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NYC taxi commission OKs new rules for app-based car services
Issued: June 22, 2015
NEW YORK — New York City's taxi regulatory agency on Monday approved new rules governing how Uber and other app-based car services operate within...
Insurer combos offer no price break guarantees for consumers
Issued: June 22, 2015
The average consumer should catch a price break if major health insurers like Anthem and Cigna combine and cut their expenses. ...
US stocks climb on Greek optimism, more deal news
Issued: June 22, 2015
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks advanced Monday as investors grew more optimistic that there would be a breakthrough in talks between Greece and its lenders. ...
US to raise breach of government records at talks with China
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — The United States began annual security talks with China on Monday, and an official said it plans to raise directly the breach of a...
Church shootings a reminder of homegrown extremists
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Confronting extremists, law enforcement in the U.S. has been focusing on aspiring jihadists who align with the Islamic State,...
Here's why home sales are finally surging
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Real estate has gotten hot again. ...
Anthem reaffirms commitment to its $47 billion bid for Cigna
Issued: June 22, 2015
Anthem sees its more than $47 billion bid to buy rival Cigna as a way to muscle up on technology that helps consumers and to strengthen its rapidly...
White House: Action needed now to slow climate change
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama...
Court ruling against gay marriage could cause legal 'chaos'
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Gay and lesbian couples could face legal chaos if the Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage in the coming days. ...
Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs
Issued: June 22, 2015
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading U.S. mainland doctors group on Monday proposed a formula to help patients...
Governors' trade missions have uneven record of success
Issued: June 22, 2015
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Governors across the country have been packing their bags for all-expenses-paid trade missions abroad, spending taxpayer dollars...
Spat over Vanderbilt family mansion gets public and nasty
Issued: June 22, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — The Vanderbilt family, once synonymous with American wealth and power, has fallen into a full-blown public spat with the organization...
High court voids routine police check of hotel registries
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has struck down a Los Angeles ordinance that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand. ...
Obama in new presidential podcast: US not cured of racism
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case. ...
Clinton embraces 'first mama' role in second White House run
Issued: June 22, 2015
ROCHESTER, N.H. — Eight years ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in New Hampshire as a presidential candidate with something to prove. ...
Huge undertaking, dredging of Hudson for PCBs, nears its end
Issued: June 22, 2015
WATERFORD, N.Y. — Long after the last barge dredging toxins from the bottom of the upper Hudson River moves on, scientists will track the slow fade in...
Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift complains
Issued: June 22, 2015
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune. ...
Spieth wins a stunner at Chambers Bay for US Open title
Issued: June 22, 2015
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand Slam, a prize only three of the biggest names in modern golf have ever chased. ...
Health insurer Cigna rejects Anthem takeover bid
Issued: June 21, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Health insurer Cigna has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem, saying the terms of the bid are...
Pentagon chief urges balanced approach to Russian aggression
Issued: June 21, 2015
BERLIN — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. and NATO need to have a "strong but balanced" approach to Russia, and he questioned...
'Jurassic' holds box office, but 'Inside Out' shows bite
Issued: June 21, 2015
NEW YORK — In a box-office bout of Tyrannosaurus-sized proportions, "Jurassic World" kept the No. 1 spot with one of the biggest second...
Telescope backers to resume construction on Hawaii Island
Issued: June 21, 2015
Construction of a $1.4 billion telescope on land considered sacred by some Native Hawaiians will resume Wednesday, according to the nonprofit company...
Lawsuit seeks to memorialize a less heroic side of 9/11
Issued: June 21, 2015
NEW YORK — It has been nearly 14 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, but a lawsuit on behalf of Muslims rounded up in the aftermath has barely moved...
Nevada to tax music events as Vegas becomes festival mecca
Issued: June 21, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Northern Nevada has long been known as home to the freewheeling counterculture Burning Man festival in the starkly beautiful Black Rock...
Couples, officials, foes readying for US gay marriage ruling
Issued: June 21, 2015
CINCINNATI — With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected any day now, gay couples in states with bans are making wedding plans,...


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