By PABLO ELIAS GIUSSANIAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Argentina's president on Tuesday rejected the International Monetary Fund's criticism of her government's economic figures and dismissed an IMF threat of unspecified sanctions if changes are not made.
By JIM SUHRAP Business Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Mississippi River's 70-year-old system of locks and dams urgently needs upgrades to accommodate barges that have gotten bigger over time, a group of federal lawmakers is warning after last week's dayslong shutdown of the river's
ECANADANOW.COM - A global shortage of products produced from pigs is expected to hit the U.K. and Europe over the next year before spreading around the rest of the world.
A combination of grain shortages leading to pig feed prices rising and European Union rules of pig welfare have hit the
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hardly any endeavor so unnerves members of Congress as policing each other's conduct. Now, a temporary ethics panel that went in to rescue a troubled investigation of senior Rep. Maxine Waters has emerged with a warning Tuesday to avoid
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A quiet day on Wall Street turned into the worst sell-off in three months after a Federal Reserve official said he doubted the bank's effort to boost economic growth would work.
Charles Plosser, president of the Fed's Philadelphia
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
They're the pride and backbone of American higher education, doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country's 101 major public research universities is
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Federal transportation investigators released a preliminary report Monday about two near midair collisions at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport that raises questions about air-traffic control at one of the world's busiest airports
WASHINGTON (AP) - Computerized medical records were supposed to cut costs. Now the Obama administration is warning hospitals that might be tempted to use the technology for gaming the system.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (seh-BEEL'-yuhs) and Attorney General Eric Holder
By The Associated Press
Many companies including Nokia and Research in Motion have been struggling to compete with Apple and manufacturers of devices running Google's Android software. That shows in some of the earnings reports released so far for the latest quarter.
Here's a look at
MIAMI (AP) - In a story Aug. 2, The Associated Press reported that three private prison companies in the U.S. have spent at least $45 million on campaign donations and lobbyists in the last decade, and that the number of illegal immigrants detained rose sharply during that period. The story said