08/06/2014 1:00amGerman factory orders were down in June compared to the previous month due to a decrease of large orders.
08/06/2014 1:50amAs Africa's economy rises, American businesses are at risk of being left behind.
08/06/2014 2:10amState Treasurer David H. Lillard Jr. has presented the Anderson County school system with a $2,000 check for getting parents to complete an online tutorial about the importance of saving for college.
08/06/2014 2:30amA trial continues today over the semi-truck and train crash that killed six people in 2011. Lawyers for Amtrak and the Union Pacific Railroad say the truck driver is responsible for the collision at a rural crossing about 70 miles east of Reno. The trucking firm's lawyers argue Amtrak and Union Pacific failed to provide a proper signal warning. It's expected to be a six-week trial.
08/06/2014 3:40amGeorgia Regents University has been chosen to lead a research program meant to increase minority access to clinical trials and cancer treatments.
08/06/2014 4:11amWalgreen to acquire rest of UK drug chain Alliance Boots, won't pursue tax inversion.
08/06/2014 4:40amA court has ruled that a Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over its autocomplete results suggesting he has links to organized crime.
08/06/2014 5:30amMichigan has issued a public health alert after listeria was found in a sample of chicken Caesar salad sold in suburban Detroit.
08/06/2014 6:40amUS trade deficit shrinks to 5-month low in June as imports drop sharply, exports tick up.
08/06/2014 7:10amThe U.S. trade deficit fell in June to its lowest level since January as imports dropped sharply, led by lower shipments of cellphones, petroleum, and cars.
08/06/2014 7:10amThe New York Post on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the now-defunct Moreland Commission.
08/06/2014 7:22amThe government says it will sell $67 billion in Treasury securities next week as part of its regular quarterly refunding auctions.
08/06/2014 7:30amBritish Prime Minister David Cameron is coming under increased pressure over his government's policies on Gaza, after a cross-party parliamentary committee urged him Wednesday to press Israel to lift restrictions on trade and travel in the Palestinian territory.
08/06/2014 7:40amToyota has pledged $1 million toward the Detroit Institute of Arts' goal to raise $100 million to prevent the sale of art in Detroit's bankruptcy and help city pensioners.
08/06/2014 7:40amLawyers for Amtrak, the Union Pacific Railroad and a Nevada trucking firm have started making their case in what's expected to be a six-week trial to determine who was to blame when a semi-truck slammed into a passenger train in a fiery crash that killed six people in 2011. The train companies' lawyer says John Davis Trucking was negligent. The trucking firm's lawyers argue Amtrak and Union Pacific failed to provide a proper signal warning.
08/06/2014 7:51amWorries about Russian troops massing near the Ukrainian border are pushing stocks slightly lower.
08/06/2014 8:21amTerrebonne Parish School Board will ask voters to approve a half-cent sales tax increase to raise teachers' salaries.
08/06/2014 8:31amDr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died Tuesday. He was 87.
08/06/2014 8:52amGrain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
08/06/2014 8:52amCoca-Cola's largest Mexican bottler says it had received threats before attackers burned four of its delivery trucks in an area of southern Mexico known for drug gang turf battles.
08/06/2014 9:01amMondelez said price increases scared off some customers in its second quarter, and the company trimmed its sales forecast for the year.
08/06/2014 9:10amThe crisis in Ukraine and a hesitant recovery in Europe are casting shadows over the European Central Bank's meeting Thursday.
08/06/2014 9:11amA trial continues in Reno today over the semi-truck and train crash that killed six people in 2011. Lawyers for Amtrak and the Union Pacific Railroad say the truck driver is responsible for the collision at a rural crossing about 70 miles east of Reno. The trucking firm's lawyers argue Amtrak and Union Pacific failed to provide a proper signal warning. It's expected to be a six-week trial.
08/06/2014 9:11amPutin orders limits on agricultural imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia.
08/06/2014 9:20amTarget Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions.
08/06/2014 9:40amWalmart plans to open a store on Virginia Commonwealth University's campus as part of a pilot program.
08/06/2014 9:40amFederal regulators have given Bank of America a green light to proceed with a long-awaited dividend increase it had suspended because of a reporting error.
08/06/2014 9:41amSprint's new owner is replacing its longtime CEO after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US.
08/06/2014 10:10amBarbara Corcoran expects entrepreneurs to listen to what she says, and then do what they want. Even when they're using her money to build their companies.
08/06/2014 10:11amInternet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.
08/06/2014 10:11amStocks are stabilizing as energy prices rebound.
08/06/2014 10:11amThose who work closest with him describe him as a loyal, passionate man who only runs at one speed: full-throttle.
08/06/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
08/06/2014 10:31amHarold J. Greene, the two-star Army general who became the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in either of America's post-9/11 wars, was an engineer who rose through the ranks as an expert in developing and fielding the Army's war materiel. He was on his first deployment to a war zone.
08/06/2014 10:40amOfficial figures show that Italy has slipped back into recession, piling pressure on Premier Matteo Renzi to push through reforms to kick-start Italy's economy.
08/06/2014 10:41amOverall, in the Salt Lake metro area, commercial real estate continues to reflect an economy that is healthy and growing.
08/06/2014 10:41amA contract worker has died after falling about 45 feet from an elevated rail track at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.
08/06/2014 10:51amA federal judge in Iowa meted out an unusual punishment to a lawyer for repeatedly raising objections and interrupting depositions: She must produce a training video showing why such tactics are inappropriate.
08/06/2014 11:21amNoon trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Wed.:
08/06/2014 11:42amMy buying habits have yet to change in my nearly three weeks with Amazon's shopping-centric Fire phone.
08/06/2014 11:47amDozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man whose leg slipped between the platform and the train.
08/06/2014 11:51amThe nation's largest public utility says it is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.
08/06/2014 11:51amWith the recent news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.
08/06/2014 12:11pmHealth advocates allege some insurance plans under the new federal health law are discriminating against HIV and AIDS patients by requiring them to pay a percentage of costly medications instead of a flat co-pay, essentially pricing the medications out of reach.
08/06/2014 12:11pmIdaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has agreed not to sue St. Luke's Health System for purchasing the assets of a Boise rehabilitation hospital as long as St. Luke's limits its contracts with some rehabilitation physicians.
08/06/2014 1:21pmRIA Novosti quotes Russian official as saying Russia will block all US agricultural imports.
08/06/2014 1:31pmNavajo Nation officials say the tribe's five airports are ready for some much needed improvements.
08/06/2014 1:31pmGrain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
08/06/2014 1:50pmWilliam J. Kole, a veteran bureau chief and news leader for The Associated Press in the U.S. and overseas, has been named news editor for New England, overseeing coverage of breaking news and enterprise across the six-state region.
08/06/2014 2:11pmEnvironmental investigators faulted Chevron Inc. site managers in a report released Wednesday on a natural gas well fire in western Pennsylvania that killed one worker.
08/06/2014 2:13pmChrysler remained on the comeback trail with a 22 percent second-quarter profit increase, but U.S. investors may not get a chance to buy shares of the company if a planned merger with Fiat gets scuttled.
08/06/2014 2:21pmU.S. stocks are closing slightly higher, led by a rebound in consumer staples stocks.
08/06/2014 3:11pmPfizer will pay $35 million to resolve allegations by 42 states that its subsidiary, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, illegally marketed an organ transplant drug for unapproved uses.
08/06/2014 3:11pmMexico's Senate debated the final pieces of legislation Wednesday needed to enact a dramatic expansion of the role of foreign and private companies in the state-run oil industry.
08/06/2014 3:12pmU.S. stocks stabilized on Wednesday after earnings from a major beer brewer helped the market stem its recent declines.
08/06/2014 3:21pmConnecticut's Mohegan tribe, reaching back into its history and a game of stickball North American Indians began centuries ago, announced Wednesday it will be part owner of a professional lacrosse team.
08/06/2014 3:21pmIndirect Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over extending a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and ending a blockade of the battered territory got underway in Cairo on Wednesday, with both sides taking hard-line positions and much jockeying expected ahead.
08/06/2014 3:21pmAn insurance company settled a lawsuit with a Los Angeles man by dropping off buckets full of thousands of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, his attorney said Wednesday.
08/06/2014 3:21pmNew York education officials released half of the state's 2014 standardized math and English test questions on Wednesday, five months after critics first complained that the questions were confusing and loaded with brand name references that looked like product placement.
08/06/2014 3:22pmPatient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.
08/06/2014 3:30pmA snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Wednesday:
08/06/2014 3:30pmGov. Tom Corbett announced Wednesday that the state would advance $265 million to the cash-strapped Philadelphia schools, but the superintendent said the money won't guarantee classes will start on time.
08/06/2014 3:31pmA snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Wednesday:
08/06/2014 3:41pmThe Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make an example of two Texas brothers found by a jury at a civil trial to have acted fraudulently to evade taxes, but a defense lawyer said Wednesday that the more than $750 million sought by the government is "hotly contested."
08/06/2014 3:50pmAn 81-year-old Indiana farmer survived the crushing grip of an avalanche of corn inside a grain bin in part because he's "10 times tougher than the average guy," one of his relieved sons said Wednesday.
08/06/2014 4:01pmThe collapse of Sprint's push to buy T-Mobile US could mean fresh options in wireless plans and lower prices for U.S. consumers. But in the long run, tougher competition on prices could lead to slower service and slower expansion of coverage.
08/06/2014 4:20pmGetting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists.
08/06/2014 4:21pmSprint's new owner is replacing its longtime CEO with a Bolivian billionaire and entrepreneur after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US.
08/06/2014 4:31pmTwenty-First Century Fox Inc. executives said Wednesday that the company won't try to buy any other big content companies, a day after it called off its pursuit of rival media giant Time Warner Inc.
08/06/2014 4:31pmAfter Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street. The company's stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year.
08/06/2014 4:33pmThe hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the past seven months gathering a hoard of personal data, stealing 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to Alex Holden, Chief Information Security Officer for Hold Security, whose firm uncovered the breach.
08/06/2014 4:50pmTwo government agencies said Wednesday they limited operations with a major government contractor that oversees hundreds of thousands of security clearance background checks for civilian and military workers after the contractor reported it had been targeted by a cyberattack.
08/06/2014 5:11pmWhenever Medicaid cuts filter down from the legislature in Raleigh to small-town and rural hospitals such as Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, the pain is acutely felt.
08/06/2014 5:40pmRussian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States.
08/06/2014 6:20pmSeven months after major glitches in the Washington health exchange were discovered, authorities acknowledge that thousands of state residents still don't have insurance they can use to go to the doctor or fill a prescription.
08/06/2014 6:30pmPresident Barack Obama said Wednesday that the administration is reviewing what authority he has to act without Congress to stop American companies from reincorporating overseas to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes, a practice he has denounced as unpatriotic and has asked lawmakers to remedy.
08/06/2014 7:01pmThe bankruptcy auction of the Revel Casino Hotel that was scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until next week because lawyers need more time to review the bids made on the casino.
08/06/2014 7:12pmThe president of the Outdoor Industry Association said Wednesday that he is optimistic the world's largest outdoor-gear trade show can remain in Salt Lake City for the long term now that the state is pushing for a new convention center hotel.
08/06/2014 7:20pmPresident Barack Obama said Wednesday that U.S. sanctions levied against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are working but that Washington would face a much different set of questions about how to respond if Moscow invaded eastern Ukraine.
08/06/2014 8:00pmVenezuela's government has confirmed that it is considering the sale of its oil refining and distribution network in the U.S. amid a worsening economic crisis.
08/06/2014 8:21pmMinutes after a deadly earthquake shook western China, disaster teams were on the move. Within hours, food, tents, and even a 4G cellphone network were in place, showing how a fast-developing China can bring its plentiful experience and enormous resources to bear in handling natural disasters.
08/06/2014 8:31pmBank of America is nearing a $16 billion to $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, a person directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
08/06/2014 9:21pmChinese regulators have launched a series of anti-monopoly investigations of global automakers and technology providers, stepping up pressure on foreign companies that feel increasingly unwelcome in China.