07/23/14 01:30 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined. The results from Delta, the world's third-biggest airline company, produced a...
By Ed Sykes | 07/23/14 01:17 PM
How will history judge the climate change debate? One senator has a very specific idea.
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:55 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Wednesday morning President Obama is essentially asking for a blank check to fix the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, and that's something House Republicans aren't willing to give the White House.
07/23/14 12:46 PM
BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelations through Thursday and Air France said it was suspending its...
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:07 PM
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling said Wednesday during a committee hearing that the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act has been a major failure since it passed Congress four years ago.
By Becket Adams | 07/23/14 12:05 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has for the umpteenth time challenged U.S. lawmakers to impeach President Obama, saying that a failure to remove him from office, thus protecting our freedoms, would be an "affront" to God.
By Becket Adams | 07/23/14 12:05 PM
Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., is positively overjoyed with President Obama's recent bill protecting gays, lesbians and transgenders from discrimination by federal contractors.
By Associated Press | 07/23/14 10:42 AM
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has unanimously endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
07/23/14 11:31 AM
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips — including a cappuccino variety — should help boost its profit in the months ahead. The company, which also owns Tropicana, Gatorade and Quaker, said global volume for both its...
By Joseph Lawler | 07/23/14 11:27 AM
An outgoing commissioner of the regulatory agency that oversees derivatives contracts will become the CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, a trade group for firms that engage in derivatives transactions, according to a statement from the ISDA Wednesday.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 11:25 AM
The oil industry and climate change activists can agree on one thing: Ice cream is pretty awesome.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 11:07 AM
A group of House Republicans will call for sending the National Guard to the U.S. southern border, where a months-long surge in illegal immigration has flooded Texas with thousands of children from Central America.
By Michael Barone | 07/23/14 11:03 AM
The private sector is held accountable in the marketplace. If IT doesn't work, or if cost overruns raise prices to uncompetitive levels, consumers have alternatives. When government IT fails, however, the citizen doesn't have any alternative.
07/23/14 11:01 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks of bloodshed is nowhere near. "We certainly have made...
By John Stossel | 07/23/14 10:45 AM
I want the police to be better armed than the bad guys, but what exactly does that mean today?
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