07/19/2014 1:01amGrain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
07/19/2014 1:10amMaybe a higher minimum wage isn't so bad for job growth after all.
07/19/2014 2:10amState officials say Raber's Packing Co. of Peoria is recalling 21 pounds of its beef jerky because it was not inspected.
07/19/2014 2:30amCrews have reported progress on a western Nevada wildfire. Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center spokeswoman Elizabeth Kenna said yesterday the Clear Creek Fire southwest of Carson City was 75 percent contained, with full containment expected by this afternoon. She says the lightning-sparked fire has charred less than a square mile, or 187 acres, along the south side of U.S. 50.
07/19/2014 4:00amPresident Barack Obama says all American workers deserve to know that if they lose their jobs, their country will help them train for a better one.
07/19/2014 4:50amPoland's foreign minister had sharp words on the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jumbo jet in Ukraine — blaming the crash on Russia-backed "bandits." But throughout most of central and eastern Europe, leaders withheld judgment, expressing shock but refusing to say more until more facts are in.
07/19/2014 6:50amSingapore Airlines apologized Saturday over social media remarks it posted after the Malaysian jetliner was shot down that were taken by many as being insensitive.
07/19/2014 7:11amMaine officials are relieved they found a way to provide the state's nursing homes with an additional $13 million but warn that a long-term strategy must be developed to aid the facilities in the nation's oldest state.
07/19/2014 7:20amAs the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market — with potentially dangerous consequences.
07/19/2014 7:30amAttorney General Martha Coakley is coming under increasing fire from her Democratic and Republican rivals in the governor's race over an agreement her office hammered out with Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts' largest hospital and physicians' network.
07/19/2014 7:50amCabell County Schools has opened the doors to a multi-million dollar transportation complex to keep the wheels on the district's more than 100 buses going 'round and 'round throughout the school year.
07/19/2014 8:50amUniversity of Georgia administrators say summer enrollment has declined for the fourth straight year.
07/19/2014 9:01amSometimes, the most deadly part of a fire isn't the smoke or flames but the stress placed on a firefighter's body as they move in, out, up and down a burning building.
07/19/2014 9:20amCoping with two disasters within a few months has left some Malaysia Airlines employees so shaken that they've been unable to function properly at work, a union official said Saturday.
07/19/2014 9:20amTwo incurable citrus diseases continue to spread in Louisiana, but neither citrus greening nor citrus canker has been found in commercial orchards, says the director of the LSU AgCenter's Plant Diagnostic Center, Raj Singh.
07/19/2014 9:31amGross revenue sales are the total amount of sales made throughout the state for that year.
07/19/2014 9:50amSomerset's city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.
07/19/2014 10:10amSurveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at a challenging time."
07/19/2014 10:31amSince 2011, Pennsylvania Democrats have pointed to the budget-balancing cuts in education aid that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett signed six months into office. And there's evidence voters are listening: A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of Corbett's job performance is his record on education.
07/19/2014 10:40amFrom the very start, Scott Walker refused to believe he would die in prison.
07/19/2014 10:51amGov. Bobby Jindal has ordered the state transportation department to help fix a main road through the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge.
07/19/2014 11:40amThe years-long fight between farm organizations and animal rights activists over laws prohibiting secretly filmed documentation of animal abuse is moving from state legislatures to federal courts as laws in Utah and Idaho face constitutional challenges.
07/19/2014 11:40amThree massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
07/19/2014 11:50amA $1 million federal grant to the University of Michigan-Flint will assist military veterans in earning an accelerated degree in nursing.
07/19/2014 12:11pmForensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine. Families and friends of the dead huddled to console one another at churches, schools and sports clubs across the nation.
07/19/2014 12:51pmThe University of Missouri-Kansas City finally has some good news for its lowest-income students.
07/19/2014 1:11pmAlabama APME Newspaper award winners recognized Saturday in Atlanta:
07/19/2014 1:51pmFla. jury slams tobacco company with $23.6B in punitive damages in widow's suit.
07/19/2014 2:31pmNational parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.
07/19/2014 2:41pmIf Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn't have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft, experts said Saturday.
07/19/2014 3:00pmThe chairman of Clemson University's board of trustees says the panel won't vote on a plan to ban tobacco use anywhere on campus.
07/19/2014 3:20pmA U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest.
07/19/2014 4:20pmDenise Mesteth signed up for new health insurance through the federal Affordable Care Act, despite concerns that it may not be worth the money for her and other Native Americans who otherwise rely on free government coverage.
07/19/2014 4:50pmAbout 75 people gathered in Bountiful to protest a local clinic's advertising mailer they considered to be pornographic.
07/19/2014 6:00pmThe jetliner is much more than a machine used to get from one spot to another. It often carries deep symbolism, especially when flying for a national airline.
07/19/2014 7:30pmFormer Nevada developer and political power broker Harvey Whittemore's health issues will prevent him from serving his two-year prison sentence at a federal penitentiary about 50 miles north of Reno, prison officials said.
07/19/2014 8:21pmA Florida jury has slammed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — the No. 2 cigarette maker in the U.S. — with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
07/19/2014 8:41pmA small plane crashed Saturday while attempting to land at an airport near Lake Placid, killing all three people on board.