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Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has named a veteran prosecutor to serve as Massachusetts' public safety secretary.
Mexico's president is facing new questions about his personal assets after a report that he bought a home from a businessman whose company won government contracts worth millions of dollars.
Toyota's lowest-priced car, the Yaris, is restyled inside and out for 2015, has an improved ride and adds new standard features — all for a starting retail price of less than $16,000.
2015 Toyota Yaris 5-Door SE BASE PRICE: $14,845 for 3-Door L manual; $15,570 for 3-Door L automatic; $15,945 for 5-Door L; $16,505 for 3-Door LE; $16,820 for 5-Door SE manual; $16,880 for 5-Door LE; $17,620 for 5-Door SE automatic.
Big bang or disappointment? Markets are waiting to see just how much financial firepower the European Central Bank will unleash Thursday, when it is expected to announce large-scale purchases of government bonds with newly printed money to stimulate a sluggish economy.
The city is hoping for both a short-term and long-term economic boost from the upcoming 2015 NHL All-Star weekend.
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The U.S. dollar rose to 1.2257 Canadian dollars Wednesday after the Bank of Canada cut its overnight interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.75%, saying that falling crude-oil prices are "unambiguously negative" for its economy.
The inequality gap is growing and governments must step up and spend more to help less fortunate.
The ECB's Executive Board proposed a QE program in which the central bank would buy about $58B in bonds per month through 2016, according to reports.
A Massachusetts man dubbed a "one-man crime wave" by police has been sentenced to up to nine years in prison for using a dumbbell in three smash-and-grab burglaries at jewelry stores.
Standard and Poor's will face a one-year ban on rating certain commercial mortgage backed securities.
The U.S. stock market opened lower on Wednesday, as investors remained on edge ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting.
State officials say an upstate New York man has been charged with bilking an investor out of more than $350,000 by posing as internationally renowned fashion designer.
The family of a comedian killed in the New Jersey Turnpike crash that seriously injured Tracy Morgan last summer has settled a wrongful death claim with Wal-Mart, an attorney representing the family said.
Credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's will pay $77 million to settle a series of civil charges over what U.S. and state regulators allege to be "fraudulent misconduct" in how it rated certain commercial mortgage-backed securities.
United Technologies Corp. has brought its former president of jet engine subsidiary Pratt & Whitney out of retirement and appointed him to a new aerospace business position.
UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as it added new customers in government-paid plans and its Optum pharmacy management business hit record revenue.
Ratings company Standard & Poor's will pay $77 million to settle with the U.S. government and two states to resolve an investigation into mortgage-backed securities.
The U.S. stock market is mixed in early trading after two straight days of gains.