posted: 03/02/2015 1:59 a.m.
TOKYO -- Japan's push to keep power flowing after it shuttered its nuclear program may best be illustrated by 73 million light bulbs.
posted: 03/01/2015 2:09 a.m.
STAVANGER, Norway -- Losing his job on a Norwegian oil rig meant more to Kristoffer Sandberg than saying goodbye to a high salary. It downshifted his lifestyle and expectations, something an increasing number of people in this small oil-rich country are facing.
posted: 02/28/2015 1:51 a.m.
HAVANA -- Over six decades rolling premium cigars with his small, wrinkled hands, Arnaldo Alfonso has taken pride in seeing his "habanos" sampled by visiting heads of state and other dignitaries.
posted: 02/27/2015 8:33 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.
posted: 02/26/2015 2:08 a.m.
Toyota this week officially rolled out what it's betting will mark "a turning point" in automotive history -- a sleek, low-priced, ecologically friendly "future" car that can operate for 300 miles, takes less than five minutes to charge and comes with three years of free fuel.
posted: 02/26/2015 2:06 a.m.
Soaring oil prices the past decade transformed this rural backwater into Colombia's richest city as nearby fields pumped black gold, drawing new businesses, international pop stars and vanity art projects such as the biblical-themed arch that towers over these sweltering grasslands.
posted: 02/26/2015 2:05 a.m.
First there was money laundering. Then foreign-exchange rigging. Now tax evasion.
posted: 02/25/2015 2:09 a.m.
Greece cleared a hurdle Tuesday in its ongoing battle to remain solvent as its European creditors approved a four-month extension to its financial bailout -- but the cash-strapped country has much more to do to convince its partners that it deserves longer-term help beyond the summer.
posted: 02/24/2015 2:09 a.m.
Caught between its own defiant campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's left-wing government continued Monday to finalize a list of changes demanded by debt inspectors for approval of extended rescue loans.
posted: 02/24/2015 2:06 a.m.
The chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service on Monday said it is critical for Congress to grant the Obama administration fast-track authority to negotiate foreign trade deals.
posted: 02/24/2015 2:02 a.m.
Honda Motor said Monday that it is replacing its president and chief executive, Takanobu Ito, a sign the Japanese automaker is addressing recent quality problems.
posted: 02/24/2015 1:57 a.m.
Windstream plans quarterly results call Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock will hold a conference call today to review its 2014 fourth-quarter financial results, which will also be released today.
posted: 02/23/2015 2:09 a.m.
Working out of a Beijing office full of video-game designers from around the world, Chinese-born Pin Wang and his startup Substantial Games should be the face of the innovative, forward-looking China that the country's leaders say they want to build.
posted: 02/23/2015 2:03 a.m.
Samsung buying mobile-payment firm NEW YORK -- Samsung is buying mobile-payment startup LoopPay as the South Korean phone-maker steps up to challenge Apple and its payment system on iPhones.
updated: 02/22/2015 3:48 a.m.
Greece will submit a list of changes to be agreed with its creditors today, the country's finance minister said Saturday.