08/04/2014 2:10amA proposed sale of Bristol Hospital to a for-profit company could yield about $2 million in extra revenue for the city if the deal goes through as planned next year.
08/04/2014 3:20amThe German government said Monday it has revoked permission for the delivery of a field exercise simulator to the Russian military, blocking a deal it had already put on hold and going beyond a European Union arms embargo that allows existing contracts to be fulfilled.
08/04/2014 4:40amHSBC, one of the world's largest banks, warned Monday that fragile growth in the global economy and rising geopolitical tensions will keep it from taking on greater investment risks.
08/04/2014 5:31amThe death toll in an explosion at a Chinese auto parts factory has risen to 75, as investigators fault poor safety measures and news reports reveal that workers had long complained of dangerous levels of dust at the facility.
08/04/2014 6:40amA new Portuguese bank appeared Monday, born from the ruins of a collapsed business empire, and declared on its website that it was now "stronger and safer."
08/04/2014 8:01amCats and dogs are well-known therapy animals. But what about chickens?
08/04/2014 8:01amGreece's recent efforts to get its public finances into shape could have been the model for recently defaulted Argentina to follow.
08/04/2014 8:21amWal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.
08/04/2014 8:31amThe mother of a 13-year-old girl who authorities say jumped to her death because she was bullied is suing the Polk County School Board, a construction materials company and a teenager accused of stalking her daughter.
08/04/2014 8:51amFor nearly a century, Missouri has taxed drivers to pay for its roads. That's always provided enough — until now. On Tuesday, voters will decide on a historic change that would tax virtually everything they buy in order to yield more money for roads and bridges.
08/04/2014 8:51amJudge: Alabama law on abortion clinic doctors is unconstitutional; enforcement will be blocked.
08/04/2014 9:01amGrain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
08/04/2014 9:01amGrain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
08/04/2014 9:11amAn Arkansas agriculture professor is flying kites to snap aerial photos of soybean fields after a federal agency ruled he couldn't use remote-controlled aircraft to capture the images.
08/04/2014 9:31amA U.S. state's law restricting doctors at abortion clinics is unconstitutional because it would unduly hamper women's ability to obtain the medical procedure, a federal judge ruled Monday.
08/04/2014 9:40amAn Oklahoma-based tribe is partnering with the owner of a Las Vegas hotel to reopen a track in southeast Kansas and convert it to a casino.
08/04/2014 10:00amSunset Boulevard reopened early Monday after crews completed repairs following a water main break that created a sinkhole and inundated parts of the University of California, Los Angeles.
08/04/2014 10:11amWith its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland.
08/04/2014 10:11amA federal judge says an Alabama law restricting abortion doctors is unconstitutional.
08/04/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
08/04/2014 10:31amThe loss of federal funding could jeopardize a program that pays tuition and fees for low-income high school students taking college-credit courses in Nebraska, according to a state agency.
08/04/2014 11:30amThe militants who have overrun large parts of Iraq are now battling ferociously to capture one of the country's vital resources, water.
08/04/2014 11:30amHigh-powered rare earth magnet sets sold under the names Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes are being recalled because of the possibility of injury from swallowing them.
08/04/2014 11:30amGM Finance says it has received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice for documents related to subprime auto loans.
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08/04/2014 12:50pmThe key prosecution witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's trial testified Monday that he never saw any signs the governor's marriage was crumbling, and that he never had any intimate physical contact with the first lady.
08/04/2014 12:50pmTravelers, prepare to pay more for your flight.
08/04/2014 1:11pmFor first time, US Army Corps of Engineers must detail pollution that dams send into waterways.
08/04/2014 1:41pmLongtime state legislator John Valentine is set to leave the Senate to become chair of the Utah state tax commission, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday.
08/04/2014 2:01pmA new Alabama law restricting doctors who perform abortions would force several women's clinics to shut down, placing unconstitutional restrictions on a woman's right to obtain one, a federal judge ruled Monday.
08/04/2014 2:01pmThe U.S. Treasury Department has raised by $22 billion its estimate of what it needs to borrow in the third quarter to keep the government operating.
08/04/2014 2:13pmWhere a woman delivers her baby can make a major difference to her own health — a quality gap that remains largely hidden from mothers-to-be.
08/04/2014 2:31pmLawyers for a San Francisco man charged with operating an online marketplace for illegal drugs are asking a judge to toss out most of the evidence against him, saying the Fourth Amendment protects their client from "indiscriminate rummaging" through his entire online history.
08/04/2014 2:51pmMcDonald's said Monday that a scandal over a meat supplier in China is hurting sales in the region and its global sales forecast for 2014 is "at risk."
08/04/2014 3:11pmA case pitting a casino against gamblers who won $1.5 million in a game with unshuffled card decks may be heading toward trial.
08/04/2014 3:31pmProfessional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid wages and damages to 359 current and former employees, the Labor Department said on Monday.
08/04/2014 3:31pmExecutives at the troubled Market Basket supermarket chain in New England stepped up their efforts Monday to fight back against a workers' revolt and customer boycott that have paralyzed the company and drawn attention for their unusual demand to reinstate the previous CEO.
08/04/2014 3:31pmA snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Monday:
08/04/2014 3:51pmA federal judge in Reno has seated a jury to hear competing lawsuits between Amtrak, Union Pacific Railroad and a Nevada trucking firm over a train-truck crash that killed six people 70 miles east of Reno three years ago.
08/04/2014 4:01pmMost of Nevada is under a flash flood watch until 9:00 tonight as unseasonably cool weather pushes rain across the region on the heels of one of the state's hottest Julys ever. Flash flooding closed some streets in northwest Las Vegas during the morning commute. The flash flood watch covers parts of Clark and southern Nye county, and in northern Nevada in portions of Elko, Lander, Eureka and Humboldt counties.
08/04/2014 4:01pmA new resort could soon spring up on the vacant Las Vegas Strip site of the former New Frontier casino, thanks to a partnership between Australian billionaire James Packer and former Wynn Las Vegas President Andrew Pascal.
08/04/2014 4:01pmNew York's top financial regulator said Monday he will investigate whether the nation's largest overseer of subprime mortgages, Ocwen Financial Corp., overcharged struggling homeowners on insurance.
08/04/2014 4:31pmAmerican Airlines is dropping meals for premium passengers on some short flights.
08/04/2014 4:31pmMaui state Senate candidates are debating how to help local public hospitals amid news the Maui Memorial Medical Center will shut down its adolescent behavioral health unit to save money.
08/04/2014 4:40pmA new resort could soon spring up on the vacant Las Vegas Strip site of the former New Frontier casino, thanks to a partnership between Australian billionaire James Packer and former Wynn Las Vegas President Andrew Pascal.
08/04/2014 4:52pmA U.S. judge on Monday turned back an effort by Argentina's government to remove the court-appointed mediator in the dispute with creditors that triggered a default by the country last week.
08/04/2014 5:40pmA major Florida-based cruise line has signed a letter of intent to develop a new port on an isolated Haitian barrier island that has long been a major launching spot for smugglers, authorities said Monday.
08/04/2014 5:50pmCommunity Health Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $98 million to settle federal claims of improper billing by the hospital company.
08/04/2014 6:00pmOne of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's closest confidants made it clear in testimony Monday that he doesn't have much regard for McDonnell's wife or the wealthy businessman who, according to prosecutors, bought their influence to benefit the nutritional supplements company he headed.
08/04/2014 6:01pmSpaceX will build the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches in the southernmost tip of Texas.
08/04/2014 6:10pmA bill approved Monday by the Legislature would increase penalties for health insurance companies that provide substandard benefits for mental health care.
08/04/2014 6:30pmIn the living room of a tidy, one-story home a few yards from Valero Energy Corp.'s massive oil refinery in the Houston neighborhood of Manchester, Areli Cuellar explained Monday why she no longer allows her children, 4 and 5, to play in the front yard.
08/04/2014 7:26pmService to roughly 600 InfoWest customers on the UTOPIA fiber-optic network has been restored after an equipment failure caused a two-day outage.
08/04/2014 7:41pmA special plane transporting the second American infected with Ebola has left Liberia's capital en route to Atlanta.
08/04/2014 8:00pmEight insurance companies are raising the price of health plans and three are lowering them in Florida through the Affordable Care Act exchange, state insurance officials said Monday. But whether you'll pay more or less depends on a complex formula including where you live and how many companies are competing in that market.
08/04/2014 9:50pmXiaomi, a Chinese handset maker little known in the West, overtook tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. to become China's top-selling smartphone brand in the second quarter, a market research company said Tuesday.
08/04/2014 10:30pmChina's growing airspace and maritime activities have escalated tension in area waters, Japan's Defense Ministry said in an annual report Tuesday, stressing the need for its military to play a greater role both inside and outside the country.