off

Stocks close higher as banks gain on rising rates

FILE – This Aug. 9, 2011 photo shows a Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) FILE – This Aug. 9, 2011 photo shows a Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark...
off

Amazon is about to jump into smartphones

FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo, Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, introduces the Amazon Kindle Fire during an event in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon, the corporate juggernaut that started out with books and soon moved into music, video, cloud computing and...

Inflation data give Fed another topic for debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve received some further cause for discussion at its policy meeting this week with a report Tuesday of a surprising jump in consumer inflation. Yet most economists aren’t altering their view that the Fed’s first interest rate...
off

Tense Belgium fights back for 2-1 win over Algeria

Belgium’s Marouane Fellaini celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the group H World Cup soccer match between Belgium and Algeria at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Belgium’s Marouane...
off

Mexico holds host Brazil to 0-0 draw at World Cup

Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, center, makes a save during the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, center, makes...
off

Penn State athletic director David Joyner resigns

FILE – In this April 16, 2012, file photo, Penn State acting athletic director David Joyner speaks during a news conference in State College, Pa. Joyner will resign as athletic director, effective Aug. 1. He was named acting athletic director in November 2011 after Tim...
off

Steeler greats honor esteemed coach Chuck Noll

Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, left, Coach Mike Tomlin, players, Ike Taylor, and Maurice Pouncey, right, arrive for the funeral service for Chuck Noll, a former Steelers NFL football coach, at Saint Paul Cathedral Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Noll, a...
off

Brazil meets Mexico as 2nd games get started

Brazil’s Neymar, left front, and teammate Dani Alves stretch their muscles during a training session at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. Brazil plays in group A of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) Brazil’s Neymar, left...
off

Money Manziel: Browns agree to contract terms

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, right, and Zafiro Makroglou, 6, kid around at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Cleveland. The Browns rookies interacted with young individuals with Youth Challenge, which assists children with physical...
off

Germany and US win, Nigeria-Iran play first draw

Germany’s Thomas Mueller, left, scores his side’s 4th goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Francois Marit, pool) Germany’s Thomas Mueller, left,...