Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 10:14am
Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies have committed to toughening laws and boosting cross-border cooperation to prevent multinational companies from avoiding as much as $250 billion a year in taxes.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:31am
Responding to criticism from civil liberties advocates, the Obama administration said Friday it has strengthened consumer privacy protections on the government's health insurance website as a new sign-up season nears.
Martin Crutsinger and Matthew Craft, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:21am
A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee said Friday that he still thinks an interest-rate increase will be appropriate by year's end. But he acknowledged that the outlook for the economy appears cloudier than it did a few weeks ago.
David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 8:31am
A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, clearing the way for payments to victims by year's end.
Bob Salsberg, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 7:30am
The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive tanker carting liquefied natural gas.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 10:21am
Under Armor will replace Adidas as the University of Wisconsin-Madison's exclusive athletic uniform and equipment supplier for the next decade under a multi-million contract that the UW System's Board of Regents approved Friday.
Bob Moen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 8:20am
One of the two companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the federal health care law has decided to drop out of the program after receiving word that the federal government would be providing drastically less financial help than it expected.
A Las Vegas woman is due in court today on felony drunken driving charges after she was accused of driving a car that killed one pedestrian and critically injured another on a sidewalk near two elementary schools. Police say Nicole Johnson failed field sobriety tests after her car veered off a road and hit the man and woman in their 70s. The man died and the woman is critically hurt.