March 24, 2012
(03-23) 17:25 PDT WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former MF Global executive appears to contradict testimony from Jon Corzine, saying the former senator and New Jersey governor ordered the transfer of $200 million last fall out of...
(03-23) 17:00 PDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- NRG Energy Inc. has agreed to pay $120 million to settle a dispute over long-term contracts signed during California's energy crisis 10 years ago, and most of the money will be used...
March 23, 2012
(03-23) 16:23 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- Facebook has taken steps in recent days to address more worries about privacy, warning employers not to ask prospective employees for their passwords and trying to clarify its user "...
(03-23) 16:09 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- Facebook is warning employers not to demand the passwords of job applicants, saying that it's an invasion of privacy that opens companies to legal liabilities. The social networking...
(03-23) 15:30 PDT Jupiter, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Wainwright pitched five shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Miami 2-1 on Friday, overcoming Jose Reyes' first home run for the Marlins. Wainwright, who missed...
(03-23) 15:29 PDT BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- President Cristina Fernandez has finally declassified a scathing review of the mistakes made by Argentina's military junta in going to war with Britain in 1982 trying to...
Over the course of three days next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of the president's sweeping health care legislation. At the heart of the case is the individual mandate requiring almost everyone to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. Two years to the day it was signed into law, we look at the arguments in front of the court. What might the outcome mean for California?
(03-23) 07:27 PDT WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales of U.S. new homes fell in February for the second straight month, a reminder that the depressed housing market remains weak despite some improvement. The Commerce Department...
At least 3.1 million Americans are employed in green jobs, a sector that now accounts for about 2.4 percent of the nation's total employment, the Labor Department said Thursday. The report represents the first time the...
Facebook acquired 750 patents from International Business Machines, adding intellectual property that may help it counter allegations of patent infringement, a person with knowledge of the transaction said. The patents...