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  • Court: Media don’t have to delete stories when charges nixed

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York federal appeals court has rejected a Connecticut woman’s claims that media outlets libeled her by refusing to delete stories about her arrest after charges were dismissed. The ruling…

  • 4 buddies did unheard of in ‘World Series’ of NFL betting

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — If there’s a secret to how four buddies managed to beat the house 76 percent of the time during the NFL’s regular season to win a record-setting $736,575, they aren’t giving…

  • Bankruptcy judge approves financing for Trump Entertainment

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved $20 million in new bankruptcy financing for Trump Entertainment Resorts from billionaire investor Carl Icahn as the company continues to work to keep the struggling Taj…

  • Fed stays ‘patient’ on rates while noting improving economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve reiterated Wednesday that it will be “patient” in raising interest rates from record lows even as the U.S. economy moves steadily closer to full health. The Fed signaled in…

  • Gold edges lower, silver flat

    NEW YORK (AP) — The January gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,285.90 an ounce — down $5.80. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” was unchanged, closing at $18.07…

  • Comparing US Federal Reserve’s views on rate rise timing

    A comparison of the Federal Reserve’s statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting December 16-17: INTEREST RATES: Now: The Fed has dropped any reference to waiting a “considerable time” before raising…

  • Attorney: Consider client’s anguish in Toyota crash

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man whose Toyota rammed into another car in 2006, killing three people, has been wracked by guilt since the crash, his attorney told a jury Wednesday in closing arguments in…

  • Iowa farmer leads Senate panel on high legal posts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Senate’s most enthusiastic tweeter, is steering the venerable Judiciary Committee into a brave new world. The six-term Iowa Republican, 81, debuted as chairman Wednesday at the confirmation hearings…

  • Grain lower, livestock higher

    CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery fell 13.75 cents to $5.0525 a bushel; Mar corn lost 8 cents to 3.7325 a bushel; Mar…

  • California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter…

  • Correction: Earns-Amgen story

    In a story Jan. 27 about drugmaker Amgen’s quarterly results, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a drug and misstated the type of cancer another drug treats. The experimental drug is talimogene laherparepvec, not…

  • Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist told an undercover FBI agent he could build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York…

  • US stocks edge mostly lower after Fed statement

    U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s latest policy announcement. The central bank reiterated that it will be patient in raising rates from record…

  • Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement campaign to compel Google Inc. to disable a feature in its popular Waze traffic app that lets drivers warn others about nearby police activity shifted Wednesday when a sheriffs’…

  • Dollar higher

    The U.S. dollar is higher against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.25 Canadian dollars, up from late Tuesday. And the dollar is trading at 14.69 Mexican pesos, also up from…