- New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms
San Francisco Chronicle, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 12:45 PM
If the Health and Human Services department has trouble this time, that could delay tax refunds for many people. Complicated connections between the new health care law and income taxes will start to surface in 2015.
- '99 Homes' brings US subprime crisis to Venice
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 12:17 PM
Florida's realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using "99 Homes" in their promotional material.
- Stock market edges higher in midday trading
Miami Herald, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 12:16 PM
U. S. stock indexes are slightly higher in quiet trading.
- Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown
Associated Press, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 12:06 PM
Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.
- Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo
Associated Press, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 11:59 AM
The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.
- US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 11:48 AM
U. S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth.
- As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
Associated Press, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 11:24 AM
Is it time to cash out of stocks?
- Fiat-Chrysler stock should be on market soon
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 11:08 AM
U. S. investors should soon be able to buy stock in Chrysler for the first time in seven years. Italy's Fiat and Chrysler are merging to form Fiat Chrysler Automobile.
- NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 10:50 AM
Chelsea Clinton is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News.
- US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 10:40 AM
They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans — not to mention some Angry Birds — whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lini…
- US stocks edge higher in early trading
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 10:17 AM
The U. S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U. S. economy rolls out.
- Brazil's economy slips into a recession
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 09:38 AM
Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's econo…
- Britain raises terror threat level
San Antonio Express-News, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 09:15 AM
Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered "highly likely," but May insisted Friday there is no information to suggest an attack is imminent.
- Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech
Associated Press, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 08:45 AM
The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono. Oh, and one more, surely - that man-boy known as Screech.
- US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 08:37 AM
U. S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness.
- US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 08:34 AM
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak.
- Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 08:32 AM
Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
- Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard
Miami Herald, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 08:12 AM
Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.