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As Alibaba prepares for IPO, tech stocks retreat

FILE – In this April 30, 2014 file photo, trader Steven Kaplan, right, works at the post that handles Twitter, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter, which peaked at $74.73 late last year, is down more than half from its peak, including a plunge Tuesday, May...
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Obama popular in tech world, policies less so

President Barack Obama speaks at the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 8, 2014. Obama received an award from the foundation created by movie director Steven Spielberg and is spending three days in...

Denver urges symphony to cancel cannabis concerts

DENVER (AP) — The city of Denver is urging the Colorado Symphony to call off a series of pot-themed fundraising concerts, saying that even though marijuana is now legal in the state, the drug cannot be smoked at events. The newly announced series is strictly BYOC, or...
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Obama popular in tech world, policies less so

President Barack Obama speaks at the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 8, 2014. Obama received an award from the foundation created by movie director Steven Spielberg and is spending three days in...
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As Alibaba prepares for IPO, tech stocks retreat

FILE – In this April 30, 2014 file photo, trader Steven Kaplan, right, works at the post that handles Twitter, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter, which peaked at $74.73 late last year, is down more than half from its peak, including a plunge Tuesday, May...

Denver urges symphony to cancel cannabis concerts

DENVER (AP) — The city of Denver is urging the Colorado Symphony to call off a series of pot-themed fundraising concerts, saying that even though marijuana is now legal in the state, the drug cannot be smoked at events. The newly announced series is strictly BYOC, or...

Biden To Make Cleveland Appearance Next Wednesday

CLEVELAND (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to travel to Cleveland on Wednesday to deliver a speech about investing in infrastructure and the economy. Biden’s office confirmed the plans Thursday but wouldn’t provide any details about the appearance. Biden...

Man Shot At Ohio VA Hospital Thought Gun Was Toy

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An employee shot in the ankle at an Ohio veterans hospital says he thought the retired co-worker charged in the shooting had a toy gun and came to play cards. Paul Burnside tells the Dayton Daily News ( ) he and another person struggled with suspect Neil Moore...
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Back to Broadway for Jackman after hosting Tony’s

FILE – This Nov. 3, 2013 file photo shows actor Hugh Jackman at the Broadway opening of “After Midnight” in New York. Jackman says he jacked to host the Tony Awards for the third time, but fans of his stage work won’t have to wait long to see the...
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Stocks end mostly lower; Energy, utilities fade

Traders Kevin Walsh, left, and John Panin work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The Dow Jones industrial average is closed at an all-time high, with a gain of 45 points to 16,580, four points above the record high it...