- Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
DETROIT (AP) — In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
- Uncertainty over US stimulus drags shares lower
TOKYO (AP) — Jitters over a possible change in U.S. stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve helped pull share prices mostly lower in early Asian trading Tuesday.
- Texas, SD governors court Conn. gun makers
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The governors of Texas and South Dakota visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have threatened to leave since the state passed tough new gun-control laws this year in response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
- World looks to Bernanke to clarify stimulus plans
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end?
- Netflix cuts original TV deal with DreamWorks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said Monday that it would offer new TV shows from DreamWorks Animation starting in 2014 in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content.
- Investors guess Fed's actions, push stocks higher
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors on Wall Street are playing a guessing game with the Federal Reserve.
- Food companies work to make it look natural
NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the latest goal for food makers: Perfect the art of imperfection.
- Greek coalition avoids collapse over TV shutdown
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government has avoided collapsing over a dispute stemming from Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' move to close the state-owned television broadcaster after a high court ruling offered a way out of a week-long impasse that drew international criticism.
- Businessman tries his luck at building pot brand
SEATTLE (AP) — For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted attention from the federal government or a backlash that could slow the marijuana reform movement across the country.
- Thrifty says offer of free rental car was mistake
DALLAS (AP) — Thrifty Car Rental says it's sorry, but many customers who were offered a free one-day rental won't be getting that after all.