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Feds receive thousands of comments on Atlantic drilling

Thousands of opinions poured in Monday as the deadline approached for commenting on the contentious issue of drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Saudi Arabia seeks to attract non-oil capital

Saudi Arabia has undertaken several initiatives to attract foreign capital outside of its oil and gas sector, the deputy governor of the kingdom's investment authority said Monday. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks

Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial... Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future

The last Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side — a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock." Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

ess economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender

HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Signed contracts to buy US homes climb to 20-month high

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, evidence that the spring buying season could open strong after sluggish sales for much of the winter. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

Mines built this company town. Jack and Sandra Looney hope vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — will help to draw visitors here. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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US stocks open higher, led by gains in energy companies

U.S. stocks moved sharply higher in early trading Monday, as investors welcomed encouraging economic data on consumer spending in the U.S. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Iran nuclear talks at crunch time

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Greece and its creditors still struggle with reform list

With its next financial deadline looming, Greece is struggling to convince its creditors it has a viable economic reform plan to unlock emergency funds and prevent the country from going bankrupt. Read more »

Published March 30, 2015

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Obama calls for payday loan regulations in Birmingham visit

President Barack Obama traveled Thursday to Birmingham to build support for policies that he said would protect working families, including new proposed regulations for payday lenders. Read more »

Published March 29, 2015

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Under Armour looks to branded stores to propel growth

The store Under Armour opened this month on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile is the brand’s newest, largest and flashiest, showcasing not only its core training apparel, but also fishing and hunting gear, innovations in running... Read more »

Published March 29, 2015

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Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission

Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable

The U.S. economy's tepid performance last quarter — a 2.2 percent annual growth rate, the government said Friday — was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Colorado drilling plan has safeguards for Dinosaur Monument

A federal government plan for drilling in energy-rich northwestern Colorado released Friday includes stepped-up protections for public land near Dinosaur National Monument. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed... Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US

Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Consumer sentiment slips in March on bad weather

Bad weather and rising gasoline prices pushed U.S. consumer sentiment a bit lower in March. Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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US economic growth rate unrevised at 2.2 percent in Q4

U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter, and economists are looking for an even weaker showing in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the retreat is expected to... Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department... Read more »

Published March 27, 2015

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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in... Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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Gillette company does work for NASA

Next time NASA's crawler transporter makes the 4.2-mile trip from the assembly shop to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the massive, lumbering 1960s machine will have new... Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. Read more »

Published March 26, 2015

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