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Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, during the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Governors group photo at World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington, Saturday, April 12, 2014. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — The world’s top...

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Northwestern players see push as spark for change

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Ohio State plays against Florida A&M at Ohio Stadium during an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. A measure that the Ohio House approved last week clarifies that college athletes aren’t public...

New US Navy destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Zumwalt DDG 1000 the first Zumwalt Class Multi-Mission Destroyer is seen before its christening ceremony Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The ship is named after Admiral Elmo “Bud” R. Zumwalt Jr., who served as Chief of Naval...

Ohio begins pushback against college player unions

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Ohio State football players train in the strength and conditioning room at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. A measure that the Ohio House approved last week clarifies...

Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 17, 2014 a newborn calf rests on Chuck O’Connor’s Ranch near Philip, South Dakota. The highest beef prices in decades have some consumers spending extra time in meat market aisles as they search for cuts that won’t break their...

Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Thursday, April 10, 2014, and released by the U.S. Navy, Airman 2nd Class Karl Shinn unloads a sonobuoy from a rack onboard a P-8A Poseidon aircraft, during a search mission looking for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 over the...

2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Glenn Greenwald hugs his partner David Michael Miranda, left, after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport, on Friday, April 11, 2014 in New York. Greenwald and Laura Poitras of The Guardian share a George Polk Award for national security reporting...

GM slow to act on recalls, House documents show

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 1, 2014 file photo, General Motors CEO Mary Barra listens as she testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Documents from a House subcommittee show that...

New ‘face,’ but some old problems for ‘Obamacare’

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama hugs his nominee to become Health and Human Services Secretary, current Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell as outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius watches at right, Friday, April 11, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House...

Major economies express confidence about growth

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, center, accompanied by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, left, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, meet with reporters during the World Bank Group- International Monetary Fund Spring...