Workers at an eastern Kansas nuclear power plant were working Wednesday to repair fire-damaged equipment and avoid a costly shutdown.
Several top Federal Reserve officials wanted last month to re-write their guidance that short-term interest rates were likely to stay low for a "considerable time," but held off in part because of concern that the market would view it as a fundamental shift in policy, according to minutes of the Sept. 16-17 meeting released Wednesday.
Minutes from the Fed’s September policy meeting show central bankers remain cautious in their approach toward raising interest rates and normalizing monetary policy. It also plans to raise its target interest rate sometime next year.
Michelle Obama says fashion is about more than a pretty pair of heels or a nice hemline.
The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio.
Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a “healthy tan” may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study.
A movie producer and conservative activist says the IRS is auditing him for the first time and suspects the move is in “retaliation” for his documentary criticizing ObamaCare.
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to update protocols for preventing the spread of Ebola here in America, they are forgetting to include one key factor -- it seems that pets, can get it too.
Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc s rose $.45 or .5 percent, to $99.20.
Shares of some top education companies are down at 1 p.m.: Apollo Group fell $.07 or .3 percent, to $25.16.
A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at 1 p.m.: Arrowhead Research Corp. fell 50.6 percent to $6.18.
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Autozone Inc. fell $2.27 or .4 percent, to $509.45.
Shares of some top internet companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Amazon rose $.66 or .2 percent, to $317.64.
Shares of some top oil companies are down at 1 p.m.: BP PLC fell $.05 or .1 percent, to $42.51.
Shares of some top insurance companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ACE L rose $.57 or .5 percent, to $105.70.
Shares of some top staffing companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A fell $.07 or .4 percent, to $15.69.
Shares of some top leisure companies are down at 1 p.m.: Carnival fell $.41 or 1.1 percent, to $36.93.
Shares of some top coal companies are down at 1 p.m.: Arch Coal fell $.11 or 6.5 percent, to $1.52.