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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.
A southern New Jersey college finalized its purchase of the former Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Friday.
Gov. John Kasich significantly outraised Democratic opponent Ed FitzGerald even in the final weeks of the campaign, cementing his overwhelming financial advantage over the Democrat, according to finance reports released Friday.
A rash of recent Internet and phone outages prompted Gov. Peter Shumlin to call Friday for Vermont's dominant landline phone carrier and about 1,700 striking workers to resolve their labor dispute.
A source familiar with the case says the Justice Department will not compel New York Times reporter James Risen to testify about his source at an upcoming trial of a former CIA officer accused of leaking classified information.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is laying off more than 300 workers, a day after its CEO announced he's resigning.
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A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Nordic Amer Offshore rose 14.8 percent to $11.14.
Shares of some top health care equipment companies were down at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. fell $1.03 or .7 percent, to $136.99.