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  • Euro drops toward parity with dollar Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    For U.S. visitors, Europe is getting cheaper. Tour companies in Greece are already reporting stronger interest from U.S. holiday seekers. Greece earns around a fifth of its money from tourists.

  • Founded in 2005, Brooklyn- based Etsy sells everything from a $110,000 antique desk from the 1800 s to a $20 handmade antler pendant, and everything in between. It's a B Corporation, which is a for-profit company with a stated social mission certified by a nonprofit organization called B Lab. In its prospectus filed with the SEC, Etsy says its mission is to build a "...

  • MIAMI— Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. The case sets up an intriguing political backdrop for states like Florida and Texas, both led by Republican governors staunchly opposed to the law. Florida has more people on the health care plan than any other state and most...

  • Here are some other accidents involving planes taking off from or landing at the airport, which is tucked along the East River and Flushing Bay:. —1994: A Continental Airlines jet skidded into rocks at the edge of Flushing Bay after the pilots aborted a takeoff during a snowstorm. —1993: A Continental Airlines jet skidded off a runway during takeoff in a snowstorm,...

  • CENTENNIAL, Colo.— With jury selection moving faster than expected, a judge on Thursday set two possible dates in April for opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting case. The trial had been expected to open in May or early June, but Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. tentatively scheduled the start of the death penalty case for April 21 or April 27.

  • Heska misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    LOVELAND, Colo. _ Heska Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $829,000. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share. Heska shares have risen 20 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DENVER— Ten sheriffs from three different states sued Colorado Thursday for decriminalizing marijuana— joining a handful of recent legal challenges urging courts to strike down the state's legalization of recreational pot. The sheriffs from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska say that Colorado's 2012 marijuana legalization vote violates federal law.

  • Resolute Energy reports 4Q loss Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:19 AM ET

    DENVER _ Resolute Energy Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $17.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 9 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $76.7 million.

  • Dot Hill posts 4Q profit Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    LONGMONT, Colo. _ Dot Hill Systems Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $8.5 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Dot Hill expects its per-share earnings to range from 4 cents to 7 cents. Dot Hill expects full-year earnings in the range of 25 cents to 35 cents per share, with revenue ranging from $230 million to $270 million.

  • DENVER— First, smoke was reported on an American Airlines flight after landing in Denver. The plane, operated by U.S. Airways, was taxiing to the gate after arriving from Charlotte, North Carolina, when smoke was reported just before noon Wednesday, airport spokeswoman Mindy Crane said. The captain ordered that the chutes be activated, and those aboard slid to...

  • WASHINGTON— The never-ending political fight over health care hit the Supreme Court Wednesday, and insurance coverage for millions of Americans is on the line. Yes, but foes of President Barack Obama's signature law hope this time the justices will gut "Obamacare." Actually, a lot has changed since the Supreme Court's big health care decision of 2012..

  • DENVER— IBM announced the purchase of AlchemyAPI, a small Denver startup, on Wednesday as part of its effort to expand its Watson cognitive computing system. The move comes as Armonk, New York- based IBM is shifting away from hardware to focus on business analytics, cloud computing and mobile services. Last year, the company invested more than $1 billion in Watson,...

  • DENVER— A Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water. The first crops will be planted this summer on a 165- acre test plot on the 70 Ranch in Weld County. Research will be overseen by Colorado...

  • IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson computing unit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:30 AM ET

    SEATTLE, March 4- International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful. The purchase is designed to boost IBM's push into more human-like computing services,...

  • Man who pleaded guilty to arson gets 4 years in prison Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:01 AM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— A Utah electrician who acknowledged starting a fire last year that caused $6 million in damage to an unfinished Salt Lake City apartment building was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison and ordered to pay restitution. At a federal court hearing, 35- year-old Dustin Bowman of Bountiful apologized for his actions. He must pay at least $15 a...

  • The Houston company forecast 2015 capital investments in the range of $5.4 billion to $5.8 billion, excluding those associated with its Western Gas Partners LP unit. In addition to earmarking 60 percent of its budget for onshore shale wells, Anadarko said it plans to drill nine to 12 deepwater exploration wells offshore Colombia, Kenya and the Gulf of Mexico.

  • WASHINGTON— A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. The ruling is a win for business groups that want to challenge the state's so-called "Amazon tax," which requires extensive reporting by out-of-state retailers that don't collect the state's 2.9 percent sales tax from Colorado...

  • WASHINGTON— The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds— or. 223- caliber— used in...

  • March 2- United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing 777 X aircraft from Boeing Co but instead views the plane's predecessor, the 777-300 ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, the carrier's Chief Financial Officer, John Rainey, told Reuters in an interview Monday. Rainey said United is not interested in the more expensive 777 X, to be outfitted...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut is the latest state to grapple with how to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing services being embraced by the public but angering the long-established taxi and livery industry. Drivers for Uber, however, urged the General Assembly's Transportation Committee on Monday to craft rules that allow them to continue operating in...