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Drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming has sunk to the lowest rate since 1999 amid oil prices that are too low for petroleum companies to invest in new exploration.
When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big.
A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.
With oil prices sinking enough that drillers may soon see a more favorable tax rate, North Dakota lawmakers approved a new framework Friday that cuts the price-triggered exemption in exchange for a lower tax rate.
Germany's Deutsche Bank AG says it plans to "deconsolidate" its Postbank retail banking unit, in which it has held a majority since 2010.
The Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal is off, but that doesn't mean that there aren't collisions ahead in the cable universe.
Chipmaker Marvell Technology slashed its revenue forecasts Friday, saying weak results from the PC and storage markets and reduced demand from emerging markets are hurting its business.
Gov. Tom Wolf's sprawling package of tax changes he is seeking may not necessarily spare lower-income households, as his administration contends, the Legislature's fiscal analysis arm said this week.
Ohio's computerized background check system has been flawed and unreliable for years, often failing to provide accurate information about convicted felons, according to an investigation by The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-TV.
Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.
Elaine Wynn will not return to the board of the casino-hotel company she co-founded with ex-husband Steve Wynn based on preliminary results from a vote by shareholders.
The hall for the Irbil Oil and Gas Exhibition this week was crowded with company displays, executives and investors.
Comcast and Time Warner Cable scrapped their proposed merger Friday, balking at a fight with regulators over the $45.2 billion deal. So what's next?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has pumped more than $6.9 billion into New Jersey more than two years after Superstorm Sandy struck.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive a $1 billion federal loan to improve rail safety.
Fire officials say a boom-crane accident in midtown Manhattan has left a man with life-threatening injuries.
Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage.
The Nasdaq has surpassed the psychologically important dotcom record, but it would have to rise another 36% to 6,941 to truly be in record territory, taking into consideration inflation and the drop in the value of the dollar since 2000.
In a story April 23 and April 24 about Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget cuts, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Illinois community colleges spokesman Matthew Berry said the cuts would have an immediate impact on schools.
The state paid its prison guards $1.5 million more in overtime than planned because of a hiring freeze prompted by a federal lawsuit over how correctional officers are hired, according to an audit.