04/29/2014 9:51amChipotle's coming price hikes could hit steak lovers particularly hard.
04/29/2014 9:53amNokia is planning for a turnaround now that it has sold its lossmaking handset business to Microsoft, naming on Tuesday a new CEO, promising to pay dividends again and laying out its vision for its remaining operations.
04/29/2014 10:01amStock prices are moving higher in midday trading as more companies deliver strong earnings reports.
04/29/2014 10:02amSprint is bringing Spotify into the Framily.
04/29/2014 10:31amThe U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to lift a ban on importing rough diamonds from Ivory Coast.
04/29/2014 10:41amMaryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.
04/29/2014 10:41amMore than 76,000 people signed up for health insurance on Idaho's exchange through the end of March under the federal Affordable Care Act, officials said.
04/29/2014 11:01amMGM Resorts International's first-quarter net income soared, bolstered by continued strength in Macau and improved room bookings on the Las Vegas Strip.
04/29/2014 11:11amTreasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday defended the Obama administration's guidelines to banks conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers as congressional Republicans questioned whether the guidance amounts to tacit federal approval of a drug illegal in most states.
04/29/2014 11:31amToyota delivered a surprise pink slip to California on Monday, announcing the company would move its U.S. headquarters and about 3,000 jobs from the Los Angeles suburbs to the outskirts of Dallas.
04/29/2014 11:31amFederal health regulators are allowing a U.S. medical supply company to import saline solution from its Spanish plant to address a national shortage of the hospital staple.
04/29/2014 11:31amSome Minnesotans eligible for private insurance plans through the MNsure health care exchange may qualify for retroactive coverage, credits or cost-sharing reductions.
04/29/2014 11:32amChinese pork giant WH Group, which bought U.S. producer Smithfield Foods last year, is shelving its multibillion-dollar Hong Kong IPO as investor demand sags amid rocky financial markets, the company said Tuesday.
04/29/2014 11:41amTop Austrian and Russian energy conglomerates have signed an agreement expressing their commitment to building the Austrian section of a pipeline to supply Europe with natural gas while circumventing Ukraine.
04/29/2014 11:51amExpect a dreary report Wednesday when the government issues its first estimate of how fast the U.S. economy grew in the January-March quarter. Brutal weather kept consumers and businesses in hibernation for much of the winter and likely slowed growth to a scant annual pace of just 1.1 percent.
04/29/2014 12:01pmA carriage driver has been accused of altering a hoof brand to make a 22-year-old draft horse with a breathing ailment appear to be a healthier horse nearly half its age.
04/29/2014 12:02pmMost of the area within a 170-square-mile wildfire that burned in central Idaho last summer will remain closed this year due to safety concerns, the U.S. Forest Service said.
04/29/2014 12:26pmMajor cost cuts enabled drugmaker Merck & Co. to offset lower first-quarter sales as generic competition continues to hurt sales of former blockbuster medicines. Merck's profit rose 7 percent, trouncing Wall Street expectations.
04/29/2014 12:43pmLegislation to create national standards for regulating chemicals has generated opposition from some states, who fear the bill would curtail their authority to take action against chemicals they deem harmful.
04/29/2014 1:01pmNevada casinos won $982 million from gamblers in March, an increase of 7.6 percent from the same month a year ago with most casino games — from baccarat and craps to slot machines — posting better revenue numbers, state regulators reported Tuesday.
04/29/2014 1:22pmA zip line that swoops riders past the vintage casinos of downtown Las Vegas and under the giant video canopy of the Fremont Street Experience is now open for business.
04/29/2014 1:32pmSeveral civil rights organizations are applauding the NBA for its lifetime ban of Clippers owner Donald Sterling because of racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.
04/29/2014 1:41pmAlmost 100,000 mobile phone chargers made by DGL are being recalled after complaints of melted parts, smoking, leaking batteries and fire.
04/29/2014 1:41pmVenezuela's biggest food company is halting work at one of its facilities because of government delays in allotting it dollars to buy wheat from foreign suppliers.
04/29/2014 1:41pmCrude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose 44 cents -- closing at $101.28 a barrel.
04/29/2014 1:41pmThe May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1294.80 an ounce -- down $1.20.
04/29/2014 1:41pmThe U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.
04/29/2014 1:41pmA New York investment fund manager has admitted stealing nearly $100 million of investors' money in a Ponzi scheme that helped fund his interest in a Hamptons resort.
04/29/2014 1:51pmThe Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search through cellphones of people they arrest, taking on a new issue of privacy in the face of rapidly changing technology.
04/29/2014 1:51pmHouse Speaker John Boehner told Republican lawmakers Tuesday he was just teasing them when he lampooned their reluctance to act on immigration legislation, insisting that he blames President Barack Obama for inaction on the issue, not the GOP.
04/29/2014 2:11pmThe Obama administration sent a four-year, $302 billion transportation plan to Congress on Tuesday, hoping to jump-start a national debate on how to repair and replace the nation's aging infrastructure while accommodating the needs of a growing population.
04/29/2014 2:11pmGrain futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
04/29/2014 2:11pmThe stock market is closing higher as more U.S. companies deliver solid quarterly results.
04/29/2014 2:11pmGrain futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
04/29/2014 2:22pmNetflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.
04/29/2014 2:41pmA central Pennsylvania barn fire has killed 37,000 chickens.
04/29/2014 3:01pmSolid earnings from a broad swath of U.S. companies pushed the stock market higher on Tuesday.
04/29/2014 3:01pmSince New Jersey began Internet gambling in November, it has been difficult to use a credit card to fund an online betting account.
04/29/2014 3:02pmIn a major anti-pollution ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday backed federally imposed limits on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and burden downwind areas with bad air from power plants they can't control.
04/29/2014 3:11pmInvestigators in Jamaica have traced a relatively paltry sum of dirty money to a convicted gang kingpin who profited from government contracts while he oversaw an international crime syndicate, a senior official said Tuesday.
04/29/2014 3:11pmThe House approved bipartisan legislation Tuesday to exempt U.S. health plans sold to expatriate workers from having to comply with requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
04/29/2014 3:11pmThree aircraft have made emergency landings at Indianapolis International Airport within one day.
04/29/2014 3:11pmThe resignation of the head of Massachusetts' beleaguered child welfare agency Tuesday will not by itself solve many of the problems facing a department reeling from the recent deaths of three children, legislators and child welfare specialists said.
04/29/2014 3:21pmIn the fight to defuse the Ukraine crisis, the White House is going directly after Russian President Vladimir Putin's wealthy and powerful entourage. In contrast, the European Union has mainly targeted smaller players, but ones linked closely to the Kremlin's unilateral annexation of Crimea or the still simmering unrest in Ukraine's east.
04/29/2014 3:21pmU.S. Steel says it turned a quarterly profit for the first time in more than a year as its costs decreased and its flat-rolled steel business performed better.
04/29/2014 3:31pmA snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Tuesday:
04/29/2014 3:41pmU.S. sanctions targeting the president of Russia's largest oil company could complicate the operations of Western oil companies with important investments in Russia, such as BP and Exxon.
04/29/2014 3:41pmOil drillers targeting the rich Bakken shale formation in western North Dakota and eastern Montana have produced 1 billion barrels of crude, data from the two states show.
04/29/2014 3:41pm"Jeopardy!" is starting a sports version of the popular game show, with Dan Patrick taking the Alex Trebek role as host.
04/29/2014 4:01pmEnergy Future Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in a Delaware court on Tuesday, an expected move that will not harm power production or distribution in Texas as the company halves its $40 billion debt load.
04/29/2014 4:01pmA writer and activist linked to the hacking collective Anonymous pleaded guilty to federal charges on Tuesday alleging that he shared stolen data and posted an online threat saying he would try to harm a federal agent who was investigating him.
04/29/2014 4:01pmIn a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly and the Obama administration has delayed indefinitely.
04/29/2014 4:01pmGov. Nathan Deal signed off on several pieces of legislation Tuesday, including bills aimed at making it more difficult to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law to one allowing drug testing for some welfare and food stamp recipients.
04/29/2014 4:02pmA Chinese man previously accused of contributing to Iran's ballistic missile program has been charged in the United States with making millions of dollars in illegal financial transactions to avoid economic sanctions, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
04/29/2014 4:10pmExpress Scripts reported a 12 percent drop in its first-quarter earnings Tuesday, saying its prescription sales were hit by severe winter weather and slower-than-expected enrollment in the new public insurance exchanges.
04/29/2014 4:12pmMakers of trouble-prone implants used to surgically repair women's pelvic problems would be subject to stricter safety requirements under a federal proposal issued Tuesday.
04/29/2014 4:20pmDrug abuse prevention groups, state lawmakers and organized labor leaders rallied outside the Massachusetts Statehouse on Tuesday to call for more restrictions on a powerful new painkiller.
04/29/2014 4:41pmThe fragmented pieces of a small airplane that collided with a South Dakota wind turbine will be taken to Colorado so investigators can try to determine why the pilot was flying so low and how the aircraft went down.
04/29/2014 4:41pmTwitter booked a net loss in the first quarter because of stock compensation costs, but its results surpassed Wall Street's expectations thanks to a sharp increase in advertising revenue.
04/29/2014 4:51pmColumbia Sportswear is buying yoga and climbing clothing maker PrAna Living for $190 million, saying it wants to cut its dependence on cold-weather shoes, clothing and gear.
04/29/2014 4:51pmU.S. sanctions targeting the president of Russia's largest oil company could complicate the operations of Western oil companies with important investments in Russia, such as BP and Exxon.
04/29/2014 5:00pmA FedEx employee wearing ammunition draped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday at a package-sorting center outside Atlanta, wounding six people before committing suicide, police and witnesses said.
04/29/2014 5:10pmEBay recorded a loss in the first-quarter due to a hefty tax charge on foreign earnings, but revenue jumped in part because of its thriving PayPal payments business.
04/29/2014 5:21pmA school funding plan recently enacted in Kansas is projected to provide $12 million less than previously thought for public school classrooms, and a top State Department of Education official publicly apologized Tuesday for "confusion" surrounding its estimates.
04/29/2014 5:50pmAfter years of fierce debate, the Florida Legislature seems about ready to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.
04/29/2014 6:30pmIdeas, not progress, will be the focus of the Washington Legislature's annual report to the state Supreme Court on its efforts toward fulfilling the remediation requirements of the court's decision that found the way the state pays for public schools to be unconstitutional.
04/29/2014 6:30pmGov. Rick Snyder joined officials of a leading health benefits and services provider Tuesday to announce that the Minnesota-based company is adding 75 jobs in southeastern Michigan.
04/29/2014 6:40pmIt was Apple versus Samsung but Google loomed large Tuesday during closing arguments at the monthlong federal trial involving claims of patent infringement exchanged by the world's two largest smartphone makers.
04/29/2014 6:41pmPuerto Rico's governor on Tuesday presented the territory's first balanced budget in more than a decade, fulfilling a promise to cut spending at a time when the island's economic problems have spread fear among U.S. investors.
04/29/2014 6:51pmPresident Nicolas Maduro is boosting Venezuela's minimum wage to defend workers' salaries against inflation running at nearly 60 percent.
04/29/2014 7:00pmPresident Rafael Correa threatened unspecified consequences Tuesday for a fiercely independent indigenous community in Ecuador's Amazon that is harboring three political opponents who face prison for defaming him.
04/29/2014 7:21pmA bill that would require adult film actors to wear condoms during productions anywhere in California and to be tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases passed a committee vote Tuesday.
04/29/2014 7:30pmAn explosion and fire possibly caused by a dust buildup at a Southern California metal-polishing shop injured 11 people Tuesday, including two men who were critically burned, fire officials said.
04/29/2014 7:30pmThe success of the family police show "Blue Bloods," which was CBS' most popular drama on the air last week, has defied the traditional rules of television.
04/29/2014 8:51pmThe Arianespace consortium has successfully launched a rocket that lofted an Earth observation satellite for the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan.
04/29/2014 8:51pmA Washington state man who said he wanted "carnage" plotted to blow up a Wal-Mart and two gas stations to divert police while he engaged in a bank-robbery spree, authorities said Tuesday.
04/29/2014 10:11pmAsian markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and to central bank meetings in Washington and Tokyo.
04/29/2014 10:11pmThe Hawaii Legislature on Tuesday approved a $12.1 billion state budget that reduces spending to reflect lower revenue and wrapped up work on hundreds of bills as the session drew near its close.
04/29/2014 10:21pmJapan's central bank kept its ultra-loose monetary policy unchanged in a policy meeting Wednesday, despite data suggesting the economic recovery is weaker than expected.
04/29/2014 10:21pmLaws in New York and Chicago making electronic cigarettes subject to the same regulations as tobacco are taking effect, and their sellers and users are steadfast in their opposition.
04/29/2014 10:41pmLaws in New York and Chicago making electronic cigarettes subject to the same regulations as tobacco are taking effect, and their sellers and users are steadfast in their opposition.