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Toyota exec: Pent-up demand for new cars will end

September 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

James Lentz, president and chief operating officer of Toyota in North America, speaks during an interview on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) NEW YORK (AP) — The boom in sales of new cars in the U.S. has been fueled by consumers replacing vehicles they kept through the recession. But a [&hellip...

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Health law online sign-up delayed for small firms

September 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the Affordable Care Act, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Md. The president is promoting the benefits of his health care law before new insurance exchanges open...

Fairfax says it won’t abandon BlackBerry bid

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 11, 2013 photo Fairfax Financial Chairman and CEO Prem Watsa speaks at the company’s annual general meeting in Toronto. Watsa on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 said he has every intention of completing the acquisition of BlackBerry, despite...

Apple app directs drivers to Alaska airport runway

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sept. 20, 2013 image provided by the Fairbanks International Airport shows the barricaded entrance to a taxiway, at the entrance to Float Pond Road blocking access to Taxiway B in fairbanks, Alaska. A glitch in the Apple Maps app on newer iPhones and...

USA’s comeback renews interest in America’s Cup

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Oracle Team USA crew celebrate after winning the 19th race against Emirates Team New Zealand to win the America’s Cup sailing event Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just a month ago, the...

3 freight trains collide in Texas, 4 crew hurt

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This aerial photo shows the scene where three freight trains collided near Amarillo, Texas on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. An eastbound BNSF Railway train rear-ended a stopped train, derailing up to 30 cars and injuring four crewmembers including two...

Construction convoy creeps over Colorado mountains

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This aerial photo shows flood damage in Greeley Colo. during a helicopter tour by Vice President Joe Biden, Gov. John Hickenlooper, and FEMA officials, of flood-ravaged areas , Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Kathryn Scott Osler, Pool)...

Feds investigate Asiana response to SF plane crash

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco. In the first investigation of its kind, federal transportation...

ABC’s ‘Marvel’s Agents’ bows to strong ratings

September 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This publicity photo released by ABC shows from left, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, and Brett Dalton in Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,” produced by ABC Studios and Marvel Television. The...

Wal-Mart, Washington worries whack stock market

September 25, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Trader John Bishop, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Investors continue to worry about the economy and the growing possibility of a government shutdown. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart...