U.S. News

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:59 AM

The U.S. stock market opened slightly higher on Tuesday, extending a modest rally as investors weighed a slate of corporate earnings. Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson's quarterly earnings rose and Coca-Cola's matched Wall Street's expectations.KE ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:46 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as big-name U.S. companies turn in their latest financial results.Johnson & Johnson and Coca-Cola both rose after reporting their earnings from the first quarter of the year.The ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:44 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to approve $15 million for training law enforcement officers in handling shooting rampages.Holder's comments follow the recent shootings at a Jewish Community Center in Kansas and ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:39 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner is about to clear up the uncertainty over whether he will return to his old job.The school fired Hoffner last May without publicly disclosing the reasons. The dismissa ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:31 AM

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) — A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, downing trees and power lines and cutting electricity in some areas.The storm blew through the ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:22 AM

BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings started with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday morning at the site of the twin explosions, the first tribute in a day dedicated to honoring the three people who died, the more than 260 ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 8:43 AM

ATLANTA (AP) — Furniture leasing company Aaron's has agreed to buy online rent-to-own finance company Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 million in cash in a bid to turn around its business even as it cut its first-quarter outlook.Meanwhile, ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 8:32 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices up slightly in March; cheaper gasoline blunts impact of higher food costs. ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 8:20 AM

The price of oil fell to near $103 a barrel Tuesday ahead of talks aimed at defusing tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine.By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was down 92 cents to $103.13 in electronic ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 8:14 AM

May 2 — Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.May 7 — Deadline for club to exercise right of first refusal for its restricted free agents.May 8-10 —2014 NFL draft, New York.May 19-21 — Spring league meeting, Atla ...more