Coffee fungus raising prices for high-end blends

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease - and hold down the price of your morning cup. ..
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Obama touts investment influx; faces outflow, too

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - While in Brussels for talks with European leaders in March, President Barack Obama held a little noticed meeting with executives of a Belgian aerospace company. I..
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AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - AT&T has agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share.    The proposed combination could improve AT&T's..
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Officials: 1.8M pounds of ground beef recalled

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DETROIT (AP) - Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated ..
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Opening ceremony for $900M Miami port tunnel

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - A new tunnel to the Port of Miami is nearly ready to open.    Gov. Rick Scott is set to attend an opening ceremony for the tunnel Monday morning. The pr..
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Call For Action Alert: Hacker-friendly hotels

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

As the travel season heats up, Consumer Reports cautions that some popular hotel and motel chains could be vulnerable to hackers because of weak security systems. The major credit..
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Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government is fining General Motors $35 million for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches.    The government also s..
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Darden to sell Red Lobster for $2.1B

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Darden Restaurants says it will sell its Red Lobster chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital in a $2.1 billion cash deal.    The company, which ..
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Northrop Grumman set to sign lease with Grand Sky

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says aerospace and defense technology firm Northrop Grumman is on track to sign a lease to be the anchor tenant at the Grand Sky tech..
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Darden lays off 'handful' of HQ workers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A company spokesman says Darden Restaurants, Inc. is laying off a "handful" of workers at its Orlando headquarters as the restaurant company anticipates spinni..
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Airlines expect more travelers to fly this summer

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - More travelers will take to the skies this summer, the U.S. airlines' trade and lobby group predicted Thursday.    About 210 million passengers - or ..
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Another GM recall, this time to fix Malibu brakes

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling more than 140,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize cars to fix a problem with the power-assisted brakes.    The recall affects 201..
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Fast-food protest organizers plan global actions

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Labor organizers say protesters will turn out in the. U.S. and more than 30 other countries on Thursday in support of higher pay for workers at fast-food chains inc..
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Sears considering selling its Canadian operations

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - Sears is considering selling its Canadian operations as the retailer continues with efforts to turn around its business.    Its stock ro..
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Feds earmark $1.5 million to fight citrus greening

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. government will spend $1.5 million on efforts to control the bacteria that causes citrus greening.    U.S. Agriculture Secretary..
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Fla. Gov. and Cabinet vote for nuclear plant

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the three members of the Cabinet are green lighting a plan to build two nuclear reactors in South Florida.    Sc..
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Winter flight cancelations were a record

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - It's official: This winter was the worst for fliers in the 20 years that the government has been collecting data.    During the first three months of..
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US retail sales rise a scant 0.1 percent in April

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales growth slowed in April, with consumers shopping less online and cutting back on purchases of furniture and electronics.    The Co..
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Fla. Gov. and Cabinet asked to OK nuclear plant

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the three members of the Cabinet are being asked to approve two nuclear reactors for South Florida.    Scott and..
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Details emerge about new Harry Potter ride

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The centerpiece of the new Harry Potter-themed area at Universal Orlando Resort will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object and re..
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