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) - Stocks edged lower in early trading Thursday as more positive news on the economy led investors to anticipate that the Federal Reserve is getting closer to reducing its economic stimulus program.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The U.N.'s economic body for Latin America and the Caribbean says the region's poverty is now easing at a slower pace.
U.N. economists based in Santiago said Thursday that 164 million people, or 28 percent of the region's population, are still considered poor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply last week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year loan jumped to 4.46 percent from 4.29 percent last week. The average on the 15-year fixed loan increased to 3
By JOSH BOAK
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. factories received fewer orders in October, as aircraft demand fell and businesses cut back on computers. The decline suggests companies were hesitant to invest during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
Factory orders dropped 0.9 percent in October, the
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report poor results.
Aeropostale, Francesca's Holdings and The Wet Seal fell early Thursday after reporting lower income or issuing earnings forecasts that disappointed investors. Costco fell after reporting
CINCINNATI (AP) - Kroger's net income fell nearly 6 percent during the third quarter, partly on the costs from the pending acquisition of Harris Teeter.
Kroger and other supermarkets are trying to adapt to a shifting industry as shoppers increasingly buy groceries at big-box retailers,
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Global stocks were lackluster Thursday as another round of strong U.S. economic data reinforced expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will begin to reduce its monetary stimulus this month.
Expectations that the Fed will decide to begin "tapering" its
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is stepping up efforts to extend jobless benefits to long-term unemployed Americans, arguing that more than a million people will lose the assistance if it isn't renewed by the end of the month, slowing economic growth.
By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled 23,000 last week to 298,000, nearly a six-year low that shows companies are laying off fewer workers.
The Labor Department said the less volatile four-week moving average declined 10
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.
On December 2, 2013 the Stevens County Sheriff's Office was asked to conduct a welfare check on a woman from the Tacoma area who never returned home from the Loon Lake area.
Deputies say 51-year-old Susan Yager was staying at a cabin on the lake during the holiday weekend, and when she
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The nation's largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Gus Melonas, a