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Asia stocks modestly higher; Nikkei, yen slip

March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company on Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Shanghai, China. Renewed jitters about the debt crisis in Europe sent Asian stock markets lower Thursday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday as momentum carried over from yet another [&hellip...

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S&P 500 closes at a record high, beating ’07 mark

March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Fabian Caceres works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at a record high Thursday, beating the mark it set in October 2007. The S&P rose six points...

Solar plane plans stops in Phoenix, Dallas, NYC

March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bertrand Piccard, left, Solar Impulse Initiator, Chairman and Pilot and André Borschberg, right, Solar Impulse Co-Founder, CEO and Pilot, speak during a press conference with the Solar Impulse solar-powered plane at Moffett Airfield, NASA Ames Research...

AP source: Barbara Walters to retire next year

March 28, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this file TV publicity image released by ABC, from left, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Barbara Walters, Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd pose on the set of their daytime talk show, “The View.” Walters plans to retire next...

GOP moves to plug technology gap with Democrats

March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, Matt Sagorski, a volunteer for the campaign of President Barack Obama, walks in a neighborhood with voter registration forms, in Miami. Republicans are moving aggressively to repair their technological...

Utah governor says Chevron leak is unacceptable

March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah shows a beaver being washed after being saturated with diesel fuel from the Willard Bay State Park spill at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah in Ogden, Utah, Tuesday,...

Desert Sun Collision Center offers expert frame and body repairs

March 28, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The professional team at Desert Sun Collision Center includes: (left to right) Joe Nevarez, Pancho Rodriguez, Israel Espinoza, Juan Gandara, Laurie Sanders, Rickey Weeaks, Jodi Archuleta, Justin Weeaks, Estimator and Mike Lamb, Manager. Desert Sun Collision...

Gay marriage equality box spreads on social media

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image released by the Human Rights Campaign shows a redesign of their logo. A square box with thick pink horizontal lines (the mathematical equal symbol) was offered for sharing this week by the Human Rights Campaign as the U.S. Supreme Court took up...

Begich: Shipping riskier than drilling in Arctic

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard as Assistant Interior Secretary Tommy Beaudreau participates by video teleconference on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in...

Sweepstakes gaming company pulls up stakes in NC

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A car drives past the New Hope Business Center Internet cafe in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. IIT Sweepstakes, a company providing software for video sweepstakes cafes, says it is pulling out of the state because it’s getting too hard to...