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Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis says American Airlines

Read the full story in the Globe . The company followed up overnight with a statement: "We're sorry this happened". American Airlines responded promptly to the Twitter pleas, but Haslet-Davis became frustrated with the delay in finding her item...

Amazon Web Services To Build Another Wind Farm

In November 2014 AWS committed to running its infrastructure entirely on renewable energy - in the long term - and claimed that 25% of the electricity running its cloud services was green. In the same month AWS joined the American Council on Renewabl...

Subramanian Swamy drops a bombshell, says Rahul Gandhi is a British citizen

Nobody can stop you investigate me and put me behind bars if u find any truth", adding, "Otherwise tell your chamchas to stop throwing filth at me". Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said Indira Gandhi taught the nation to stay united and...

Ford-UAW contract passage in doubt as voting nears end

UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles has called a news conference at the Local 600 union hall in Dearborn, Mich., the morning of November 18 to discuss the ongoing vote and, presumably, to urge workers voting November 18 and 19 to support the agreement.

UAW reaches contract agreement with Ford as GM workers vote

It's similar to an agreement reached last month with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, although it includes a few heftier bonuses. The union's leadership and the automakers are hoping to avoid a work stoppage, which would be costly to the companies in fin...

Little Change in Mortgage Rates Likely to Continue

Standard 30 year fixed rate mortgage interest rates at Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) are 4.000% yielding an April of 4.160%. A single-basis-point decrease from last week left fixed rates on 30-year loans averaging 3.97 percent in the week ended Nove...

UAW tentative deal with Ford could be in jeopardy

Former NLRB member John Raudabaugh, who was appointed by Republican President George H.W. Bush, said he disagrees with the move away from requiring "wall-to-wall" bargaining units for all workers. But, he said, "There are a lot of longer-term employe...

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Oil prices increase as Texas refineries start returning to normal

Gasoline for October RBV7, -1.14% fell 1.4% to $1.68 a gallon on Wednesday. The two pipelines transport around 675,000 barrels per day (bpd) of West Texas crude oil into East H...

Energy Secretary: US gas prices will rise in Storm Harvey's wake

Additionally, Indian Oil says demand is strong enough for refiners that do not export to stick to domestic markets and enjoy cheaper feedstock and higher fuel prices . "As the pip...

Hurricane fuels spike in Greater Lowell gas prices

The gasoline supply issues could reduce inventories on the East Coast, causing prices to rise further, Zachary Rogers, a refining and oil products analyst at Wood Mackenzie Ltd...

People need to consider flood insurance

For reinsurance companies, Fitch expects that the insured loss from the storm will fall within primary players retention levels under catastrophe programs, with perhaps a small p...

Tropical disturbance brushes NC coast, heading out to sea

Heavy rain is expected to be the main hazard. Monday: Rain and thunderstorms linger in Florida and spread into eastern North Carolina and eastern Virginia. There is a 10- to 20...

Disturbance To Pelt North Carolina Coast With Rain, Gusty Wind

A weather system off Africa that's being monitored by the National Hurricane Center is likely to develop as it approaches the eastern Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Fo...

Tropical storm warning posted for part of North Carolina

The storm system that could become Irma was expected to track up the mid-Atlantic coast Tuesday before moving out to sea Wednesday . We'll see a nice mix of sun and clouds. It is ...

Disturbance To Pelt North Carolina Coast With Rain, Gusty Wind

A weather system off Africa that's being monitored by the National Hurricane Center is likely to develop as it approaches the eastern Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Fo...

A Tropical Storm is Developing Northeast of Jacksonville

As always, there's the chance we could see a very unsafe storm come our way before the season is over - remember, Hugo, the Historic Floods of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew all occur...

Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast

Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday n...

Special Reports

Lee jailed for 5 years in bribery case

Lee jailed for 5 years in bribery case

Lee had been spearheading the country's biggest conglomerate with 350 trillion won ($310.1 billion) in assets as its father and chairman Lee Kun-hee has fallen into a coma in 2014 ...

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor in Lighter Gloves

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor in Lighter Gloves

One point articulated by Marnell, which every other commission member echoed, is that referee selection is the most important factor in fighter health and safety, particularly in a...

Reliance Disruption: Jio Launches A Zero Priced Feature Phone

Reliance Disruption: Jio Launches A Zero Priced Feature Phone

In addition to Reliance Jio , Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone, Reliance Communications, and BSNL are looking for enhancing their mobile Internet reach. It comes with an A...

Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Williams became the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinal since 1994 with a rock-solid performance on Centre Court. Williams will next face either second-seeded Sim...

June job growth was a healthy 222000 . . . but we can do better

June job growth was a healthy 222000 . . . but we can do better

The US economy added 222,000 jobs in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Even with 2,000 jobs added this past month, the legal industry has seen a lot of cuts to...

Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

The question for many other grocery stores might wonder if they're perishable. In working toward becoming an industry leader in staple industries such as food & beverage, Amazon...

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

That House bill was widely criticized for letting states seek waivers from insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In other words, Senate Republican leadersh...

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

Charlie O'Shea, a Moody's lead retail analyst, told the Associated Press news agency that the deal could be "transformative, not just for food retail, but for retail in general"....

Oil hits the lowest since November as over-supply glut continues

Oil hits the lowest since November as over-supply glut continues

USA inventories fell less than forecast last week, keeping supplies more than 100 million barrels above the five-year average, according to data from the Energy Information Admi...