By By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress and the White House are struggling to avoid the "fiscal cliff," the package of huge tax increases and spending cuts that kick in next year unless a budget agreement is reached first.
Going over the cliff would raise most
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) - SkyWest Airlines says a disruption in its computer network kept its flights throughout the country from taking off for about two hours.
Spokeswoman Marissa Snow says the system went down about 5 a.m. Mountain time Sunday and was restored by about 7 a.m. She says that service
By By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt postponed early voting on a contentious draft constitution, and aides to President Mohammed Morsi floated the possibility of canceling the whole referendum in the first signs Friday that the Islamic leader is finally
By By MICHAEL CASEYAP Environment Writer
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The world's poorest countries, inundated by rising seas and worsening disasters, made a last ditch plea for financial help early Saturday as negotiators at United Nations climate talks struggled to reach an ambitions deal to combat
By By The Associated Press
TO ERR IS HUMAN: The Nasdaq OMX Group blamed "human error" for a series of delays in the initial public offering of WhiteHorse Finance on Wednesday.
HELLO, WHITEHORSE: Nasdaq welcomed WhiteHorse Finance to the "family" on its Twitter feed more than an hour before
By By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The new judge taking over the Fort Hood shooting case will likely confront many of the questions that faced her predecessor, including one that helped lead to his removal: Should the suspect be allowed to keep his beard in court?
By By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
The price of soybeans rose Wednesday on expectations that U.S. exports could strengthen after unfavorable weather affected the planting seasons in Argentina and Brazil.
January soybeans rose 23.75 cents to finish at $14.7925 per bushel.
Farmers have been
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock-market debut of WhiteHorse Finance finally happened after a few false starts.
The Nasdaq OMX Group blamed "human error" for a series of delays in the initial public offering of WhiteHorse Finance on Wednesday. When the company's stock made its entrance, only an hour
By By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Salmon that's been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat.
After weathering concerns about everything from the safety of
By By The Associated Press
Storm delays lift already strong US auto sales
DETROIT (AP) - Superstorm Sandy gave an extra boost to already strong U.S. auto sales last month, although carmakers warned that uncertainty over the "fiscal cliff" could undo some of those gains.
Most major companies