Panel to vote on early release for drug felons

July 18, 2014 12:10 PM
Panel to vote on early release for drug felons

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Sentencing Commission is voting on a proposal that could result in the early release of tens of thousands of drug […]

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Economists encouraged by some parts of the retail sales report

July 15, 2014 2:55 PM
Economists encouraged by some parts of the retail sales report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The retail sales numbers for June indicate that consumers are still cautious, despite steady job gains this year. The Commerce Department says […]

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House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes

2:53 PM
House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet. Under […]

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Lay’s newest flavor: Cappuccino?

1:01 PM
Lay’s newest flavor: Cappuccino?

NEW YORK (AP) — American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay’s? Frito-Lay, the snack division of […]

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Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, closing sites

July 11, 2014 12:06 PM
Flickr/Yellowstone National Park

   MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The ever-changing geology of Yellowstone National Park has melted an asphalt road, blocking access to several popular geysers […]

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US unemployment aid applications fall to 304,000

July 10, 2014 10:21 AM
US unemployment aid applications fall to 304,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years. The […]

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