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5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:16pm

Is the online giant of retail also looking to conquer physical stores?

Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:16pm

Congress is doing the bare minimum to keep the country running, readying a short-term spending bill to keep the lights on in government past Saturday, when President Donald Trump will mark his 100th day in office.

Starbucks customer traffic stalls amid mobile order issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:06pm

Starbucks says its customer traffic has been stalled as it works on fixing the congestion created by its mobile order-and-pay option at some stores.

Court: Employers can pay women less based on past salaries

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:06pm

Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers' previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

House GOP leaders scrounge for votes to exhume health bill

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:06pm

The White House and Republican leaders worked Thursday to wring votes out of resistant moderate GOP lawmakers for the House health care bill, but remained shy of the support they'd need to fully rouse the measure back to life.

2 restaurants abandon no tipping policy, say orders down

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:06pm

A couple of restaurants in Maine are abandoning their no tipping policy.

Nudge higher for US stocks enough to push Nasdaq to a record

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:55pm

U.S. stock indexes fluttered up and down Thursday, then ended the day a hair above where they started. The slight gains were enough to nudge the Nasdaq composite to another record and the Standard & Poor's 500 index to within a whisper of its all-time high.

From 0-100: Presidents' first days come at varying speed

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:50pm

A president's first 100 days can be a tire-squealing hustle from the starting line (Franklin Roosevelt), a triumph of style over substance (Jimmy Carter), a taste of what's to come (Ronald Reagan) or an ambitious plan of action that gets rudely interrupted by world events (pick a president).

Under Armour, Comcast gain on earnings; Southwest drops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:44pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:

Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

Paul Wiseman and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:44pm

President Donald Trump campaigned on an "America First" trade policy of bracing clarity: Renegotiate or abandon NAFTA and crack down on China's trade practices.

Alphabet posts 1Q profit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:35pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $5.43 billion.

Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House

Josh Boak and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:35pm

Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White House.

Amazon beats Street 1Q forecasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:26pm

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $724 million.

House seeks charges for tech official in Clinton email case

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:24pm

A congressional committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to consider criminally prosecuting the head of a technology services company that was involved in maintaining a private email server for Hillary Clinton.

The Latest: Physician dragged off flight settles with United

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:24pm

The Latest on the story of the settlement between United Airlines and he man who was dragged from a jet earlier this month(all times local):

YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:20pm

YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child.

The Latest: Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:20pm

The Latest on Amtrak's repair work at Penn Station (all times local):

AP FACT CHECK: Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

Christopher S. Rugaber and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:13pm

Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump's tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons to be wary about some of the claims coming out of the White House about it.

Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech less

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:03pm

To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually.

Poland signs first deal to buy natural gas from US supplier

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:03pm

Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday.