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Drones eyed for use on farm to survey crops

Drones eyed for use on farm to survey crops

TERRE HAUTE | Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are famous for their role in international military operations, but there have been recent discussions about their potential uses much closer to home.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Traders Jason Harper, left, and John Panin work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

October 17, 2014 3:49 pm
Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Trader Peter Mancuso works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

October 17, 2014 3:49 pm
Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Specialists Ronnie Howard, left, and Christopher Culhane confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. (AP Photo/Rich…

October 17, 2014 3:49 pm
Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

October 17, 2014 3:49 pm
Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

NEW YORK | The stock market had another turbulent session Friday, capping off one of the more eventful weeks on Wall Street in years. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 250 points following strong earnings from Morgan Stanley, General Electric and Textron as well as some encou…

October 17, 2014 3:49 pm Photos

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Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Stocks rise sharply, ending market's dramatic week

Specialist David Haubner works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

October 17, 2014 3:49 pm
Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more turbulence ahead.

October 17, 2014 3:37 pm
Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

In this Wednesday photo, trader Peter Tuchman watches a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the closing bell, as the Dow Jones industrial average plummeted as much as 460 points in afternoon trading, then clawed back much of the ground it lost. Europe’s economy is sputte…

October 17, 2014 3:37 pm

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.

September 19, 2014 12:56 pm

CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

September 03, 2014 8:22 am
Indiana investment regulator urges caution on virtual currencies

Indiana investment regulator urges caution on virtual currencies

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite increasing merchant acceptance of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, Indiana's securities regulatory agency is advising Hoosiers to be wary of the new digital forms of money.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm Related
Has the Fed been fueling bubbles? You be the judge

Has the Fed been fueling bubbles? You be the judge

WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve's super-low interest-rate policies have inflated a slew of dangerous asset bubbles. Or so critics say.

December 21, 2013 12:30 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
Rokita embraces default as chance to cut size of government

Rokita embraces default as chance to cut size of government

INDIANAPOLIS | Count U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita among Republicans who -- contrary to nearly every economist -- believes it would be a good thing in the long run if the United States defaults on its national debt Thursday.

October 14, 2013 1:06 pm
Murray ends Britain's 77-year wait at Wimbledon

Murray ends Britain's 77-year wait at Wimbledon

LONDON | Andy Murray needed one more point, one solitary point, to win Wimbledon — a title he yearned to earn for himself, of course, and also for his country.

July 07, 2013 5:09 pm
Murray ends Britain's 77-year wait at Wimbledon

Murray ends Britain's 77-year wait at Wimbledon

Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, on Sunday.

July 07, 2013 5:09 pm

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Thursday

WASHINGTON | Below is the statement the Fed released Thursday after its policy meeting:

September 13, 2012 11:37 am
Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

The United States' 4 x100-meter relay members, from left, Carmelita Jeter, Bianca Knight, Tianna Madison and Allyson Felix, celebrate their gold medal win Friday in the Olympic Stadium at the Summer Olympics in London. The United States relay team set a world record with a time of 40.82 seconds.

August 10, 2012 6:11 pm
Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

Felix, Jeter help U.S. break 1985 record in 4x100

LONDON | Eyeing the trackside clock as she approached the finish line, Carmelita Jeter pointed the black baton in her left hand at those bright orange numbers.

August 10, 2012 6:11 pm
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