- Poncho & Lefty's food truck drives a fresh bargain Updated: May-23-15 10:35 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Hardy, hardworking Mountaineers value freedom so much that lawmakers have appropriated state residents' liberation, in Latin, as the state motto.
- Currency tumbles as Venezuelans look to unload bolivars Updated: May-22-15 10:14 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelans are dumping their rapidly-depreciating currency at a quicker pace, leading to a staggering plunge in its free-market value, as the crisis-plagued economy edges closer to an outbreak of hyperinflation.
- Firm says project would provide $16.3M benefit to Arkansas Updated: May-22-15 7:10 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A defense project Arkansas hopes to land with an incentive package will provide a $16.3 million net benefit to the state over a 25-year period, a consultant hired by the Legislature said in a report issued Friday ahead of next week's special session.
- US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news Updated: May-22-15 5:47 pm
NEW YORK - The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note.
- US stocks dip in quiet trading ahead of Memorial Day weekend Updated: May-22-15 4:16 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks are closing moderately lower in a relatively quiet day ahead of a holiday weekend.
- Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device Updated: May-22-15 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments for himself, federal authorities said in charging him with four counts of wire fraud.
- US stocks dip; lower oil prices weigh on the energy sector Updated: May-22-15 12:00 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks are mostly lower in midday trading as energy companies decline along with the price of oil.
- Director named for Confucius Institute at Northern State Updated: May-22-15 10:34 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Northern State University has named a director for its new Confucius Institute.
- US stocks open mostly lower; oil price slides Updated: May-22-15 9:43 am
NEW YORK - Stocks are mostly lower in early trading as energy companies decline along with the price of oil.
- World Bank: Gaza economy on 'verge of collapse' Updated: May-22-15 1:34 am
JERUSALEM - A new World Bank report warns that Gaza's economy is on the "verge of collapse."
- Puerto Rico legislators narrowly approve sales tax increase Updated: May-21-15 9:16 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Legislation that would increase Puerto Rico's sales tax from 7 percent to 11.5 percent squeaked by late Thursday with the minimum amount of votes needed in the U.S. territory's House of Representatives.
- Business leaders throw support behind coal plant proposal Updated: May-21-15 7:49 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Business leaders on Thursday outlined the economic devastation they say could come if New Mexico regulators fail to approve a plan to shut down part of a decades-old coal-fired power plant to meet a federal mandate.
- Repairs wrapping up for Galveston Arts Center to return home Updated: May-21-15 5:47 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - For more than 30 years, the Galveston Arts Center was housed in the heart of downtown on The Strand.
- Taxes matter in fund investing, even when there's no bill Updated: May-21-15 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - Most of us don't worry about taxes when it comes to mutual funds.
- Lumber Liquidators, NetApp are big market movers Updated: May-21-15 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
- GOP senators advance bill to ease rules on smaller banks Updated: May-21-15 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican senators advanced legislation Thursday that would ease rules on smaller banks and other requirements of the landmark law reining in Wall Street and the financial industry after the 2008 crisis.
- Previous FIFA Presidential Elections Updated: May-21-15 12:06 pm
ZURICH - Sepp Blatter would certainly argue that being president of FIFA is the best job in sports. Becoming FIFA president is one of the hardest.
- Grain higher, livestock mixed Updated: May-21-15 10:58 am
CHICAGO - Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- EXCHANGE: Outdoor therapy proves crucial for wounded vets Updated: May-21-15 7:16 am
WHITTINGTON, Illinois - It was a chilly April morning. The crappie weren't cooperative, but Sgt. Matthew Taylor of Fort Campbell was undeterred.
- Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging Updated: May-20-15 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON - Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets - a rare instance in which federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a major financial institution.
- New York's top financial regulator to step down Updated: May-20-15 5:30 pm
ALBANY, New York - Benjamin Lawsky, New York state's top financial regulator who collected billions of dollars in penalties and fees from Wall Street giants, announced Wednesday that he will step down.
- Despite growth uptick, full recovery still far for Europe Updated: May-20-15 11:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Europe's economy has been down so long, even a bit of growth looks like recovery.
- After starting with 13, Victory Christian Academy grows Updated: May-20-15 9:36 am
VALPARAISO, Indiana - Natalie Eichelberg, of Valparaiso, looked on with pride as her preschooler, Elliana Eichelberg, received an award for having read several books over the last few weeks.
- De Blasio's plan for public housing includes private leases Updated: May-19-15 6:22 pm
NEW YORK - A plan to tackle "the worst financial crisis" in the history of the New York City Housing Authority includes leasing unused land in housing complexes for private residential development, a proposal that has caused controversy in the past, as well as other steps like modernizing rent collection, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
- Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial system Updated: May-19-15 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The panel created to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis said Tuesday that banks and other financial institutions are stronger now but regulators must remain alert to new risks including the danger posed from cyberattack.