Want to sue your bank? Regulators push to make it easier
NEW YORK (AP) -- If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank....
FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New federal rules announced Thursday have the potential to upend the multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry just as it is attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes....
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vape away....
GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning....
Trial to examine mind and decisions of mogul Sumner Redstone
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Illness has robbed Sumner Redstone of his voice, but a trial scheduled to begin Friday will determine whether the ailing media mogul remains competent enough to make key decisions about his life....
Average US rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.61 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate....
Applications for US jobless aid climb, but still near lows
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the totals stayed near historic lows in a sign that the recent slowdown in economic growth has yet to spark layoffs....
Merck beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls
Merck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as reduced spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower medicine sales outside the U.S....
Governor Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh area officials want Pennsylvania regulators to greatly reduce their $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber. The Public Utility Commission which also regulates buses and taxis fined the company last month for operating six months in 2014 without a license. Mayor Peduto and County Executive Fitzgerald contend innovative companies might be discouraged from investing in Pennsylvania if the fine is allowed to stand noting Uber has picked Pittsburgh as its world headquarters for advanced technology research and for testing self-driven vehicles.
Do you believe Mr. Wilmore's use of the "N" word in reference to the president was racially insensitive or no big deal?