US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

August 26, 2014 10:07 AM
US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength came […]

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NEW: US home price gains slow in June

10:05 AM
Wikipedia

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 8.1 percent in […]

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Tim Hortons to be bought out by Burger King

10:03 AM
Tim Hortons to be bought out by Burger King

MIAMI (AP) — Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating the world’s third-largest fast-food company. The corporate […]

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Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter 

August 24, 2014 7:01 PM
Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter 

        DAVID SHARP, Associated Press LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The folks at the Farmers’ Almanac are feeling a bit smug after correctly […]

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UPDATE: The latest on damaging earthquake in California 

6:15 PM
Workers clean up piles of bottles that were thrown from the shelves at Van’s Liquors. (Justin Sullivan)

            NAPA, Calif. (AP) — This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake […]

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Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 

6:02 PM
Richard Attenborough

  LONDON (AP) — Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was […]

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