- Media groups continue arguing for bridge conspirator list Updated: May-27-16 5:50 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Lawyers for media organizations filed more arguments to a federal appeals court Friday as they seek access to a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case.
- Education Department replaces career college chain monitor Updated: May-27-16 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON - The Education Department on Friday appointed a new lawyer to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., following an Associated Press review that found trouble at the schools and questioned the previous monitor's independence.
- Business events scheduled for the coming month Updated: May-27-16 1:20 pm
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- Lager law: Attorneys' guild formed for craft brewers, others Updated: May-27-16 1:02 pm
DETROIT - A legal trade group has been formed for the makers of craft beer and other alcoholic beverages, recognizing the rapid rise of the industry and a desire to deal with a thick brew of regulations across the U.S.
- STI cuts leave businesses with unanswered questions Updated: May-27-16 9:21 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Southeast Technical Institute is dissolving a program focused on workforce development - a move not welcomed by some local business owners.
- Work slated to begin on $1.5 billion Cameron port Updated: May-27-16 7:59 am
CAMERON, Louisiana - Construction is set to begin this fall on a $1.5 billion deepwater staging port in Cameron.
- Paychex expands Baton Rouge offices, creating 100 new jobs Updated: May-27-16 4:20 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - State officials say Paychex, a New York-based company that specializes in payroll and personnel services, is expanding its operations in Baton Rouge and adding 100 new jobs.
- Hot new trend in Cuban ID photos: digital suits and blouses Updated: May-27-16 12:01 am
HAVANA - It wasn't yet 10 a.m. but Juan Carlos Espinosa was sweating when he exited his Soviet-era Lada sedan in front of a photo studio in the middle-class Havana neighborhood of 10 de Octubre.
- Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06 Updated: May-26-16 11:22 am
WASHINGTON - Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade.
- Markets Right Now: Stocks end solidly higher on Wall Street Updated: May-25-16 4:17 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):
- US probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practices Updated: May-25-16 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wowed investors when it went public in the U.S. in September 2014, and its profits have bucked Wall Street expectations amid the Chinese economy's slowdown. Yet its unorthodox business structure has raised eyebrows, it's been suspended from an anti-counterfeiting group, and now U.S. regulators are investigating its accounting practices.
- Indianapolis 500 ticket prices soaring on secondary market Updated: May-25-16 4:07 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is the hottest ticket in town, now that race organizers have announced all seats, suites and the infield have been sold out for Sunday's race.
- Agents say real estate market isn't as fun as it used to be Updated: May-25-16 11:51 am
NEW YORK - Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse.
- HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division Updated: May-24-16 7:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp.
- Pentagon: Remains of WWII Marine from upstate NY identified Updated: May-24-16 1:02 pm
ALBANY, New York - The remains of a New Yorker recovered along with those of 34 other Marines killed in a bloody Pacific island assault during WWII have been identified.
- Massachusetts home sales soar; median prices also rise Updated: May-24-16 8:54 am
BOSTON - Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts soared to their highest level for the month of April in more than a decade, according to two organizations that track the housing market.
- Lawyers contribute to congressional campaign of judge's son Updated: May-23-16 5:59 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Illinois U.S. House 12th District candidate C.J. Baricevic has gotten most of his campaign funding from attorneys who work in the Belleville-based court system headed by his father, according to a newspaper's recent analysis.
- Federal court upholds contempt ruling against prison company Updated: May-23-16 5:59 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A federal appellate court has upheld a contempt of court ruling made against a national private prison company for falsifying staffing reports at an Idaho prison.
- School backers seek more funds after Proposition 123 passes Updated: May-23-16 4:37 pm
PHOENIX - Education advocates are keeping the heat on Gov. Doug Ducey to restore K-12 funding now that voters have approved a measure that pumps $3.5 billion into schools over ten years.
- Feds: Detroit paid $1.27M for tutoring that wasn't provided Updated: May-23-16 3:55 pm
DETROIT - A woman who retired from Detroit Public Schools after nearly 40 years created several companies and billed the struggling district for at least $1.27 million for tutoring services that weren't provided, authorities said Monday.
- Morrisey to take applications for medication incinerators Updated: May-23-16 9:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says law enforcement agencies can soon apply for incinerators for unwanted and expired prescription medication.
- Food education center getting built at South Dakota State Updated: May-22-16 12:43 pm
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - A food education center that will include small fields, a kitchen and other features is being built at South Dakota State University.
- Dickinson education company looks to tap Canadian market Updated: May-22-16 12:32 pm
DICKINSON, North Dakota - A Dickinson education company is planning to tap the Canadian market.
- Truancy law aims to reduce detention of noncriminal kids Updated: May-22-16 3:16 am
TACOMA, Washington - School districts throughout Washington will soon need to do more to help truant kids before sending them to court to answer to a judge.
- As condos sales slow, Miami developers turn to rentals Updated: May-22-16 3:01 am
MIAMI - As Miami's condo market loses traction amid a softening world economy, developers are shifting gears.