Juliet Williams, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 3:31pm
California ends its legislative season having enacted some of the country's most aggressive social policies: Laws requiring student vaccinations, granting terminally ill people the right to take life-ending medications, and mandating equal pay for women were among dozens approved.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 3:21pm
JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw its third-quarter profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, helped by a tax benefit. But the bank's core results still missed analysts' expectations as revenue declined in most of JPMorgan's businesses.
Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 2:21pm
The brother of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist detained in Iran and convicted in secret, described his brother's imprisonment as "cruel and inhumane" Tuesday and called on the U.S. government to take "any appropriate actions" to win his freedom.
Raf Casert and Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 2:02pm
The world's biggest beer maker clinched a deal Tuesday to take over its nearest rival in a bid to stave off the megabrewers' most serious problems: the surge in popularity of craft brews and weakening sales in the rich markets of the U.S. and Europe.
Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 12:50pm
A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying any resulting harm came from the city's tactics, not the media's reporting of them.
Emergency responders with post-traumatic stress disorder could be eligible for workers' compensation benefits regardless of whether they have suffered any physical injuries under legislation passed by an Ohio Senate panel.
Court documents unsealed Tuesday show that Ireland hopes to prosecute the disgraced former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank for 33 counts of fraud, forgery and other crimes if he is extradited from Boston to Dublin.