08/25/2014 1:30amForget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
08/25/2014 2:10amThe Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, Purdue Research Foundation and Purdue's Discovery Park have signed a partnership agreement aimed at showcasing their intellectual property and moving their innovations to the public.
08/25/2014 2:50amTaxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day?
08/25/2014 2:50amThey are the outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks.
08/25/2014 2:50amA primer on the Koch brothers and their role in politics.
08/25/2014 3:00amTen or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses.
08/25/2014 4:00amToyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.
08/25/2014 5:00amLG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology.
08/25/2014 6:01amCarl Reavey plunged his nose into the glass, inhaled the amber liquid's scent, then sipped. Slowly.
08/25/2014 6:10amGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country will back Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos's candidacy to be the next head of the Eurogroup, the gathering of eurozone finance ministers that sets important policies for the currency union.
08/25/2014 6:21amIndia's Supreme Court said Monday that all government allocations of coal reserves to private companies from 1993 to 2010 were conducted illegally, and it will hold a hearing to decide whether to cancel them.
08/25/2014 7:20amSome North Dakota grain elevators are urging farmers to bin their newly harvested winter wheat until the market figures out what to do with a heavily diseased crop.
08/25/2014 7:30amA disease called greening is threatening to wipe out a vital part of Florida's economy and identity: the state's $9 billion citrus industry. Here are 10 things to know about Florida citrus, its history and the disease now imperiling the industry:
08/25/2014 7:30amIt's not often a graduate-level course at a major university kicks off its first semester with a trip to a well-known microbrewery outside Denver.
08/25/2014 7:40amStocks are opening higher in the U.S. after central bankers in Europe and Japan said support for their economies would continue.
08/25/2014 7:50amA majority of economists are saying that the Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S. economy. That's according to a new survey done by the National Association for Business Economics.
08/25/2014 8:00amOn the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook.
08/25/2014 8:20amThe stock market has reached another milestone as the Standard & Poor's 500 index trades above 2,000 points for the first time.
08/25/2014 8:31amHaving trouble with your iPhone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement.
08/25/2014 8:51amZimbabwe President Robert Mugabe met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday on a visit to China hoping the long-time ally and economic giant can help the African nation's ailing economy.
08/25/2014 9:01amThe deputy secretary of the Department of the Interior is expected to visit the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise on Tuesday.
08/25/2014 10:01amStocks are moving higher in midday trading, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 2,000 points for the first time.
08/25/2014 10:01amFewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the economic recovery.
08/25/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
08/25/2014 10:51amJuan Martin del Potro denies he has committed tax evasion in his native Argentina.
08/25/2014 11:01amSlovenia's parliament has approved political newcomer Miro Cerar as the crisis-stricken eurozone country's next prime minister.
08/25/2014 11:01amChip supplier Fairchild Semiconductor is eliminating about 1,350 jobs in the U.S. and Asia — about 15 percent of its total workforce — to reduce costs.
08/25/2014 11:13amOrganized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law.
08/25/2014 11:21amThe state's effort to rein in Medicaid costs has created deep friction between small businesses that deliver behavioral-health services to Medicaid patients and a new contractor hired to manage them.
08/25/2014 12:01pmA federal accident board has told UPS and its pilots' union they can no longer participate in the agency's investigation of a crash that killed two of the cargo shipper's pilots.
08/25/2014 12:11pmRepublicans competing for a chance to take on U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen all want to repeal the federal health care overhaul law, though some would keep elements of it in place.
08/25/2014 12:31pmE-book readers are great for reading books, but they can't be used get directions or watch videos of people dumping ice over their heads.
08/25/2014 12:41pmHundreds of teachers have skipped a back-to-school ceremony amid an impasse in contract talks.
08/25/2014 12:51pmWorries about the economy are rippling through Europe.
08/25/2014 1:01pmGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
08/25/2014 1:21pmHere's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.
08/25/2014 1:41pmThe U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.
08/25/2014 2:10pmSome Burger King customers don't want to see the company move its corporate headquarters from Miami to Canada, in a deal that could lower its taxes.
08/25/2014 2:21pmThe stock market hit another milestone as the Standard & Poor's 500 index briefly traded above 2,000 points for the first time.
08/25/2014 2:21pmNew Jersey's Farm-to-School program, which connects more than 40 percent of the state's school districts with local food, is getting some updates.
08/25/2014 2:21pmArizona transportation officials are warning motorists traveling on Interstate 15 in the northwest corner of Arizona over the Labor Day weekend to expect traffic delays and to allow extra travel time.
08/25/2014 2:32pmThe co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.
08/25/2014 2:51pmRepublican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday lashed out at his Democratic challenger for voting against a bill this year that provided more money for schools, but Paul Davis responded that the removal of job protections for teachers in that same measure was the reason he opposed it.
08/25/2014 3:01pmSome Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.
08/25/2014 3:21pmA strong earthquake rattled a swath of Northern California's wine country in the early hours of Sunday morning, unleashing most of its damage on the city of Napa in the heart of the vineyard-studded region.
08/25/2014 3:41pmA snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Monday:
08/25/2014 4:31pmA mortar round exploded Monday at a suburban St. Louis metal recycling plant that does business with the military, killing two people.
08/25/2014 5:31pmThe earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and bottles and swept away broken glass in the rush to get the tourist hotspot back in shape for the summer's final holiday weekend.
08/25/2014 6:11pmEnrique Zileri, who as longtime director of Peru's leading newsmagazine defied despotism and battled corruption with stubborn independence, died Monday at age 83.
08/25/2014 7:01pmA federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.
08/25/2014 7:11pmStudents at 13 Indiana college campuses will receive social media messages about the state law that allows minors who have been drinking to report a medical emergency or a crime without getting in trouble.
08/25/2014 8:01pmAmazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.
08/25/2014 9:01pmHackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.
08/25/2014 9:40pmAsian stock markets were lackluster Tuesday as investors continued to digest monetary policy signals from the Jackson Hole meeting of central bankers and looked ahead to data expected to show an improving U.S. economy.