07/08/2014 12:50amA West Virginia program is receiving part of more than $83 million in federal funding to support the recruitment and retention of primary care physicians
07/08/2014 1:10amJapan's prime minister Shinzo Abe met with his Australian counterpart on Tuesday to sign agreements bolstering defense and trade ties between the countries.
07/08/2014 1:11amGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Chinese youth on Tuesday to help protect the environment and conserve energy, telling a group of elite university students that sustainability does not have to come at the cost of economic growth and can ensure a better world.
07/08/2014 1:50amGerman exports fell more than expected in May while imports dropped sharply, adding to data that point to a weak second quarter for Europe's biggest economy and also pushing up the country's trade surplus.
07/08/2014 2:20amTrain operators say services through the Channel Tunnel are slowly returning to normal, a day after an electrical fault caused severe delays and reduced services.
07/08/2014 3:10amSamsung Electronics Co. said operating profit declined to a two-year low in the second quarter, hit by the strong local currency and slowing demand for smartphones in China.
07/08/2014 3:20amDiplomats from the United States, China and the European Union began talks Tuesday with 11 other countries toward a deal that would cut tariffs on almost $1 trillion of environmental goods.
07/08/2014 3:20amIndia's new rail minister on Tuesday proposed allowing foreign investment to modernize the country's cash-strapped state railways.
07/08/2014 5:30amCrumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.
07/08/2014 7:30amU.S. stock futures pointed to a second straight day of declines on Wall Street Tuesday following record highs last week.
07/08/2014 7:42amAdvocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here's a look at five of the states that may be welcoming more permissive marijuana laws in the near future:
07/08/2014 8:01amU.S. stocks are opening lower for a second day in a row as investors position themselves for corporate earnings reports.
07/08/2014 8:10amNew York City's oldest bowling alley has closed after 76 years.
07/08/2014 8:20amU.S. drugmaker AbbVie has boosted its offer for Shire by 11 percent to about $51.3 billion, hoping it will be enough to pique the interest of its British counterpart.
07/08/2014 8:41amProsecutors are asking the victims of a 2010 salmonella outbreak to share their stories as a judge considers how to punish the corporation and executives responsible.
07/08/2014 9:01amGrain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
07/08/2014 9:11amThe Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into Amedisys' participation in the federal Medicare program, and no enforcement actions will be recommended, the home health care and hospice services provider says.
07/08/2014 9:11amLegal marijuana goes on sale in Washington, second state to allow pot without doctor's note .
07/08/2014 9:20amAP source: Obama to seek $3.8 billion to deal with unaccompanied immigrant kids at border.
07/08/2014 9:41amNigeria's airports authority says it is again closing the capital's international airport for runway repairs from Saturday night to Monday morning.
07/08/2014 9:50amIf two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?
07/08/2014 10:01amA clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.
07/08/2014 10:01amU.S. stocks are moving lower for a second day in a row as investors position themselves for corporate earnings reports.
07/08/2014 10:11amU.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than in any month in the past seven years, a sign that this year's strong hiring trend is likely to continue.
07/08/2014 10:11amTwo former Las Vegas limousine company executives have pleaded guilty to federal racketeering conspiracy charges in a case that prosecutors say involved a multimillion-dollar prostitution, drug trafficking and fraud scheme.
07/08/2014 10:11amEurope remains at odds over whether governments should have more leeway to use borrowed money to turn on the stimulus taps in a bid to boost anemic economic growth levels.
07/08/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
07/08/2014 10:31amAs a new school year approaches, sometimes it can be difficult to predict who will be more nervous for the first day of kindergarten: The kids or the parents.
07/08/2014 10:31amAlmost 900: That's how many witness statements, internal emails, hospital prices and other documents U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill pored over in the past couple of months, sorting out what should be kept secret from what the law requires him to make public.
07/08/2014 11:01amA Milan court has acquitted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi's elder son and a longtime executive in his media empire in a tax fraud case.
07/08/2014 11:31amFord is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.
07/08/2014 11:41amThe surviving pilot of a deadly midair collision involving two small private planes in central Idaho is an aviation professor at Central Washington University.
07/08/2014 11:51amAmerican Apparel Inc. has received a notice from investment firm Lion Capital demanding payment of a $9.9 million loan, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.
07/08/2014 12:31pmThe Obama administration urged Southeast Asia's regional bloc on Tuesday to do more to combat human trafficking after two of its member states were blacklisted for failing to act decisively against exploitation of migrant laborers.
07/08/2014 12:41pmCrystal Boyd strained four bees, three flies and one leafhopper from a yellow pan trap, the third of 12 in a transect topping a granite outcrop in Quarry Park Scientific and Natural Area.
07/08/2014 1:11pmThe CEO of American Airlines says travel demand is still strong and he is not worried about airlines adding so many flights that they will drive down prices.
07/08/2014 1:21pmUS consumer borrowing up $19.6 billion in May; gains slow after sudden April acceleration.
07/08/2014 1:31pmOne of the nation's leading gun manufacturers has reached a settlement in a nationwide lawsuit claiming a popular hunting rifle has a defective trigger mechanism that can cause injury and death.
07/08/2014 1:41pmThey are rolling symbols of wealth and excess, starting at $263,000 a pop, with many buyers choosing custom options that can easily double the price. And they are more popular than ever before.
07/08/2014 1:41pmConsumers increased their borrowing at a slower pace in May compared to the prior month.
07/08/2014 1:54pmGrain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
07/08/2014 2:03pmAs Detroit struggles to climb out of bankruptcy, another Michigan city with strong ties to the auto industry may be about to fall into the same hole.
07/08/2014 2:11pmU.S. stocks are closing lower for a second day in a row as investors position themselves for corporate earnings reports.
07/08/2014 2:31pmTwo trains collided in the South African city of Durban on Tuesday evening, injuring more than 50 passengers in an accident that officials said could have been much worse.
07/08/2014 2:32pmDecember will mark the five-year anniversary of the disappearance of Susan Powell — a Utah mother who has never been found despite her family's continued searches.
07/08/2014 2:41pmA timber company plans to log and subdivide portions of more than 60 square miles of land it owns in northern Idaho, a tract it's trying to swap with the federal government in a deal that has stalled over concerns about the public's loss of access.
07/08/2014 3:01pmSanta Fe's famed summer market season opens this weekend with the International Folk Market, the world's largest folk art market and one dedicated to helping artisans from impoverished nations start their own businesses.
07/08/2014 3:01pmOklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year. Eight months later, his phone was returned unscathed after a trip to Japan.
07/08/2014 3:11pmThe car-hailing service Uber is taking on New York City's taxis, temporarily dropping some of its prices by 20 percent.
07/08/2014 3:21pmUtah has issued its first registration cards Tuesday morning under a limited medical marijuana program allowing those with severe epilepsy to possess a low-potency extract.
07/08/2014 3:22pmInvestors unloaded stocks for a second straight day ahead of a slew of corporate earnings that will help them determine whether a recent run-up in the market is justified.
07/08/2014 3:32pmA pharmacist who oversaw a major hospital's vault of drugs stole nearly 200,000 powerful painkillers he was supposed to safeguard and dispense, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday as they unveiled a case that makes unusual use of a state drug-kingpin law.
07/08/2014 3:32pmThe Environmental Protection Agency says Idaho inmates were exposed to asbestos when they were sent to work at an Idaho Transportation Department maintenance shop without proper training or equipment. The Idaho Transportation Department has paid nearly $56,000 to settle the allegations.
07/08/2014 3:34pmGeorgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.
07/08/2014 3:42pmA for-profit education company sought to reassure nervous students Tuesday that they'll be able to finish their degrees even though their campuses were being closed amid concerns from the Education Department about its practices.
07/08/2014 3:42pmA lightning strike Monday sparked a fire and explosion that destroyed the third North Dakota saltwater disposal facility in recent weeks, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky and leaving the smell of oil in the air.
07/08/2014 4:11pmGrain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
07/08/2014 4:11pmGrain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
07/08/2014 4:31pmCrews have removed all three commercial airplane fuselages from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment.
07/08/2014 4:31pmBail has been set at $1.1 million each for twin brothers charged with murder in the death of a Good Samaritan who was run over after trying to rescue a woman being assaulted in California.
07/08/2014 4:51pmA Russian man recently arrested on bank fraud and other charges hacked into computers at restaurants in Western Washington, hundreds of other retail businesses, and even the Phoenix Zoo, U.S. authorities allege.
07/08/2014 5:15pmThe brother of an imprisoned ex-billionaire hedge fund founder was acquitted of conspiracy on Tuesday, handing Manhattan prosecutors their first loss after dozens of insider trading convictions in prosecutions that relied heavily on wiretaps and the testimony of those who pleaded guilty.
07/08/2014 5:21pmThe Environmental Protection Agency says Idaho inmates were exposed to asbestos when they were sent to work at an Idaho Transportation Department maintenance shop without proper training or equipment.
07/08/2014 5:21pmFix it but keep it cheap.
07/08/2014 5:41pmWashington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry:
07/08/2014 6:31pmThe telecom company America Movil said Tuesday that it will sell off some assets to reduce its market share in Mexico in the face of the country's telecommunications reform designed to break up monopolies.
07/08/2014 6:40pmA gunman brandishing an automatic weapon fires a series of shots inside a university building bustling with students and faculty members, quickly filling the building with the smell of gunpowder and causing a panic as people duck into bathrooms and unlocked closets to hide from the danger.
07/08/2014 7:10pmSurrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy?
07/08/2014 7:11pmA group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies has joined forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.
07/08/2014 7:50pmThe car service Uber has agreed to limit prices during emergencies, natural disasters or other unusual market disruptions consistent with New York's law against price gouging, the company and state attorney general said Tuesday.
07/08/2014 7:50pmMost of the new dollars being sought for Kansas public schools by the State Board of Education over the next two years would go toward boosting their base aid and funding for special education programs.
07/08/2014 8:01pmTurns out, being a one-hit wonder is risky.
07/08/2014 8:01pmState senators finished Tuesday what Republican majority leaders viewed as the remaining pieces of budget-related legislation, although Democrats went away frustrated and a controversial bill remained undone eight days after the beginning of the new fiscal year.
07/08/2014 8:01pmA group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies has joined forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.
07/08/2014 8:10pmSurrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy?
07/08/2014 8:11pmKansas would phase in a substantial increase of $459 million in spending on its public schools over two years under largely symbolic proposals approved Tuesday by the State Board of Education.
07/08/2014 8:21pmGeneral Assembly leaders made little progress Tuesday on teacher pay and lottery advertising in budget negotiations even though Senate GOP members announced they would back off requiring teachers to give up earned job protections to get proposed large raises.
07/08/2014 8:31pmThe Pennsylvania state Senate is unlikely to act on medical marijuana legislation before the fall, to the disappointment of about two dozen mothers, grandmothers, nurses and small children who went to the Capitol to press for its passage.
07/08/2014 9:41pmNearly 1,000 dockworkers briefly walked off their jobs Tuesday at the massive ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting the movement of international cargo before a mediator ordered them back.
07/08/2014 10:50pmRecreational pot is now on sale in Washington state, but actually getting that pot required some patience Tuesday for residents not only of neighboring Oregon but southwest Washington as well.