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Bus passenger describes terror before Calif. crash

February 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Skid marks from a tour bus are seen Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, after the bus, background, collided with two other vehicles and crashed Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring 38, on Highway 38 just north of Yucaipa, Calif. The bus was carrying a tour group from Tijuana, Mexico. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) YUCAIPA, Calif. [&hellip...

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President signs bill averting government default

February 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Obama will pitch his gun control proposals to the public and the law enforcement community in Minneapolis Monday, as he calls for...

Cuomo proposes that NY buys homes wrecked by Sandy

February 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE– In this photo from Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, a storm-damaged beachfront house is reflected in a pool of water in the Far Rockaways, in the Queens borough of New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend up to $400 million to buy and demolish...

Canada begins phasing out its penny

February 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The household penny jar seen here Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Montreal, may soon become a thing of the past. The phasing-out of the penny will begin Feb. 4, 2013 with the Royal Canadian Mint officially ending its distribution of one-cent coins to Canada’s...

Live action: Twitter grabs Super Bowl spotlight

February 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by Oreo’s shows the image the company’s marketers tweeted some 10 minutes after the power went out during the Super Bowl XLVII football game on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. As of Monday afternoon, the image had been re-tweeted more...

US stocks close down after Dow’s rally to 14,000

February 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Stock traders work at the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Stocks hit a big milestone, then promptly spun off the road. Major indexes dived the most this year Monday, the first trading day after the Dow broke 14,000 and...

Another 2 bodies found in Mexico oil company blast

February 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks to media members at the site where an explosion occurred at the state-owned oil company PEMEX office complex in Mexico City, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Mexico’s state-owned oil company says rescuers have...

Celebs, babies and beer: its Super Bowl ad time

February 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated screenshot provided by Blackberry shows the Super Bowl adverstisement for Blackberry 10. The ad is part of a broad marketing campaign about the totally re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. (AP Photo/Blackberry) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Iraq stock sale sign of investor confidence

February 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Iraqi stock traders watch the sales screen at the Iraq Stock Exchange in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. The Iraqi mobile phone company Asiacell sold a 25 percent stake to investors Sunday, raising more than $1.3 billion in one of the region’s...

A living, lurking threat in Sandy-hit homes: mold

February 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 24, 2013 photo, Victor Pena of Flag Enterprises steam-cleans a floor in a home in Massapequa, N.Y. Homeowners in New York and New Jersey are struggling to combat outbreaks of mold from water-logged homes in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. (AP...