08/19/2014 12:00amA passenger train struck a crowded rickshaw, killing 21 people at a railway crossing in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a railway official said Tuesday.
08/19/2014 12:20amThe Army Reserve is offering free medical and dental services to needy families in the Cumberland area.
08/19/2014 1:32amAfter promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.
08/19/2014 2:20amBHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, said Tuesday it plans to split off some of its smaller assets into a separate company, as it posted a $13.8 billion annual profit.
08/19/2014 3:40amBritain's inflation rate fell more than expected in July, to 1.6 percent from 1.9 percent in June, easing pressure on the Bank of England as it weighs when to raise interest rates.
08/19/2014 5:30amRahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise — some might say a threat — to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same ferocity that made him at times feared in national politics.
08/19/2014 6:40amUS home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July to 1.09 million rate, fastest pace in 8 months.
08/19/2014 6:40amConsumer prices up 0.1 percent in July, smallest advance in 5 months, as gas prices fall.
08/19/2014 6:50amA federal judge has ruled that former Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole committed fraud to obtain almost $1.3 million from bond funds that were to be used to build an artificial sweetener plant in Moberly.
08/19/2014 7:00amU.S. consumer prices rose in July at the slowest pace in five months, held back by a drop in gasoline prices.
08/19/2014 7:00amRecaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.
08/19/2014 7:00amThe Slovenian president has proposed political newcomer Miro Cerar as the crisis-stricken eurozone country's next prime minister.
08/19/2014 7:11amU.S. consumer prices rose in July, at the slowest pace in five months.
08/19/2014 7:40amBetter news on home building and corporate earnings are sending stocks higher.
08/19/2014 7:41amDanish health officials say a listeria outbreak caused by contaminated meat may have killed an 11th person.
08/19/2014 8:20amThe Columbia City Council has approved a Texas-based housing developer's proposal to build a downtown student apartment complex near the University of Missouri campus.
08/19/2014 8:30amMuch of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn't necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.
08/19/2014 8:40amYet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament.
08/19/2014 8:40amMcDonald's plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants.
08/19/2014 9:00amGrain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
08/19/2014 9:02amThousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting.
08/19/2014 9:10amEgypt selected a consortium of Egyptian and the Persian Gulf companies Tuesday to develop the government's mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones, officials said.
08/19/2014 9:11amGameStop Corp. said Tuesday that its CEO, Paul Raines, had surgery last week to remove a cancerous brain tumor.
08/19/2014 9:30amHTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft's Windows software inside.
08/19/2014 10:00amBrita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
08/19/2014 10:00amThe world's largest shipping company says it is sending more containers around world, a sign that global trade — and possibly economic growth — is picking up.
08/19/2014 10:00amThe medical team moved quickly and deliberately over the baby. Steady and smooth, they comforted, measured and tried to heal.
08/19/2014 10:01amU.S. stocks are moving higher in midday trading after investors got some encouraging news about home building and corporate earnings.
08/19/2014 10:10amNew York City's Health Department is urging snackers to reach for a carrot — not a candy bar.
08/19/2014 10:20amCasinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail could be on the horizon at New Jersey's Meadowlands.
08/19/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
08/19/2014 10:40amBritish drugmaker AstraZeneca says the U.S. Department of Justice has closed its investigation into a clinical trial of the company's blood thinner Brilinta, and plans no further action.
08/19/2014 11:00amToo much heat and too little rain this summer are taking a toll on the winter wheat crop in eastern Washington.
08/19/2014 11:10amU.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to an eight-month high and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines.
08/19/2014 11:20amThe CEO of a bankrupt southern Kentucky oil company has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for scamming investors into giving him money for three oil partnerships in Kentucky and Tennessee.
08/19/2014 11:50amThe health insurance plan for state employees and retirees in Montana is expected to lose $14 million this year, leading to likely increases in premiums, co-pays and deductibles in 2015, state officials said.
08/19/2014 12:21pmUtah environment officials say a rain-triggered rock slide is believed to have ruptured an oil well pipeline in southeast Utah last week, sending crude oil into the San Juan River.
08/19/2014 12:31pmInside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing. Technicians crimp wires and test signal strength of boxes while others go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones.
08/19/2014 12:32pmA California billionaire environmentalist is shaking up the Florida governor's race by spending millions to organize Hispanic and youth voters and buy attack ads targeting Gov. Rick Scott.
08/19/2014 1:00pmNew reality fare remained a big draw on a prime-time landscape jammed otherwise with reruns.
08/19/2014 1:11pmStandard Chartered Bank reached an agreement with New York regulators to pay a $300 million penalty and suspend dollar exchanges through its New York branch for high-risk retail business clients at its SCB Hong Kong subsidiary.
08/19/2014 1:31pmThe weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday.
08/19/2014 1:41pmThe Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
08/19/2014 1:50pmDefense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government's case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness.
08/19/2014 2:01pmAt age 15, Paul Ryan was already feeling isolated from his father, who had grown distant from his family and leaned heavily on whiskey. Then one morning the future congressman found his alcoholic father in bed, dead from an apparent heart attack at age 55.
08/19/2014 2:11pmU.S. stocks are closing higher after investors got some encouraging news about home building and corporate earnings.
08/19/2014 2:32pmAn "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.
08/19/2014 2:51pmA forklift driver hit the brakes and sent the vehicle's load falling onto a customer outside a Lynnwood, Washington, business, causing fatal injuries.
08/19/2014 3:10pmA World War II bomb found Tuesday next to a highway near Frankfurt airport was disposed of in a controlled explosion, causing some disruption to flight operations.
08/19/2014 3:40pmThe Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
08/19/2014 3:41pmThe Nampa City Council has rejected a plan to open a halfway house for federal inmates. Pioneer Human Services Vice President Steve Woolworth told the Idaho Press-Tribune that the Nampa facility would have served federal inmates with less than 12 months remaining on their sentences who indicated they wanted to live in Idaho after their release.
08/19/2014 4:00pmA former New York fashion student claims in a federal lawsuit that she hasn't made any money off a top-selling backpack she designed for Barnes & Noble.
08/19/2014 4:10pmMexico's top environmental official said Tuesday that a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream.
08/19/2014 4:20pmPresident Barack Obama's former campaign manager and White House senior adviser David Plouffe is joining car service startup Uber as it seeks to expand in cities worldwide.
08/19/2014 4:30pmThe Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new capsule-based drug to treat Gaucher's disease.
08/19/2014 4:31pmIdaho has its potatoes. Florida has its fresh fruits and juices. Vidalia is the name synonymous with the nation's most famous sweet onion.
08/19/2014 4:40pmThe Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
08/19/2014 4:50pmUber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire.
08/19/2014 5:40pmFormer Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
08/19/2014 6:01pmThe Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
08/19/2014 6:01pmunlike the bland cables they ship with. PlusUs today introduces LifeStar™ — an entirely new looking USB cable — like no other — an accessory reimagined by fashion to keep your favorite devices charged in style.
08/19/2014 6:10pmA Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling.
08/19/2014 6:50pmLake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.
08/19/2014 7:00pmNearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino.
08/19/2014 7:31pmIslamic State militants have released a video purporting to show the beheading of an American journalist, James Foley, as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The White House, his family and employer say they cannot determine the video's authenticity and are attempting to confirm whether he had been killed.
08/19/2014 7:31pmA unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
08/19/2014 7:50pmSinger Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward.
08/19/2014 8:29pmConsumers be aware — $100 isn't "worth" the same amount in each state, according to a map released Monday.
08/19/2014 8:30pmA gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China has killed at least two miners, and rescuers searched Wednesday for 25 more workers missing in the blast, state media reported.
08/19/2014 10:11pmAsian stock markets got a slight boost Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar.
08/19/2014 10:11pmFewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, a trend that's brought down the late-payment rate on home loans to the lowest level in six years.
08/19/2014 10:20pmChina announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million for colluding to raise prices in an unfolding anti-monopoly probe of the country's auto industry.
08/19/2014 10:20pmThe estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.
08/19/2014 10:20pmThe nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California City, officials with the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday.