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  • Safety agency closes truck tire probe without seeking recall
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:33 pm
    The U.S. government's highway safety agency has closed an investigation into reports of Michelin truck tire failures without seeking a recall.
  • Los Angeles developer wants shuttered Revel casino
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:33 pm
    A Los Angeles developer involved in numerous downtown projects there has made an 11th-hour bid to buy Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel.
  • City, contractor questioned at NYC jail health care hearing
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:28 pm
    New York City lawmakers have peppered city officials and company executives with questions about the quality of health care at Rikers Island jails.
  • Gold, silver fall
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:25 pm
    The March gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1204.00 an ounce -- down $3.70.
  • Crude rises
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:24 pm
    Crude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose 93 cents -- closing at $50.52 a barrel.
  • AP Exclusive: Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:08 pm
    Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat.
  • Senate GOP tries to repeal NLRB rule on union elections
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 12:04 pm
    Republicans controlling the Senate have moved to try to reverse a new National Labor Relations Board rule that would shorten the time between a union's request for representation and the vote on whether to certify a union.
  • FDA warning: men's testosterone drugs overused
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:56 am
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men, saying the popular treatments have not been established as safe or effective for common age-related issues like low libido and fatigue.
  • Stocks retreat...Auto sales up despite snow...Pfizer pneumonia vaccine wins EU approval
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:56 am
    Stocks have given up much of yesterday's gains, as the Nasdaq composite retreats back below 5,000. The Nasdaq closed above that milestone yesterday for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago. In the S&P 500, eight of the 10 industry sectors are down, though energy shares are up with the price of oil edging above $50 a barrel.
  • High-stakes clash at high court over health law subsidies
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:56 am
    Insurance coverage for millions of people is riding on the latest politically charged Supreme Court clash over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
  • Russia troubles hinder Ford, GM efforts to recover in Europe
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:41 am
    Russia's sinking economy is putting up a major hurdle for Ford Motor Co. and General Motors as the U.S. automakers fight to return to profitability in Europe after years of losses.
  • US adds 2 models to probe of Ford door latches
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 9:44 am
    U.S. safety regulators are adding two models to an investigation of Ford Motor Co. door latches that may not close properly.
  • US auto sales up in February despite snowy weather
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 9:20 am
    Freezing temperatures and drifts of snow took a small bite out of U.S. auto sales in February, but most automakers still reported gains thanks to the strong economy.
  • Prevnar, Pfizer's pneumonia vaccine, okayed for adults in EU
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 9:08 am
    Pfizer's blockbuster vaccine against pneumonia and other bacterial infections has won another approval, for use in European Union residents aged 18 and older.
  • JPMorgan will pay $50M in homeowner bankruptcy settlement
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 9:04 am
    The U.S. Department of Justice says JPMorgan Chase will pay $50 million to 25,000 homeowners for failing to properly review payment-change notices sent to homeowners who were in bankruptcy.