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Walmart, Amazon halt sales of toy guns that look real in New York

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:18am

Five major retailers have agreed to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns in New York state, the attorney general said Monday.

50 Cent's bankruptcy papers show 7 cars, businesses in red

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:12am

Rapper 50 Cent owns seven cars valued at more than $500,000 and pays $72,000 a month to maintain his Connecticut mansion, according to bankruptcy court filings.

Kerry talks trade in Singapore before regional security meet

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:11am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Singapore to talk up an Asia trade agreement that has hit snags in final negotiations.

Greece: Prospect of new election grows, market hit

Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:41am

Greece's government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while bank shares plummeted again on the stock market, which reopened this week after a long closure.

VA Secretary to visit solar company, Purple Heart convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:41am

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is in Nevada touring a solar company facility before addressing a Purple Heart convention in Las Vegas.

Correction: Heroin Abuse story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:41am

In a story Aug. 3 about efforts to combat the heroin abuse problem in New Hampshire, a quote provided by U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte's office misstated the status of a budget amendment that provided funding to address heroin and prescription drug abuse. The amendment was passed by the Senate Budget Committee, not the full Senate.

Willis, Stewart, Lively among cast for Allen's next film

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:41am

Bruce Willis, Kristen Stewart and Blake Lively are among the stars of Woody Allen's next film.

FDA lays out extra steps to clean scopes linked to outbreaks

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:41am

Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S.

NYC schools chancellor announces anti-cheating task force

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:31am

A new task force to monitor academic integrity in New York City schools was announced Tuesday by Chancellor Carmen Farina, who said principals and guidance counselors will have to attend additional training sessions to help them maintain high standards.

Las Vegas man pleads guilty in staged car crashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:31am

A Las Vegas man accused of staging car crashes and defrauding insurance companies of more than $10,000 has pleaded guilty to the charges brought against him.

MGM Resorts pitches profit plan, 2Q results beat forecasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:21am

MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren says a new internal company plan is expected to cut costs and boost revenue to bring in an additional $300 million annually in earnings before taxes and other costs to pay down debt.

Medicine Bow Wind Farm gets technological upgrades

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:21am

The Medicine Bow Wind Farm is generating more electricity than ever after new technology was used to complete a two-year overhaul and life extension upgrades.

Former Brazil chief-of-staff arrested in Petrobras scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:01am

Police in Brazil have arrested former presidential chief of staff Jose Dirceu, the most senior member of the ruling Workers' Party to be taken into custody in connection with corruption at the state-owned oil company Petrobras.

Deere recalls more than 2,000 lawn tractors for crash risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:51am

Deere is recalling more than 2,000 lawn tractors because the brake arm can fail and cause a crash.

Russia eyes action against non-EU nations joining sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:51am

Russia's prime minister has ordered preparation of retaliatory measures against several non-EU European nations that have joined the European Union's sanctions against Russia.

Virginia Democratic Senator backs Iran nuclear deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:51am

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia is backing the international accord with Iran.

Court upholds $96M award to Chevron in dispute with Ecuador

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:51am

A federal appeals court has upheld a $96 million arbitration award to Chevron Corp. stemming from a 1990s-era oil contract dispute with the government of Ecuador.

UPMC to post satisfaction surveys, star ratings of doctors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:11am

A Pittsburgh-based health care system is expected to post patient satisfaction surveys and star ratings of physicians online this week to help patients choose the right doctor.

New state law aims to inform Indiana students of loan debt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:01am

A new law in Indiana mandates public universities to inform students in an email or letter every year about how much they owe in students loans.

Seeds of change: A farm grows in Chester

Caitlin McCabe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:41am

Pedaling wildly along her block in Chester, Jade Mills approached the chain-link fence, dropped her bike, and sprinted toward a picnic table lined with bins of fruit.