08/27/2013 4:16amStarbucks says it will start rolling out its own brand of snack bars and fruit pouches, marking yet another push into the packaged food category.
08/27/2013 6:40amTreasury Secretary Jacob Lew has told Congress that the government will run out of money to pay its bills in mid-October unless lawmakers raise the country's borrowing limit, which is capped at $16.7 trillion.
08/27/2013 8:19amNew statistics show that the sale of tobacco to minors in the U.S. were held near all-time lows last year under a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage usage.
08/27/2013 8:34amBurger King says it will start offering a "French Fry Burger" for a buck, as it looks to fend off McDonald's aggressive push for its Dollar Menu.
08/27/2013 10:08amJ.C. Penney's biggest investor, William Ackman, plans to sell his entire stake in the struggling department store operator for about $504.4 million _ a loss of around $470 million from what he paid for it.
08/27/2013 11:40amAirline employment has dropped from last summer because of job cuts at American Airlines and regional carriers that use smaller planes.
08/27/2013 1:51pmFEELING UPBEAT: Americans' confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 1/2-year high on rosier expectations for the next six months.
08/27/2013 2:01pmNissan Motor Co. says it will make cars that drive themselves by 2020.
08/27/2013 2:48pmHOME PRICES RISE: U.S. home prices rose 12.1 percent in June from a year earlier, according to the Standard &Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index. And prices rose in all 20 cities from the previous month and compared with a year ago.
08/27/2013 3:22pmWal-Mart Stores Inc. will extend its health care benefits to its U.S. workers' domestic partners, including those of the same sex, starting Jan. 1.
08/27/2013 6:38pmFederal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, a leading contender to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman, holds a mix of big-company stocks and investment funds in a trust with her husband, fellow economist George Akerlof. They also share an interest in stamps.