07/28/2014 12:31amOne of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.
07/28/2014 12:31amAs the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
07/28/2014 12:31amSohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Monday it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million.
07/28/2014 12:50amChina has set up alternative flight routes to minimize delays related to military exercises along its southeastern coast that start Tuesday, the Defense Ministry said.
07/28/2014 1:31amA St. George teacher has been struck and killed by a truck while jogging. Police say Dixie Middle School science teacher Terri Lusk was jogging with a friend when the accident occurred Friday. She died at a St. George hospital. Police Officer Derek Lewis tells The Spectrum of St. George that the male driver stopped, and the glare of the sun is believed to be a factor.
07/28/2014 2:21amEx-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.
07/28/2014 3:10amNissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China.
07/28/2014 3:20amA popular Hong Kong pro-democracy website has closed, citing political pressure, the latest sign of mounting tensions as the semiautonomous Chinese city braces for a possible shutdown of its financial center by activists fighting Beijing's desire to limit democratic reforms.
07/28/2014 3:50amA relief group official says two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia.
07/28/2014 4:21amDollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant.
07/28/2014 4:40amSamsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.
07/28/2014 4:40amA U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards.
07/28/2014 4:50amThe European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
07/28/2014 5:01amNew Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.
07/28/2014 5:30amEnergy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking process caused seismic tremors which led the government to suspend operations.
07/28/2014 6:41amAs the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
07/28/2014 7:10amJapan is imposing more sanctions against Russia over its support for pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine who are accused of shooting down a Malaysian jet, the chief government spokesman said Monday.
07/28/2014 7:20amA new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios — still in operation — were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber."
07/28/2014 7:30amUnionized nurses and technicians at a Santa Fe hospital have rejected another contract offer from management.
07/28/2014 8:00amA costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
07/28/2014 8:10amArchitects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront.
07/28/2014 8:30amReal estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.
07/28/2014 8:41amA group of German professors has filed a complaint to the country's highest court against the European Union's plans to create a so-called banking union, a central part of the effort to make the continent's financial system more resilient.
07/28/2014 9:00amFewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
07/28/2014 9:02amGrain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
07/28/2014 9:10amOne of the companies challenging Detroit's bankruptcy plan says the possible value of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection is $8.5 billion — a figure that's higher than previous estimates.
07/28/2014 9:31amUintah County Sheriff's deputies say a 21-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy are dead after a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon. The Sheriff's Office says Trevor Cuch of Vernal died after being ejected from the vehicle Saturday night and the teen died later at a hospital. Deputies say the two had borrowed the vehicle from a friend who reported they were overdue in returning it. That report helped identify the victims.
07/28/2014 9:41amTyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
07/28/2014 9:51amThe last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily.
07/28/2014 10:00amMajor U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
07/28/2014 10:11amA member of an observation team trying to reach the debris from the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine says, "We are sick and tired of being interrupted by gunfights."
07/28/2014 10:20amU.S. stocks are slightly lower in midday trading after a report of sluggish sales in the housing market.
07/28/2014 10:20amMedicare hospital fund to stay solvent until 2030, four years later than previous estimate.
07/28/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
07/28/2014 11:01amVirgin America's next destination is Wall Street.
07/28/2014 11:10amCompanies often blend old products to give you something new.
07/28/2014 11:11amRed Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.
07/28/2014 11:11amJury selection is underway in the trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.
07/28/2014 11:21amZillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.
07/28/2014 11:51amA costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the leading U.S. pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
07/28/2014 12:01pmMore New Mexico hospitals are about to start screening all newborns for a type of heart disease.
07/28/2014 12:11pmCORRECTS: FAA proposes $12M fine against Southwest for flying planes without proper repairs. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said FAA fines Southwest $12 million)
07/28/2014 1:11pmLloyds Banking Group is paying $369 million to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated a key global interest rate.
07/28/2014 1:20pmSouth Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.
07/28/2014 1:22pmThe fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
07/28/2014 1:40pmA fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.
07/28/2014 1:41pmOne of Idaho's largest health care providers can continue to operate Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group while it challenges a prior ruling that it broke antitrust laws in its buyout of Saltzer, according to a recent federal appeals court decision.
07/28/2014 1:42pmSmith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges of bribing government officials in Pakistan, Indonesia and other countries to win military and police business.
07/28/2014 2:10pmRussian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.
07/28/2014 2:21pmAs a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras.
07/28/2014 2:21pmU.S. stocks are ending little changed as traders wait for key economic and earnings reports later this week.
07/28/2014 2:41pmIn a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and easily passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.
07/28/2014 2:41pmIllinois regulators allege a suburban Chicago doctor misled a 79-year-old patient by issuing a bogus medical marijuana certification for a $250 fee, according to a formal complaint filed Monday.
07/28/2014 2:51pmA bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
07/28/2014 2:51pmMedicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.
07/28/2014 3:01pmRepublican Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees over the Federal Aviation Administration's 36-hour ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.
07/28/2014 3:01pmIn a story July 26, The Associated Press reported that Latoya Caldwell, a mother of four from Kansas City, Missouri, who earns $7.50 an hour at a Wendy's restaurant, said she works six days a week to get 40 hours and takes home $435 per paycheck. The story should have made clear Caldwell is paid every two weeks, so the paycheck reflects 80 hours of work.
07/28/2014 3:11pmFord is raising the price of its new aluminum-sided pickup truck, but still trying to stay competitive with rivals.
07/28/2014 3:11pmThe Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
07/28/2014 3:21pmAn educational advocacy group led by former CNN journalist Campbell Brown is challenging New York state's teacher tenure system, filing a lawsuit Monday that alleges that job protections unfairly shield bad teachers.
07/28/2014 3:31pmThe Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No. 1 spot at the box office.
07/28/2014 3:31pmA neighbor found a Florida State University law professor bleeding from a gunshot to the head in the driver's seat of his car in his garage, and the window had been smashed, according to a 911 call released Monday.
07/28/2014 3:31pmA neighbor found a Florida State University law professor bleeding from a gunshot to the head in the driver's seat of his car in his garage, and the window had been smashed, according to a 911 call.
07/28/2014 3:31pmA snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Monday:
07/28/2014 3:41pmTop California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, according to a trove of emails released Monday.
07/28/2014 3:50pmJudge rules against Clippers owner Donald Sterling, OKs sale of team to ex-Microsoft CEO.
07/28/2014 4:00pmThe largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon.
07/28/2014 4:11pmA northeast Iowa nursing home was cited for unsanitary conditions in its kitchen seven weeks before it was lauded by the governor's office as among the best such facilities in the state, The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/UwJb0U ) reported.
07/28/2014 4:21pmState laws limiting the number of liquor licenses have created a lucrative resale market, but some people are concerned that the regulations are stunting economic growth.
07/28/2014 4:40pmThe Connecticut mansion that belonged to Leona Helmsley is on the market for $65 million after a three-year renovation.
07/28/2014 4:40pmTwenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012.
07/28/2014 4:40pmThe U.N. Security Council strongly condemned any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and reminded all countries that buying the illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions.
07/28/2014 5:01pmArgentina's government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors ahead of a looming deadline that risks sending the country into its second default in 13 years.
07/28/2014 5:10pmFormer San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been sworn in as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The official ceremony makes Castro one of the highest-ranking Hispanics in the government.
07/28/2014 5:11pmThe largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.
07/28/2014 5:51pmU.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.
07/28/2014 7:21pmNorth Carolina's Senate leader said Monday that he hopes to have a final budget to vote on this week.
07/28/2014 8:10pmCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday that he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
07/28/2014 8:10pmThe long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.
07/28/2014 8:30pmDarden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster.
07/28/2014 8:32pmNo one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases known to man.
Turkish Airlines Kobe Bryant Selfie Sweepstakes Takes the Spotlight at The Global Business Travel Association Convention 2014
07/28/2014 8:41pmand take their very own selfie — with Kobe Bryant himself.
07/28/2014 9:00pmThe United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets.
07/28/2014 10:20pmRhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.