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Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, supporters of health care reform rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on the final day of arguments regarding the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. Congressional budget analysts are now estimating that nearly 6 million Americans, most of them in the [&hellip...

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29 dead, 46 injured in Mexico pipeline fire

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Firefighter climb a ladder as they try to control a fire after an explosion at a gas pipeline distribution center in Reynosa, Mexico near Mexico’s border with the United States, Tuesday Sept. 18, 2012. Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petroleos...

Most oppose SC passenger terminal at hearing

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

South Carolina State Rep. Chip Limehouse, R-Charleston, speaks on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 during a public hearing in North Charleston, S.C., on a proposed new South Carolina passenger cruise terminal. About 100 people turned out for a hearing on a state...

UK lawmakers seek moratorium on Arctic drilling

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Arctic Challenger is at the Port of Bellingham International Dock Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Bellingham, Wa. Safety equipment that Shell Oil volunteered to put into place for drilling off the coast of Alaska is complicating the company’s quest to reach...

NJ officials say Atlantic City making progress

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Javier Aviles, an employee of the Atlantic City Tourism District, power-washes a sidewalk near the casinos in Atlantic City N.J. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. State officials are evaluating their efforts to improve cleanliness and public safety in the tourism...

Groupon launches payments service in US

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated image provided by Groupon shows the company’s new payment service launched Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, that allows businesses to run credit cards using an iPhone or iPod Touch. The announcement sent shares of the Chicago company 7 percent...

Gates, Buffett again top Forbes’ billionaires list

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This June 26, 2012 image provided by Forbes, and the pull-out cover for the magazine’s Sept. 21 issue shows from left to right: Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Pete Petersen, Leon Black, Jon Bon Jovi (seated on the ground),...

Alaskans to get $878 in yearly oil wealth payout

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sean Irvin browses phones at a Best Buy store Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. It’s one of the ways Irvin plans to spend his yearly Alaska Permanent Fund dividend, whose amount was being announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rachel D’Oro)...

26 killed in Mexico pipeline fire near US border

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

First responders treat a man after an explosion ripped through a gas pipeline distribution center in Reynosa, Mexico near Mexico’s border with the United States, Tuesday Sept. 18, 2012. Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, also...

Philippines deports 279 Taiwanese in online fraud

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Taiwanese, suspected of being members of a fraud syndicate, wave from the window of their bus as they arrive at Manila’s International Airport, Philippines early Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012. About 279 Taiwanese were deported following their arrest for...