Home National News
Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Des Moines Register says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has denied press credentials to its reporters after the...
Fed: Confidential forecasts mistakenly made public
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Friday it mistakenly posted confidential economic projections on its public website last month. ...
Amazon's value surpasses Wal-Mart after surprise 2Q profit
Issued: July 24, 2015
NEW YORK — It's official: Amazon is bigger than Wal-Mart. ...
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors to end US production
Issued: July 24, 2015
NORMAL, Ill. — Mitsubishi Motors confirmed Friday that it plans to stop production at its only U.S. factory and sell the plant in central Illinois...
US stocks sink; S&P 500 index notches another losing week
Issued: July 24, 2015
U.S. stocks are closing broadly lower, giving the market another losing week. ...
AT&T buys DirecTV, now biggest traditional TV provider in US
Issued: July 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country's biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 billion...
As federal roads bill moves, governors aren't waiting to act
Issued: July 24, 2015
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some governors aren't waiting to move to fix and...
Why the 2010 health care law led to insurance merger mania
Issued: July 24, 2015
NEW YORK — The health care overhaul law has reshaped the health insurance business, and one consequence is more than $100 billion in mergers and...
Can US housing industry's comeback endure? The outlook dims
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now...
Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that...
Mega-health deals bloom in July, Anthem bids $48B for Cigna
Issued: July 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering...
Debating The Donald: GOP rivals preparing with caution
Issued: July 24, 2015
NEWARK, N.J. — Considered the ultimate wildcard, Donald Trump is complicating debate strategy for Republican presidential candidates now scrambling to...
Sources: Justice asked to consider probing Clinton emails
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Two independent government investigators have asked the Justice Department to look into whether sensitive government information was...
Appeals court revives challenge to consumer agency
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has revived a constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal office created to...
Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to...
Analysis: Like Iran, pacts with USSR ignored foe's behavior
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Critics of the Iran nuclear deal claim it is flawed, among many reasons, because it does not demand that Tehran also change its behavior...
Trade deals wipes out tariffs on more than 200 tech products
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices,...
Trump's hardline views divide Hispanics in Texas border town
Issued: July 24, 2015
LAREDO, Texas — There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump's 757 lifted off the tarmac. ...
Amazon shares jump on surprise 2Q profit
Issued: July 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Amazon.com reported a surprise second-quarter profit Thursday on continued strength of its cloud-computing business and strong revenue both...
Stocks fall for 3rd straight day as earnings disappoint
Issued: July 23, 2015
Investors have been second-guessing the strength of company results this week and they found more reasons to do so on Thursday. ...
What happened to government's small business loans?
Issued: July 23, 2015
NEW YORK — The government's biggest small business loan program is on hold after running out of money. ...
Cheaper fuel helps Southwest, United post record 2Q profits
Issued: July 23, 2015
DALLAS — Cheaper fuel and full planes are adding up to record airline profits, and the carriers are sharing the bounty with stockholders. ...
Carnival settles US claims of disability discrimination
Issued: July 23, 2015
NEW YORK — The world's largest cruise provider and the Justice Department announced a settlement Thursday regarding access for people with...
Kerry pushes back against critics of Iran deal
Issued: July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry bluntly challenged critics of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday, calling it...
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.04 percent
Issued: July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, retreating from highs for the year and amplifying the incentive for prospective...


More National News Pages : 1 2 3 4 5 6