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DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying
Issued: May 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — An ex-convict likely had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said. ...
B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas
Issued: May 23, 2015
LAS VEGAS — B.B. King kept drawing fans in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial...
Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble
Issued: May 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S....
Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions
Issued: May 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. ...
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
Issued: May 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's...
US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news
Issued: May 22, 2015
NEW YORK — The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note. ...
Yellen: 1st rate hike likely by year end if economy improves
Issued: May 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday she expects to begin raising interest rates later this year — if the job market improves...
Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks
Issued: May 22, 2015
The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S....
Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email
Issued: May 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on U.S....
Aviation agency unveils messaging system to reduce delays
Issued: May 22, 2015
NEWARK, N.J. — A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday...
Tuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US
Issued: May 22, 2015
DENVER — They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing. ...
US consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April
Issued: May 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the...
Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts
Issued: May 22, 2015
FRESNO, Calif. — Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give...
Finding California oil spill's cause could take months
Issued: May 22, 2015
GOLETA, Calif. — The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators...
Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits
Issued: May 22, 2015
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax...
Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested
Issued: May 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. ...
Obama's trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle
Issued: May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced...
GOP senators advance bill to ease rules on smaller banks
Issued: May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — Republican senators advanced legislation Thursday that would ease rules on smaller banks and other requirements of the landmark law...
Hewlett-Packard sells stake in Chinese unit for $2.3B
Issued: May 21, 2015
NEW YORK — Hewlett-Packard is selling a controlling stake in its China server and storage unit, a move that comes as the Chinese government,...
US stocks notch record as rising oil boosts energy sector
Issued: May 21, 2015
NEW YORK — The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks. ...
IRS refunds $10M to tax preparers who paid to take test
Issued: May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — The IRS is refunding a total of $10 million to thousands of tax preparers who paid to take a competency test, the agency announced...
Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs
Issued: May 21, 2015
DETROIT — Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed...
Gauge of US economy jumps 0.7 percent in April
Issued: May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — An index designed to predict the future health of the economy rose in April by the largest amount in nine months, a sign that the economy...
US home sales slide in April due to few properties on market
Issued: May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the...
Applications for US jobless aid up, but from very low level
Issued: May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications remains at a historically low level that is...


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