By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The governors of Texas and South Dakota visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have threatened to leave since the state passed tough new gun-control laws this year in response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil fell slightly after it climbed to a high for the year Monday, as the market waits to see the results of this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Benchmark oil for July delivery fell 8 cents to finish at $97.77 a barrel on the New York
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google has resolved a shareholder lawsuit blocking a long-delayed stock split, clearing the way for the Internet search leader to issue a new class of non-voting shares later this year.
The settlement announced Monday came on the eve of a
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An outside group supporting President Barack Obama's agenda plans to air a series of ads this summer promoting Obama's health care overhaul.
Organizing for Action intends to spend at least $1 million this summer on ads to draw attention to the
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are rising in midday trading as traders expect the Federal Reserve to continue its stimulus of the U.S. economy when it meets this week.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 160 points, or 1.1 percent, at 15,230 just before noon Eastern Daylight
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli committee has chosen a consortium led by Swedish company ViaEuropa to build a nationwide high-speed broadband network.
The committee, which includes representatives from the government and the state-owned Israel Electric Corp., announced its decision Monday. It said the
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) - A top European Union official says talks on a sweeping new free trade agreement between the EU and the US will begin next month.
Jose Manuel Barroso, head of the EU's executive arm the Commission, said Monday at the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland that the
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index leaped to
According to the Facebook page set up to help find her, missing Sandpoint woman Rashelle Klontz has been found and she is safe.
If we learn any additional information we will be sure to update this story.
PASCO, Wash. - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office
KHQ.COM - On Monday law enforcement officers responded to an armed robbery at the Chas Clinic at 10th & Pines in Spokane Valley. The suspect, who had a gun, is described to be in his early 20's with short brown hair and was wearing a surgical mask. The suspect got away from an unknown
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says it sees nothing new in North Korea's offer of high-level talks with the U.S.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday that Pyongyang has made similar offers numerous times over the years. She said Washington would be open to dialogue but it wants North Korea