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Appeals court deals blow to US in insider cases
Issued: December 10, 2014
NEW YORK — A New York federal appeals court has dealt a blow to the government's approach to insider trading cases by reversing two convictions. ...
Exxon sees abundant oil, gas far into future
Issued: December 9, 2014
NEW YORK — North America, once a sponge that sucked in a significant portion of the world's oil, will instead be supplying the world with oil and...
Policy snags hold up $1.1 trillion spending bill
Issued: December 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Negotiators inched closer to agreement on a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill on Tuesday, as House Republicans indicated they...
Citigroup to take $3.5 billion charge this quarter
Issued: December 9, 2014
NEW YORK — Citigroup said Tuesday that it will incur charges of $3.5 billion in the fourth quarter to cover legal and restructuring costs. ...
IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits
Issued: December 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government...
Competing claims of torture effectiveness
Issued: December 9, 2014
The Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA program that included torturing al-Qaida detainees provides eight "primary"...
Key interview missing from Ferguson documents
Issued: December 8, 2014
ST. LOUIS — A police interview with a key witness was not provided along with the thousands of pages of documents released after a grand jury decided...
New policy widens profiling ban, with key caveats
Issued: December 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration released long-awaited racial profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agents on Monday. The new rules...
Walgreen tests virtual doctor visits through app
Issued: December 8, 2014
Walgreen is testing a new telemedicine service that lets patients see a doctor without leaving home or even visiting any of the drugstore chain's...
High court rejects BP appeal of spill settlement
Issued: December 8, 2014
NEW ORLEANS — The Supreme Court is leaving in place BP's multibillion-dollar settlement with lawyers for businesses and residents over the 2010...
7 largest US districts to teach computer science
Issued: December 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all...
US unveils federal law enforcement profiling ban
Issued: December 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national...
Merck buying Cubist Pharmaceuticals for $8.4B
Issued: December 8, 2014
NEW YORK — Merck is buying Cubist Pharmaceuticals for $8.4 billion, illustrating a new emphasis on combating so-called "superbugs" that are...
China stocks jump as disappointing export data fuels stimulus hopes
Issued: December 8, 2014
HONG KONG — Chinese stocks surged after disappointing exports raised investor hopes of more stimulus while gains on other Asian markets were...
Surge pricing: Uber's $40B valuation. Worth it?
Issued: December 7, 2014
NEW YORK — Can a company that didn't exist five years ago, an upstart with a knack for angering regulators who could close it down, really be...
For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point
Issued: December 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday — the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring...
Stocks rise after hiring surge; Dow misses 18,000
Issued: December 5, 2014
NEW YORK — A strong jobs report boosted U.S. and European stocks Friday, and leaving the Dow Jones industrial average just short of the 18,000 mark. ...
Obama shakes up Pentagon leadership, not policy
Issued: December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON — The nomination of policy wonk Ashton Carter to lead the Defense Department marks the most significant change to President Barack...
Steve Jobs' video testimony transfixes courtroom
Issued: December 5, 2014
OAKLAND, California — Three years after his death, legendary Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on Friday as attorneys...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Straits shipping route
Issued: December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON — With global warming leading to increased traffic to a vulnerable Arctic, the U.S. Coast Guard is proposing a 4.6-mile wide shipping route...
Job gains put US on pace for best growth since '99
Issued: December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON — The resurgence in U.S. hiring accelerated in November and put 2014 on track to be the healthiest year for job growth since 1999. ...
NASA: 'There's your new spacecraft, America!'
Issued: December 5, 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bull's-eye" splashdown in the Pacific on Friday following a dramatic test...
US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years
Issued: December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 321,000 jobs in November, the biggest burst of hiring in nearly three years and the latest sign that the United...
US trade deficit drops to $43.4 billion in October
Issued: December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in October as exports rebounded while oil imports dipped to the lowest level in five years. ...
Bebe discloses data breach
Issued: December 5, 2014
BRISBANE, Calif. — Bebe stores Inc. said Friday that it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used...


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