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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...
Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores
Issued: September 9, 2014
NEW YORK — Shares of Home Depot sank before the opening bell Tuesday after confirming that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing...
Moody’s: US poised to become largest P3 market in the world
Issued: September 9, 2014
Given the sheer size of its infrastructure and growing urban population, the United States has the potential of becoming the largest market for...
GE, home appliance pioneer, gives up on consumers
Issued: September 8, 2014
NEW YORK — General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home. ...
Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?
Issued: September 8, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to...
Report: Security agency not prepared for pandemic
Issued: September 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — For nearly a decade the Homeland Security Department has stockpiled supplies, from respirators and surgical masks to hand sanitizer and...
US consumer borrowing jumps 9.7% in July
Issued: September 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers stepped up their borrowing in July, led by rising auto loans and higher credit card balances. ...
US Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts
Issued: September 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide “in the very near future” what actions it can take to make...
Christie: Casinos, tracks can offer sports betting
Issued: September 8, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie's administration issued a directive Monday allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to offer...
About that raise... US execs feeling tight-fisted
Issued: September 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — The corporate executives who decide whether U.S. workers get meaningful raises have a message: Don’t expect one anytime soon. ...
Twitter tests shopping service
Issued: September 8, 2014
Twitter is testing a way to let users go shopping or make charitable contributions between tweets. ...
Cities prepare for warm climate without saying so
Issued: September 8, 2014
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — With climate change still a political minefield across the nation despite the strong scientific consensus that it's...
Developer presumed dead in crash revamped NY city
Issued: September 8, 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A developer presumed dead with his wife in a private plane crash near Jamaica had an "uncanny instinct" for revitalizing...
Congress coming back, must act to avoid shutdown
Issued: September 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic...
Captain cool as always, Jeter honored by Yankees
Issued: September 7, 2014
NEW YORK — Standing on the field with a microphone, the end of his baseball career likely three weeks away, Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected...
Legal or not, the pot business is still wacky
Issued: September 7, 2014
NEW YORK — Legal or not, the business of selling weed in the U.S. is as wacky as ever. ...
US police short on Hispanic officers
Issued: September 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. Louis refocused the...
Congress' task: Act fast on spending, return home
Issued: September 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. ...
Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3B in IPO record
Issued: September 5, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — E-commerce company Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion to set a new record for an initial public offering of stock. ...
S&P 500 hits record on dividend stocks, Ukraine
Issued: September 5, 2014
The Standard & Poor's 500 index is closing at a record after a surge in dividend-rich utility stocks. ...
Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing
Issued: September 5, 2014
WASHINGTON — Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to take on his...


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