Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Grain lower, livestock mixed

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

NYC racino operator sets sights on upstate

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Tucked in an isolated corner of Queens, next to the thoroughbreds of Aqueduct and under the seemingly constant roar of jets from nearby Kennedy Airport, sits what has quietly become the most successful racetrack casino in the world.

Shumlin: IBM plant to stay in Vermont under sale

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The plan by IBM to pay a company to take over its microelectronics operation, including its plant in Essex Junction, is good news for Vermont because the company that hopes to buy it is a leader in the computer chip manufacturing industry, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Monday.

US Senate hopefuls want to reform education policy

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The four candidates for South Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat want to reshape the country's education policy, but in different ways.

Property fight goes on, even after Revel's closing

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A New Jersey man battling the state to save his family home in the shadow of the closed Revel Casino Hotel may soon get a resolution to his eminent domain fight.

China's growth likely to slow, research group says

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

China's economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 — well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent to 8 percent growth over the next decade, a business research group predicted.

Cubist Pharma CEO Bonney will step down Dec. 31

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Antibiotic maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals said Monday that Michael Bonney will retire as CEO at the end of the year, and the company said it will promote President Robert Perez to take his place.

Toyota adds 247K vehicles to air bag recall tally

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen.

Wyoming Medicare costs expected to drop

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Federal officials say Wyoming residents on Medicare are expected to pay $1.5 million less than expected for health care in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act.