Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press | Posted Sep 5th - 7:20am
New England's ports are reinventing themselves to compete with one another and from larger ones, but they were once legendary. From one of the world's great whaling ports to the Navy's first submarine base and the city featured in "The Perfect Storm," here is a look at their lore:
Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.
White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition.
Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 3:41pm
U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates later this month.
A Latvian computer code writer who helped create a virus that spread to more than a million computers worldwide and corrupted some at NASA may be returning home soon after pleading guilty to a federal charge on Friday.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 5:41pm
Gov. Sam Brownback is satisfied that Kansas' public pension system is on a solid financial footing, though he said Friday that he's still open to big changes such as creating a 401(k)-style plan for new teachers and government workers.
A Carson City judge's recent decision about Nevada's two-tier minimum wage law could mean more workers are eligible for the higher $8.25 per hour rate, rather than the $7.25 allowed if the employer provides health insurance.
Ben Neary, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 4:11pm
The Northern Arapaho Tribe wants a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's recent ruling that the tribe is legally a large employer under federal health care law — a designation that requires the tribe to provide insurance coverage for its hundreds of employees.