The Canadian government has signed an order that would block the state of Alaska from updating a ferry terminal unless the two sides resolve an ongoing dispute over the use of U.S. steel in the project.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 11:59AM
Has the sun set on the topless models of Britain's tabloid press?
Published January 19th, 2015 - 11:49AM
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. said Monday that its new, all-pill hepatitis C combo treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 11:04AM
The ratings agency Fitch says political uncertainty ahead of Sunday's national election in Greece could further test the country's banks but described the strain as "manageable."
Published January 19th, 2015 - 11:04AM
Clint Eastwood's R-rated Iraq War drama "American Sniper" opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 10:33AM
Oracle Corp. said Monday it named Leon Panetta a director, effective immediately.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 10:33AM
Europe's struggle with economic stagnation is raising questions about whether its prized project — the shared euro currency — can bounce back or even just survive.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 10:13AM
Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he'll be selling, that more students in Wisconsin may get school-provided iPads, that some planned projects in a Southern California city will get delayed, and that some expected oilfield hiring in North Dakota and Texas may not happen.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 9:48AM
The Beastie Boys want to force the maker of Monster Energy drink to pay nearly $2.4 million in legal fees and costs so the rappers' $1.7 million jury award is not dwarfed by expenses in a copyright violation case, lawyers say.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 8:58AM
The region that relies most heavily on heating oil to stay warm is getting a windfall from the big drop in prices, which have plummeted to the lowest level in six years.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 8:43AM
The fashion curtain call is part of the ritual of the runway show, with each designer's personality reflected in that final bow.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 8:33AM
Truckloads of drinking water were being shipped to the eastern Montana city of Glendive on Monday after traces of a major oil spill along the Yellowstone River were detected in public water supplies, raising concerns about a potential health risk.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 8:33AM
Amazon Studios is branching out from television series to movies, announcing plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 8:08AM
Amazon is getting into the movie business.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 7:33AM
Pope Francis, who pledged on the day of his installation as pontiff to make the environment a priority, is drafting a highly anticipated encyclical on ecology and climate change.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 7:33AM
Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change — and to do so through a document traditionally used for the most important papal teachings.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 7:28AM
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 7:13AM
President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a "Year of Action," and he can claim credit for accomplishing several of the goals he laid out. The smaller ones.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 5:43AM
The European Union's foreign ministers on Monday ruled out any easing of sanctions against Russia as long as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, despite concerns about the economic consequences.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 4:43AM
The high-speed Eurostar train service is resuming full service but experiencing delays, two days after smoky cargo caused a shutdown of traffic beneath the English Channel.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 4:33AM
The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world's wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 2:03AM
Chinese stocks plunged Monday after the country's securities regulator rapped three major brokerages for continuing to lend money for stock purchases in violation of rules. As punishment for extending so called "margin trading" contracts, the brokerages are forbidden to offer credit to new customers for three months.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 1:23AM
A list of candidates who interviewed for NFL head coaching jobs this offseason and the teams they met with (x-hired):
Published January 19th, 2015 - 1:13AM
The former Korean Air executive famous for an inflight tantrum over macadamia nuts pleaded not guilty Monday to violating aviation safety law and hindering a government investigation.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 12:18AM
The White House says President Barack Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a plan to impose higher taxes on the wealthy and use the revenue to help middle-class families. Congress would have to agree, and lawmakers have rebuffed Obama's earlier proposals to eliminate certain tax provisions and spend the money on road and bridge repair, for example.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 10:48PM
As another storm flung snow at Chicago, Alexandra Clark wondered how she'd get to work. Like an increasing number of snowbound city dwellers, she had a ready tool at hand: an app that tracks hundreds of city snowplows in close to real time.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 9:08PM
Andrew Luck made no excuses after his worst game as a pro came in the biggest game of his young career.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 7:28PM
Asian stock markets rose Tuesday, and Shanghai rebounded from a dramatic dive the day before, after China's economic slowdown in the fourth quarter wasn't as sharp as feared.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 5:13PM
President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union speech Tuesday to propose hundreds of billions of dollars in tax increases on the wealthy, and to urge that the money be used to finance tax cuts for the poor and middle class, free college, and other benefits.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 9:58AM
In more than a decade slinging drinks, bartender Autumn Alston has depended on tips to earn a living, leading to an often-inconsistent income from some customers who tip a lot, some who stiff and a few who make cringe-inducing suggestions.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 9:44AM
JetBlue says one of its planes aborted a takeoff at Kennedy International Airport when another aircraft suddenly crossed the runway.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 9:08AM
Thursday night games were such a success this season for CBS that the network extended its deal with the NFL through the 2015 season.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 8:53AM
After years of being flush with oil money, Alaska now faces drastic budget cuts and having to dip into well-stocked savings to offset unprecedented deficits exacerbated by an unexpected plunge in oil prices.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 8:18AM
Eurostar passenger services remained sporadic through the Channel Tunnel on Sunday after rail operators worked to restore normal traffic on the system a day after a smoke alarm triggered a shutdown.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 7:38AM
Medical marijuana activists feel like they have their back to the wall as the Legislature tries to rein in an unregulated system that many people believe is unfairly competing with heavily taxed recreational pot sales in Washington state. Hundreds are expected in Olympia on Thursday as lawmakers hold their first big hearing on the topic this session.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 6:13AM
Inside the Democratic Party, economic policy is often seen as a contest between President Barack Obama's track record and the anti-Wall Street approach advocated by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 6:13AM
The U.S. food company behind Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers says it has begun construction of a $90 million biscuit plant in Bahrain to keep up with growing demand in the Middle East and Africa for Mondelez International's products.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 2:13AM
The White House says President Barack Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a plan to impose higher taxes on the wealthy and use the revenue to help middle-class families. Congress would have to agree, and lawmakers have rebuffed Obama's earlier proposals to eliminate certain tax provisions and spend the money on road and bridge repair, for example.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 8:18AM
President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Standing in a prison chow hall, Richard Chavez Jr. outlines his past: violent felon, former gang member, the fourth member of his family to go to prison. Then his future: owner of a mobile counseling youth service that goes where the troubled kids are.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 9:01PM
The Houston-based Prison Entrepreneurship Program began operations in 2004 and operates now in the Cleveland Correctional Facility in Cleveland, Texas, with plans to open a second unit in a Dallas-area prison this year. Some facts and figures about the program since it began:
Published January 17th, 2015 - 9:01PM
Standing in a prison chow hall, Richard Chavez Jr. outlines his past: violent felon, former gang member, the fourth member of his family to go to prison. Then his future: owner of a mobile counseling youth service that goes where the troubled kids are.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 5:13PM
In the icy waters of midcoast Maine, Bill Mook has his eyes on his oysters – and how the waters they need to survive are gradually, but clearly, changing.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 5:33PM
A delegation of congressional Democrats began a three-day visit to Cuba on Saturday to discuss expectations for the normalization of relations between the United States and the island nation.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 5:00PM
The White House says President Barack Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a plan to impose higher taxes on the wealthy and use the revenue to help middle-class families. Congress would have to agree, and lawmakers have rebuffed Obama's earlier proposals to eliminate certain tax provisions and spend the money on road and bridge repair, for example.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 5:00PM
President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle class.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 2:28PM
The union that represents about 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and Central California has reached a tentative contract with the medical provider and canceled a two-day strike planned for next week at 86 hospitals and clinics.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 2:23PM
A Texas hunting club has canceled plans to auction off a chance to kill an African elephant, the club's executive director said Saturday.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 1:33PM
The Chicago Cubs say new Wrigley Field bleachers won't be ready for the April 5 season opener.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 9:48AM
In a story Jan. 17 about the retirement of Lee Enterprises Chief Financial Officer Carl Schmidt, The Associated Press erroneously reported based on a statement from Lee Enterprises that his former employer, Johnson Outdoors, is a component of the SC Johnson Group. Johnson Outdoors is a company owned by the Johnson family. SC Johnson is also owned by the Johnson family, but the companies are not affiliated.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 8:08AM
Milk sales set records in 2014, but plummeting prices are forcing some dairy farmers to spill the surplus down the drain.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 3:48AM
High waves and strong currents in the Java Sea again prevented Indonesian navy divers from accessing the fuselage and what is believed to be the cockpit from the AirAsia plane that crashed three weeks ago, officials said.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 3:33PM
Perhaps the only imaginable connection between trains and foie gras, the famous French delicacy obtained by force-feeding duck or geese to fatten up their livers, would be as an appetizer in the dining car of the luxury Orient Express.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 3:33PM
A subsidiary of Swiss banking giant UBS has settled charges and agreed to pay a $12 million penalty, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday in announcing largest prosecution yet of a so-called alternative trading system.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 6:28PM
Federal agencies have been given a Feb. 2 deadline to provide advice on whether to move forward with the hotly debated Keystone XL pipeline.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 5:53PM
Former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio will interview Saturday with the Washington Redskins for their vacancy in the same position on coach Jay Gruden's staff, a person with knowledge of the meeting said Friday.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 4:53PM
Frontier Airlines said Friday that it will hire contractors to do the work of 1,300 employees — about a third of its total workforce — at the Denver airport and in Milwaukee.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 4:08PM
The Oakland Raiders are close to signing a one-year extension to remain at the Coliseum for the 2015 season.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 4:03PM
Regulators have closed a small lender in Florida, making it the first U.S. bank failure of 2015 following 18 closures last year.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:48PM
Disney Chairman and CEO Robert Iger's compensation jumped to $43.7 million in 2014 as the company had a blockbuster year.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:33PM
Mike Maccagnan has begun reshuffling the New York Jets' front office, firing the team's top two college scouts.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:33PM
Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline in Nebraska reignited a legal fight Friday that could delay the entire 1,179-mile project, filing two new lawsuits over its proposed route.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:23PM
AT&T says it will record $10 billion in charges in its fourth quarter.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:23PM
Adding bird-safe glass to the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium could add as much as $60 million in extra costs and delay construction by six months, the chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said Friday.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:13PM
When Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro returns from an urgent fundraising trip that has taken him to seven nations, he'll find his oil-dependent economy teetering on the edge and desperate countrymen searching empty store shelves for basic goods.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 3:08PM
PepsiCo says that an advisory partner to activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management will join the beverage and snack food company's board in March.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:55PM
The IRS announced this week that the country’s 2015 Free File program, available at IRS.gov, opened Friday, and that the agency will begin accepting and processing all returns on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:48PM
One of the world's safest investments — the Swiss franc — has swung wildly this week after the central bank in Switzerland announced it would scrap its policy of limiting the rise of the currency.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:48PM
Sun Life Stadium is currently a mess, and the Miami Dolphins couldn't be happier.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:38PM
A surge in oil and gas companies pulled the stock market out of a five-day slump on Friday, as the price of crude swung higher. Oil prices jumped after the International Energy Agency predicted drillers would cut production this year.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:03PM
Insurer Aetna has made new hepatitis C drugs from Gilead Sciences Inc. preferred treatments for customers with the liver-destroying virus.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:53PM
U.S. foreign-exchange broker FXCM is getting a $300 million lifeline after being hit with big losses from the impact of a change in Swiss currency policy.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:53PM
A Portland strip club that gained national attention for its vegan menu has been accused of withholding more than meat.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:53PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:43PM
The U.S. dollar has been rolling. Since June 30, its value has jumped 16 percent against a collection of world currencies.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:43PM
The Denver Broncos head coaching candidates don't know if they'd inherit one of the all-time great quarterbacks or a guy who's thrown just 30 passes in three seasons.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:23PM
President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government access to encrypted communications used by U.S. companies.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:23PM
Energy companies are fueling a rally that snapped a five-day losing streak for the stock market.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 1:13PM
Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities rose to a record level in November following two months of declines, reflecting a big increase in purchases by Japan.
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