Michigan sex-assault trial to proceed despite girl's death

Feb 14, 2018

A former school-district maintenance worker accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl last summer still is expected to stand trial despite her death, which is being investigated as a homicide

Ohio court upholds death sentence for Craigslist killer of 3

Feb 9, 2018

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake Craigslist job offers

Tax cut, bonuses for workers? Many businesses not sure yet

Feb 7, 2018

Will tax changes mean a windfall for workers at small companies? Many aren't sure yet

Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials sink 500 points

Feb 2, 2018

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 500 points, or 2 percent, as a weeklong slump in stock market picks up speed.

NY opera fires stage director for 'inappropriate behavior'

Feb 2, 2018

New York's Metropolitan Opera fires world-renowned British stage director John Copley for what the company calls 'inappropriate behavior' during a rehearsal

State Department loses top career diplomat as crises abound

Feb 1, 2018

The Trump administration is losing its top career diplomat in a heavy blow to the State Department amid numerous international crises

No penalty: Small businesses let sports fans enjoy big games

Jan 31, 2018

Business owners may cut staffers a little slack this week as fans find it hard to resist chatting about the Super Bowl

Thousands of lost Atlantic City casino jobs are coming back

Jan 30, 2018

Atlantic City, New Jersey, tries to put years of casino closings, job losses behind it; new Hard Rock, Ocean Resort casinos will add thousands of jobs

AI researcher Ng launches $175 million investment fund

Jan 30, 2018

The artificial intelligence researcher who has said he wants to free humanity from repetitive mental drudgery wants to also save AI entrepreneurs time spent having to raise funds

Train hits dangling pole; some service resumes

Jan 29, 2018

A Pennsylvania-New Jersey rapid-transit system whose train hit part of a downed utility pole says it has resumed some service