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The 2014 lobster fishing season appears to have resulted in a lower total catch than the previous two years — meaning slightly higher prices for consumers — but it remained a productive year, lobstermen say.
President Barack Obama's health insurance program faces another big test Monday.
Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama's signature after a day of Senate intrigue capped by a failed, largely symbolic Republican challenge to the administration's new immigration policy.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looked set to win a strong majority in a parliamentary election Sunday viewed as less of a verdict on his policies than an acquiescence to the ruling party's growing power.
The Chinese Embassy in Madagascar has expressed shock at a deadly riot at a Chinese-run sugar plant and criticized the island nation's government for failing to protect Chinese interests.
A $1.1 trillion spending bill is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Senate Democrats and Republicans have reached agreement for a final vote on the $1.1 trillion spending bill Saturday.
U.S. safety regulators say firetruck-maker Sutphen has issued a recall to fix a problem with its aerial ladders.
The U.S. Senate was called into a rare Saturday session to try to push through a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to keep the government open, but found itself enmeshed in another partisan dispute over confirmations of President Barack Obama's government appointments, the Huffington Post reported.
This December, thousands of migrant farmworker children are making their annual trek to new schools in California.
Global consumption of seafood is outpacing wild fish populations, so farmers are turning from roving the world's waters to aquaculture.
A European rule requiring restaurants, bakeries and cafes — or anyone mass-producing meals — to list any of 14 allergens that might appear on their menus is being met with confusion.
School kids, truckers, marijuana smokers and fans of old-fashioned light bulbs are among millions of Americans with something extra riding on passage of a giant spending bill needed to keep the government running.
First, objections by House Democrats stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill.
The state-owned space agency on Friday named Lockheed Martin the winner of a bidding process to reconfigure a launch pad to accommodate larger rockets than what the Kodiak Launch Complex can currently handle.
Transit officials say an investigation into a New York City subway derailment this year that injured 30 riders and two employees was caused by track defects.
Dow Jones Industrials High: 17,590.05 Low: 17,280.83 Close: 17,280.83 Change: — 315.51 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2002.33 — 33.00 NYSE Index: 10,500.51 — 189.63 Nasdaq Composite Index: 4653.60 — 54.56 NYSE MKT Composite: 2371.20 — 45.14 Russell 2000 Index: 1152.45 — 14.51 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt: 21,009.83 — 329.06 Volume NYSE consolidated volume: 4,076,377,723 Total number of issues traded: 3,247 Issues higher in price: 656 Issues lower in price: 2,514 Issues unchanged: 77 (Retransmitting to omit 'APNewsNow' designation.
Cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. have scheduled special shareholder meetings to vote on their planned $25 billion merger.
Both companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the Affordable Care Act report business is brisk ahead of Monday's deadline to register for insurance coverage that will start by Jan. 1.
A federal judge has refused to delay a lawsuit brought by Tracy Morgan stemming from a fatal crash in New Jersey.