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Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

FILE - This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Monday, July 7, 2014, as investors looked ahead to U.S. corporate earnings following last week's strong job numbers. (AP Photo/Mark Lenn…

July 07, 2014 3:39 pm
Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000

NEW YORK | After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports.

July 07, 2014 3:39 pm
How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

FILE - In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., ranking member of the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee, holds up a GM ignition switch while she questions General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Capitol Hill in Washington. Responding to complaints about "cheap-fe…

July 07, 2014 2:42 pm
How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

A key is shown in the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va. Responding to complaints about "cheap-feeling" switches that required too much effort to turn, General Motors set about making new ones that would work more smoothly and give drivers the impression that they …

July 07, 2014 2:42 pm
How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' deadly ignition switch flaws emerged from an effort to improve its cars.

July 07, 2014 2:42 pm Photos

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Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

FILE - This Dec. 20, 2012 file photo shows Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of Aereo, Inc., holding a tablet displaying his company's technology, in New York. The Supreme Court has ruled that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves …

June 25, 2014 12:36 pm
Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.

June 25, 2014 12:36 pm Photos

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Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

FILE - This file image provided by Aereo shows a streaming broadcast of Bob the Builder on the New York PBS station, WNET 13. The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Aereo has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on sm…

June 25, 2014 12:36 pm
EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The EPA on Tuesday said the piles violate the Clean Air Act.

June 04, 2014 8:01 am
Toyota recalls 1.8M vehicles in the US

Toyota recalls 1.8M vehicles in the US

In this Aug. 2, 2013 file photo, the emblem of a Toyota car shines at Toyota Motor Corp.'s showroom Toyota Mega Web in Tokyo. Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. No inj…

April 09, 2014 12:08 pm
Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

SAN FRANCISCO | Professional athletes frequently get traded to other teams, but San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is about to be the first ever to be traded like a stock.

March 25, 2014 6:00 pm
Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Fantex CEO Buck French works on a laptop during a promotional stop in San Francisco. The San Francisco company is trying to turn sports stars into commodities whose moneymaking potential can be bought and sold on an exchange run by Fantex.

March 25, 2014 2:40 pm
Pollution board to consider Quinn's petcoke regs

Pollution board to consider Quinn's petcoke regs

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns.

January 23, 2014 7:13 am
Deal requires removal of Chicago's 'petcoke' piles

Deal requires removal of Chicago's 'petcoke' piles

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns.

December 19, 2013 7:52 am
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns. The rapid increase in petcoke pile…

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

A large mound of petroleum coke, or petcoke, is seen in the background near a residential neighborhood on Chicago's Southeast Side. The volume and size of petcoke piles has grown sharply — especially in the Midwest and has sparked new waves of environmental concerns.

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, is stored in late October on barges on the Calumet River near the Chicago Skyway Bridge in Chicago. The grainy black byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparking a new wave of environmental concerns. The volume and size…

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Susanna Gomez, 37, puts a sock on her 5-year-old daughter, Mariah Burgos, as she talks about living near the the Calumet River and industrial sites on Chicago's Southeast Side where petroleum coke, or petcoke, is stored. Listening to the interview is Gomez's 3-year-old grandson Aerien Pachec…

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
TWITTER IPO

TWITTER IPO

Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday in New York.

November 07, 2013 2:40 pm

Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

WASHINGTON | Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration's showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Others rewrote computer code over and over to meet wha…

October 22, 2013 10:39 am
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