- Alaska delegation signs up for insurance Updated: Dec-11-13 7:23 am
- Quincy advances ban on discarded cigarette butts Updated: Dec-11-13 5:01 am
- PSC allows limited rehearing in Big Rivers case Updated: Dec-11-13 4:05 am
- How Volcker Rule would limit banks' risky bets Updated: Dec-11-13 3:05 am
- Mass. Democrat Clark to be sworn into US House Updated: Dec-11-13 2:35 am
- Democrat Clark wins Mass. congressional race Updated: Dec-10-13 11:10 pm
- Europeans rough out new rules on bank rescues Updated: Dec-10-13 9:49 pm
- Uruguay OK's first national market for legal pot Updated: Dec-10-13 9:14 pm
- NRC: Monticello power plant can increase output Updated: Dec-10-13 8:41 pm
- Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact Updated: Dec-10-13 8:15 pm
- Court rules Fla. universities can't regulate guns Updated: Dec-10-13 7:53 pm
- Pryor asks that Cotton seek to extend session Updated: Dec-10-13 7:17 pm
- GE's CareCredit card to refund $34M to customers Updated: Dec-10-13 6:19 pm
- Hawaii bank delays American Samoa closure again Updated: Dec-10-13 6:12 pm
- Snyder signs law naming I-96 for police officer Updated: Dec-10-13 6:01 pm
- Romania: lawmakers again reject Canadian project Updated: Dec-10-13 5:41 pm
- Local leaders planning for climate effects Updated: Dec-10-13 5:39 pm
- Feds back most of Iowa's Medicaid expansion plan Updated: Dec-10-13 5:29 pm
- Reid says Senate will not extend farm law Updated: Dec-10-13 5:23 pm
- H&R Block trims 2Q loss, but revenue slips Updated: Dec-10-13 5:09 pm
- Mass. panel find path for Revere casino plan Updated: Dec-10-13 5:03 pm
- Kerry, Congress spar over Iran nuclear deal Updated: Dec-10-13 4:55 pm
- Stocks lower after hitting record; banks in focus Updated: Dec-10-13 4:39 pm
- US ban on high-risk bank trades approved Updated: Dec-10-13 4:23 pm
- Lawmakers want to end youth access to e-cigarettes Updated: Dec-10-13 4:21 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska's congressional delegation has signed up for insurance under the new health care law.
QUINCY, Illinois - The Mississippi River city of Quincy is moving forward with a push to snuff out cigarette butts discarded in public.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky utility regulators are revisiting a portion of their decision adjusting revenue and rates for Big Rivers Electric Corp. to offset the loss of its largest customer.
WASHINGTON - The rule that U.S. regulators approved Tuesday, after years of wrestling over its language, is designed to defuse the kind of risk-taking on Wall Street that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.
BOSTON - Democrat Katherine Clark may not have to wait long to be sworn in as the state's newest member of Congress.
BOSTON - Democrat Katherine Clark easily defeated three opponents Tuesday to win a vacant congressional seat and become the fifth woman to represent Massachusetts in the U.S. House.
BRUSSELS - European Union finance officials spent all day Tuesday roughing out key aspects of a new agency that would clean up broken banks and keep the costs of doing that from hitting taxpayers - but fell short of a firm and final agreement just days before a year-end deadline.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay's Senate gave final congressional approval Tuesday to create the world's first national marketplace for legal marijuana, an audacious experiment that will have the government oversee production, sales and consumption of a drug illegal almost everywhere else.
MINNEAPOLIS - Xcel Energy Inc. has won federal regulators' approval to boost output at its Monticello nuclear power plant.
WASHINGTON - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - State universities would be blocked from regulating guns on campus under a potentially far-reaching ruling handed down Tuesday by a Florida appeals court.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor wants his Republican rival in next year's election to ask that the U.S. House work next week on a farm bill.
WASHINGTON - General Electric Co.'s credit card division will refund $34.1 million to consumers who government regulators say were misled about the potential costs of relying on a deferred-interest plan to pay their medical bills.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - Bank of Hawaii is indefinitely delaying a plan to close its branches in American Samoa after a plea from the territory's governor to bank executives.
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law naming a portion of Interstate 96 in western Michigan for a police officer who was killed while helping detain suspected bank robbers.
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's lower house of Parliament has rejected an amendment to a mining law that would have allowed a Canadian company to go ahead with plans to build Europe's largest open cast gold mine.
WASHINGTON - When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Federal authorities on Tuesday approved Iowa's proposal to expand low-income health care, but they aren't giving Gov. Terry Branstad as much flexibility as he sought to charge premiums on the very poor.
WASHINGTON - Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill - or an extension of current law - before Jan 1.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - H&R Block Inc. posted a smaller loss in its fiscal second quarter than a year ago, when the tax preparer booked a bigger loss from operations that have since been discontinued.
BOSTON - State gambling regulators adopted a plan on Tuesday that would allow Mohegan Sun to pursue a proposed resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs in Revere, but only after a second vote was held in the city.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration and Congress clashed Tuesday over the historic nuclear deal with Iran, exposing deep rifts over a U.S. pledge to refrain from any new sanctions over the next six months in exchange for concessions on enriching uranium. The disagreement could have broad consequences for the U.S. diplomatic effort to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
NEW YORK - Stocks fell modestly Tuesday as investors took a breather from a market that notched yet another record high the day before.
WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators have taken a major step toward reining in high-risk trading on Wall Street, banning the largest banks from trading for their own profit in most cases.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Republican Oklahoma lawmakers plan to file legislation next year to prevent youth access to electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes.