JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:
Aug 21, 2014 10:01 pm | Martin Crutsinger And Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.
Aug 22, 2014 05:00 pm | Josh Lederman, The Associated Press
MONTREAL - A documentary on alleged dismemberment killer Luka Rocco Magnotta has been pulled at the last minute from the Montreal World Film Festival and a French-language TV documentary channel.
Aug 22, 2014 06:15 pm | The Canadian Press
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Aug 22, 2014 04:15 pm | The Canadian Press
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower Friday as the financial sector failed to find lift from record earnings at Canada's biggest bank.
Aug 22, 2014 02:45 pm | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press
SALEM, Ore. - The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.
Aug 22, 2014 02:30 pm | Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed unchanged Friday amid a stronger than expected showing on retail sales and tame inflation data.
Aug 22, 2014 02:30 pm | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press
TORONTO - The head of Canada's largest bank offered reassurances Friday that it is well prepared to deal with slower growth in some areas, like retail banking, as it reported a record third-quarter profit boosted largely by a surge in its capital markets division.
Aug 22, 2014 02:15 pm | Linda Nguyen And David Paddon, The Canadian Press
OTTAWA - Some local TV stations will be forced to close and more than 30,000 people could lose their jobs if Canada's broadcast regulator adopts changes it wants Canadians to consider, says a broadcast industry watchdog group.
Aug 22, 2014 12:45 pm | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press
FREDERICTON - A New Brunswick judge rejected a bid Friday by aboriginal leaders to block an increase in the amount of softwood lumber that can be harvested from Crown lands in the province.
Aug 22, 2014 12:30 pm | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press