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US durable goods orders stumbled in February
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February, the latest installment of disappointing data this quarter...
HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion giant; A look behind the brands
Issued: March 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Some of the most familiar names in pickles, cheese, hot dogs and other packaged foods are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz...
GOP-controlled House passes vote on budget to erase deficits
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans lined up Wednesday to pass a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in...
Obama highlights benefits of trade on small businesses
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is meeting with mayors and business owners at the White House to highlight the benefits of trade on a broad swath...
Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its...
6 teams with 10 or more losses most ever to reach Sweet 16
Issued: March 25, 2015
The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far. ...
PayPal to pay $7.7M in sanctions violations settlement
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — PayPal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.7 million to settle with U.S. regulators who said the payments company allowed violations of U.S....
Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury
Issued: March 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Jury deliberations began Wednesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has shined a light on the gross...
US market indexes slump, extending declines to a 3rd day
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Investors dumped high-flying technology and biotech companies and sent the stock market down for a third straight day Wednesday. ...
Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Bosses can get mad when staffers vent on social media about their jobs, but they may not be able to get even. ...
Obama ready to sign bill revamping Medicare doc fees
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep...
2 exotic termites find love in Florida, worrying researchers
Issued: March 25, 2015
MIAMI — Two particularly hungry, exotic termite species apparently have found love halfway around the world and, as with so many other Florida...
Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has...
Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge
Issued: March 25, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little...
Bill would create organic-type labels for nonmodified foods
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Inspired by the popular "USDA organic" label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of...
USPS honors Mexican artist on Forever Stamps
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service will honor the work of Mexican artist Martνn Ramνrez Thursday by placing five of his more than 450 drawings and...
Abolish the IRS? Easy to say, but awfully hard to do
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the...
Emirates has plans to make Orlando its 10th U.S. destination
Issued: March 25, 2015
Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, said Tuesday it would start flying to Orlando this year, adding a 10th United States destination at...
Google imports new CFO Ruth Porat from Wall Street
Issued: March 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Google has lured away Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, to be its CFO at a time when the Internet search...
High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will...
Lexmark agrees to buy software maker Kofax for $1 billion
Issued: March 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Printer maker Lexmark International will buy software developer Kofax Ltd. for about $1 billion. ...
Lawyer: Woman behind Silicon Valley suit sought big payout
Issued: March 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — A female junior partner suing a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm complained about gender bias to get a big payout, not...
Massachusetts seeks disaster aid for snow
Issued: March 24, 2015
BOSTON — Massachusetts will seek a federal disaster declaration for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on the state and piled up what...
Ready, set, scramble! Chaos defines end of tourney games
Issued: March 24, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. — In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for...
Homeland Security No. 2 accused of improper influence
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department improperly intervened on behalf of foreign investors seeking U.S. visas in three...


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