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More Colorado pot seized in the mail, report says
Issued: August 27, 2014
DENVER — A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010. ...
SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities
Issued: August 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors...
Crist wins Florida Democratic primary for governor
Issued: August 26, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking...
NY investor firm exec charged with insider trading
Issued: August 26, 2014
NEW YORK — The director of market intelligence at an investor relations firm was arrested on insider trading charges Tuesday and accused of using...
Survey: US consumer confidence near a 7-year high
Issued: August 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains. ...
Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system
Issued: August 26, 2014
NAPA, Calif. — The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added...
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...


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