By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Boeing is the king of the skies when it comes to U.S. aircraft production, a role that looks especially enviable these days as more than a dozen states grovel before the throne for a chance to share in the riches of the next-generation 777
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the world's biggest economies need to do more to bolster financial rules to avoid a repeat of the disastrous 2008 financial crisis.
Lew says he will use a February meeting in Australia of the Group of 20
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The government's monthly survey of the U.S. job market is always important on Wall Street. It's even more important these days. Investors are trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will decide that the economy is strong enough to thrive without
By Associated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a federal agency, asking it to disclose efforts to stop municipalities from using eminent domain to bail out underwater homeowners.
The ACLU and the Center for Popular Democracy filed a freedom of
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The world's largest casino company is cautioning investors that Internet gambling might hurt, rather than help, its brick-and-mortar casinos.
Caesars Entertainment, which owns four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos, wrote in a filing
WASHINGTON (AP) - The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California made the comment today as senior lawmakers
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report weak results.
Aeropostale fell after reporting a loss in the third quarter as the teen retailer slashed prices in an effort to pull in shoppers. L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath &
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Twitter has named Marjorie Scardino as a director, adding a woman to the all-white male board for which it's been sharply criticized.
Scardino, 66, was the CEO of Pearson PLC, a publishing and education company, from 1997 to 2012, Twitter
MADRID (AP) - A Delta Air Lines passenger jet that experienced a hydraulics problem after taking off from Madrid has returned and made an emergency landing. No one was injured.
Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says tires on the main landing gear of New York-bound plane deflated as it landed but that
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - More positive news on the economy pushed stocks lower on Thursday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve is getting closer to reducing its stimulus program.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest
KHQ.COM - On Wednesday afternoon a Washington State Patrol trooper crashed while driving to stop a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 195 just 3 miles south of Spokane. Fortunately no one was injured.
The northbound lane was partially blocking for a short time, but it was opened shortly after.
UPDATE: The suspect, who hasn't been identified yet, has been captured and is in jail right now. He's expected to make his first court appearance on Friday.
All Athol Elementary School buses will be running 2 hours late. Parents can drop their kids off as soon as the school is open...or
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has died and four children and one adult were injured when a dump truck collided with a school bus carrying students to an elementary school in southwestern Idaho. Canyon County Sheriff spokeswoman Theresa Baker says as many as