FTC: AT&T to pay $105M for bogus wireless charges

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Telecom giant AT&T will pay a hefty $105 million settlement after the government accused the company of unlawfully billing wireless customers for tens of mill..
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More people choosing to invest in local businesses

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Stacey Adams

We've all heard of "buy local," where people choose to shop at mom and pop stores in their communities, rather than big chains. Now, a new movement is encouraging people to "invest..
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Lew calls for more efforts to boost global growth

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the U.S. economy is strengthening, but he is concerned that other nations are not doing their part to boost global growth. ..
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US job openings rising in August as hiring falls

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years during August, yet their pace of hiring fell compared to July.    The number of ..
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Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs o..
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NY state: Wall St. profits $8.7B in 6 months

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's state comptroller says the securities industry in New York City tallied $8.7 billion in profits during the first half of 2014, 13 percent lower than ..
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Holiday sales seen rising 4.1 percent

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation's la..
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Citrus growers try new chemical to save fruit

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Some Florida citrus growers are experimenting with a fungicidal chemical that has been shown to reduce pre-harvest fruit drop, but scientists warn that in..
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Obama claims progress on Wall Street rules

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A year after prodding financial regulators to act more swiftly to rein in Wall Street, President Barack Obama on Monday claimed progress in toughening banking rul..
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Texas company recalls nearly 91,000 pounds of beef

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with piece..
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Chrysler CEO, governor talk future of Jeep in Ohio

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's governor and the mayor of the state's fourth-largest city have talked with the head of Chrysler about the future of Jeep Wrangler production in Toledo.&n..
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GM recalls some Cadillac, Pontiac sedans

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling more than 60,000 vehicles in North America, the latest round of recalls this year for the automaker.    The biggest recall..
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BP: Judge should amend 'gross negligence' ruling

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP has asked a federal judge to reconsider a ruling that could cost the oil giant around $18 billion in additional fines stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon..
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Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' Wi-Fi

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Marriott International will pay the government a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at one of its hotels, forcing them instead to pa..
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Surge of hiring cuts US jobless rate to 5.9 pct.

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a burst of hiring, U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008. ..
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GM issues 2 more recalls for SUVs, mini cars

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors announced two more recalls Friday, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.    The ..
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Disney extends CEO Iger's contract to 2018

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - The Walt Disney Co. says it has extended Robert Iger's contract as chairman and CEO by two years through June 30, 2018.    In a statement issu..
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Obama touts economic gains under his watch

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - President Barack Obama laid claim to an economic recovery Thursday that he said has made steady progress even as he blamed Republicans for rejecting steps he ..
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iPhone 6 battery test results

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Apple’s new iPhone 6 promises improved battery life, which has been a weakness with older iPhones. At its product introduction, Apple promised up to 14 hours of talk time for..
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Custom blended makeup available online

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Stacey Adams

The colors are bright, bold and custom blended for Marta Countess… right in someone else's home! After a local makeup artist offered to create cosmetics that wouldn't irrita..
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