By Associated Press | 04/16/14 09:52 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year. Cruz is visiting South Carolina, which hosts the first GOP presidential primary in the South. While...
By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 09:48 AM
Cascade Investment LLC, which invests for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, should be treated as the owner, not a secured lender, of bankrupt Optim Energy LLC, according to the energy company’s largest unsecured creditor.
04/16/14 09:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products. The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that...
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 09:37 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Monica Wehby is launching the first television ads in the Republican primary campaign for U.S. Senate. Wehby's campaign says the ads will begin airing statewide on Tuesday. They tout her opposition to President Obama's health care law, declaring "Obamacare is bad for...
04/16/14 09:32 AM
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia insurgents Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine. Still, it was far from clear just who these...
By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 09:31 AM
AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, said it reached a deal with a global automaker to add to its ranks of customers looking to bring connectivity to cars.
04/16/14 09:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction. Builders started work on 946,000 homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in...
By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 09:30 AM
Intel Corp.’s main personal-computer processor business is showing signs of improvement after a record industry slump, yet the company’s push to get into faster-growing mobile-phone chips has gone backward.
By Justin Green | 04/16/14 09:23 AM
Dr. Milton Wolf, a diagnostic radiologist from the Kansas City area, on Wednesday released a television ad criticizing Roberts for his nearly five decades in the nation's capital.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/16/14 09:00 AM
Looking for the latest U.S. military equipment but can't find anybody to sell it to you here in the United States? Then head over to Tehran and check out "Iran's one-stop shop for U.S. Army gear." That's according to Lebanon's Daily Star newspaper, a highly credible Middle Eastern publication....
04/16/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US home building up in March, led by 6 percent gain in single-family home construction.
04/16/14 08:31 AM
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history. Matthew Douglas de Grood, a recent graduate of the University...
04/16/14 08:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bank of America said Wednesday that it swung to a loss in the first quarter, hurt by $6 billion in legal expenses. The Charlotte, N.C., bank reported a loss applicable to common shareholders of $514 million. That's compares with earnings of $1.11 billion a year earlier....
By Joseph Lawler | 04/16/14 08:28 AM
Thomas Piketty is worried that advanced countries like the United States are headed toward a future in which the wealthy grow ever richer while economic growth stagnates, and he believes that something must be done to prevent this “patrimonial capitalism” from taking hold.
By Stephen Ohlemacher | 04/16/14 08:08 AM
A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
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