National Business

Retail gas prices across Texas average $2.07 per gallon

Retail gasoline prices have spiked across Texas this week going into the Memorial Day weekend to an average of $2.07 per gallon, seven cents more than last week's average
Published: 05/24/16

Volkswagen to provide update on emissions settlement talks

A federal judge is set to get an update on ongoing settlement talks in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal after announcing a tentative deal last month for nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S.
Published: 05/24/16

MMA comes to heartland of Thai kickboxing

Mixed Martial Arts owes much of its form to the traditional art of Thai kickboxing, or Muay Thai, yet it has taken until this week for the country to get its first major MMA event
Published: 05/24/16

AP Interview: Qatar energy minister wants 'fair' oil price

AP Interview: Qatar's energy minister says oil market recovering slowly but crude still not trading at 'fair price'
Published: 05/24/16

Swiss bank probed in connection with Malaysia fund scandal

The Swiss attorney general's office says it has opened criminal proceedings against Swiss bank BSI SA in connection with a probe into suspected embezzlement of a Malaysian state investment fund
Published: 05/24/16

House panel hearing lawmaker who wants IRS chief impeached

House panel giving high-profile forum to top Republican seeking to impeach IRS commissioner
Published: 05/24/16

In tough times, most Palestinians view government as corrupt

A gated community of villas with well-tended flower gardens near the West Bank town of Ramallah may help explain why virtually all Palestinians believe there is corruption in the government of President Mahmoud Abbas
Published: 05/24/16

Deal reached to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash

New Jersey lawmakers have agreed on an Atlantic City rescue package designed to keep the struggling gambling resort from running out of money
Published: 05/23/16
Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording

Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording

Brazil's interim government is under fire after a recording emerges of the planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment to stall a huge corruption probe
Published: 05/23/16

EU lifts suicide warning on Pfizer's smoking-cessation pill

Europe's main drug regulator says Chantix, Pfizer's smoking-cessation pill, can now be sold there without a 7-year-old warning about possible suicidal risks
Published: 05/23/16