No consensus on notifying victims of data breaches
March 9, 2014 8:54 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Air force chief: Malaysia jet may have turned back
March 9, 2014 9:55 AM ET
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — International intelligence agencies joined the investigation Sunday into the two passengers who boarded the missing Boeing 777 jetliner with stolen passports, as Malaysian authorities revealed that radar images showed the plane may have turned back before vanishing.
Despite obstacles, the bull market turns 5
March 9, 2014 8:44 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Happy 5th birthday, bull market.
China's inflation rate eases to 2 pct in February
March 8, 2014 10:23 PM ET
BEIJING (AP) — China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling.
China to tighten rules against pollution
March 9, 2014 1:28 AM ET
BEIJING (AP) — China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air, the country's top legislator said Sunday.
Why Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared
March 8, 2014 8:07 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth.
At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age
March 8, 2014 1:44 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964.
Blast of winter weather can't faze US employers
March 7, 2014 4:47 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, canceled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn't faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.
Global ho-hum greets hubbub over bitcoin's creator
March 7, 2014 5:40 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who is bitcoin's real creator? The bitcoin community is reacting to that burning question with a collective ho-hum.
Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup
March 8, 2014 2:28 AM ET
TOKYO (AP) — There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need.