Stock market closes at record high
The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading....
As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Is it time to cash out of stocks?...
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed....
US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups....
BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halted a credit-driven spending spree....
Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made....
Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) -- Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one, many merchants and elected officials say....
Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products....
The Allegheny County Labor Council which organizes Pittsburgh's annual Labor Day parade did not extend an invitation to Governor Tom Corbett to participate in the event. Two other locals did invite the governor. Labor Council President Jack Shea disinvited Corbett saying you can't work against organized labor all year then expect to march with them on Labor Day. The council did invite Corbett's challenger Tom Wolf to march in the parade.
Do you agree with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's proposal to substitute county police patrols with park rangers?