- Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 4.9 percent Updated: Feb-08-16 9:42 pm
Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.
- Grain mostly lower, livestock lower Updated: Feb-08-16 3:51 pm
CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- With only 29 students, Catholic school in Missouri hangs on Updated: Feb-08-16 1:20 pm
MONTROSE, Missouri - The bell tower of the old Catholic church rises above all else in this tabletop-flat town.
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Feb-08-16 10:18 am
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- Elizabethtown dog heads to Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Updated: Feb-07-16 10:11 am
ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky - Deb and Kenny Mattingly's French bulldog Watson may look like a typical family pet, but in the world of dog showmanship, he's a champion.
- Pace picks up, anticipation of Grand Parkway around Houston Updated: Feb-06-16 5:00 pm
HOUSTON - Country Bumpkins Cafe is where northwest Harris County's rural past meets its suburban future. It's not unusual to see BMW luxury sedans and John Deere tractors in the gravel parking lot along Telge Road.
- Up in smoke: Lawrenceburg cigar-maker returns to his roots Updated: Feb-06-16 1:59 pm
LAWRENCEBURG, Kentucky - Allen Mobley remembers his grandmother killing two chickens as payment to their pastor for helping with the family's tobacco harvest.
- Editorials from around New England Updated: Feb-06-16 1:17 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- Critics dispute plans to change Rollover Pass near Galveston Updated: Feb-05-16 6:54 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - A coalition led by owners of property that includes Rollover Pass and land on either side of the man-made channel connecting East Galveston Bay to the Gulf of Mexico says it is prepared to fight a last-ditch legal battle to prevent the state from closing and filling what has been a hugely popular public fishing site and the focus of environmental, economic and public safety concerns since it was created more than 60 years ago.
- ICE 4Q profit rises 28 percent, tops forecasts Updated: Feb-04-16 9:01 am
NEW YORK - IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc., which owns the New York Stock Exchange, on Thursday reported a 28 percent boost in fourth-quarter profit on higher data services and listing fees.
- Kentucky tops coverage gains as GOP looks to remake Medicaid Updated: Feb-04-16 5:46 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - As Gov. Matt Bevin prepares to remake Kentucky's Medicaid program, a new national survey shows what's at stake: gains in insurance coverage matched only by one other state.
- Families affected by cancer heal on horseback Updated: Feb-03-16 6:50 pm
GLENMOORE, Pennsylvania - Just about everyone has been impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Some have watched a loved one battle the chronic disease while others walked into a doctor's office and had their life changed forever. An organization is using horses, peace and hope to heal families affected by the illness.
- Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game Updated: Feb-03-16 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated water to flow to thousands of residents at a combative congressional hearing that devolved into a partisan fight over witnesses and no-shows.
- The Latest: Trump campaign says rally raised $6 million Updated: Jan-28-16 11:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):
- Nevada governor seeks change in sage grouse mining rule Updated: Jan-28-16 8:01 pm
RENO, Nevada - The governor of gold-rich Nevada is pressing the Obama administration to alter its sage grouse protection plan to free up thousands of mining claims by shrinking the restricted area in exchange for making other unprotected areas off limits, restoring burned out rangeland and reining in wild horse herds.
- EXCHANGE: Danforth organic farmer wins sustainable ag award Updated: Jan-28-16 8:38 am
DANFORTH, Illinois - Harold Wilken, of Danforth, began farming 33 years ago and credits his first landlady, 82-year-old Ivadelle Dubois, with trying to get him to "just say no" to synthetic chemical herbicides, insecticides and fertilizers.
- Anthem 4Q profit falls 64 pct, misses expectations Updated: Jan-27-16 12:34 pm
Anthem's fourth-quarter earnings tumbled 64 percent as the health insurer absorbed some sizeable expenses and booked fewer customers than it expected through the Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges.
- Editorials from around Pennsylvania Updated: Jan-27-16 10:17 am
Editorials from around Pennsylvania:
- Freeport-McMoran reports 4Q loss Updated: Jan-26-16 3:01 pm
PHOENIX - Falling oil and commodities prices led Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. to report a loss of $4.08 billion in its fourth quarter.
- After 90 years, Duquesne firm still producing bedding Updated: Jan-26-16 11:22 am
DUQUESNE, Pennsylvania - Sewing machine operators stitch the ends of freshly stuffed pillows at a pace of several a minute in American Textile Co.'s Duquesne factory, where downy polyester fibers float in the air and about 10 million pillows roll off the line each year to meet demand from North American consumers.
- Woman starts business after daughter's illness diagnosed Updated: Jan-26-16 5:05 am
ELKHART, Indiana - After her daughter almost died from extremely high blood sugar, Christina McLachlan found a way to help her without medications and needles - with their family dog, Mylez.
- South Bend zoo to let visitors get closer to the animals Updated: Jan-25-16 12:25 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Next time you go to the Potawatomi Zoo, if you're in the right place at the right time, you might just find yourself face-to-face with an animal - that you can touch.
- Indiana Red Cross gets new downtown office, leader Updated: Jan-25-16 12:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A giant cardboard cutout of Clara Barton looks down on Meridian Street from a window of the new Red Cross building just south of 16th Street.
- Washtenaw County judge uses Outreach Court for homeless Updated: Jan-25-16 4:11 am
DETROIT - During her first day as a newspaper reporter at The Daily Tribune in Royal Oak, Judge Elizabeth "Libby" Pollard Hines, of the 15th District Court in Ann Arbor, learned she was admitted to the University of Michigan Law School.
- Brothers find colonial artifacts on Virginia farm Updated: Jan-24-16 10:22 am
PAINTER, Virginia - It has been almost three years since brothers Bill and Bob Savage stumbled upon an intact 18th-century brick-lined cellar in a field on their family farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore.