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In Atlantic City, 2 casinos and 5,000-plus jobs will be lost in 1 nightmare weekend

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:54am
A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks.
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Common Core standards adopted by some states, rejected, repealed by others as debate continues

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:35am
A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards: ___ ALABAMA The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.
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Common Core bickering heats up as standards take effect; buyer's remorse hits policymakers?

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:33am
Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.
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First-of-a-kind Novartis heart failure drug saves lives, cuts hospitalizations in big study

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:01am
A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade.
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Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:25am
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.
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Alibaba Moving Toward IPO By Mid-September: Report

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:37am
Alibaba Group is set to kick off its initial-public-offering process during the week of Sept. 8, according to an exclusive Wall Street Journal report, with shares on track to begin open-market trading as soon as Sept. 18 or 19.
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California would adopt groundwater regulations for first time under bills headed to governor

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:44pm
The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Hawaii Tourism Authority study finds more vacation rentals than agency knew about

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 9:15pm
Hawaii has about four times as many vacation rentals for travelers than the state's tourism agency previously believed.
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Minnesota Senate hopeful defends firm's role in merger that led US company to Ireland

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:58pm
Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.
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Environmental Protection Agency staff says smog rules should be up to 20 percent stronger

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:46pm
The Environmental Protection Agency's staff concludes that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.
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Indiana Supreme Court halts judge's ruling striking down state's right-to-work law

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:33pm
The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday put on hold a lower court judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law and denied a request that it be consolidated with a similar case, clearing the way for the justices to hear oral arguments on the issue next week.
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Supermarkets companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top supermarkets companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kroger fell $.02 or percent, to $50.98.
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Telecom companies shares up at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading: AT&T Inc. rose $.22 or .6 percent, to $34.96.
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Oil companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top oil companies were mixed at the close of trading: BP PLC fell $.08 or .2 percent, to $47.84.
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Railroad companies shares up at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top railroad companies were up at the close of trading: CSX rose $.14 or .5 percent, to $30.91.
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Leisure companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading: Carnival rose $.61 or 1.6 percent, to $37.88.
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Managed Care companies shares up at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top managed care companies were up at the close of trading: Aetna rose $.21 or .3 percent, to $82.13.
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Machinery companies shares up at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top machinery companies were up at the close of trading: Caterpillar rose $.42 or .4 percent, to $109.07.
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Homebuilders companies shares up at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top homebuilders companies were up at the close of trading: DR Horton rose $.02 or .1 percent, to $21.68.
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Gold companies shares up at the close of trading

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Shares of some top gold companies were up at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.17 or .9 percent, to $18.39.
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