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Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation
Issued: September 14, 2014
INDIANOLA, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on...
Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task
Issued: September 14, 2014
When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious...
Will Apple’s digital wallet kill the card swipe?
Issued: September 13, 2014
NEW YORK — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. ...
Investor picks breadstick battle with Olive Garden
Issued: September 12, 2014
NEW YORK — Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that's disputing how the restaurant chain is...
US retail sales rise in August on auto sales
Issued: September 12, 2014
WASHINGTON — Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer...
Can Obama wage war without consent of Congress?
Issued: September 12, 2014
WASHINGTON — As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W....
US budget deficit dips to $128.7 billion in August
Issued: September 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — The federal government ran a lower budget deficit this August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the lowest deficit for the...
Clintons organizing 10th annual global meeting
Issued: September 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — Bill and Hillary Clinton are bringing together heads of state, business leaders and actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon for their...
Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration
Issued: September 11, 2014
NEW YORK — A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning. ...
Court adds gay marriage to Sept. 29 agenda
Issued: September 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has formally added gay marriage cases to the justices' agenda for their closed-door conference on Sept. 29. ...
De Blasio says NY will remain target
Issued: September 10, 2014
NEW YORK — The 2001 terrorist attacks are closely associated with a pair of New York City mayors. ...
US airlines improve their on-time performance
Issued: September 10, 2014
At the height of this summer's travel season, airline flights were more likely to arrive on time and less likely to be canceled. ...
Senior Americans burdened with student debt
Issued: September 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an...
Feds raid fashion hub in money laundering probe
Issued: September 10, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Federal agents raided dozens of businesses in the fashion district of Los Angeles early Wednesday as part of an investigation into...
Nevada lawmakers considering $1.3B Tesla package
Issued: September 10, 2014
RENO, Nev. — Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives...
Detroit bankruptcy trial on hold after major deal
Issued: September 10, 2014
DETROIT — A judge has suspended Detroit's bankruptcy trial until Monday to give the city more time to work out details of a settlement with a...
US recovery drives dollar sharply higher
Issued: September 10, 2014
NEW YORK — In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood. ...
Detroit, key bankruptcy plan opponent reach deal
Issued: September 9, 2014
DETROIT — Detroit has reached a tentative deal with one of its key creditors that could remove the biggest stumbling block in the city's plan to...
Nike, others end business relationship with Rice
Issued: September 9, 2014
Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in...
Study: More pilots testing positive for drugs
Issued: September 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, including some...
Apples unveils larger iPhones, smartwatch
Issued: September 9, 2014
CUPERTINO, Calif. — For the first time in years, Apple’s iPhones aren’t the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch called the Apple Watch on...
Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency
Issued: September 9, 2014
DETROIT — The Detroit water department would be turned into a regional agency with a 10-year limit on annual rate increases and an infusion of...
Terror plotter Padilla gets new 21-year sentence
Issued: September 9, 2014
MIAMI — Convicted terrorism plotter José Padilla was handed a new prison sentence Tuesday of 21 years after a federal appeals court ruled his original...
Trump casinos file Chapter 11; seek concessions
Issued: September 9, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and threatened to shut down the Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which would...
US job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises
Issued: September 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to...


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