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As fliers wait in security lines, gov’t asks for patience

May 14, 2016 WASHINGTON — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long waits at airport security, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson asked fliers “to be patient” as the government takes steps to get them... more »»

Nigerian Chevron facility bombed

May 14, 2016 LAGOS, Nigeria — An explosion closed a second Chevron facility in Nigeria, witnesses said Friday, as renewed attacks by militants further cut production in Africa's biggest petroleum produce. more »»

GM stops sale of SUVs citing inaccurate mileage

May 14, 2016 DETROIT — General Motors Co. is telling dealers not to sell about 60,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the gas mileage listed on the window stickers was inadvertently overstated. more »»

UN paints bleak picture of stagnating world economy

May 13, 2016 UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations lowered its forecast for the world economy on Thursday, painting a bleak picture of stagnating growth with little prospect for a turnaround this year. The U.N. more »»

Facebook defends ‘trending topics’ process

May 13, 2016 NEW YORK — Will "Trending topics" become a "trending" topic on Facebook? The social media giant on Thursday pulled back the curtain on how its Trending Topics feature works, a reaction to a report i... more »»

Argentina reports highest inflation in 14 years

May 13, 2016 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Inflation in the capital's metropolitan area reached 6. more »»

Pew study sees a shrinking middle class in major US cities

May 12, 2016 WASHINGTON — In cities across America, the middle class is hollowing out. more »»

Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry ‘harmful’

May 12, 2016 NEW YORK — Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry “deceptive” and “harmful. more »»

Storm at anti-counterfeiting group after Alibaba joins

May 12, 2016 WASHINGTON — A controversy over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's admittance into a respected Washington-based anti-counterfeiting coalition intensified Wednesday when board members received an... more »»

Shell Nigeria shuts oil terminal after attacks

May 12, 2016 WARRI, Nigeria — Shell closed the terminal exporting Nigeria's benchmark Bonny Light crude oil on Wednesday and was evacuating workers from a threatened oil field as renewed militant attacks cut... more »»

Poll: Age, income factors in staying with single employer

May 11, 2016 CHICAGO — A new poll says more than 40 percent of America’s baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. more »»

Senators: Drop bag fees to shorten airport lines

May 11, 2016 DALLAS — Two U.S. senators say one way to reduce long airport security lines this summer is for airlines to drop their fees on checking luggag. more »»

Wal-Mart sues Visa over chip-enabled debit cards

May 11, 2016 NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has sued Visa Inc. more »»

Budweiser becomes ‘America’

May 11, 2016 NEW YORK — There's no trademark on America. more »»

Hiring slowdown in April may signal caution about US economy

May 7, 2016 WASHINGTON — American employers signaled their caution about a sluggish economy by slowing their pace of hiring in April after months of robust job growt. more »»

Obama administration proposes rules aimed at tax evasion

May 7, 2016 WASHINGTON — New financial regulations would force companies to disclose more information about their owners, as part of a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers, the Obama administration... more »»

Airlines enlist travelers to cut security lines

May 7, 2016 NEW YORK — U.S. airlines have been pressing the government to act to reduce the intolerably long security lines at the nation's airport. more »»

Marchionne: Self-driving cars on roads in 5 years

May 7, 2016 WINDSOR, Ontario — Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says working with Google convinced him that self-driving technology is closer than he thought and could be on the road in five years. more »»

GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy

May 6, 2016 WASHINGTON — If there’s a War on Coal, it’s increasingly clear which side is winning. more »»

FDA will require e-cigs, contents to be reviewed

May 6, 2016 WASHINGTON — The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate... more »»



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