Business

By JOE McDONALD
July 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock market indexes nudged lower in midday trading on Monday, weighed down by a report of sluggish sales in the housing market.
July 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street.
By The Associated Press
July 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree stepping up its fight for penny-pinching customers. On Monday, the discounter said it would acquire rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, making it the biggest player in the dollar store category. The acquisition comes as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going after lower-income customers with smaller stores. Despite their names, Dollar Store and Family Dollar vary in their business models.
By DINA CAPPIELLO
July 28, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.
July 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
July 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower in midday trading after a report of sluggish sales in the housing market.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
July 28, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 — four years later than last year's estimate.