Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 11:03am
Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, Operation CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.
Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 10:14am
Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies have committed to toughening laws and boosting cross-border cooperation to prevent multinational companies from avoiding as much as $250 billion a year in taxes.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:31am
Responding to criticism from civil liberties advocates, the Obama administration said Friday it has strengthened consumer privacy protections on the government's health insurance website as a new sign-up season nears.
Martin Crutsinger and Matthew Craft, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:21am
A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee said Friday that he still thinks an interest-rate increase will be appropriate by year's end. But he acknowledged that the outlook for the economy appears cloudier than it did a few weeks ago.
David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 8:31am
A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, clearing the way for payments to victims by year's end.
The Utah Highway Patrol is cracking down on HOV violators on Interstate 15 after the Utah Department of Transportation found that 20 percent of drivers in the express lane of the freeway are there illegally.
John Flesher, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 11:21am
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked an Obama administration rule that attempts to clarify which small streams, wetlands and other waterways the government can shield from pollution and development.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 10:21am
Under Armor will replace Adidas as the University of Wisconsin-Madison's exclusive athletic uniform and equipment supplier for the next decade under a multi-million contract that the UW System's Board of Regents approved Friday.
Bob Moen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 8:20am
One of the two companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the federal health care law has decided to drop out of the program after receiving word that the federal government would be providing drastically less financial help than it expected.