By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul is expected to benefit nearly every corner of the health care industry by expanding coverage to millions of
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a request to restore the U.S. citizenship of a recently deceased Ohio autoworker convicted of Nazi war crimes.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil hit an eight-month low Thursday as hopes dimmed for a solution to Europe's financial crisis.
Benchmark U.S. crude lost $2.52, or 3.1 percent, to end at $77.69 per barrel in New York. That's
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hospital stocks rose sharply Thursday after the Supreme Court guaranteed them millions more paying customers by upholding the core of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Some insurance company stocks fell in choppy trading as
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage stayed this week at the lowest level on record. Cheap mortgages have helped drive a modest housing recovery and could give the broader economy a jolt at a time when the job
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After circling Manhattan for about two decades, Nordstrom Inc., the upscale department store chain, announced plans Thursday to open its first full-scale store in New York.
The arrival of Nordstrom,
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For a morning show used to celebrating family and a connection with its audience, the "Today" show's farewell to co-host Ann Curry on Thursday was brief, tearful and sad.
It was tinged with the sense of
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy expanded at a 1.9 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, a weak pace that few economists see changing much this year.
The Commerce Department on Thursday made no
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Louis C.K.'s gambit to sell tickets to his comedy shows himself is paying off.
The comedian said Wednesday that after just 45 hours, his tour has sold 100,000 tickets and taken in $4.5 million in sales.
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When the stock market began tumbling Thursday, many people assumed the selloff had something to do with the Supreme Court ruling to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law. But for a lot of investors, it was the