RadioShack sale approved, keeping hundreds of stores openMarch 31, 2015
WILMINGTON, Del. – The judge overseeing the RadioShack Corp. bankruptcy said he will approve the sale of about 1,700 stores to the chain's biggest shareholder. The decision ensures the survival of the 94-year-old electronics retailer, for now, and saves thousands of jobs that might have been lost if the stores were liquidated. read more >
Texas toll tiff: Battles mount as states seek cash for ailing highwaysMarch 31, 2015
As states collect record tolls from drivers, political opposition to fee-based highways and bridges is threatening efforts to rebuild crumbling infrastructure.
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Obama administration outlines steep cuts in greenhouse-gas pollutionMarch 31, 2015
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration on Tuesday outlined an ambitious plan for slashing U.S. greenhouse-gas pollution over the next decade, calling for accelerating the shift from fossil fuels to clean energy to stave off the worst effects of climate change.read more >
House committee passes compromise on drilling rulesMarch 31, 2015
A House committee on Monday approved legislation that would limit local control over oil and gas activities — a committee substitute for a bill that initially stirred anger in city halls across Texas.
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Apple Pay running into hurdles at checkout counter, survey findsMarch 31, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO – Apple's new mobile-payment system is failing to capture all of its potential business, according to a survey, with two-thirds of users reporting problems using the service at the checkout counter.read more >