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  • Obama administration on track to surpass health care goal
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 1:48 pm
    Some 9.5 million people have already signed up for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, and the administration is on track to surpass its nationwide enrollment target set last year.
  • Caterpillar and Microsoft are big market movers
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 1:37 pm
    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
  • US seeks $1.3 million fine for United Airlines over cargo
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 1:08 pm
    Safety regulators seek to fine United Airlines $1.3 million, claiming that the carrier violated rules about shipping hazardous material often by inaccurately describing the amount of the cargo.
  • Reports: Russian bank chief kills 3 colleagues, himself
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 1:04 pm
    Russian news reports say that a manager at the Central Bank's branch in a far eastern city has killed three colleagues and then himself after losing his job.
  • FTC clears Albertsons' purchase of Safeway
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:52 pm
    Supermarket chain Albertsons says U.S. regulators have approved its purchase of competitor Safeway Inc.
  • What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:45 pm
    No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do?
  • Oppenheimer paying $20M in settlements with US regulators
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:37 pm
    Oppenheimer & Co. is paying $20 million in civil settlements with U.S. regulators who accused the investment firm of improper sales of penny stocks and inadequate controls against money laundering.
  • Snapchat to show content from big media brands
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:30 pm
    Popular disappearing-message app Snapchat is introducing content from media companies such as Vice, CNN and People to its service as it works to broaden its audience.
  • Crude rises
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:29 pm
    Crude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose $1.08 -- closing at $46.23 a barrel.
  • Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 19-25
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:21 pm
  • Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:13 pm
    Google said Tuesday it has selected four metro areas in the Southeast to receive its fiber optic service that can deliver Internet speeds at more than 50 times the national broadband average.
  • Fox's 'Empire' moving up the charts
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:12 pm
    Fox's music business soap "Empire" is moving up the charts.
  • Microsoft tanks 10 percent, hit by 4 downgrades on earnings
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 12:08 pm
    Microsoft shares plunged 10 percent Tuesday after the software giant reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations but warned that a weak PC market and a strong dollar will curb growth this year. Many analysts slashed price targets on the stock and some cut their Buy ratings to Hold.
  • Mercedes selects AM General to make SUVs in the US
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 11:36 am
    Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker.
  • Stocks sharply lower...Consumer confidence soaring...Offshore drilling plans
    Associated Press | January 27, 2015 11:28 am
    Stocks are recouping some of their morning losses, but they remain sharply lower in afternoon trading. TD Ameritrade chief strategist JJ Kinahan says U.S. companies have been lowering earnings expectations in their quarterly financial reports, and that's driving the sell-off. All 10 sectors in the S&P 500 are down, with technology stocks dropping the most.
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