A crowded rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said.
U.S. stocks are skidding Thursday and giving up most of their gains from the last two days. EpiPen maker Mylan and other drug companies face scrutiny over increases in product prices. Banks are falling as bond yields decrease, and interest rates go with them. High-dividend stocks like utilities and real estate companies are also slumping.
Tamara Lush and Jason Dearen, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 11:34am
Neighbors of an unplugged sinkhole sending contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste cascading into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful, and fuming that it took three weeks for them to be notified about the disaster.
The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday.
On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems — namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings.
Marcy Gordon and Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 11:11am
Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 11:01am
A U.S. judge has ordered a former luxury real estate mogul to pay $286 million to the creditors of a Montana club for the ultrarich that he is accused of fleecing for personal gain before driving it into bankruptcy.
David McHugh and Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 10:41am
When will electric-powered cars become a practical choice for ordinary people? The question hangs in the air at the Paris auto show, where Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and General Motors are showing off electrics they hope are the on-ramp to a profitable future.