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Turmoil at 2 Trump casinos: Online bets may go on after Plaza closes; Taj reports money woes

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:41pm
Turmoil is engulfing the two Trump casinos in Atlantic City.
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Fed Report Details U.S. Income Disparities

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:26pm
The income disparity between the richest and poorest Americans has grown wider in recent years, according to the results of Federal Reserve survey released Thursday.
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Getty Images sues Microsoft over new online photo tool

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:24pm
A new Microsoft Corp product that allows website publishers to embed digital photographs on their sites is a "massive infringement" of copyrighted images, Getty Images Inc claimed in a lawsuit filed in federal court in New York on Thursday.
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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell Found Guilty Of Corruption

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:23pm
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been found guilty of 11 corruption counts, according to reports.
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Vermont agriculture officials urge farmers to enroll in dairy price protection program

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:16pm
Vermont's top agriculture officials and two congressional members are urging the state's dairy farmers to enroll in a new price protection program that pays farmers when the difference between milk and feed prices shrink to a certain level.
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Joan Rivers Is Dead At 81

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:15pm
Joan Rivers, the groundbreaking stand-up comedienne, died in a hospital on New York City's Upper East Side Thursday after struggling with complications from throat surgery.
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FDA OKs Merck drug, first in new class of immune-boosting cancer drugs, for advanced melanoma

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:09pm
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system, a Merck drug developed for treating deadly skin cancer.
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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick embarking on trade mission to Denmark, United Kingdom, France

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:05pm
Gov. Deval Patrick is hitting the road again, this time for a trade mission to Denmark, the United Kingdom and France.
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Average US mortgage rates this week and for the past year, at a glance

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:37pm
The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate this week remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 percent for the third straight week.
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Toyota sees cars doing more crash-avoidance work; but doesn't foresee driverless car

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:13pm
Toyota executives say cars soon will do more to prevent crashes — including reminding drivers to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
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Man faces misdemeanor charge in Hawaii scuba fight over tropical fish collection

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:05pm
A Hawaii man who collects and sells tropical fish for a living has pleaded not guilty to a charge of terroristic threatening for allegedly pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium industry activist while underwater.
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DreamWorks Studios names Turner executive CEO

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:56pm
DreamWorks Studios, the movie production company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, named Michael Wright as chief executive.
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Federal loan guarantee gives northern Nevada waste-to-fuel plant boost toward construction

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:43pm
The developer of a northern Nevada biofuel production plant declared his project ready for construction, after receiving a federal loan guarantee for about half the cost.
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Which Came First? Nutritionist Says Perdue’s New Chicken Policy All About the Consumer

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:39pm
According to the company, almost all Perdue chickens will not receive human antibiotics; while about 5% may be prescribed antibiotics by a veterinarian, only when needed in the case of illness.
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U.S. judge won't dismiss lawsuit over swaps price-fixing

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:38pm
A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday narrowed but refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing 12 major banks of fixing prices and restraining competition in the multitrillion-dollar market for credit default swaps, violating U.S. antitrust law.
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U.S. preparing new round of economic sanctions on Russia

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:38pm
The United States is preparing a new round of economic sanctions against Russia for its incursion into Ukraine, a senior White House official said on Thursday on the fringes of a NATO summit in Wales.
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Christie continues Mexico trade mission with more meetings, humbleness and basilica visit

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:32pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seems to have left his usual bravado at home, packing instead a more humble tone for his trade mission to Mexico.
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High court reduces record fines against NStar, National Grid for 2011 storm responses

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:31pm
The state's highest court Thursday reduced penalties imposed against two electric utilities for their response to a pair of 2011 storms, but upheld the standard used by Massachusetts regulators in evaluating how the companies performed after widespread power outages.
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Kansas farmers begin harvesting bountiful corn crops thanks to timely rains, but prices low

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:25pm
The five round steel grain bins at Randy Small's farm in southeast Kansas are nearly full, and farmers have dumped about a half-million bushels of corn on the ground at the local grain elevator because it, too, lacks enough storage room to hold it all.
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Utilities companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:16pm
Shares of some top utilities companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: American Electric Power Co. fell $.26 or .5 percent, to $53.10.
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