Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks

Published Jun. 28 2017

The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise...

Walmart seeks new products amid online battle with Amazon

Published Jun. 28 2017

Hundreds of inventors have flocked to Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville to find out if the country needs a few more...

Office supplies chain Staples sold for $6.9 billion

Published Jun. 28 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is buying office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion.


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Selling the GOP health care bill: Does Trump help or hurt?

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a platform most politicians can only hope for: A captivated, 6,000-person crowd and more than...

GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover...

Blue Apron slices share price range, hinting at tough market

Published Jun. 28 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron on Wednesday slashed the price it expects to sell its shares...

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity

Published Jun. 28 2017

LONDON (AP) - Britain's Conservative minority government faced its first test in Parliament since the June 8 election on Wednesday...

Pound jumps on Carney remarks about timing of rate hike

Published Jun. 28 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The battered British pound rose sharply after the head of the Bank of England made remarks...

US to seek more security on international flights

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to...

The Latest: AFL-CIO pushing to kill Senate bill outright

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health care law (all times local):

Banks lead US stocks broadly higher in early trading

Published Jun. 28 2017

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Wednesday, recouping some of the losses from a day earlier. Banks and...

US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline and evidence that...

German Cabinet approves plan to boost spending next year

Published Jun. 28 2017

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Cabinet has approved a budget plan that foresees a 2.6 percent increase in spending next year...

Lenders: Greece on target to return to markets, exit bailout

Published Jun. 28 2017

LAGONISSI, Greece (AP) - Representatives of Greece's rescue creditors say the country is on target to regain access to bond...

Toshiba sues Western Digital in feud over memory unit sale

Published Jun. 28 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it is suing its joint venture partner Western Digital over the U.S. company's...

Macron's government kicks off controversial labor reform

Published Jun. 28 2017

PARIS (AP) - President Emmanuel Macron's government is launching an effort to redesign French labor rules, one of the most...

GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support,...

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

Published Jun. 28 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for...

Pence to visit Cleveland area to hear from business owners

Published Jun. 27 2017

CLEVELAND (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday to meet with small business...

New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

Published Jun. 27 2017

PARIS (AP) - A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been...

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

Published Jun. 27 2017

Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them...

Panel makes progress on bill privatizing air traffic control

Published Jun. 27 2017

A House panel moved closer Tuesday to approving legislation that would split off management of the nation's skies from the...

FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

Published Jun. 27 2017

The Food and Drug Administration said it's taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs on the market...