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6th-graders mop up against college investors
Issued: April 8, 2014
FARGO, N.D. — A class of sixth-graders from North Dakota has schooled some of the best college business students in the country on the stock market. ...
Army: Fort Hood suspect had requested leave
Issued: April 7, 2014
FORT HOOD, Texas — Army investigators on Monday released a more detailed timeline of last week’s fatal shootings at Fort Hood, describing an...
Government hikes Medicare Advantage pay estimate
Issued: April 7, 2014
The government has raised its payment estimate for Medicare Advantage plans, months ahead of a busy election season during which cuts to the program...
Late flights are up, complaints down
Issued: April 7, 2014
DALLAS — A big drop in customer complaints helped U.S. airlines post their best ratings ever even though more flights were late and more bags were...
US consumer borrowing up $16.5 billion in February
Issued: April 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Consumers increased their borrowing in February on autos and student loans by the largest amount in a year. But for a second straight...
Settlement fails in Rhode Island pension overhaul
Issued: April 7, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A proposed settlement that would end the legal fight over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul, which has been a model...
Next year's high-skilled visas snapped up in days
Issued: April 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Businesses seeking highly skilled workers from overseas took less than a week to snap up all 85,000 visas available for next year. ...
Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings
Issued: April 7, 2014
LAS VEGAS — There's a chance now for the middle class to feel like movie stars. Or for a movie star to feel like a movie star away from home. ...
High court rejects new campaign finance case
Issued: April 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to century-old bans on campaign contributions by corporations. ...
Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down
Issued: April 7, 2014
DALLAS — Airlines are falling behind schedule more often and mishandling more bags, but customers aren't making a federal case out of it. ...
Iconic Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93
Issued: April 7, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen,...
College athletes union could put billions at stake
Issued: April 6, 2014
Last month, a National Labor Relations Board director ruled that college football players at Northwestern could unionize. Many believe the ruling, if...
5 signs US job market may finally be accelerating
Issued: April 6, 2014
WASHINGTON — Few people responded to the March jobs report with high-fives and cheers. But there may be reasons to applaud in the months ahead. ...
US finally regains the jobs lost in the recession
Issued: April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession. ...
JLo-backed company buys Fuse
Issued: April 4, 2014
NEW YORK — The Jennifer Lσpez-backed company that owns NUVOtv, an English-language cable entertainment network aimed at Latinos, has bought the Fuse...
Mozilla CEO resignation raises free-speech issues
Issued: April 4, 2014
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The resignation of Mozilla's CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how...
IRS paid $53 million to whistleblowers in 2013
Issued: April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service says it paid whistleblowers a total of $53 million last year for turning in tax cheats. ...
Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut
Issued: April 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Wall Street has a major craving for takeout. ...
US business hiring finally tops recession losses
Issued: April 4, 2014
Most U.S. industries added workers in March, when payrolls rose 192,000, according to Friday's monthly jobs report from the Labor Department. ...
US employers add 192K jobs; rate stays at 6.7%
Issued: April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's...


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