Billions of dollars in foreclosure settlements between big banks and government regulators haven’t helped Laura Biggs. The California woman is scheduled to lose her home nine days before Christmas because her mortgage company concluded that the house is no longer the primary residence of her husband, who’s been dead since 2003.
Concerned about an oncoming wave of fragile older drivers, the federal government is working to beef up its safety programs aimed at seniors behind the wheel.
California citrus growers say six nights of freezing temperatures will likely damage this year's orange crop but no disruption is expected to supplies.
The general manager of the world's busiest airport in Atlanta has announced plans to retire early next year.
The New York area's major transportation agencies announced separate plans for moving crowds of football fans for February's Super Bowl, and their presentations Monday carried a common theme: Don't drive.
Don't count on a sales tax rebate check like the ones that became popular in prior years when Minnesota ran a budget surplus, the state's top senator said Monday.
The stock market is edging back into record territory, lifted by a big acquisition in the food industry and reports that lawmakers are moving closer a U.S. budget deal.
Rep. Mel Watt is expected to be confirmed this week to lead the influential housing-finance regulator that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after the Senate changed its filibuster rules, making it harder to block White House nominees.
A New Zealand company plans to move its headquarters to Kearney and set up a production plant for its biomass resin product.
European air and defense company EADS, the parent company of Airbus, said Monday it is cutting 5,800 jobs over the next two years as part of a major overhaul to reduce costs and refocus on civil aviation.
Doctors who steer Medicaid patients into specific health insurance plans could face heavy sanctions under an emergency rule the state started this month.
A Michigan legislator on Monday announced a bill to require gas stations and convenience stores that stay open between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. to have two employees working or to install security cameras.
Art Basel officials say 75,000 people attended the prestigious contemporary art fair in Miami Beach this year.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
For the first time in at least five years, retired teachers, state workers and school system employees could see an increase in their pension checks.
RECORD CLOSE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out another record close after stocks built on a solid gain from Friday, when the government reported strong hiring in November. Stocks have been marching higher this year on a combination of rising corporate earnings and Federal Reserve stimulus.
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Massachusetts has reached a $265 million settlement with a mining company over allegations that it misrepresented its safety record in an effort to artificially inflate its stock price after a deadly 2010 explosion at a West Virginia mine.
Reports say British and American intelligence officers have been spying on gamers across the world, deploying undercover officers to virtual universes and sucking up traffic from popular online games such as World of Warcraft.
Cereal maker Post Holdings is buying Golden Boy Foods Ltd. and Dymatize Enterprises LLC to help expand its store-brand and nutrition businesses.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction to their lowest levels in five weeks.
Natural gas futures rose sharply Monday as investors anticipated that homeowners would turn up the heat as wintry weather plows across the country.
MERGER TAKES OFF: American Airlines and US Airways completed their merger Monday and introduced themselves as American Airlines Group Inc., the world's biggest airline company by passenger miles flown. It's led by CEO Doug Parker, who held that job at US Airways. The airlines announced their planned merger in February.
European finance ministers are taking another crack at an issue that's bedeviled them: how to handle failing banks at an EU level.