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IRS believes identity thieves from Russia
Issued: May 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website...
Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 19
Issued: May 27, 2015
HOUSTON — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and...
FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard
Issued: May 27, 2015
LONDON — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and...
US stocks regain ground a day after a slump
Issued: May 27, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market is regaining some of the ground it lost the day before, when the market had its biggest slump in three weeks. ...
Health law court case winner could be political loser
Issued: May 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser. ...
Ford recalls nearly 423K vehicles for power steering problem
Issued: May 27, 2015
DETROIT — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted...
US bank earnings up 6.9 percent in Q1
Issued: May 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to...
Unemployment rates fell in 23 US states in April
Issued: May 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states in April as hiring rebounded nationwide from weak job gains the previous month. ...
Prosecutors oppose moving US Sen. Menendez's corruption case
Issued: May 27, 2015
NEWARK, N.J. — Federal prosecutors are opposed to moving U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case from New Jersey to Washington. ...
Craft? Micro? Increasingly, 'nanobrews' slake local thirst
Issued: May 27, 2015
PORTLAND, Maine — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh...
Slumping energy sector leads a broad sell-off in US stocks
Issued: May 26, 2015
NEW YORK — The stock market endured its worst day in three weeks on Tuesday as investors fretted over Greece's debt crisis and a surge in the U.S....
What Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could mean for consumers
Issued: May 26, 2015
NEW YORK — As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and...
IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000
Issued: May 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Thieves used an online service provided by the IRS to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, the agency said...
Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program
Issued: May 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including...
Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for 30 missing
Issued: May 26, 2015
HOUSTON — Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of...
Nielsen survey says Liam Neeson is big ad man
Issued: May 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson. ...
US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago
Issued: May 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. ...
Consumer confidence edges up in May on improving job market
Issued: May 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Consumer confidence rebounded slightly this month as the job market showed signs of improvement. ...
Orders for durable goods drop 0.5 percent in April
Issued: May 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell slightly in April. But a category that reflects business investment...
Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left
Issued: May 26, 2015
BURLINGTON, Vt. — For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic...
Apple promotes tech guru Jonathan Ive as head of design
Issued: May 26, 2015
LONDON — Apple innovator Jonathan Ive says he's been promoted to the company's chief design officer, making him one of the most powerful...
Media CEOs are the highest-paid American executives
Issued: May 26, 2015
NEW YORK — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the...
Top 10 highest-paid CEOs
Issued: May 26, 2015
Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm: ...
Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
Issued: May 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating one of the largest TV and Internet providers in the U.S. ...
Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman
Issued: May 25, 2015
PORTLAND, Maine — After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters...


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