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Obama: Mayors, other leaders to help minority boys
Issued: September 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is broadening a program that is designed to help make young minority men's lives better. ...
Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy
Issued: September 26, 2014
A Japanese company is paying a $67.7 million criminal fine to the United States for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipping services...
‘Bond King’ Gross exits Pimco, joins Janus
Issued: September 26, 2014
NEW YORK — The biggest star in the bond market shocked the financial world Friday by leaving the huge money management firm he has led for four...
US consumer sentiment index reaches 14-month high
Issued: September 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — A measure of U.S. consumer confidence reached its highest level since July 2013, led by more optimism that the economy will grow and...
A departing Obama friend leaves mixed legal legacy
Issued: September 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers,...
Donald Trump, neighbors bicker over golf course
Issued: September 26, 2014
DORAL, Fla. — Donald Trump has angered some South Florida residents by installing a fence of bushy trees that blocks their views of greens and...
US economy’s Q2 rebound was even faster than thought
Issued: September 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy’s bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely...
Jeter lifts Yankees at stadium finale
Issued: September 26, 2014
NEW YORK — Derek Jeter didn’t want the night to end. ...
Detroit elected officials regain city control
Issued: September 25, 2014
DETROIT — The Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to return oversight of daily operations to elected officials while...
US stock market sinks as Apple drags down tech
Issued: September 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Technology companies lead a broad drop in U.S. stocks that tugged the Dow Jones industrial average down 200 points. Apple fell more than 3...
Proposal: Media needs permit to film in wilderness
Issued: September 25, 2014
SEATTLE — The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it is extending the period for the public to weigh in on a proposal that would make permanent new...
Harvard selects insider to manage $34.6B endowment
Issued: September 25, 2014
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University is turning to an insider to manage its largest-in-the nation endowment. ...
Holder resigning as attorney general
Issued: September 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal...
Drones left out of air traffic plans
Issued: September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — Designers of the ambitious U.S. air traffic control system of the future neglected to take drones into account, raising questions about...
Report: Treasury OKs big pay raises for GM, Ally
Issued: September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department has continued to approve "excessive" pay raises for top executives at General Motors and its...
Declining default rate for repaying student loans
Issued: September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Education Department on Wednesday reported a drop in the percentage of people who are defaulting on repaying student loans in the...
Middle-class squeeze: From day care to health care
Issued: September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife...
Sales of US new homes soar in August
Issued: September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of new homes surged in August, led by a wave of buying in the West and Northeast. ...
Harvard's endowment grows to $36.4B
Issued: September 24, 2014
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University's largest-in-the-nation endowment grew to $36.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended in June on a 15.4...
Manning sues Defense Dept. for gender treatment
Issued: September 23, 2014
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other...
Big new iPhone brings Apple more profit
Issued: September 23, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it...
Secret Service interviewed accused intruder twice
Issued: September 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Secret Service agents in Virginia and Washington earlier this summer twice interviewed an Army veteran accused of climbing over a White...
US, California release roadmap for solar projects
Issued: September 23, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a proposed roadmap for developing massive solar and wind projects in...
Federal prison population drops by nearly 5,000
Issued: September 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has...
US cracks down on companies moving overseas
Issued: September 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is cracking down on American companies that seek to reincorporate overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes. ...


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