Industries

Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

Jun 20, 2018

US Fed chairman Powell signals interest rate hikes will remain gradual in an era of tame inflation

Automakers improve quality to record level in annual survey

Jun 20, 2018

A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.

U-Haul company, employee charged in food truck explosion

Jun 20, 2018

Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted

US home sales fell 0.4 percent in May amid inventory crunch

Jun 20, 2018

US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying

Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

Jun 20, 2018

Big fix: New York City spending $1 billion to carve bypass around gushing leaks in massive water tunnel

Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinking

Jun 20, 2018

Indonesian officials say more than 190 people are missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake on Sumatra, many more than previously believed

DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

Jun 20, 2018

Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants

Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

Jun 20, 2018

Although revenue figures won't be released for a few weeks yet, Monmouth Park racetrack and Atlantic City's Borgata casino say they're delighted with the extra business sports betting has generated in its first few days

DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

Jun 20, 2018

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office

NOT REAL NEWS: Erupting Hawaii volcano not raining gemstones

Jun 20, 2018

NOT REAL NEWS: Scientists say a Hawaii volcano isn't making gemstones rain from the sky

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