Industries

Asian shares mostly higher following gains on Wall Street

Aug 17, 2017

Asian share benchmarks higher after Wall St. gains, upbeat Japan trade data

Japan trade surges in July on strong demand in China, US

Aug 17, 2017

Japan trade surges on strong demand from U.S., China, Southeast Asia, surplus down 17 percent from year earlier

Tommy Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dies

Aug 17, 2017

Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died

National Parks Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

Aug 17, 2017

National Parks Service officials say they will discontinue the agency's policy encouraging U.S. national parks to eliminate the sale of disposable plastic water bottles years after first implementing the ban

NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin

Aug 17, 2017

An editor at The New York Times has been grilled in court by a lawyer for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who's suing over an editorial that linked political rhetoric to the Gabby Giffords shooting

Steinbrenner, Torre like Jeter with Marlins

Aug 16, 2017

Hal Steinbrenner, Joe Torre like Derek Jeter's fit with Miami Marlins

Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

Aug 16, 2017

Passengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that are aimed to detect firearms and explosives

Appeals court voids pipeline safety order for Exxon

Aug 16, 2017

An appeals court has voided an order that would have required Exxon Mobil to revise its pipeline-safety procedures after a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas

Business Highlights

Aug 16, 2017

Business Highlights

White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month

Aug 16, 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace.

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