Japan's stock index was the standout performer Thursday, surging to its highest level in almost six years as the yen fell amid speculation that the country's monetary policy will be eased further.
Pope Francis on Thursday named his top assistant to look into the work of two commissions of inquiry he set up last summer to investigate the finances of the troubled Vatican bank and Holy See administration.
The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has tumbled 49 cents from its peak this year to $3.29 a gallon, putting it on track for the lowest average since 2010, according to AAA. Because many Americans have had no pay raises, whatever money they're saving on gas has freed up a bit more for other purchases.
Sets requirements, fees for permits
On Monday, the Cole County Commission adopted a food ordinance governing retail food establishments, food processors/distributors and temporary food establishments regarding their construction, renovation and operation.
The Federal Communications Commission might be ready to permit cellphone calls in flight. But what about the airlines?
City: Utility hadn’t paid for wastewater service for years
Jefferson City has collected more than $9,000 from Missouri American Water after it was discovered the company failed to bill itself for wastewater service. But that amount is not the full amount, just what the city is legally allowed to recoup.
Nearly 50 licenses issued in October
Jefferson City consumers will have another option for giving in to their sweet tooth this winter, as a new bakery has opened. Mi Pueblo Bakery, located at 510 Ellis Blvd., Suite F, across from the Firley YMCA, officially opened last week.
A downtown Jefferson City retailer at 227 E. High St. has proved its longevity, and continues to be owned and operated by the family that started it all. Saffees is celebrating 90 years.
Chick-fil-A will host its grand opening in Jefferson City on Jan. 16, a project manager says. The brick building near Lowe's on Missouri Boulevard will feature two drive-thru lanes and an indoor playground.
“You’ll get it back before you forget what it looks like.” That’s the Buck Dynasty Taxidermy motto. The new business, located at 6914 Whippoorwhil Dr., was started this fall by Richard Weekley.
Boeing Co. is soliciting bids from more than a dozen locations that want to build the new 777X airplane and secure thousands of jobs along with it, a company official said Saturday. Officials in Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas and Utah are among those who have talked about trying to lure Boeing.
A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms and agreed to pay $1 million as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities.
A day after setting off an uproar among travelers opposed to in-flight phone calls, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Chairman backtracked, saying he personally isn’t in favor of calls on planes.
The gun industry’s national trade association and lobbying organization considered moving its offices from Newtown after last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the president and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation said in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press.
A national anti-abortion group is pressing Rhode Island's health insurance marketplace to offer plans that don't cover abortion services, saying that failing to do so is "blatantly violating" the rights of those who object to the procedure.
The stock market brushed past another milestone on Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1,800 for the first time, capping seven straight weeks of gains.
J.C. Penney is getting booted from the Standard & Poor's 500 index after losing more than half of its market value this year.
'Our country needs fun right now'
Have you ever wondered where your fun comes from? The answer: here, at the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions expo.
Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.