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BoA’s $17B settlement is 2008 mortgage meltdown’s largest
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — The government has reached a nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities...
Justice announces $17B settlement with BofA
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed...
United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal
Issued: August 21, 2014
NEW YORK — To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs. ...
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson
Issued: August 21, 2014
ST. LOUIS — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by...
Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists
Issued: August 21, 2014
LAS VEGAS — While gay couples still can’t get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they — and their money —...
Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty
Issued: August 20, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in...
US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas
Issued: August 20, 2014
The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development, an...
Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will need to act sooner than previously...
Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that...
BofA reaches $17B settlement with US
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over...
Reward offered for former billionaire's assets
Issued: August 20, 2014
HELENA, Mont. — The trustee representing Montana's Yellowstone Club creditors is offering a reward to anyone who can help uncover assets the...
Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era....
Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests
Issued: August 20, 2014
CLAYTON, Mo. — As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made his way to Ferguson on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building...
US official: More airstrikes in Iraq
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State...
Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe
Issued: August 20, 2014
ALBANY, N.Y. — The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's...
Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high
Issued: August 20, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the...
Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream
Issued: August 20, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla...
Q&A: How one US factory owner fought cheap imports and saved jobs
Issued: August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn’t necessarily have to...
Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe
Issued: August 20, 2014
NEW YORK — Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire. ...
Former CEO Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board
Issued: August 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant....
Former associate of ex-Rep. Rivera pleads guilty
Issued: August 19, 2014
MIAMI — Less than a week before trial, a onetime close associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera pleaded guilty Tuesday to four charges in a...
US home construction jumps 15.7% in July
Issued: August 19, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to the fastest pace in eight months and offering hope that housing has regained momentum...
Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson
Issued: August 19, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of...
Obama: Time to review local police militarization
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a...
Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout
Issued: August 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters...


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