Business

July 25, 2014
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will "seriously consider" a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed the stores.
July 25, 2014
CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.
By DENISE LAVOIE
July 25, 2014
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will "seriously consider" a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed the stores.
July 25, 2014
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
July 25, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints about engine stalling and alternator failures in Dodge Charger sedans.
July 25, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing results at Visa and Amazon dragged on the stock market Friday, and put two major indexes on course for a weekly loss.
July 25, 2014
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft says it is starting limited service in New York City after reaching agreement with state and city officials to resolve regulatory issues.
July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.