08/19/2013 5:53amNorway's Statoil says it has sold stakes in four North Sea oil fields for $2.6 billion. The deal is part of long-term plans to shift its focus toward more profitable _ but capital-intensive _ fields elsewhere on the Norwegian continental shelf.
08/19/2013 7:09amIn a warren of offices at a former bank building near Madison Square Garden, dozens of journalists are at work on gleaming new electronic equipment, ready to turn their test runs of Al-Jazeera America into the real thing.
08/19/2013 7:14amThe deadline day has arrived for creditors to oppose Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.
08/19/2013 7:16amBestselling Chinese author Murong Xuecun had nearly 4 million followers on his Twitter-like microblog. One day in May his account disappeared. So did his profiles on several other social media sites. No explanation was given, but one is starting to emerge.
08/19/2013 11:37amTUESDAY LAUNCH: Al-Jazeera America will establish a firm foothold on American television Tuesday at 3 p.m. EDT, when Al Gore's former Current TV will turn out the lights in more than 45 million TV homes, replaced by the new U.S. affiliate of Al-Jazeera.
08/19/2013 3:00pmThe Federal Reserve says the nation's largest banks need to do a better job of determining how much capital they need to cushion against a future crisis.
08/19/2013 4:35pmHedge fund titan Phil Falcone and his firm, Harbinger Capital Partners, will pay $18 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges over Falcone's use of firm money and other accusations, regulators said Monday.
08/19/2013 5:12pmThe Dallas and Fort Worth chambers of commerce and union pilots at Texas-based American Airlines say the state's attorney general should support American's proposed merger with US Airways instead of fighting it in court.