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Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent loss

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's main stock index plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since June to react to the cou…

Pro-Bush super PAC received $1M from Florida power company

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric ut...

GOP candidates woo donors, Koch warns government must shrink

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Five Republican presidential candidates wooed donors at a weekend retreat where billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if conservati...

Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.

AP-GfK poll: Americans favor farmers & food during drought

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When water gets scarce and the government slaps restrictions on its use, who should be first in line at the spigot? Farmers, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand for a taxi and glancing at her phone, possibly for an Uber car.

HSBC profit rises 10 percent, bank selling Brazil unit

HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC Holdings PLC, Europe's biggest bank, said Monday that strong performance in Asia helped to boost first-half profit by 10 percent. The bank also announced the sale of its Brazi...

Asian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slump

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory output and employment.

Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribb...

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV ...

Proof of Trump's charity giving elusive

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associat...

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