The CW network, aiming to please its target young-adult audience, is adding a fourth DC Comics-based series to its schedule next season.
When President Barack Obama huffed that Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and established liberal star, was a "politician like everybody else" he revealed a rift that predates the current hostilities between the two Democrats over trade.
Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are cramming a summer cookout into one burger.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its lowest level since April 2000.
General Motors Co. plans to spend $1 billion on construction and renovations at its Detroit-area technical center, a top-to-bottom overhaul aimed at boosting innovation and employee attraction across a 60-year-old campus.
Bombardier confirmed Thursday it will cut more than 1,750 employees in Canada and Northern Ireland over the coming months to adjust for weak demand for some of its business jets.
The Sally Beauty chain confirmed Thursday that it has suffered its second data breach in just over two years.
Spain's airport authority says it will start providing free and unlimited Wi-Fi in 46 airports across the country by the end of the year.
After a 2013 FBI raid on the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Gov. Bill Haslam, Pilot Flying J moved quickly to settle fraud claims. But a handful of companies that refused to settle say their lawsuit has uncovered a deception that other firms overlooked.
Travel-booking company Sabre is buying the remaining stake in Abacus International that it doesn't already own for $411 million, which will allow it further growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
As the nation's largest electricity company prepares to plead guilty to violating the federal Clean Water Act, Duke Energy has started delivering bottled water to people with tainted wells close to its North Carolina coal ash pits.
The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.
After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a similar measure. If it doesn't, lawmakers risk letting the authority to collect the records expire June 1, along with other important counterterrorism provisions.
Do companies that service student loans make more money when they provide less service? The federal government's consumer watchdog wants to see what changes can be made to help the 40 million people with student loan debt save money and avoid default.
The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
President Xi Jinping praised China's warming ties with India during a meeting Thursday between the leaders of Asia's rising powers and rivals, which included a rare touch of personal diplomacy for a Chinese leader.
The deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn't have to happen.
Global stocks drifted Thursday after weak retail sales figures suggested the U.S. economy is struggling to maintain growth momentum and as bond markets remained volatile. In Europe, trading levels were low as many traders were on holiday even though it isn't a holiday in the markets.
Raising the world's largest burrowing clam isn't for the impatient farmer.
In the moment the Amtrak train that derailed at a curve this week was supposed to be slowing down, it was accelerating, investigators said Thursday.
John King plunges his arm up to his shoulder into the mudflats of Puget Sound, roots around and soon pulls from the muck the world's largest burrowing clam. The mollusk squirts water from its long obscene-looking neck. King dodges the spray, already using a water hose to loosen sand and harvest the next one.
A law banning price-fixing for contact lenses that took effect this week in Utah is a setback for the nation's largest manufacturers that could have ripple effects across the country amid an increasingly bitter fight with discount retailers.
Comments by a former top U.S. transportation official in the aftermath of a fatal crash of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia have rekindled a debate: Would train passengers be safer if they were required to wear seat belts?
Todd McKinnon, the chief executive of a San Francisco technology startup, has no illusions about how the Microsoft of an earlier era would have viewed his firm.
The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was hurtling at 106 mph before it ran off the rails along a sharp curve where the speed limit drops to just 50 mph, federal investigators said Wednesday.
The team that developed Proctor Station, a large mixed-use building in the Proctor District, is in the early stages of planning a second development two blocks away. Neighbors worry about parking, building height.
The Laramie City Council on Wednesday approved a local anti-discrimination ordinance in the college town where Matthew Shepard's death triggered nationwide sympathy and brought a re-examination of attitudes toward gays 17 years ago.
Minnesota student testing has been suspended again after what is believed to be a sophisticated hacking attempt.
Cereal maker Post Holdings Inc. says the Midwest's deadly bird flu outbreak is affecting more of its egg supply.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says Republicans will "rue the day" if the Supreme Court buys their arguments and invalidates tax subsidies for millions of people under President Barack Obama's health care law.
When it comes to offering cash to get smokers to quit, more people go for the carrots than the stick — but the stick gets better results.
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Wednesday as traders considered weak retail sales data and some corporate earnings and deal news. Major indexes mostly drifted between small gains and losses. Technology stocks rose, sending the Nasdaq higher.
Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin's bout against Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday has nearly sold out the Forum.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.44 billion.
Stocks are ending mostly lower as traders considered some corporate earnings and deal news.
J.C. Penney Co. raised its guidance for a key sales measure as it reported a narrower loss in the first quarter than it had a year ago.
The Asian Football Confederation suspended general secretary Alex Soosay on Wednesday amid allegations he ordered a cover-up during an investigation into the organization in 2012.
Regulators say there's a "high probability" a nuclear plant under construction in Georgia will be delayed even longer than the three years already announced by its owners, according to an analysis obtained by The Associated Press.
Shake Shack Inc. (SHAK) on Wednesday reported a loss of $12.7 million in its first quarter.
An Iowa widow who admitted to illegally splitting up bank deposits of her late husband's legally earned cash must pay a $2,500 fine in addition to giving up nearly $19,000 the IRS seized from her account, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Wholesale cash prices Thursday:
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's widely popular $99 per year Prime service.
A federal judge in Seattle says an alleged master hacker and notorious credit card thief from Russia can fire his lawyers.
A federal judge has agreed to consider all three proposals to modify a court-enforced cleanup agreement for Hanford, which was signed in 2010.
The first notice of appeal has been filed in an attempt to halt the planned $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits.
Say goodbye to Fife Commercial Bank.
Regulators say there's a "high probability" a nuclear plant under construction in Georgia will see a delay longer than the three years already disclosed by its owners.
The Justice Department has asked to join a blind Miami University student's federal lawsuit accusing the southwest Ohio school of using technology that presents a barrier to her education.
Senators reached a deal Wednesday to move forward on President Barack Obama's trade agenda only one day after Democrats embarrassed him by blocking it.
A baseball game lasts a few hours, and a golf tournament can run a long weekend. But sailors in the Volvo Ocean Race are at sea for nine months, enough time for entire technologies to come and go.
Bo Brownstein's love of finance and football has taken him from the Rose Bowl to Wall Street, from interning for U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy to serving a four-month prison term for insider trading.
Facebook is pushing for higher pay and improved benefits for the janitors, cooks and other workers who support its employees.
The CEO of Frontier Airlines resigned and was replaced by the carrier's chairman and president, who vowed to improve a record of frequent flight delays and customer complaints.
The Orioles will reimburse hourly employees at Camden Yards who lost wages during the week of April 27 after riots broke out in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray.
In a sign of the increasing importance of online video, AT&T said Wednesday it will offer Hulu's streaming TV service to its customers.
A roof grows in Brooklyn.
CVS Health will pay $22 million to resolve an investigation of two pharmacies in central Florida targeted by federal regulators for the lax sale of powerful painkillers.
Asian stock markets drifted Thursday after weak retail sales figures suggested the U.S. economy is struggling to maintain growth momentum.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber is coming to St. Louis next week to discuss the potential for an expansion team that would play at the NFL stadium planned for the riverfront near the Gateway Arch, the league and leaders of the stadium task force said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the deadly derailment of Amtrak Train 188 was "a tragedy that touches us all." He promised a thorough investigation.
Spanish soccer officials and the country's players' union are having last-minute talks to see if they can agree to call off a strike that threatens to stop league and cup games from Saturday.
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $59.60 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
When President Barack Obama was first elected in 2008, only two states offered a website where citizens could register to vote.
Stocks are barely moving in midday trading as the market comes off two days of losses.
Players at the Sochi hockey club that forms a major part of the legacy of last year's Winter Olympics are to start a legal battle over months of unpaid wages.
Actress Elizabeth Banks, singer Jordin Sparks and Vice President Joe Biden are among those helping Tumblr establish a safe place from bullies online.
Southwest Airlines Co. is raising its dividend and buying back more of its own stock.
Business ownership is the latest must-have among women on the A-List. Stars including Halle Berry, Nicki Minaj and Drew Barrymore, have launched businesses in recent years that sell lingerie, bubby wine and lip gloss.
These days, one of the most-coveted roles among A-list actresses is business owner.
The United States Polo Association cannot be held in contempt for selling sunglasses with a logo that resembles Polo Ralph Lauren's famous trademark of a single horseman whacking a ball, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.
Janel McCarville has told the Minnesota Lynx she will not play this season.
Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. rose Wednesday after the carrier announced a plan to buy back $5 billion in its own stock and boost the dividend.
U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta illegally accepted more than $300,000 in campaign donations from his parents in 2009 and 2010, the Federal Election Commission has concluded after a nearly five-year investigation.
NFL owners will consider three proposals for changing the extra point when they hold their spring meetings next week.
Justices will have to come to a decision on a case challenging the state's payment of more than $30 million a year in gas-tax proceeds to Indian tribes.
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The Minnesota Lynx has acquired exclusive negotiating rights to Asjha Jones from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for the team's 2016 second-round draft pick.
Former CEO Dov Charney has filed a defamation lawsuit against American Apparel.
Duke Energy says it will begin delivering bottled water to homeowners living near its coal ash pits in North Carolina, even as the nation's largest electricity company denies responsibility for its neighbors' tainted wells.
"Minecraft" has built a big reputation on YouTube.
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles slightly in March, as sales picked up for the first time since July.
Biz Stone knows abandoning a struggling project to try something else can be a smart move. After all, he was part of a team that dumped the seldom-heard podcasting service Odeo nearly a decade ago to work on a new idea called Twitter that transformed how people communicate and made him a multimillionaire.
Greece's prime minister was holding his second ministerial meeting in as many days Wednesday, when official data confirmed the cash-strapped country is back in recession amid concern over much-delayed bailout talks with creditors.
Senators of both parties worked Wednesday to revive trade legislation that's a top priority for President Barack Obama, a day after Obama's fellow Democrats repudiated him nearly unanimously on the issue.
Dupont shareholders on Wednesday flatly rejected a contentious campaign by one of the most powerful investor firms in the U.S. for seats on the board of the 212-year-old chemical company.
U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.
Macy's is feeling a big chill from international tourists because their money isn't going as far as it used to.
Danaher will spend approximately $13.56 billion to acquire Pall Corp., a company that makes water filtration systems for airplane manufacturers, public works companies and notably, biopharmaceuticals.
BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer has turned over the post to successor Harald Krueger, leaving with a warning that the Chinese market that has boosted the company's profits may be slowing down.
Beer and wine bottle maker Owens-Illinois will pay about $2.15 billion to buy the food and beverage glass container business of the Mexican company Vitro.
A company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history will restore or create 300 acres of wetlands as part of a sweeping agreement with the state to improve the Kalamazoo River watershed in southwestern Michigan.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Japanese rival Mazda are expanding their partnership to a long-term one focusing on technologies in the areas of safety and fuel efficiency.
The Bank of England on Wednesday downgraded its forecasts for British economic growth, suggesting it will not be in a rush to raise interest rates this year.
Police recovered 58 bodies and about a dozen more people are still missing Thursday from a Philippine factory fire that an angry relative said had trapped workers on the second floor of the building where iron grills on windows prevented their escape.
The eurozone economy is growing faster than the U.S. and at its highest tick in nearly two years despite a disappointing slowdown in Germany and recession's return in Greece.
Royal Dutch Shell is forging ahead with plans to park two Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle, despite the city saying it could issue fines in the case and port commissioners asking Shell to wait.
More than 10,000 workers at a state-owned machinery manufacturer in southern China are protesting low wages and company plans to lay off thousands of staff after posting losses for three years, employees said Wednesday.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. are expanding their recalls over problem air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. by another 6.5 million vehicles.
Nissan's profit for the January-March quarter inched up 3.3 percent from a year earlier, helped by healthy vehicle sales in North America, a favorable exchange rate and cost cuts.
California golf courses are teeing up water conservation measures as the state enters its fourth summer of epic drought. A look at some of the ways they are cutting back:
The family of a CIA operative killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya is in talks with the spy agency to expand survivor benefits for relatives of contractors who die in the line of duty.
Shoot enough photos and videos, and your phone will eventually fill up.
At first glance, nothing seems amiss at this lush, members-only golf club in one of the priciest communities in Orange County. A bubbling fountain gurgles out of an artificial lake. Emerald-green fairways stretch into the distance. Golf carts zoom across the grass like white ants.
A day after a bond market-related sell-off, European stocks rebounded Wednesday after figures showed the 19-country eurozone growing at its fastest tick in nearly two years. Chinese stocks, though, failed to track other markets following weak April retail spending.
A year after Japan eased a longstanding ban on military exports, barely a trickle of deals has formed for its powerhouse manufacturers who are reckoning with latecomer status in a crowded global industry.
German growth slowed to 0.3 percent in the first quarter, falling short of economists' expectations although consumer spending and investment in construction and equipment picked up.
As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe oversees an increase to the country's military capability, he has also eased a decades-old ban on military exports, enabling defense contractors to expand their markets beyond Japan's Self-Defense Forces. Here are some export or technology transfer deals Japan is pursuing:
The average garbage truck uses about 300 horsepower, but one Vermont service is getting the job done the old-fashioned way: two horsepower.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, fashioning himself as one of the left's loudest voices on economic causes, appeared in Washington on Tuesday to make two stops on his national tour to tout the need to fight income inequality — one with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the other to unveil his national liberal political platform — before meeting with President Barack Obama.
An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and tipped over in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, mangling the front of it, tearing the cars apart and killing at least five people. Scores of passengers were injured, and some climbed out of windows to get away.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday cutting income and corporate tax rates as part of a plan to return the U.S. "to its pro-growth roots and its pro-growth policies" and bolster the middle class.
William Zinsser, the much-consulted teacher, author, journalist and essayist whose million-selling book "On Writing Well" championed the craft of nonfiction and inspired professionals and amateurs to express themselves more concisely and vividly, died Tuesday at age 92.
Death benefits for the families of fallen police officers would not be subject to federal income tax under a bill passed by the House Tuesday as part of National Police Week.
The U.S. oil industry has filed a court challenge to new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail, following a string of fiery derailments in recent years.
Despite a Seattle port commission request that Royal Dutch Shell delay any moorage of oil exploration vessels in the city pending further legal review, a Shell spokesman said Tuesday his company will bring its rigs to a terminal as planned to prepare for exploratory drilling in Arctic waters.
A Mormon church-backed anti-discrimination law that protects gay and transgender people and religious rights took effect Tuesday amid skepticism from some LGBT residents over whether it lives up to its promises.
The New Orleans Pelicans fired head coach Monty Williams on Tuesday, parting ways with a coach who has a strong relationship with the franchise's marquee player, Anthony Davis.
The Food and Drug Administration is outlining its plan to end the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 32-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.
Massachusetts state police say a fire that destroyed a bus approaching Boston likely began in the engine.
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after recouping much of an early slump.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 4-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
If you’ve been neglecting your responsibilities as a business owner in Tacoma, now would be a good time to get right with the law.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused a major for-profit college company of fraud Tuesday, alleging that ITT Educational Services Inc. and two executives failed to warn investors about what it called the dismal performance of two student lending programs.
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Fiat Chrysler is adding almost 69,000 Jeep Cherokees to a recall to fix software that can cause side air bags to inflate without a crash.
The NFL Players Association has submitted its written argument to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, criticizing the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that has since expired.
The Obama administration on Tuesday urged senators to support a new 30-year agreement with China on civilian nuclear cooperation but faced concern from both parties that Chinese companies are exporting sensitive technology to Iran and North Korea.
Major works by Mark Rothko and Roy Lichtenstein brought in over $88 million at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art.
Prosecutors say a Florida man awaiting trial for allegedly strangling his ex-wife and tossing her overboard during a Mediterranean cruise tried to hire two inmates to kill another ex-wife.
In a story May 12 about a lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a venture capitalist. His name is B. Douglas Morriss, not B. Douglas Morris.
Samsung wants to sell the digital brains that will go into billions of "smart" home appliances, industrial sensors and other Internet-connected gadgets — even if the gadgets aren't made by Samsung.
A key borrowing rate shot to a five-month high Tuesday, as traders around the world continued to sell big government bonds.
A flood of tax payments pushed government receipts to an all-time high in April and left the country with the largest monthly budget surplus in seven years.
Tucked away in Florida's Hendry County, amid the scrub brush and saw palmetto grasslands just southwest of Lake Okeechobee, are three monkey breeding farms containing thousands of primates.
The son of a slain 20th Century Fox executive begged the man accused of killing his father not to hurt the executive months before his death, according to grand jury transcripts.
After more than 75 years of flying, the end is near for US Airways.
State Department officials gave speedy and sometimes only cursory consideration to potential conflicts of interest when approving former President Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches to global companies and foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The Green Bay Packers organization defended its sponsorship deal with the Wisconsin National Guard following recent criticism of such deals from a U.S. senator who singled out the New York Jets.
Former President Bill Clinton, brought in by the Univision television network to talk to advertisers on Tuesday, urged companies to follow a policy of "radical inclusiveness" in their business dealings.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao proved a box office smash, even if their welterweight title fight didn't live up to the hype.
Pope Francis warned the rich and powerful on Tuesday that God will judge them on whether they fed the poor and cared for the Earth, his latest exhortation on the environment ahead of his eagerly-awaited encyclical on climate change and its effects on the world's most vulnerable.
ITT Educational Services is facing charges that it duped investors by concealing huge losses on loans made to students attending the company's for-profit colleges scattered across the country.
Despite a season-ending injury, rookie Dante Fowler Jr. has a fully guaranteed contract.
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