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A new underground train that will speed passengers through downtown Los Angeles took a symbolic step forward Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by shovel-wielding politicians and transportation officials.
The 91-year-old billionaire owner of Dole Food Co. said Tuesday he is committing $15 million a year in perpetuity to sustain a North Carolina research institute named after him devoted to improving human health through scientifically honed nutrition.
National Oilwell Varco Inc. shares skidded after the oil-field equipment maker said it was initiating a large share buyback.
Some of the most dangerous prisoners have been removed from the privately-run Walnut Grove Correctional Facility following a July 10 riot, as the Mississippi Department of Corrections faces renewed legal claims that the prison's guards are too poorly trained to control such inmates.
For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Tuesday it was going live with a web site detailing payments drug companies and medical device makers made to doctors for the last five months of 2013.
The Michelin Guide's latest roster of top New York City restaurants says Brooklyn and Queens are hot, but Daniel Boulud has lost a little sizzle.
Moody's will buy the remainder of research and analytics company Copal Amba that it does not already own and raised its profit expectations for the year.
President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed trade issues, climate change and the fight against Islamic State militants during an Oval Office meeting on Tuesday.
Gambling industry officials say U.S. casinos had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013.
An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management has topped Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub's $90 million bid for the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.
A top oil industry official says the oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil.
Shares of some top coal companies are up at 1 p.m.: Arch Coal rose $.01 or .2 percent, to $2.09.
Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.: Dow Chemical Co. fell $.65 or 1.2 percent, to $52.77.
Shares of some top aerospace companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Boeing fell $.76 or .6 percent, to $128.01.
Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. fell $.22 or 1.5 percent, to $14.89.
Is it me or does the President throw a lot of people under the bus? Rather than ever taking the hit for the hits that seem to keep coming his way, he points them another way. And more often than not, his own team’s way.
Single-use plastic bags will be phased out of grocery stories and other retailers in California by 2016 thanks to a new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown geared to reduce litter.
Oil futures extended losses Tuesday after news that output from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries rose to the highest in nearly two years, according to a Reuters survey.
A research group says Connecticut real estate is in a slump, with home sales and prices continuing to fall.