United States


  • Workers struggle in Hamptons, playground for rich Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.— This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be a handyman's special.

  • 3 remain hospitalized after Grand Teton bus crash Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    Two people are being treated at the Eastern Idaho Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where they were listed in fair condition Saturday. Another person remains at St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, in good condition. The National Park Service says the bus belonged to Salt Lake City- based Roaming America Travel.

  • Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    United Airlines, the airport's primary carrier, said in an email Friday to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the airport's operator, that it still questions whether the agency has the legal power to impose a wage hike.

  • Seneca Nation commits to native-only landscaping Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    CATTARAUGUS RESERVATION, N.Y.— The Seneca Indian Nation is strengthening its roots to the land with a new commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees in public landscaping.

  • Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino.

  • BEIJING, July 11- Chinese state media branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.

  • Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    Ry Russell, general manager of Saco Drive-In, launched a social-media campaign to win an $80,000 digital projection system in a contest sponsored by Honda. His drive-in theater in Saco is celebrating its 75th anniversary by welcoming hundreds of cars to its giant roadside screen to watch the latest films on a new digital projection system.

  • Wine lovers raise a glass to direct shipping law Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    BOSTON— Whether it's pinot noir, merlot, chardonnay or cabernet sauvignon, wine lovers in Massachusetts will soon be able to have some of their favorite bottles shipped straight from the vineyards to their homes. Out-of-state domestic producers would initially pay $300 for a direct shipper's license, with a $150 renewal fee each subsequent year.

  • RPT-ANALYSIS-GM's Cadillac at a crossroads - again Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    DETROIT, July 12- Incoming Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen- the brand's third boss in two years- faces a daunting task that his predecessors failed to complete: How to reposition General Motors Co's 112- year-old premium brand as a true competitor to BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

  • Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 12- The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc, which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive.

  • RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 12- The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23.

  • Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1 Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 1:19 AM ET

    TRENTON, New Jersey— Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash involving one of its drivers that left him seriously injured and a fellow comedian dead.

  • RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 12- The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23.

  • U.S. cupcake chain Crumbs may reopen with new owners Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:28 PM ET

    July 11- Crumbs Bake Shop Inc may get a second chance if a bankruptcy judge approves a deal for the owner of Dippin' Dots ice cream and the star of a reality television show to buy and reopen the U.S. cupcake chain, according to a court document.

  • Female Yahoo executive sued for sexual harassment Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:00 PM ET

    Maria Zhang, a senior director of engineering at Yahoo Mobile, has been sued by Nan Shi, who worked as a principal software engineer in Yahoo from February 2013, according to a complaint filed on July 8 in Santa Clara Superior Court in San Jose, California.

  • District Judge Thomas Griesa in New York. Argentina continues to demand Griesa reinstate a stay, or suspension, on his judgments while talks continue. Holdouts say Argentina still refuses to negotiate without any pre-conditions.

  • Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:27 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO— U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of the latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.

  • Head of US pension agency resigning Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The federal agency that insures company pensions for more than 40 million Americans says its top official is resigning. Joshua Gotbaum, a former investment banker, was appointed by President Barack Obama as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. in July 2010.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 24 Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    STRASBOURG- ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the Quarterly Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the central bank's semiannual monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT.

  • Billionaire Elon Musk giving $1M to Tesla museum Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    SHOREHAM, N.Y.— The billionaire owner of Tesla Motors is giving $1 million to a New York museum dedicated to preserving its namesake's legacy. The Tesla Science Center announced Elon Musk's donation on what would have been inventor Nikola Tesla's 158th birthday.