Va. slips out of top 10 in economic growth prospects

Virginia has slipped from the top 10 and Maryland is ranked 34th out of the 50 states for economic growth prospects this year, according to economists who rank states based on standards including low taxes and less regulation.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:19am EDT

Whitefish shortage causing Passover meal problems

In Great Lakes region, many Jewish families running short of Passover food staple: whitefish

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:06am EDT

EU moves to sanction more Russians over Ukraine

EU ministers decide to sanction more Russians, but hope talks will end Ukraine crisis

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:30am EDT

US stocks recover some ground on retail sales gain

US stocks recover some lost ground after rough week as retail sales, Citi earnings lift market

Monday - 04/14/2014, 10:14pm EDT

At a Glance: Hot tech stocks tumble

At a Glance: High-flying tech stocks fall from recent highs

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Minnesota joins states raising minimum wage

Minnesota joins states boosting minimum wage; rate to reach $9.50 hour by 2016

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:38pm EDT

US stocks gain following a pickup in retail sales

US stocks erase some of the ground lost last week as retail sales pick up; Citi gains

Monday - 04/14/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Oil price rises past $104 amid Ukraine tensions

Crude oil price rises amid Ukraine tensions, higher US retail sales

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:40pm EDT

US businesses increased stockpiles 0.4 percent

US businesses boosted stockpiles by 0.4 percent in February as sales rose sharply

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:32pm EDT

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

With $41.4 million in its second week, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2' at the box office

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:10pm EDT

World trade predicted to improve next year

World trade body predicts global commerce will grow by 5.3 percent in 2015

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Glencore buys oil-explorer Caracal for $1.35B

Glencore Xstrata buys oil exploration firm Caracal for $1.35 billion

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Altria sells idled NC cigarette plant for $68.5M

The owner of the nation's biggest tobacco company, Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Twitter CEO, co-founders not selling stock

Twitter says CEO, co-founders don't plan on selling stock after lockup expires on May 5

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Chinese pork giant plans IPO to raise up to $5.3B

China's WH Group, world's biggest pork company, plans to raise up to $5.3 billion in IPO

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:02pm EDT

Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems

What you need to know about Heartbleed's effects on networking equipment

Monday - 04/14/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Sebelius: Health care launch 'terribly flawed'

Outgoing health chief says predictions website would be ready were 'just flat out wrong'

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:06pm EDT

Stocks move higher after a rough week; Citi gains

US stocks move higher after rough week; Investors encouraged by retail sales pickup; Citi up

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Organic milk shortage felt locally

Signs are appearing on refrigerator doors at some local grocery stores warning of supply issues for organic milk.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:27am EDT

Stocks open higher after a rough week; Citi gains

US stocks open higher after rough week; Investors encouraged by retail sales pickup; Citi up

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:00am EDT
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