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Harvard launches $6.5 billion capital campaign

September 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo released by Harvard University, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, right, talks with David Rubenstein, left, co-chairman of Harvard’s capital campaign, during the campaign launch at the Sanders Theatre on campus at Harvard Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Cambridge, Mass. The 6.5 billion capital campaign, if successful, would...

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Tentative deal in dispute over NY heiress’ will

September 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This August 2010, file photo, provided by Barbara Cleary’s Realty Guild shows the New Caanan, Conn., estate of Huguette Clark, a copper magnate from Montana. A person familiar with the case tells The Associated Press on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Conn. school superintendent fighting to keep job

September 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This May 6, 2008, file photo, shows then-New Orleans Recovery School District superintendent Paul Vallas during a news conference in New Orleans. Vallas became superintendent in January 2012 of the Bridgeport, Conn., school system. But Vallas...

Roads in northern Colorado reopen as floods recede

September 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A rock slide partially blocks a closed canyon road, which links Boulder with the mountain town of Nederland, and which is damaged in places by recent flooding, up Boulder Canyon, west of Boulder, Colo., Friday Sept. 20, 2013. With snow already dusting...

Chiquita seeks dismissal in Colombian case

September 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – Chiquita bananas are on display at a grocery store in Bainbridge, Ohio in this Aug. 3, 2005 file photo. Faced with potentially billions of dollars in legal liability, Chiquita Brands International is asking a federal appeals court to block...

Pipe had leak 1 year before Hawaii molasses spill

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gary Gill, deputy director of the Hawaii Department of Health, speaks during a news conference about molasses spill cleanup efforts in Honolulu on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. A Hawaii state inspector saw molasses dripping last year from the same spot where a pipe...

Trafficking case against Saudi princess dismissed

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Attorney Paul Meyer, left, for Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban stands outside court after her arraignment in a Santa Ana court on Friday Sept. 20, 2013. Prosecutors on Friday dropped a human-trafficking case that was brought against Alayban, a Saudi princess...

BlackBerry slashes jobs in face of $1B 2Q loss

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 14, 2013 photo, Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry, speaks at a conference in Orlando, Fla. BlackBerry on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 said that it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly...

Allegiant delays, cancels flights to check MD-80s

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

File- In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, file photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. The airline is reporting flight delays nationwide while it inspects emergency slides on its MD-80 aircraft. The Las Vegas-based...

Obama says Congress needs to get to work

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama looks at his watch while speaking at the Ford Stamping Plant in Liberty, Mo., Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Obama traveled to the Kansas City area to visit the Ford automotive plant to highlight the progress in the economy since the 2008...

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