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US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years
Issued: July 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the...
Uncle of Chattanooga shooter in custody, being investigated
Issued: July 22, 2015
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A maternal uncle who hosted the Chattanooga shooter in Jordan for a few months last year is a businessman with no links to any...
Back home, Walker's economic development agency in disarray
Issued: July 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — The economic development agency Gov. Scott Walker created to entice a quarter-million jobs to come to Wisconsin ended up with lots of...
Obama tells Jon Stewart: 'We move the ball forward'
Issued: July 22, 2015
NEW YORK — Barack Obama shifted from baseball to football to analogize the limitations of meeting his goals as president during an appearance on...
St. Jude Medical adds more heart devices in $3.4B buy
Issued: July 22, 2015
NEW YORK — St. Jude Medical Inc. will buy Thoratec Corp. for about $3.4 billion in cash, adding more medical devices aimed at heart conditions to its...
Obama renewing call to reauthorize Export-Import Bank
Issued: July 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. ...
Payback: Trump holds up rival's phone number after criticism
Issued: July 22, 2015
BLUFFTON, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pulled a classic adolescent prank on a rival who dared to criticize him, a bit of...
Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry
Issued: July 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's economic agenda targets companies that focus on short-term profits and high-speed trading instead of...
Ohio Gov. Kasich brings the Republican field to 16
Issued: July 21, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Saying "big ideas change the world," Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination Tuesday. ...
Strong iPhone sales; Apple stock down with few watch details
Issued: July 21, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's latest financial report shows iPhone sales are still surging, driven partly by growth in China. But it also contains hints...
US kills senior Khorasan Group leader
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — A U.S. airstrike in Syria has killed a key figure in a dangerous al-Qaida offshoot, the Pentagon said Tuesday. ...
Weak showings from companies including IBM send stocks lower
Issued: July 21, 2015
Disappointing earnings from several big U.S. companies put investors in a selling mood Tuesday, giving the stock market its first broad decline in...
Clinton besting Bush, Rubio in Florida money race
Issued: July 21, 2015
MIAMI — Florida's presidential primary is nine months away, but the state's influential donors are already speaking with their wallets. So far...
Dozens of expired tax breaks would get renewed under bill
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — Businesses big and small would get to keep claiming dozens of tax breaks that expired at the start of the year under a bill that...
Leader of extensive tax refund scheme gets 7-year sentence
Issued: July 21, 2015
NEWARK,N.J. — The leader of an extensive tax refund scheme that cost the government more than $2.5 million has been sentenced to seven years in...
More trouble than jobs at economic agency Walker championed
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — As Gov. Scott Walker begins his presidential campaign, he is confronting a stream of embarrassing revelations from a jobs agency once...
National Guard Armory evacuated in Florida after bomb report
Issued: July 21, 2015
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The National Guard Armory in Florida capital was evacuated Tuesday after a call to police reporting that a man said he had planted...
FTC says LifeLock is violating $12M settlement from 2010
Issued: July 21, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. government says identity theft protection company LifeLock is misleading consumers about the level of protection and the...
Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice
Issued: July 21, 2015
NEW YORK — The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines...
FACT CHECK: Trump shortchanges McCain's record on veterans
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — After stirring up a furor with his dismissive remarks about John McCain's Vietnam war experience, Republican presidential candidate...
Unemployment rates fell in 21 US states in June, rose in 12
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell last month in 21 U.S. states and were unchanged in 17, as widespread job growth and a shrinking workforce reduce...
Report suggest US children left behind in economic recovery
Issued: July 21, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of...
Dry California shows it's serious about enforcing water cuts
Issued: July 21, 2015
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California drought regulators sent the strongest signal yet that they're serious about cracking down on water waste by...
Poll: Majority of Americans favor diplomatic ties with Cuba
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — Nearly three-fourths of Americans think the United States should have diplomatic ties with Cuba, but they're not sure how far to go...
Los Angeles County weighs $15 minimum wage for some workers
Issued: July 21, 2015
LOS ANGELES — The nation's most populous county could lift the minimum wage for some workers to $15 an hour by 2020, just weeks after the city of...


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