Education officials fear a judge's decision ordering a suburban Philadelphia school district to revoke its tax hike could lead to lawsuits around Pennsylvania challenging other school districts' tax increases.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 10:01am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is criticizing a European ruling that Apple owes more than $14.5 billion in back taxes. He says the decision may spur Congress to finally address the stalled effort to reform America's corporate tax structure.
Media organizations are challenging a federal magistrate judge's order that keeps many documents secret in the Nevada criminal case involving rancher Cliven Bundy and a 2014 armed standoff with government agents.
Matt O'Brien, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 9:04am
The clash this year over the future of iRobot pitted visionary robotics against the retail success of the company's Roombas, the circular-shaped domestic helpers that have cleaned millions of living rooms around the world.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 8:30am
U.S. stocks are slightly lower Wednesday morning as energy companies and makers of chemicals and other materials take the biggest losses. A survey of private employers showed that hiring continued at a solid pace in August, but stocks are wrapping up a quiet month.
Mauricio Savarese and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 6:50am
Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday ahead of a planned vote later in the day on whether to remove Rousseff permanently as leader of Latin America's most populous country.