By The Associated Press
Major business events and economic events scheduled for Tuesday:
WASHINGTON - Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for August, 9 a.m.
Ford Motor Co. reports quarterly financial results.
United States Steel Corp. reports quarterly
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal officials and Las Vegas Sands Corp. are having talks aimed at settling a probe into whether the casino operator failed to report millions of dollars of potentially laundered money transferred to its casinos by two gamblers, according to a published report.
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
ALGEIRS, Algeria (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Algeria's assistance on Monday for any future military intervention in Mali, pressing the North African nation to provide intelligence - if not boots on the ground - to help rout
Quarterback Dominique Blackman has been kicked off the Idaho football team after a third failed drug test and tight end Taylor Elmo was suspended — possibly for the rest of the year — for posting an inflammatory message on Twitter in the wake of Robb Akey's
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Just in time for Halloween, New York police say a drug raid in Buffalo turned up 640 marijuana lollipops that had been obtained in California where medical marijuana is legal.
The Buffalo News reports (http://bit.ly/RWXFke ) that police raided a party on Thursday attended by
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors: An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special
By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old Northern California man accused of fatally stabbing his sister-in-law and young niece and nephew was formally charged with three counts of murder Friday at his first court appearance.
Authorities have yet to release a
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were supposed to be sterile, according to federal health inspectors.
In a preliminary report on conditions
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
Drugmaker Merck & Co. said Friday that third-quarter profit rose 2 percent as lower spending and taxes, plus sales growth for several key medicines, offset new generic competition slashing sales for its top-selling drug, Singulair.
The maker of diabetes
NEW YORK (AP) - Two U.S. senators on Friday again called on federal regulators to close what they say are loopholes that allow energy-drink makers to sell products with additives and high levels of caffeine that the lawmakers say have not been proven safe.
The letter to the Food and Drug