Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 2:20pm
A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter served as a reminder of how choppy the pace of growth has been since the Great Recession ended seven years ago. Businesses pared their stockpiling and investment through the spring. But consumers — the heart of the U.S. economy — kept spending.
Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 2:11pm
State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal to revamp the trust's board and change its operating rules following reporters about its lavish spending.
A former Las Vegas Valley Water District purchasing agent has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges alleging that she bought and shipped more than $6.7 million worth of printer supplies to a New Jersey company.
Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 1:31pm
Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters that she, rather than Republican rival Donald Trump, can bring a deeply divided nation together.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted Jul 29th - 1:11pm
A Florida-based energy company announced an $18.4 billion deal on Friday that would give it an 80 percent stake in Texas' largest electric utility under an agreement that could eventually help resolve one of the largest bankruptcies in U.S. history.
The deputy governor of Romania's central bank has been put under house arrest on suspicion that he engaged in influence-peddling, illicitly receiving 1 million euros ($1.1 million) when he was parliament speaker, anti-corruption prosecutors said Friday.
Authorities found the wreckage of a small medical transport plane with four people aboard and confirmed at least two deaths Friday after the pilot reported smoke filling the cockpit and a search started across a densely forested mountain range in Northern California.
A Pennsylvania hospital system has asked the maker of the cellphone game "Pokemon Go" to remove its hospital sites from the game app for reasons of safety, patient privacy and computer security, a newspaper reports.