By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California regulators on Thursday unanimously approved a two-year Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rate increase of $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San
BERLIN (AP) - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says it will cut about 1,100 jobs in its energy division in Germany over the next two years amid a wider cost-cutting effort.
Siemens said Thursday the cuts will primarily affect its fossil power and the oil and gas services units which are
By BERNARD McGHEEAssociated Press
Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.
Sadly, for others an
By Associated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life's work in sheltering little ones
BERWICK, Pa. (AP) - An energy company says it's trying to figure out why a central Pennsylvania nuclear power plant reactor shut down unexpectedly.
PPL Corp. says Unit 2 at the Susquehanna nuclear facility near Berwick shut down early Sunday morning. The company says the reactor is safe and
By By The Associated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life's work in sheltering
By By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own. After the gunfire
By By PAT EATON-ROBB and ADAM GELLERAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her body was found - time enough for her son to unleash a slaughter.
For now, though
WASHINGTON (AP) - In some versions of a story Dec. 14 and 15 about the suspect in a school shooting in Connecticut, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by Gloria Milas about who hosted a high school technology club party. She said the suspect's mother was the host, not herself.
NEW YORK (AP) - Industrial conglomerate General Electric is raising its quarterly dividend by 12 percent while extending and expanding its share repurchase plan.
The new quarterly dividend is 19 cents, up from 17 cents. The dividend will be paid on Jan. 25 to shareholders as of Dec. 24.