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Pro-, anti-fracking sides turn out in NY for Obama

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, demonstrate on the campus of Binghamton University hours before President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak about affordable college education during a town hall meeting, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Vestal, N.Y. Obama is on a the second day of his two-day bus tour in upstate [&hellip...

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Alaska cruise cancellations disrupt vacations

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The Celebrity cruises ship Millennium is tied up at the Berth 3 dock, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Millennium, the Celebrity Cruises ship that returned to Ketchikan, Alaska, after experiencing mechanical issues last weekend will remain...

Wildfire near Yosemite surges, prompts evacuations

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Yosemite National Park, Calif. The wildfire outside Yosemite National Park — one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. — more than tripled in...

Televised debate for NYC comptroller airs on CBS

August 23, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer speaks during a primary debate for New York City comptroller with Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer, in the WCBS-TV studios, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, Pool) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Tour bus overturns along Calif. freeway; 52 hurt

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Emergency personnel respond to the scene where a tour bus overturned on the eastbound Interstate 210 in Irwindale, Calif. about 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, on Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2013. The California Highway Patrol says the driver of the bus...

Technical glitch halts Nasdaq trading for 3 hours

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An electronic display in Times Square displays news about the Nasdaq in New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Nasdaq halted trading Thursday because of a technical problem, the latest glitch to affect the stock market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — A...

Poll: Colo. voters oppose recalls over gun laws

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 13, 2013 photo, Peggy Philipps pledges her support to Sen. John Morse when he visits her home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Every afternoon, Morse has been visiting his constituency at their homes to inform them of the Sept. 10th recall election....

Decision on next Fed chief a rare political battle

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo combo shows Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen, left, and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to step down when his second term ends in January 2014, and the contest to succeed him has turned into a public...

A look at other stock trading glitches

August 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A television displays news about the Nasdaq on the Nasdaq building in New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Nasdaq halted trading Thursday because of a technical problem, the latest glitch to affect the stock market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) The Nasdaq stock...

Asia stocks sink as Fed hints at stimulus phaseout

August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Investors chat in front of the stock price monitor at a private securities company in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Asian stock markets were choppy Wednesday as traders waited for hints from the U.S central bank about when it will begin to reduce...