Sensors, other devices can help prevent hot car deaths
DETROIT (AP) -- Hot cars are a danger to children, particularly in a sweltering summer like this one. There are some devices on the market - built into cars as well as child seats - that can help prevent kids from being left behind....
The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets
NEW YORK (AP) -- America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think....
US home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- US homebuyers pulled back in July, as sales declined amid a shortage of available properties and steadily rising prices....
Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors....
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
BEIJING (AP) -- On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology....
Stocks edge lower as mining and materials companies slip
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are edging lower in midday trading on Wall Street on Wednesday, led by drops in mining and materials companies, giving back a modest increase from the day before. The declines were light but broad as the market continues a late-summer pattern of drifting between small gains and losses....
2 days after cash delivery, US paid $1.3 billion to Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Wednesday it paid $1.3 billion in interest to Iran in January to resolve a decades-old dispute over an undelivered military sale, two days after allowing $400 million in cash to fly to Tehran....
Tourism to Paris slumps after attacks, strikes, floods
PARIS (AP) -- Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods....
Donald Trump made his most direct appeal to African Americans last Friday, asking "What do you have to lose?" Claiming longstanding Democratic Party policies have destroyed inner cities and sent manufacturing jobs to other countries. Trump asserted "You're living in poverty. Your schools are no good. You have no jobs. Fifty-eight percent of your youth is unemployed…so why not try something new - like Trump?"
Should Pennsylvania consider waiving the new $700 surcharge for license renewals to independent taverns and restaurants to help defray costs passed by the liquor reform law?