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Urban transit systems struggle to maintain core service amid calls to meet growth by expanding

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:50am
Urban planners have long considered public transportation the best remedy for traffic congestion, but many of the nation's largest mass-transit systems simply aren't up to the task.
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Sounds behave differently: Benefits of ultra 'high-res' audio can be hard to make out

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:44am
Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
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Travelers Championship generates cash for Connecticut charities big and small

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:29am
Connecticut charities are expected to be the big winner of this week's Travelers Championship golf tournament.
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Boy wizard Harry Potter coming back, this time on London stage in new play to open next year

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:27am
Harry Potter is going to have a new adventure — one that takes him from page and screen to stage.
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Consumers voice relief after court's health care ruling but still worry about costs, coverage

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:26am
Throughout the country, relief was the dominant emotion among consumers who get help from the government to lower their health insurance costs following Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
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California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle with bipartisan Assembly approval

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:25am
California's Assembly approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Wisconsin appeals court says judge properly dismissed Ryan Braun libel lawsuit

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:25am
A judge properly dismissed a lawsuit alleging Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun libeled a former friend who helped him fight allegations he used steroids, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.
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University of Michigan: Consumer sentiment rises this month to highest level since January

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:20am
Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.
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Ex-stockbroker sentenced earlier for conning Broadway producers gets 11 more years in prison

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:17am
A once high-flying stockbroker previously sentenced for conning the producers of Broadway's "Rebecca" will serve 11 more years in federal prison.
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Avoiding future freeway congestion could come with a cost; technology also expected to help

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:05am
Fewer of tomorrow's freeways will be free.
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Poll shows divide over transit spending; slight majority prefers rural living, suburbs

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:05am
A slight majority of Americans prefer living in a single-family house in the suburbs or a rural area with more land, even if it means driving long distances to get to work or run errands, according to a poll by The Associated Press-GfK.
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Cypress revised buyout bid not superior to $738.3M deal already in place with Uphill

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:43am
Chipmaker Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. said Friday that its board has decided that Cypress Semiconductor Corp.'s revised buyout offer is not superior to the approximately $738.3 million deal it already has in place with Uphill Investment Co.
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US investigating complaints of power brake failures on some Ford F-150 pickup trucks

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:42am
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power brake assist can fail on some Ford F-150 pickup trucks.
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Alibaba founder Jack Ma pays $23M for $28K-acre estate in New York's Adirondack Mountains

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:42am
The co-founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba has paid $23 million for a 28,000-acre private estate in New York's Adirondack Mountains.
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Liquidity Worries Hit China, Key Indexes Plunge 7%

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:40am
Chinese stocks plunged over 7 percent on Friday, with one key index recording its biggest fall since 2008, hit by tight liquidity conditions ahead of the quarter-end and uncertainty over the central bank's easing policy.
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Charter Outlines Consumer Benefits in TWC Merger

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:26am
Charter Communications Inc <CHTR.O> formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc <TWC.N> and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit as Internet services would become cheaper and faster.
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German finance chief dismisses Greek proposals, saying they include no public spending cuts

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 7:54am
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is dismissing the most recent Greek proposals for more bailout money.
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Celladon's Stock Plunges After Saying It Might Be Forced To Liquidate

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 7:46am
Celladon Corp.'s stock plunged 37% in premarket trade Friday, after the biotechnology company said it will suspend further research or development, and could liquidate the company if it can find a buyer or merger partner.
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Air Products Confirms Suspected Terror Attack At Its French Gas Plant

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 7:30am
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. confirmed on Friday that the suspected terror attack in France occurred at its gas plant in L'Isle-d'Abeau in the south-east part of the country.
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Finish Line tops 1Q earnings and revenue expectations

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 7:19am
The Finish Line Inc. (FINL) on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $13.8 million.
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