08/20/14 10:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook as the discounter continues to reel from costs related to a massive data breach, a botched expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S. The nation's third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings...
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 10:07 AM
On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 10:04 AM
"To you all who've challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water ..."
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:29 AM
American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
By Judy Lin | 08/20/14 08:27 AM
A state pension fund committee on Tuesday approved retirement calculations for new government hires despite concerns about so-called "pension spiking" raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments.
By Melinda Deslatte | 08/20/14 08:24 AM
Gov. Bobby Jindal believes the last-minute passage of a pension hike for his state police superintendent, Col. Mike Edmonson, was improperly handled and should be repealed, the governor's office said Tuesday.
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:20 AM
Maine's Democratic House speaker is outlining a series of policy proposals aimed at helping the state's rapidly aging population.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 09:04 AM
After withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011, Obama now must decide whether to stretch the limited rationales he's given for airstrikes or pull back and risk allowing fighters with the Islamic State to secure more territory.
By Paul Bedard | 08/20/14 08:47 AM
Republican voters are ready for a Mitt Romney "I told you so" campaign for president in 2016, as a new poll puts him far ahead of his GOP rivals by a nearly two-to-one margin over his closest competitor.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/20/14 08:12 AM
Dan Sullivan won Tuesday's Alaska Republican Senate primary pretty much as expected, taking 40 percent of the vote, followed by Tea Party insurgent Joe Miller with 32 percent and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell at 25 percent.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 07:53 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in to Travis County authorities Tuesday following the indictment he received on Friday.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/20/14 07:46 AM
Sullivan, the state's former attorney general, won the Alaska Republican primary with 40.1 percent of the vote with 98 percent of precincts reporting.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 06:37 PM
Unrest over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., has completely overshadowed President Obama's domestic priorities, the latest in a string of crises that have derailed the president's agenda.
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 09:17 PM
The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states.Â
08/20/14 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as...
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