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Conn. moves cautiously on guns in Newtown’s wake

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, salutes as he arrives to speak to the House and the Senate in his State of the State address at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Gun control, mental health care and school safety are expected to be major topics in the new session. Legislators also must [&hellip...

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US tax code longer than Bible _ without good news

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) shows National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. The nation’s tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with...

Boeing defends Dreamliner, safety questions remain

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2012, file photo, Boeing’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 787, sits on the tarmac at Huntsville International Airport after a 3600-mile flight from Dublin, in Huntsville, Ala. Boeing executives insisted Wednesday, Jan. 9,...

Ohio theme parks CEO: Staycations here to stay

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Cedar Fair CEO Matt Ouimet, center, tours the Clermont Steel Fabricating plant with plant representative Bob Mampe and Cedar Fair vice president of planning and design Rob Decker, right, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Batavia, Ohio. Ouimet is encouraged about...

Pro-gun rally greets returning Colorado lawmakers

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Craig Larson, right, of Fort Collins, Colo., joins another protester who refused to identify himself in waving placards during a pro-gun rally in a park across from the State Capitol in Denver on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. About 100 protesters, many of them...

Hasbro aims to jazz up Monopoly with new token

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by Hasbro shows a possible new Monopoly game piece. Makers of the classic game Monopoly want players to “take a chance” on a new token. In an effort to jazz up the board game, which debuted around 1935, Hasbro announced Wednesday, Jan....

Tech delegation pressing NKorea Internet openness

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

North Koreans work at computer terminals inside the Grand People’s Study House in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A private delegation including Google’s Eric Schmidt...

Pilot who struck Bay Bridge had 3 prior accidents

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this image provided by the Coast Guard, damage is seen to the tanker Overseas Reymar following a collision with tower six of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The empty oil tanker ship struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on...

5 Americans among 7 dead in Peru chopper crash

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Investigators stand near the wreckage of a U.S.-owned cargo helicopter in Pucallpa, Peru, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Five U.S. citizens are among seven people killed in the crash in the Peruvian jungle. The heavy-lift, twin-rotor Chinook BH-234 chopper, owned by...

AIG board weighing joining suit against US

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People pass the AIG building, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. American International Group Inc. said Tuesday its board of directors will weigh whether to take part in a shareholder lawsuit against the U.S. over the government’s $182 billion bailout...