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  • Caesars Entertainment to buy affiliate

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it will buy an affiliate as it tries to smooth the reorganization of a struggling division and balance its debt load. The Las Vegas casino giant says…

  • US stocks push to record highs, continuing a rally

    The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at record highs Monday as the market delivered its fourth gain in as many trading days. Pharmaceutical and technology stocks were among…

  • As dust clears, what’s next for Sony?

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess. Will…

  • DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain officers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is directing Justice Department to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car, the Justice Department…

  • Retailers and package deliverers take on peak shipping volume days before Christmas

    ATLANTA (AP) — FedEx, UPS and online retailers are working to avoid a repeat of the problems that occurred at the end of last year’s holiday shopping season, when severe winter weather and a surge…

  • Tribes tread carefully into marijuana discussions

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding whether to allow casinos on the reservation and if alcohol should be sold in them. The arguments focused on the revenue…

  • Ex Petrobras manager says she spoke with CEO about anomalies

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Dilma Rousseff on Monday sharply defended the chief executive officer of the Brazil’s state-run oil company despite allegations she was told years ago about some of the irregularities that are…

  • BMW to replace air bags nationwide, joining other automakers

    NEW YORK (AP) — BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side air bags across the entire U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been pushing companies to recall older cars…

  • TripAdvisor fined $600,000 by Italian anti-trust

    MILAN (AP) — Italy’s antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers’ association and a consumer protection agency. The antitrust authority…

  • TripAdvisor fined $600,000 by Italian anti-trust

    MILAN (AP) — Italy’s antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers’ association and a consumer protection agency. The antitrust authority…

  • FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign. The…

  • It’s down to the wire for online shopping

    ATLANTA (AP) — As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather…

  • Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows

    NEW YORK (AP) — This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, but the U.S. powered ahead. Employers are finally hiring enough…

  • It’s becoming easier to shop overseas this holiday season

    NEW YORK (AP) — This holiday season, it’s almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. International online payment services…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS-US OPEN Stocks extend rally NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock indexes have edged mostly higher today, but the gains are being held back by discouraging data on U.S. home sales and a deepening…