- Fury and frustration over Target data breach Updated: Dec-20-13 6:11 pm
- Fisker says former employees' claims not valid Updated: Dec-20-13 5:49 pm
- Kauai sees increased holiday rental car demand Updated: Dec-20-13 5:09 pm
- Atlantic Club to be sold for parts, closed Updated: Dec-20-13 5:07 pm
- BlackBerry posts 3Q loss of $4.4B Updated: Dec-20-13 4:36 pm
- Executions tops list of Mo. top stories in 2103 Updated: Dec-20-13 4:02 pm
- Md. picks MGM for new casino near nation's capital Updated: Dec-20-13 3:40 pm
- Gift Guide: E-readers do less, but no distractions Updated: Dec-20-13 3:38 pm
- Stores open for 100 hours to attract shoppers Updated: Dec-20-13 2:52 pm
- German retailer ALDI plans $3 billion US expansion Updated: Dec-20-13 1:28 pm
- Ally paying $98M to resolve US auto-loan claims Updated: Dec-20-13 1:25 pm
- Md. tentatively OKs cement company conveyor belt Updated: Dec-20-13 1:13 pm
- Supreme Court intervenes in Sioux City casino case Updated: Dec-20-13 12:52 pm
- Used-car dealership chain CarMax 3Q profit up Updated: Dec-20-13 11:35 am
- Drugstore chain Walgreen's 1Q profit jumps 68 pct Updated: Dec-20-13 11:26 am
- Altria, Philip Morris Int'l partnering on products Updated: Dec-20-13 10:51 am
- Hannaford opening store at former NH Stop & Shop Updated: Dec-20-13 10:41 am
- New betting option for W.Va. table games approved Updated: Dec-20-13 10:39 am
- Whirlpool moving some production to US plant Updated: Dec-20-13 10:19 am
- Mars candy's Waco plant to get $12M in upgrades Updated: Dec-20-13 7:54 am
- Savannah cracks down on unpaid tour company fees Updated: Dec-20-13 7:00 am
- New, culinary-themed hotel opens in Tampa Updated: Dec-19-13 11:08 pm
- SF Bay Area company recalls sausage products Updated: Dec-19-13 9:50 pm
- NYC Council passes plastic foam, e-cigarette bills Updated: Dec-19-13 8:36 pm
- Business Highlights Updated: Dec-19-13 8:10 pm
NEW YORK - Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
DOVER, Delaware - Bankrupt electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive says former employees who were abruptly laid off in April have no valid claims against the company.
LIHUE, Hawaii - Kauai is raising prices on rental cars for the holidays as demand increases and makes it tough to find available vehicles.
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The casino that would become The Atlantic Club opened as The Golden Nugget in late 1980, an opulent pleasure palace by the sea whose commercials featured owner Steve Wynn delivering fresh towels to Frank Sinatra.
TORONTO - BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and a 56 percent drop in revenue in its first quarterly report under new chairman and chief executive John Chen.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Missouri's resumption of executions after controversy over its lethal injection protocol was the top story of 2013, according to a survey of Associated Press reporters and editors.
BALTIMORE - MGM Resorts International on Friday won a license for a large casino and resort in Maryland near the nation's capital.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Until I tried one, I never understood the appeal of e-book readers, given that tablets can do much more.
NEW YORK - Some stores are ending the holiday shopping season the same way they began it - with round-the-clock, marathon shopping hours.
BERLIN - German-owned discount store chain ALDI plans to invest $3 billion to open 650 new sites across the United States in the next five years.
WASHINGTON - Ally Financial Inc. is paying $98 million to resolve U.S. government claims that minority borrowers were charged higher rates on its auto loans than whites with similar credit histories.
NEW WINDSOR, Maryland - The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving tentative approval to an underground conveyor belt that would move stone from a New Windsor quarry to the Lehigh Cement Co. plant in Union Bridge, nearly 4 1/2 miles away.
DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa Supreme Court justice has given hope to the builders of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City that they might not have to stop construction after spending $44 million on the half completed project.
RICHMOND, Virginia - CarMax Inc. said Friday that higher sales drove the used-car dealership chain's third-quarter profit up more than 12 percent.
Walgreen's fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 68 percent as investments in other companies paid off for the nation's largest drugstore chain, but a slowdown in generic drug introductions helped squeeze profitability.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The makers of Marlboro cigarettes sold in the U.S. and those sold overseas are sharing their technology for electronic cigarettes and other new tobacco products.
EXETER, New Hampshire - Hannaford is opening a supermarket in the spring in the former Stop & Shop building in Exeter, New Hampshire
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Lottery Commission has approved the use of electronic touch screens at the state's racetrack casinos as an option for betting on live table games.
BENTON HARBOR, Michigan - Whirlpool is moving production of its commercial front-load washing machines from Mexico to Ohio.
WACO, Texas - The Central Texas plant that makes most of America's Starburst, Skittles and Snickers candies is getting some upgrades.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - City officials in Savannah are cracking down on unpaid and under-reported fees paid by tour companies.
TAMPA, Florida - In the past, the Tampa Bay region hasn't been high on a foodie's travel bucket list.
SAN JOSE, California - A Northern California company is recalling 740 pounds of its sausage products because they may be contaminated with dangerous toxins.
NEW YORK - New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers, added electronic cigarettes to the city's already stringent smoking bans and approved the creation of a website that will help the public track federal dollars budgeted for Superstorm Sandy-related damages.