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  • For 1 New Jersey candidate, the issue is gold Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.— Republican Jeff Bell spent three decades in Washington working on policy and wrote a book promoting all aspects of social conservatism. But so far his campaign for the U.S. Senate has centered on just one issue: returning the United States to the gold standard.

  • FAA: 2 weeks to reopen Chicago-area control center Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:14 AM ET

    CHICAGO— The Federal Aviation Administration says it will take about two weeks to fully reopen a Chicago- area control center where an act of sabotage brought the city's two international airports to a halt last week. The FAA said Sunday it hopes to return the facility to full service by Oct. 13. The FAA said crews are working to install replacement equipment.

  • Pediatricians urge IUDs or implants for teen girls Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants— long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday that it has set a target of October 13 to restore to service a Chicago- area air traffic control site that was set ablaze by a field technician, as delays and cancellations continued at Chicago airports.

  • Harris says working 24/7 to restore Chicago FAA site Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 28- Harris Corp on Sunday said it was working to install new equipment and conduct repairs at a Chicago- area air traffic control site that was set ablaze by a field technician on Friday in an incident that has continued to snarl U.S. air traffic over the weekend.

  • Bankruptcy's end more clear than Orr's future Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    DETROIT— Kevyn Orr's success in shepherding Detroit through its historic bankruptcy will leave him unemployed, at least temporarily, when and if his task in the Motor City is complete. Orr left the international law firm Jones Day to take the Detroit job in March 2013 for $275,000 per year. That July, he made Detroit the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy.

  • US senator to seek probe of air center sabotage Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Dick Durbin of Illinois told The Associated Press that he will ask inspectors general at the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration to investigate whether there was a security breach when the employee entered the building early Friday with a suitcase without causing suspicion.

  • Tech-friendly cities struggle with new biz rules Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    BOSTON— A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country's top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber, with some saying more regulations are needed to prevent the upstarts from disrupting communities and more established industries.

  • Sept 27- U.S. airports reported hundreds of residual flight cancellations on Saturday, a day after a fire at a Chicago- area air traffic control center that authorities said was set by an employee who then tried to take his own life. O'Hare is the largest hub of United Airlines and a major hub for American Airlines.

  • Sept 27- U.S. airports reported hundreds of residual flight cancellations on Saturday, a day after an employee apparently set a Chicago- area air traffic control center on fire and tried to take his own life. O'Hare is the largest hub of United Airlines and a major hub for American Airlines.

  • After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 1:54 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Airlines were scrambling to accommodate travelers whose flights were canceled after a contract employee allegedly set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center where he worked, halting flights at two of the nation's busiest airports. By Friday night, more than 2,000 flights in and out of Chicago had been canceled.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- Bill Gross' abrupt departure from Pimco, the giant bond firm that he co-founded more than four decades ago, was preceded by months of clashes between the star investor and the firm's executive committee that got progressively worse, according to sources familiar with the situation.

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 26- Janus Capital Group shares surged 38 percent on Friday as investors bet that famed bond manager Bill Gross will bring his old star power to the small mutual fund company, even though his last months at Pimco were tainted by infighting and heavy investor outflows.

  • WARSAW, Sept 26- Polish airline LOT said the emergency landing made by one of its planes in Scotland on Friday had been down to a faulty fire alert system and not by a fire. "The emergency landing of the plane was caused by a glitch in the fire protection system," LOT's spokeswoman, Barbara Pijanowska-Kuras, said.

  • Grain lower, livestock mixed Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $4.74 a bushel; Dec corn was 1.75 cents lower at $3.2425 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3125 a bushel; while Nov soybeans declined 8 cents to $9.1475 a bushel.

  • Polish plane makes emergency landing in Scotland Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    LONDON— A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by the Polish airline LOT made an emergency landing Friday at Scotland's Glasgow Airport. Airport spokesman Brian McClean said that the flight from Chicago en route to Warsaw with 248 people on board landed safely at 11:35 a.m. He said the landing was made at the request of the captain.

  • The fix doesn't affect the plane's battery system, Boeing said. Boeing's 787 was grounded for three months last year after lithium batteries overheated, prompting Boeing to redesign the battery, charger and containment system. Boeing said it had already advised operators to update the plugs "to ensure they are secured in the desired design configuration.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Oct 8 Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England holds quarterly Financial Policy Committee meeting. Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke speaks before the National Association for Business Economics annual meeting in Chicago- 1615 GMT.

  • DETROIT, Sept 25- The Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution that will keep a state-appointed emergency manager in control of the city's bankruptcy case, while returning his power over the city government to elected officials.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 5:59 PM ET

    Prices at the pump head below $3 in much of US. The average in Springfield, Missouri, is already below $3, according to Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service and GasBuddy.com. The gap is 20 cents or more in seven states, including California, Kansas, South Dakota and Connecticut, according to AAA.