08/26/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Standard & Poor's 500 index closes above 2,000 points for the first time.
08/26/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a big round-number day for the stock market. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points. It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for the first...
08/26/14 04:00 PM
MIAMI (AP) — The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad. Burger King said Tuesday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's third largest fast-food chain. The company is hoping to turn the coffee-and-doughnut chain into...
08/26/14 02:01 PM
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08/26/14 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June — a cooldown that could continue for several more months. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 8.1 percent in June from 12 months earlier, according to a Tuesday report. That's down from 9.4...
08/26/14 02:30 PM
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Kremlin spokesman: Putin and Poroshenko meet for first-ever bilateral talks.
08/26/14 02:06 PM
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08/26/14 02:05 PM
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.
08/26/14 02:04 PM
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08/26/14 02:02 PM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
08/26/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Family, US officials: Third US hostage held by Islamic State militants is female aid worker.
08/26/14 12:00 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli official confirms Israel's acceptance of Egyptian-brokered cease-fire in Gaza war.
08/26/14 11:30 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt state TV: Cease-fire reached between Hamas, Israel in war that killed over 2,200 people.
08/26/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its confidence index rose for a fourth straight month to 92.4 from 90.3 in July. The August reading is the highest since...
08/26/14 10:45 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — AP Source: UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan; UN confirms crash in contested area.
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