Dylan Lovan and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 1:40pm
Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens, according to tax records and government officials.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 1:31pm
U.S. stocks are higher Monday afternoon following a series of corporate deals. AT&T is falling as investors wonder if its plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion will be approved by regulators. Technology companies are making the largest gains while energy companies fall with the price of oil.
Josh Funk, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 1:11pm
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would significantly expand its branch network at a time when many financial firms are expanding automated adviser programs.
The ex-wife of former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is suing the restaurant chain for damages, saying the company received three reports indicating his sexual interest in children but failed to take proper action.
Jamie Stengle, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:41pm
A nurse who contracted Ebola two years ago while caring for the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease settled a lawsuit Monday against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.
Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:31pm
Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. Utah has the lowest cancer death rate and the highest is among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:22pm
The scores of people who set up a new camp of tents and teepees on private land in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline won't immediately be removed, the local sheriff's office said Monday.