BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank says it will allow its tightly controlled currency to fluctuate more widely in value against the dollar as part of reforms aimed at making the country's eco…
LONDON • The West braced Friday for a vote by the Crimean Peninsula to secede from Ukraine — and likely be annexed by Russia — as the last attempt for diplomacy broke down despite threats of c…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in New York has left the rate that Pandora must pay songwriters unchanged at 1.85 percent of revenue for the next two years.
The FDIC says it is seeking to recover losses suffered from the rate manipulation.
The price of oil rose Friday on concerns that tensions could rise in the Russia-Ukraine situation with this weekend's referendum on Crimean secession.
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 17 this week to 1,809.
Target's security team in Bangalore received security alerts on Nov. 30 that indicated malicious software had appeared in its network.
The proposal would penalize programs that produce graduates who don't get training for a job that will allow them to pay off their debt.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are warning that any steps President Barack Obama takes to bypass Congress to ease deportations of immigrants illegally in the United States would severely hurt c…
AUSTIN, Texas • FOMO — or, fear of missing out— is a common complaint at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, each year.
To steal Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 out of midair would require a pilot who knew how to elude detection by both civilian and military radar. It would take a runway at least a mile long to l…
Chinese social media company Weibo Corp. has filed plans for a potential offering of its shares in the U.S.
WASHINGTON • Despite a disastrous start and relentless Republican opposition, President Barack Obama said Friday that enrollment in his signature health care program is high enough to make i…
Former boss Marc Hermelin's sister says trust money was squandered
Gold is closing at its highest price this year as concerns mount over Russia and Ukraine.
The policy, posted online by the Department of Health and Human Services, takes effect next year.
COLUMBIA, Mo. • Lifting a three-month freeze, the Missouri Housing Development Commission on Friday approved $137 million in state tax credits to build affordable rental housing throughou…
Sandwich chain says the move won't affect its customers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is spelling out new health insurance rights for same-sex couples.
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — When a German tourist refused to surrender his passport as collateral at a car rental stand along a popular beach in the Thai resort city of Phuket, the woman behind th…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. government is relinquishing its control of the Internet's address system in a shift that may raise questions about the future direction of online innovation and c…
NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble will stop offering a stand-alone Nook app for Windows and instead deliver Nook media to Microsoft's Consumer Reader app.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
U.S. stocks ended lower Friday as investors braced for a critical vote this weekend over the future of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula.
The U.S. stock market is ending lower as investors brace for a critical vote this weekend over the future Ukraine's Crimea peninsula.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to enrich themselves.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a disastrous start and relentless Republican opposition, President Barack Obama said Friday that enrollment in his signature health care program is high enough to mak…
Liberty Media CEO says company may hold further discussions with Sirius depending on market conditions.
NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is acknowledging its security software picked up on suspicious activity after a massive cyberattack was launched, but it decided not to take immediate action.