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twitter earnings: what to watch
Usa Today
5 min. ago

Twitter earnings: What to watch

SAN FRANCISCO - How did Twitter fare in the first quarter? It depends on who you ask. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst Rob Peck says sentiment headed into Tuesday's earnings report "is equally divided."...

consumer confidence plunges in april
Usa Today
today, 10:23

Consumer confidence plunges in April

Consumer confidence unexpectedly tumbled in April as disappointing job growth more than offset still-low gasoline prices. The Conference Board's closely watched index of consumers' perceptions fell to 95.2 from 101.4...

chevrolet connects new city express to past
Usa Today
today, 10:20

Chevrolet connects new City Express to past

Chevrolet is borrowing a page from its past at it appeals to small business owners – a hot market as the number of entrepreneurs continues to grow -- with its 2015 Chevrolet City Express small cargo van. The City...

report: sec investigating bank of america
Usa Today
today, 10:05

Report: SEC investigating Bank of America

Bank of America (BAC) reportedly faces an investigation over whether it violated regulations designed to protect funds in client accounts. The Securities and Exchange Commission examination focuses on whether the...

dow up 0.3% early as investors await fed rate clues
Usa Today
today, 09:47

Dow up 0.3% early as investors await Fed rate clues

Stocks are sluggish at the open Tuesday, as the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting is set to begin. As of shortly after the 9:30 a.m. ET opening bell, the Dow Jones industrial average is up 0.3% while the...

home price gains heated up in february
Usa Today
today, 09:30

Home price gains heated up in February

Americans watched the value of their homes rise faster in February, an influential report on the housing market showed Tuesday. Home prices rose 5% year-over year compared with 4.5% in January, according to the...

Alaska Dispatch
Sunday, 17:26

Alaska Senate passes bill authorizing Interior energy project

JUNEAU -- The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would authorize financing for a gas project to serve Interior Alaska. The bill, which Gov. Bill Walker has called a must-have, passed unanimously on Sunday. The...

Alaska Dispatch
Saturday, 01:39

How the Democrats in the Alaska Legislature suddenly became relevant

JUNEAU -- For almost the full 90 days of this year's regular legislative session, the small Democratic minorities in the state House and Senate have been powerless to accomplish their goals. They were unable...

Alaska Dispatch
Thursday, 00:45

Another day paid for not much work done in the Alaska Legislature

JUNEAU -- Most work has stopped at the Alaska Capitol, but even though they're not doing much, Alaska's legislators are still getting paid. Legislators get what's called "session per diem," currently set at...

Alaska Dispatch
Thursday, 00:31

Another day paid, but not much work, for the Legislature

JUNEAU -- Most work has stopped at the Alaska Capitol, but even though they're not doing much, Alaska's legislators are still getting paid. Legislators get what's called "session per diem," currently set at...

Alaska Dispatch
Wednesday, 21:32

US Senate passes sex trafficking bill with Sullivan amendment

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act Wednesday, with an amendment from Sen. Dan Sullivan that has its roots in the Veco scandal from several years ago. The amendment would...

Alaska Dispatch
Wednesday, 19:10

Alaska House, Senate leaders ignore plea to use free time to study Medicaid

JUNEAU — As a small group of legislative leaders works on a final budget compromise here, Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Bill Walker are suggesting that legislators could be using their spare time for hearings on...



nfl draft wr preview: could 2015 class surpass historic 2014 crop? maybe
Usa Today
48 min. ago

NFL draft WR preview: Could 2015 class surpass historic 2014 crop? Maybe

The wide receivers from the 2014 NFL draft have already stamped themselves as a special group after a record-breaking season. But could this year's rookie crop be superior? "Oh yeah, I think we could be...

aurora swim club claims alaska junior olympic swim championship
Alaska Dispatch
today, 01:30

Aurora Swim Club claims Alaska Junior Olympic swim championship

Kodiak siblings Tahna and Talon Lindquist and teams from Anchorage and Juneau were the big winners at the Alaska Junior Olympics swimming championships that wrapped up Sunday at Bartlett High. Tahna Lindquist claimed...

chargers' possible move would deepen san diego's sad sports history
Usa Today
today, 00:41

Chargers' possible move would deepen San Diego's sad sports history

SAN DIEGO — No bigger city in America has suffered a sadder sports history than this one. This is a fact. Of the nine most populous cities in the U.S, only San Diego never has won a championship in the NFL, NBA, NHL...

nightengale: josh hamilton returns to texas, perhaps all the wiser
Usa Today
today, 00:04

Nightengale: Josh Hamilton returns to Texas, perhaps all the wiser

ARLINGTON, Texas - If you didn't know any better, you could have sworn Monday that nothing has changed with Josh Hamilton. He displayed that same gregarious personality, winking to reporters he knew, nodding to...

Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 22:33

UAA's multi-eventers shine on Day 1 of GNAC meet

UAA women have a shot at filling the heptathlon podium after their opening-day performances Monday in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Multi Championships landed them in the top three spots through four of...

orioles-white sox postponed; mlb exploring options for remaining games
Usa Today
yesterday, 20:52

Orioles-White Sox postponed; MLB exploring options for remaining games

The Baltimore Orioles postponed Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox after protests in the area around Camden Yards turned violent. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake later declared a weeklong, citywide...


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