- Fed wants to put new limits on banks' commodities activities
September 23, 20163:43 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve wants to put new limits on big banks' activities in physical commodities businesses, with an eye to reducing financial risks from volatile trading and transport of sensitive materials.
- Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name
September 24, 20162:26 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product.
- UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system
September 23, 20161:52 PM ET
MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (AP) — One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.
- Stocks move lower as energy, technology stocks fall
September 23, 20164:34 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) â U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower on Friday following three days of gains. Several technology stocks traded heavily, including Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook. Energy stocks fell along with a steep decline in the price of oil.
- Study finds 20M would lose health coverage under Trump plan
September 23, 201610:04 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.
- Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
September 24, 201612:34 PM ET
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Poaching syndicates shipped large amounts of African elephant ivory last year despite global calls to dismantle the trafficking networks that often collude with corrupt officials, conservationists said as an international wildlife conference opened Saturday in South Africa.
- Striking nurses, Allina Health agree to bargaining session
September 24, 201611:22 AM ET
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Union nurses and Allina Health will return to bargaining for the first time since nearly 5,000 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals went on strike nearly three weeks ago.
- Outsider status, politics shields Trump from House oversight
September 24, 201611:34 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state.
- In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches
September 23, 20163:38 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the company says, the breach could be part of a long-term strategy that's aimed at gathering intelligence rather than getting rich.
- Puerto Rico power utility restores service
September 24, 20164:35 PM ET
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Electricity was restored to most of Puerto Rico by Saturday following a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire, the territory's power utility said Saturday. Less than 20,000 clients remained without power in some parts of San Juan and other urban areas.