7:56 am, April 21, 2015

Business News

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook joins long list of magnates committing to donate most of their to charity

Monday - 03/30/2015, 07:30am EDT

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

Live-streaming apps having a moment as Twitter launches Periscope on heels of Meerkat buzz

Monday - 03/30/2015, 06:42am EDT

Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

Pastor in co-pilot's German hometown says co-pilot, family 'belong to our community'

Monday - 03/30/2015, 05:04am EDT

Australia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led bank

Australia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:30am EDT

Albania gets 266-million-euro loan from World Bank

World Bank makes 266-million-euro loan to guarantee Albania's borrowing, improve roads

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:10am EDT

Obama urges expansion of 'take child to work' day

Obama asks employers to include foster, homeless, struggling kids in 'take child to work' day

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:48pm EDT

Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty

Fitch downgrades Greece amid uncertainty over new government's bailout reforms

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:48pm EDT

Yellen: A rate increase may be warranted later this year

Yellen says continued economic improvement may trigger the start of Fed rate hikes this year

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 01:00pm EDT

German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for crash blamed on co-pilot

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 10:54am EDT

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness, torn-up sick notes for day of crash

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 06:10am EDT

Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate, retaliate against female worker

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 03:34am EDT

NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line

New York mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line before explosion, collapse

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 01:20am EDT

White House: Chemical safety board head resigns

Head of US Chemical board resigns, accused of mismanagement by lawmakers, others

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 12:50am EDT

Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House

Senate follows House in passing GOP plan to balance budget, dismantle Obama health care law

Friday - 03/27/2015, 10:58pm EDT

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

US economy lost pace in fourth quarter but approaching almost 6 years of steady expansion

Friday - 03/27/2015, 09:08pm EDT

AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could start new offensive, aims to erase Kiev's independence

Friday - 03/27/2015, 07:10pm EDT

North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide

North Dakota loses lowest jobless rate as oil prices slide; drill activity sinks to 5-year low

Friday - 03/27/2015, 07:10pm EDT

Stocks close with slight gains, but still end the week lower

US stocks edge higher after a tough week; oil slumps after a sharp gain the day before

Friday - 03/27/2015, 06:43pm EDT

Feel-good tale: Man gets $7M lottery ticket in get-well card

Feel-good story: Man recovering from surgery gets $7 million lottery ticket in a get-well card

Friday - 03/27/2015, 06:30pm EDT

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio

Airbnb signs deal to sponsor 2016 Olympics, easing Rio's housing shortage

Friday - 03/27/2015, 03:00pm EDT

After Communist-era pain, small Czech brewers enjoy revival

Hundreds of small Czech brewers that were shut during Communist rule stage comeback

Friday - 03/20/2015, 02:50pm EDT

Napa winemaker was unraveling before he shot investor, self

Napa winemaker's life, finances unspooling before he killed investor in vineyard, himself

Friday - 03/20/2015, 02:47pm EDT

Boehner, Pelosi see victories in fixing Medicare docs' fees

In rare harmony, Boehner and Pelosi near deal on Medicare doc fees bearing wins for Dems, GOP

Friday - 03/20/2015, 02:08pm EDT

Deal to create world's biggest cement maker gets remixed

Switzerland's Holcim, France's Lafarge modify deal described as merger of equals

Friday - 03/20/2015, 02:00pm EDT

Penn State board warned of impact of sexual misconduct

Penn State board warned of negative impact of sexual misconduct, briefed on new initiative

Friday - 03/20/2015, 01:50pm EDT

Olive Garden gets boost from diners splurging on extras

Olive Garden sales get a boost as diners start to add dessert or glass of wine

Friday - 03/20/2015, 01:35pm EDT

Gastronomic diplomacy: 5 continents, 1,300 chefs cook French

France's gastronomic diplomacy: 5 continents, 150 countries, 1,300 chefs cooking French food

Friday - 03/20/2015, 01:23pm EDT

Atlantic City's newest tourism push touts entertainment

New tourism campaign to promote Atlantic City concentrates on entertainment offerings

Friday - 03/20/2015, 01:20pm EDT
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