Flight restrictions slow F-35 software testing

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

In-flight testing of critical software for the Marine version of the F-35, which is supposed to become operational next year, is already five months late.

Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the U.S. economy through a grave crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far carried on his approach with barely a hiccup.

Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors awaited a key meeting of U.S. central bankers that's expected to shed light on the interest rate outlook.

American Airlines retirees protest travel benefit changes

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Starting after Labor Day, retired workers will have lower priority than active workers for getting available seats on flights.

Envoy reopens contract negotiations with pilots union

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The Air Line Pilots Association presented a new proposal to the regional carrier last week.

GM buys nightclub property across from Arlington plant

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Cowboys Dancehall and Stereo Sound Systems lease space in a building on property acquired by the automaker.

GameStop CEO treated for cancerous brain tumor

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Paul Raines, 50, who has been CEO of the Grapevine-based electronics retailer since 2010, had surgery last week and will undergo preventive chemotherapy.

German govt backs authors in spat with Amazon

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Germany's top culture official has voiced support for hundreds of authors who claim they're being discriminated against by online retailer Amazon amid negotiations with their publisher.

Global cruise lines set sail for China

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Royal Caribbean's newest ship has attractions not usually seen on cruise liners, including bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and a glass observation capsule on a mechanical arm that lifts its passengers high into the air.