06/08/2014 1:00amChina says its export growth accelerated in May but imports dipped in a mixed sign for the world's second-biggest economy.
06/08/2014 1:41amChina says its export growth accelerated in May but imports dipped in a mixed sign for the world's second-biggest economy.
06/08/2014 7:01amIt was no doctored photo op when Gov. Pat McCrory stood beside physicians wearing their white coats on stairs brightened by the midday sun and leading out of the Executive Mansion.
06/08/2014 8:31amChina's foreign minister met with his Indian counterpart on Sunday, hoping that his two-day visit with India's new leaders will spur stalled trade between the Asian nations and ease decades of tensions between them.
06/08/2014 9:51amWith the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is expected to shift back to games. From online-only titles to virtual reality experiences, about 200 exhibitors will hype their latest software in hopes of becoming The Next Big Thing. A sampling:
06/08/2014 10:04amThe coal industry is shedding thousands of jobs and facing the government's most severe crackdown on carbon emissions yet. But king coal still flexes its political muscle in Kentucky and West Virginia, where Republicans and even Democrats try to out-coal one another by cozying up to the industry and slamming President Barack Obama.
06/08/2014 10:10amOhio's most popular amusement park was closed through the weekend after a water main break in the city of Sandusky disrupted its primary water supply, putting a damper on thousands of summer vacations.
06/08/2014 10:13amWith summer's arrival comes an influx of thousands of Silicon Valley interns, and these kids aren't just fetching coffee.
06/08/2014 11:03amWhat's cooking at the Philadelphia public library? Plenty, now that it has a million-dollar kitchen at its main downtown branch.
06/08/2014 11:11amPlayland, a collection of modest coasters, rides and attractions that evokes a simpler time and even holds a place in Hollywood history, is in trouble.
06/08/2014 11:21amA program that seeks to persuade people from other states to move into rural parts of Kansas is taking aim at travelers making their way through the Flint Hills between Topeka and Wichita along the Kansas turnpike.
06/08/2014 11:21amNearly a year after filing the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, Detroit has put its exit plan in the hands of creditors, especially 32,000 retirees and current and former workers. Here's a look at where things stand:
06/08/2014 11:32amBulgaria's prime minister has ordered on Sunday a halt to construction work on the Gazprom-led South Stream pipeline project planned to bypass Ukraine as a transit country and consolidating Russia's energy grip in Europe.
06/08/2014 11:43amRetired Detroit bus driver Art Vardiman recently received a computer disk in the mail that contains hundreds of pages of documents. He also got a six-page blue ballot about cuts to his pension and a white one about health insurance. A 25-page notice explains why the changes are being proposed in Detroit's historic bankruptcy.
06/08/2014 12:08pmA cooing, gesturing humanoid on wheels that can decipher emotions has been unveiled in Japan by billionaire Masayoshi Son who says robots should be tender and make people smile.
06/08/2014 12:50pmIn a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
06/08/2014 1:01pmThe removal of a massive mound of dirt suspected of causing a nearby interstate bridge in Delaware to tilt is almost complete.
06/08/2014 1:01pmFrom January through May of this year, the Volunteers in Medicine clinic has experienced about a 30 percent drop in its number of patient visits and dispensed prescriptions, compared with the same timeframe in 2013.
06/08/2014 1:31pmGov. Jerry Brown and fellow Democratic state lawmakers head into the final week of negotiations over the state budget having agreed to a rainy day fund and pay down massive liabilities in the teachers' pension system.
06/08/2014 1:43pmThe U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
06/08/2014 3:01pmThe Louisiana House "fiscal hawks," a group of fiscal conservatives who created upheaval in budget debates of prior years, dulled their claws in the recently ended legislative session.
06/08/2014 3:41pmBarbados' government does not support devaluing the Caribbean island's currency and says it is determined to maintain its fixed exchange rate with the U.S. dollar.
06/08/2014 3:49pmAn Oklahoma company has created a protective blanket that developers say could give children a better chance of surviving debris from a tornado — or bullets from a 9 mm handgun.
06/08/2014 4:01pmThe Environmental Protection Agency has proposed adding a defunct Houma shipyard site to the Superfund list of the nation's worst hazardous waste sites. That would put the agency in charge of cleaning up three pits where Delta Shipyard stored oily waste and oilfield drilling mud it had washed out of barges and ships.
06/08/2014 4:40pmThe decision by California transportation officials to hire a Chinese company that had never built a bridge to make key components of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge's eastern section ended up being a costly choice in terms of both dollars and confidence in the span's structural integrity, a newspaper reported Sunday.
06/08/2014 5:01pmA survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is holding steady, rising 3½ cents over the last three weeks to $3.69.
06/08/2014 11:20pmA look at preparations by Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:
06/08/2014 11:30pmJapan raised its estimate for economic growth in the January-March quarter as investment by companies was stronger than first thought.
06/08/2014 11:31pmU.S. business economists are expressing more optimism.
06/08/2014 11:41pmA look at preparations by former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: