The Northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a possibly record-setting blizzard bearing down on the region, which forecasters warned could drop up to 2-1/2 feet (76 cm) of snow and bring travel to a halt.» Read More
PROVIDENCE, April 23- Katherine Russell has tried to stay out of sight in the five days since her husband, one of the suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing, was killed in a shootout with police. "She cries a lot," her lawyer Amato DeLuca said on Tuesday, describing Russell, 24, as exhausted and distressed.
April 19- Unemployment rates dropped in most U.S. states in March from the year before, including California where joblessness fell to a four-year low, as the recovery picked up in places hit hard by the housing downturn.
WASHINGTON, April 18- Congress is again joining the fight over U.S. public pensions, as a Republican Representative on Thursday pushed a bill to require state and local funds to give more accurate information on their assets and to bar the federal government from bailing them out during a financial crisis.
WASHINGTON, March 28- If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a federal law defining marriage as between a man and woman, the newfound rights for gay married couples may bear something not so welcome- a bigger tax burden. The case involves Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer, a New York couple.
March 26- Aeropostale Inc lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the teen clothing retailer of defrauding shareholders in 2011 by hiding problems with excess inventory and slow sales that ultimately weighed on its earnings and stock price.
March 19- Cape Wind said Tuesday it expects to complete financing for its long-delayed 468- megawatt offshore wind farm and start construction of the project in federal water off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, by the end of the year.
NEW YORK, March 13- Every October, a group of about 100 divorcees pack into a hotel on Treasure Island Beach, Florida, for the annual gathering of the Straight Spouse Network- bound together by their shared separation from former husbands and wives who are now openly gay. Later this month the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the U.S.
LOUISVILLE, Ky, March 13- In Kentucky, a Bible Belt state where voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, the movement to promote gay rights has two factions.
NEW YORK, March 7- Technology products retailer CDW, which was taken private by Madison Dearborn Partners LLC and Providence Equity Partners for $7.3 billion in 2007, has hired banks for an initial public offering later this year, people familiar with the matter said.
DETROIT, March 7- Ford Motor Co is recalling about 230,000 older minivans globally to fix a corrosion problem that could prevent the fold-down third-row seats from locking in place.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 7- A slow moving winter storm lumbered across New England and the mid-Atlantic states on Thursday, plopping heavy, wet snow and blowing strong winds blamed for coastal flooding and flight cancellations.
MOBILE, Ala., March 1- Blue Angels pilot Dave Tickle said he is focused on practicing maneuvers for an upcoming show in California instead of worrying about how federal spending cuts will threaten performances this year by the U.S. Navy's renowned flight demonstration squadron.
HONG KONG, Feb 26- China is expanding its long-neglected fleet of supply ships and heavy-lift aircraft, bolstering its military prowess in support of missions to enforce claims over disputed territory and to defend Chinese interests abroad.
Feb 23- The Royal Bank of Scotland will unveil plans next week to float a portion of its stake in U.S. retail bank Citizens Financial Group Inc, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Friday. Canada's TD Bank was one potential buyer, the paper said.
The storm was expected to pelt New England' s coastal areas from northern Connecticut to southern Maine.
WASHINGTON, Feb 17- Thousands of protesters gathered on the Washington's National Mall on Sunday calling on U.S. Among the celebrities on hand were actresses Rosario Dawson and Evangeline Lilly, and hedge fund manager and environmentalist Tom Steyer.
Feb 10- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has proposed a fix for his state's poorly funded public pension systems, but some say his medicine could be worse than the illness.
A record-breaking blizzard packing hurricane-force winds hammered the northeastern United States on Saturday, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses, shutting down travel and leaving at least four people dead.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 9- A record-breaking blizzard packing hurricane-force winds hammered the northeastern United States on Saturday, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses, shutting down travel and leaving at least five people dead.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 9- A record-breaking blizzard packing hurricane-force winds hammered the northeastern United States on Saturday, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses, shutting down travel and leaving at least four people dead.