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More than 300K still without power in Michigan

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Amy Hook adds up a purchase using a calculator while working without power at Pine Knob Mobil on Lapeer Rd. in Metamora, Mich. on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. The gas station and store lost power 10 a.m. Sunday morning but was selling goods but no gas, doing things manually with no power. (AP Photo/Detroit News, [&hellip...

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Holiday lights: New views of Saturn and its moons

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 7, 2013 image provided by NASA shows the hazy atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft was able to peer through the haze and spot lakes made up of hydrocarbons. The view was acquired at a distance of approximately 809,000...

Target: Justice Dept. investigates its data breach

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Dec. 19, 2013, photo shows a Target store near Target headquarters in Minneapolis. Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts customers may have been affected by a data breach that occurred at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and...

5 ways Fed’s influence has expanded over 100 years

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, Janet Yellen, of California, President Barack Obama’s nominee to become Federal Reserve Board chair, is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to testifying before the Senate Committee...

Vegas casinos draw tourists with holiday exhibits

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday Dec. 5, 2013 photo, an accordion player, left, serenades a stilt walker during the third-annual “Winter in Venice” event at the Venetian hotel-casino. The Venetian is advertising the event as a public gift. Las Vegas casinos have begun...

Holiday sales down for 3rd week

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2013, file photo, Best Buy employee Christopher Gervais, right, rings up a 32-inch LED TV in Dunwoody, Ga. Sales at U.S. stores dropped 3.1 percent to $42.7 billion for the week that ended on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, compared with...

Judge in NJ approves Atlantic Club casino shutdown

December 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City NJ, shown here on April 16, 2013, will shut down on Jan. 13, 2014. A bankruptcy court judge on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 approved its sale to two competitors who will essentially strip it for parts and close it...

Apple reaches deal to bring iPhone to China Mobile

December 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, file photo, Chinese employees cheer a customer after he bought a new iPhone at an Apple store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. Apple says Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, it has reached a deal to bring the iPhone...

Ice storms knock out power to 412,000 in Michigan

December 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Two girls have to walk around downed trees in Lansing, Mich. on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Winter arrived in Michigan with an icy blast, sending freezing rain across a wide section of the Lower Peninsula and knocking out electrical service to at last 294,000...

Tallest building in Flint collapses in implosion

December 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Taylor Burk, 17, of Durand, from second left, Emily Williams, 18, of Otisville, and Jeff Stull, 20, of Durand, react as The Genesee Towers fall during a detonated implosion, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 in downtown Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Jake May)...