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Ship in Guyana-Venezuela dispute released

October 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, a Venezuelan Coast Guard boat floats next to the survey ship Teknik Perdana docked near the shore of Margarita Island, Venezuela. Diplomats met a week after Venezuela detained the ship chartered by U.S.-based Anadarko Petroleum as it conducted exploration activities in disputed waters. The governments of...

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Necropsy finds 5 fish hooks in dolphin in Hawaii

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 12, 2013 photo taken in Kaneohe, Hawaii and provided by Hawaii Pacific University shows five fish hooks found inside the stomach of a dead false killer that washed ashore at South Point a week earlier. Scientists are still trying to determine why...

Steve Wynn: U. Iowa on path toward blindness cure

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Las Vegas casino tycoon Steve Wynn, center, speaks with University of Iowa’s Jean Robilliard in Iowa City, Iowa, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Wynn was at the university for an event celebrating the new Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research, which...

Fishery featured in ‘Deadliest Catch’ begins

October 18, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

File – In this Jan. 14, 2012 file photo, fishing boats line the docks during crab season at Cannery Row in Kodiak, Alaska. Alaska’s multimillion-dollar red king crab season is scheduled to open Tuesday Oct. 15, 2013, but it looks like a no-go for...

Column: NASCAR is just one long Ricky Bobby movie

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Pit crew members work on the car of Kurt Busch during practice for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Give NASCAR this: When it comes to pursuing the almighty sponsorship...

Trial wraps up over estimates of BP oil spill

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this July 11, 2010, file photo, provided by BP, workers onboard the Transocean Discoverer Inspiration deploy the 3 Ram Capping Stack to the Deepwater Horizon BOP in the Gulf of Mexico. Experts for BP and the federal government used the data from the...

GE shows improvement despite lower 3Q profit

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 15, 2013 photo, a General Electric washer is on display at a Home Depot in Pittsburgh. General Electric reports quarterly earnings on Friday, Oct. 18. 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co....

Season of uncertainty for stores

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Shopper Roxanna Garcia, middle, waits in line to pay for her over a $1000.00 gifts at the Target store in Burbank, Calif. Now that the U.S. has averted a default on its debt that could have sent the economy into...

Google stock crosses $1,000 mark after earnings

October 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this , Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, the Chrome logo is displayed at a Google event in New York. Google reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Google’s stock surpassed...

New runway to start easing delays at O’Hare

October 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino, right, and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, applaud as a jet lands on Runway 10C-28C at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in...