US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged....
Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce....
IMF sees US growth at weakest since recession
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter....
Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach
NEW YORK (AP) -- It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald's locations....
NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some of the hottest tickets in town - to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game - were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday....
Japan trade deficit widens to $8 billion in June
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's trade deficit more than tripled from the year before in June to a higher-than-expected 822.2 billion yen ($8.1 billion), as imports surged and exports edged lower....
South Korea's growth slows on weak consumption
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's economic growth has hit its lowest level in three quarters....
Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much the changes will cost and how they should be paid for....
The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit ruled the government cannot give tax credits or subsidies to anyone buying coverage on the health insurance marketplace run by federal authorities. The case revolves around four words in the Affordable Care Act, which says the tax credits are available to people who enroll through an exchange "established by the state." The IRS interpreted the law to include both federal and state exchanges, without Congressional approval.
Do you think the state senate should vote to allow drilling in state parks when it takes up the issue next Today?