04/26/2014 1:01amGrain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
04/26/2014 4:21amPresident Barack Obama is again encouraging Congress to pass a bill raising the minimum raise to $10.10 an hour.
04/26/2014 6:51amCongress gets back to work Monday after a two-week vacation, and it's looking like lawmakers will do what they do best: the bare minimum.
04/26/2014 7:10amMost of the tens of thousands of workers who were striking at a massive Chinese shoe factory complex have returned to the job, labor activists said Saturday, enabling Adidas to resume production there.
04/26/2014 7:20amHouse lawmakers filed nearly 1,200 amendments in advance of Monday's scheduled debate on the state's $36.2 billion budget, some to restore funds slashed from programs during lean economic times and others to benefit pet projects at the local level.
04/26/2014 8:00amIt's only noon when someone cracks open an energy drink and slips into the darkness opposite a group of brightly illuminated actors.
04/26/2014 8:51amA White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment even as it makes their lives easier in many ways.
04/26/2014 9:30amOrganic yogurt producer Stonyfield is voluntary recalling a small portion of its YoBaby cups that were shipped to some Target and Walmart stores because of concerns about possible coliform bacteria contamination.
04/26/2014 9:51amA Spanish ferry carrying 334 people in the Canary Islands had to return to port when a fire broke out on one of its car decks, forcing an evacuation of the vessel. No one has been injured.
04/26/2014 10:13amA national organization is launching a three-year, $8.5 million campaign to promote LGBT equality and push for new legal protections in three Southern states.
04/26/2014 10:51amWest Point wants more women.
04/26/2014 10:51amNew York's storied Four Seasons restaurant has for decades harbored one of the city's more unusual artworks: the largest Pablo Picasso painting in the United States. But a plan to move it has touched off a spat as sharply drawn as the bullfight crowd the canvas depicts.
04/26/2014 11:20amSlovakia has agreed to use reverse-flow deliveries to send natural gas to Ukraine, which is facing a threat from Russia to cut off supplies because of a massive debt.
04/26/2014 12:50pmSouth Carolina's House and Senate will be busy this week trying to meet a legislative deadline. Bills that haven't advanced from one chamber to the other by Thursday have little chance of becoming law this year.
04/26/2014 1:01pmTwo former Sandia National Laboratories scientists have come up with what they say is a take-home fertility test for men, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1fEfU8I) Friday.
Washington Gas Energy Services and Sterling Planet Present $135,000 to Chesapeake Bay Foundation at Fourth Annual Earth Day Tree
04/26/2014 3:21pmA $10 Mormon gold coin fetched $705,000, and a $20 Mormon gold coin sold for $558,000 at auction this week.
04/26/2014 5:31pmSouth Jordan Mayor David Alvord says city officials have once again begun discussions with the Hale Center Theatre, which is considering expanding to what is now Mulligans Golf and Games.
Photos of the Nintendo 2DS Showcase Event at Nintendo World in New York Are Now Available on Business Wire's Website and AP Phot
04/26/2014 6:11pmAnger, frustration and calls for action are echoing around the NBA after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
04/26/2014 6:20pmSome 30 people have staged an anti-mining protest outside the headquarters of the Nevada Mining Association in Reno.
04/26/2014 7:11pmA decades-old urban legend was put to rest Saturday when workers for a documentary film production company recovered "E.T." Atari game cartridges from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert.
04/26/2014 8:41pmAs Western governments vowed to impose more sanctions against Russia and its supporters in eastern Ukraine, a group of foreign military observers remained in captivity Saturday accused of being NATO spies by a pro-Russian insurgency.
04/26/2014 8:59pmSouth Korea's prime minister offered to resign Sunday over the government's handling of a deadly ferry sinking, blaming "deep-rooted evils" and societal irregularities for a tragedy that has left more than 300 people dead or missing and led to widespread shame, fury and finger-pointing.