JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. | With Boeing the king of U.S. aircraft manufacturing, more than a dozen states are groveling before the throne for a share of the riches to be made from the next-generation 777 jetliner.
File - In this Nov. 11, 2013 file photo Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, adjusts his glasses as he prepares to sign legislation in Seattle to help keep production of Boeing's new 777X in Washington. Lawmakers approved nearly $9 billion of tax breaks for the new jetliner and just a few day…
CHICAGO | With the program known as "Obamacare" only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacie…
HOUSTON | Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig touted the progress the league has made in racial hiring practices while stressing his desire to increase the number of black players in the sport.
Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig speaks to attendees of the league's Diversity Business Summit, a sports diversity employment and business opportunity trade fair, Wednesday in Houston.
CHICAGO | The Chicago Cubs plan on restoring Wrigley Field, with or without the city's help.
The NHL said Thursday that it has canceled the hockey season through Oct. 24, a total of 82 games, because of the ongoing lockout.
NEW YORK | What seemed inevitable for the NHL has now become reality. The league canceled the first two weeks of the regular season on Thursday, the second time games have been lost because of a lockout in seven years.
NEW YORK | The replacement officials are gone and the NFL is sorry it took so long. Now fans can go back to complaining about the calls made by the regular refs.
CHICAGO | Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines in Chicago, ending a combative stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over evaluations and job security, two issues at the heart of efforts to reform the nation's public schools.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Google Inc.'s plan to cut more than 700 jobs at Motorola Mobility's operations in Illinois means the company will lose the tax credits it receives from the state, and experts say it underscores just how little the kind of perks that big companies often insist they need real…
INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly a year after promising to impose harsher sanctions on the most egregious rule-breakers, NCAA leaders endorsed a proposal Thursday that would make schools subject to the same crippling penalties handed to Penn State.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was one of three players critical to their teams' chances this season who were arrested just one week before some camps open. The others were Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant and Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil.
NEW YORK | Bounties and bans. Replacement refs and rules changes. Tebow and Manning.
CHICAGO | NHL players are getting a better grasp on the issues at hand as the union braces for negotiations with owners on a new collective bargaining agreement.
ORLANDO, Fla. | Physical barriers between trainers and killer whales are a viable way to prevent hazards to workers at SeaWorld, an administrative law judge ruled in a decision that also reduced a federal fine against the theme park in the death of a trainer from Northwest Indiana.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.
Test aims to end social promotions in Indiana schools
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It's the latest display of the breadth and strength of the economic recovery. The country has put together the most impressive three months of job growth since before the Great Recession.
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