Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
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The pop culture spotlight is no doubt a welcome change for Red Lobster, which was sold by Darden Restaurants in July of 2014 after it suffered ongoing declines in sales.
The chain, which is now privately held by investment firm Golden Gate Capital, says it has posted sales gains every quarter since the separation.
Two fishermen are recovering in the hospital after a Coast Guard crew rescued them from their overturned fishing boat near Carolina Beach.
The Coast Guard said in a release that a distress call came in about 11 Monday night saying that the men's 41-foot boat had run aground and they were waiting for high tide to refloat the vessel.
Officials say a child brought an unloaded handgun to a Flint-area elementary school dance.
Principal Cathy McGilvery told parents in a letter that the Saturday dance was within 15 minutes of ending when a parent informed her that a child was shown what was believed to be a toy gun by a classmate.
The Ottawa Senators have acquired defenseman Dion Phaneuf from the Toronto Maple Leafs in a nine-player trade weeks before the deadline.
Ottawa gets Phaneuf, forwards Matt Frattin, Casey Bailey and Ryan Rupert, and defensive prospect Cody Donaghey from the Maple Leafs for defenseman Jared Cowen, forwards Milan Michalek, Colin Greening and Tobias Lindberg and a second-round pick in the 2017 draft.
— Obama's budget for the Agriculture Department includes a proposed $12 billion over 10 years to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer.
Total spending: $155.4 billion, including spending already required by law for food stamps, other government nutrition programs and farm subsidies.
— Responding to an epidemic of heroin addiction and abuse of prescription painkillers, Obama's budget would provide $1 billion in new funding over the next two years for states to help more people get and complete treatment.
The budget also includes $500 million in new funding to increase access to treatment for people with serious mental health problems.
— Obama's 21st Century Clean Transportation Plan includes $400 million a year for 10 years to help speed the deployment of self-driving vehicles, $10 billion a year to boost construction of new transit projects and $7 billion a year on high-speed rail projects.
— As part of a pledge following the 2015 Paris climate summit to double spending on clean energy research and development by 2021, the budget would spend $7.7 billion government-wide for a range of clean energy investments, including $5.8 billion in the Energy Department.
The figure is a 20 percent increase over current spending money and includes more than $2 billion to boost energy efficiency and renewable energy such as wind, solar and geothermal power.