By SARA BURNETT and KERRY LESTERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers were poised Tuesday to vote on a plan to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis - a proposal many are calling the most important vote of their careers and one that could deeply reduce the
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tumblr is where the Internet's cool kids hang out. That's why Yahoo paid $1.1 billion to buy the blogging site in one of this year's most buzzed-about deals.
Now, Tumblr is flaunting its hipster credentials with a first-ever
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A judge was expected to announce Tuesday whether Detroit can come up with a plan to get rid of $18 billion in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a case that ultimately could crack a shield protecting public pensions and also put the
By KAY JOHNSON and DESSIANING ARIYANTIAssociated Press
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Top trade officials began talks Tuesday that will either produce an eleventh hour deal that could boost the global economy by $1 trillion or possibly spell the end of the World Trade Organization's relevance as a
NEW YORK (AP) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. said Monday that it could raise as much as $2.37 billion, making it one of the year's biggest IPOs.
The hotel operator said in a regulatory filing that the offering of 112.8 million shares is expected to price between $18 and $21 each. Hilton is
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is closing lower after the holiday shopping season got off to a disappointing start.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,008.77 Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell four points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,800.90
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish-based Volvo Car Group has joined the race to develop self-driving cars, saying it plans to build 100 such vehicles in a pilot project.
The Chinese-owned automaker said Monday it will test its "autonomous" cars on 30 miles (50 kilometers) of selected roads in the Swedish
NEW YORK (AP) - Major stock indexes are little changed in midday trading as investors weigh encouraging news about construction and manufacturing against weaker holiday shopping sales.
The Dow Jones industrial average edged down one point to 16,084 just before 12 p.m. Eastern Time Monday. The
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‘Tis the seasons for getting monster deals online. But just because Cyber Monday lacks the threat of being trampled to death by a hoard of penny pinchers doesn't mean you're safe. Scammers, hackers, and swindlers of all types are lurking in grungy
PARIS (AP) - A French court on Monday ordered a trial for carmaker Daimler AG and industrial conglomerate Lagardere SCA as well as executives for Airbus parent EADS in an insider trading investigation dating back to 2006.
In addition to the two companies, which were shareholders in EADS, seven