India’s Modi says progress made with China on thorny issues
Associated Press | May 15, 2015 3:36 am
On his first visit to China as India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi said Friday that two days of talks yielded progress on issues ranging from a yawning trade imbalance to their continuing border dispute.
Investigators look at why train sped up before derailment
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 8:18 pm
In the moment the Amtrak train that derailed at a curve this week was supposed to be slowing down, it was accelerating, investigators said Thursday.
Pandora loses to BMI in court hearing, vows to appeal
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 7:42 pm
Pandora Media Inc. lost a court hearing Thursday in a dispute with music publishing rights group BMI over royalty rates, but the Internet streaming leader said it will appeal.
The Latest on Amtrak crash: Amtrak CEO apologizes for wreck
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 6:49 pm
9:40 p.m. Amtrak’s top official says the railroad takes full responsibility for the deadly derailment in Philadelphia and apologizes for its role in the tragedy. […]
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell’s Arctic base
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 5:24 pm
An oil rig outfitted for Royal Dutch Shell’s exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean parked in Seattle’s harbor Thursday, marking a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.
Redstone to miss CBS annual meeting as health concerns loom
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 3:12 pm
Amid concerns about his health, media mogul Sumner Redstone said Thursday that he’s not attending the annual meeting of CBS Corp. next week.
Amtrak to operate system that might have prevented crash
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 2:42 pm
The deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn’t have to happen.
USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 2:12 pm
The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
US stock indexes gain, breaking a three-day slump
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 1:50 pm
Stocks are closing with solid gains on Wall Street, breaking a three-day slump.
Rdio offers new $4 per month hybrid streaming tier
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 1:36 pm
Music streaming service Rdio is unveiling a new $4-per-month plan that allows subscribers to save 25 songs to their smartphone for offline listening while getting ad-free Internet radio with unlimited skips.
Kohl’s and Avon are big market movers
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 1:30 pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Retailers dealing with myriad of issues
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 11:02 am
While investors may be unnerved by the broad sell-off in the retail sector Thursday, a closer look at the industry shows it may merely be contending with issues it’s dealt with for quite some time.
Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s top burger with hot dog and chips
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 7:49 am
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are cramming a summer cookout into one burger.
US stock indexes move decisively higher in early trade
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 6:48 am
Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street, snapping a three-day losing streak.
Monthly average of unemployment claims falls to 15-year low
Associated Press | May 14, 2015 6:24 am
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its lowest level since April 2000.