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Hewlett-Packard recalls 5 million AC power cords
Issued: August 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada...
Economists: Fed’s outlook correct but not solution
Issued: August 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve. ...
US durable goods orders surge record 22.6%
Issued: August 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength came from a...
Mimicking airlines, hotels get fee-happy
Issued: August 26, 2014
NEW YORK — Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of...
Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B
Issued: August 26, 2014
MIAMI — Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating the world's third-largest...
S&P 500 touches another milestone
Issued: August 25, 2014
Summer doldrums? Not on Wall Street. ...
John Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies
Issued: August 25, 2014
PHOENIX — John G. Sperling was in his teens — illiterate and the survivor of a childhood filled with illness — when a shipmate in the Merchant Marine...
Amazon to buy video game streaming platform Twitch
Issued: August 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. ...
Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists
Issued: August 25, 2014
NAPA, Calif. — Businesses in California's wine capital are mopping up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages and sweeping glass from ghostly...
Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada
Issued: August 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada. ...
TiVo to make version for those without cable
Issued: August 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called...
Michael Brown's family says he was a 'gentle soul'
Issued: August 25, 2014
ST. LOUIS — Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a...
Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left
Issued: August 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" ...
S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time
Issued: August 25, 2014
U.S. stocks reached another milestone as the Standard & Poor's 500 index traded briefly above 2,000 points for the first time early Monday....
Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus
Issued: August 25, 2014
LAKE WALES, Fla. — The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South...
Strong California quake causes injuries, damage
Issued: August 24, 2014
NAPA, Calif. — A large earthquake caused significant damage in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, sending at least 70 people to a...
Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings
Issued: August 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams’ daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a...
Using tax credits to pay premiums gets complicated
Issued: August 24, 2014
Using the federal income tax system to promote social policy goals is a time-honored strategy for policymakers of both political parties. ...
Clashing views at summit of central banks
Issued: August 23, 2014
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — Most visitors to Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name — a 13,776-foot...
Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank
Issued: August 23, 2014
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs. ...
Goldman paying $3.15B over US mortgage bond claims
Issued: August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about...
Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike
Issued: August 22, 2014
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed’s ability to assess the U.S. job...
Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world
Issued: August 22, 2014
NEW YORK — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation...
Islamic State backers under scrutiny in US
Issued: August 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge....
Yellen: Job-market shifts complicate rate decision
Issued: August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it...


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