• Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:32 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. federal regulators on Monday approved construction of Dominion Resources Inc's liquefied natural gas export project in Cove Point, Maryland. Cove Point is the fourth U.S.

  • Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. Supervalu said the malware was installed on a network that processes card transactions at several chains, but it believes data was only taken from certain checkout lanes at four Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.

  • Feds open data center in western Maryland Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    FREDERICK, Md.— The Social Security Administration has a new national data center. Officials held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting for the center Monday in wooded hills near Frederick, Maryland. It replaces a 34- year-old building at the agency's Baltimore- area headquarters, about 40 miles away.

  • Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report's tax revenue figures before its release Tuesday.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    EWELL, Md.— William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. Dize died in 2012. His widow, Jennifer, is asking the Supreme Court to take her husband's case.

  • US grants $450M to link job training to employers Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts and Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley Technical College are the largest recipients and will each get about $20 million. A Maryland program will receive $15 million to partner with companies like Raytheon and IBM to train workers with little education for jobs in cybersecurity or information technology.

  • Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raise Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    BOSTON— Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U.S. cities, even as questions arise over whether the proposal violates Massachusetts law.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    EWELL, Md.— William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. Dize died in 2012. His widow, Jennifer, is asking the Supreme Court to take her husband's case.

  • Sept 26- T. Rowe Price, the second largest shareholder in Allergan Inc, said on Friday that it wants the company to hold off on making major moves before a Dec. 18 special shareholder meeting, and criticized the board's corporate governance.

  • Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    A major Japanese shipping company agreed Friday to pay the United States a $67.7 million criminal fine for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipments of cars, trucks and other wheeled vehicles at the Port of Baltimore and other locations, the Justice Department said.

  • Navy seeks to adapt training for millennials Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    GROTON, Conn.— The U.S. Navy is looking for ways to adapt its training for millennials, young people raised in a child-centric culture who want and expect nurturing relationships with their bosses, the commanding officer of the submarine school in Groton said Friday.

  • At a glance: Gasoline prices by state Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.

  • Lockheed Martin raises dividend and stock buyback Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Lockheed Martin plans to buy back another $2 billion in stock and also boosted its quarterly dividend. Shares of Lockheed Martin Corp. are trading around all-time highs, peaking at $181.22 on Friday. Shares of Lockheed Martin lost 83 cents to $177.56 as the broader markets moved lower Thursday.

  • Md. to review OKCupid, Facebook consumer studies Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    ANNAPOLIS, Md.— Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Wednesday his office will review allegations by a University of Maryland law professor that Facebook and OKCupid violated a state law by manipulating customer data as part of company research.

  • Hub Network becoming Discovery Family Channel Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Silver Spring, Maryland- based Discovery Communications Inc. will have a 60 percent ownership interest in the joint venture, with Hasbro Inc. holding the remaining 40 percent. The Hub Network began as a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications in 2010, taking over from what was the Discovery Kids channel.

  • South Korea to buy 40 F-35A fighter jets Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 6:29 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea will buy 40 F-35A fighter jets from Lockheed Martin for about $7 billion in the country's biggest-ever weapons purchase aimed at coping with North Korea's military threats, officials said Wednesday.

  • Deer are pests for airports, threats to pilots Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 3:11 AM ET

    Unwary motorists aren't the only ones who need to beware of the four-legged bane of gardeners, especially at this time of the year. Pilots are also having deer encounters that rarely end well, especially for the deer.

  • NTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    NEW CASTLE, Del.— An independent federal agency is casting a wide net as it investigates the cause of a bus crash that killed two passengers and injured dozens more when it toppled over on a Delaware highway. Forty-nine passengers were on the bus as it drove onto a curved exit ramp and overturned in New Castle in northern Delaware, according to state police.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Though diet studies disagree about what's worse for you, carbohydrates or fat, most say nice things about eating protein, including its potential for better weight control. In July, Taco Bell started selling high-protein meals, which contain Greek yogurt options and twice the meat as in its traditional burritos and bowls.