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Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push
Issued: February 26, 2015
NEW YORK — What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips? ...
Wal-Mart CEO talks workers, customers, critics
Issued: February 26, 2015
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — When Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon took the top job at the world's largest retailer last year, he inherited some big problems. ...
What we heard, and didn't, from Yellen's remarks to Congress
Issued: February 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Over two days of testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was grilled on everything from the direction of interest rates...
Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages
Issued: February 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage...
Dow ekes out another record close even as other indexes slip
Issued: February 25, 2015
The Dow Jones industrial average managed another record high close, but just barely, even as other market indexes edged lower. ...
GOP lawmakers accuse Yellen of playing politics
Issued: February 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans, who challenged the central bank's lack of...
Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation
Issued: February 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Amid appeals for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama in just three days has provoked Republicans on issues as disparate as...
Lawsuit claims Purina food sickens and kills dogs
Issued: February 25, 2015
A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from...
FACT CHECK: Talking heads skew 'net neutrality' debate
Issued: February 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Is President Barack Obama taking over the Internet? Not by a long stretch, but that's not stopping political banter in the "net...
US new home sales fall slightly in January
Issued: February 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur...
TJ Maxx, Marshalls to follow Wal-Mart in raising pay
Issued: February 25, 2015
NEW YORK — TJX Cos., the owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores, says it will boost pay for U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour. ...
$100M settlement for hundreds in Florida tobacco lawsuits
Issued: February 25, 2015
MIAMI — A $100 million settlement has been reached between three major tobacco companies and hundreds of people who sued them in Florida federal...
Los Angeles-area city celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL
Issued: February 25, 2015
INGLEWOOD, Calif.— The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a...
Apple ordered to pay $533M for patent infringement
Issued: February 25, 2015
Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent...
Lexus tops auto dependability survey
Issued: February 25, 2015
DETROIT — Lexus is the most dependable car brand for the fourth consecutive year in rankings that increasingly hinge on high-tech features. ...
Cushman & Wakefield reportedly going up for sale
Issued: February 25, 2015
The Italian family that controls Cushman & Wakefield Inc., one of the world's largest real-estate services firms, is putting the company up...
California's plastic bag ban suspended by ballot referendum
Issued: February 25, 2015
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's first-in-the-nation statewide ban on plastic shopping bags was put on hold Tuesday when a trade group turned in...
Astronauts take 2nd spacewalk for cable, lube job
Issued: February 25, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA astronauts have ventured back outside the International Space Station for more cable work and a lube job. ...
FAA: Southwest for now can use planes that missed inspection
Issued: February 25, 2015
DALLAS — Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the...
Highly skilled immigrant spouses can soon work in US
Issued: February 25, 2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. — When Neha Mahajan's husband got a job transfer from New Delhi to New Jersey, she was excited to come along. But the thrill...
No relief: More cold, snow, ice, wintry mix for much of US
Issued: February 24, 2015
A wide swath of the country shivered in freezing, record-breaking temperatures while other areas saw more winter precipitation Tuesday. ...
Trial begins in high-profile Silicon Valley sex bias case
Issued: February 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — A lawyer for a former junior partner suing a venture capital firm in a Silicon Valley sex bias suit contended Tuesday that his client...
Yellen navigates tricky path on interest rates
Issued: February 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen navigated the tricky job of managing expectations on Tuesday in her first public comments on interest...
Slight gains push US stocks to record highs; Home Depot up
Issued: February 24, 2015
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered new highs Tuesday, beating marks they set last week. ...
IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade
Issued: February 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen...


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