• US trade deficit widens 2.9 percent to $41.9 billion in May, reflecting drop in exports

    Updated: 59 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit widens 2.9 percent to $41.9 billion in May, reflecting drop in exports.

  • Greek Speak: A guide to the country's debt crisis lexicon

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Greece's debt crisis has spawned its own awkward argot. For those in the know, clunky terms like "Grexit" are shorthand, a quick way of saving a bundle of words. For everybody else, they're as mysterious as hieroglyphs. Wall Street types and economists have been...

  • Colorado Springs area vehicle registrations surge in June

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    An improving Colorado Springs economy heated up the new car and truck market in El Paso County in June as new vehicle registrations jumped 13.9 percent to highest total for the month in 15 years, according to a report posted Monday on the county Clerk and Recorder's Office website....

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

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    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Erin Connolly has been hired as nanny placement manager at College Nannies + Tutors of Colorado Springs. She previously worked in the company's corporate office in Minneapolis and received a bachelor's degree in health and fitness promotion from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. get...

  • Colorado Springs businesses say they will monitor proposed changes to overtime rules

    By Vallari Gupte vallari.gupte@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    An Obama administration proposal that could expand the number of salaried workers eligible for overtime pay isn't worrying some Colorado Springs employers - although they are watching it closely for potential impact on their payrolls. The proposed changes would make about 5 million...

  • Mom of man killed setting off fireworks on head: rules lax

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives. Devon Staples, 22, and his friends had been drinking and...

  • Sheryl Sandberg joins SurveyMonkey board of directors

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SurveyMonkey will add two new members to its board of directors, including Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg is the widow of David Goldberg, who was CEO at SurveyMonkey from 2009 until he died in an accident while exercising in May. The Palo Alto,...

  • GoPro to sell smaller camera

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — GoPro, the sports camera maker, plans to launch its smallest camera yet. The Hero4 Session, which weighs 2.6 ounces, will go on sale July 12, the company said Monday. The lightest camera it currently sells on its website is the Hero4 Silver at 2.9 ounces. While it...

  • Court overturns ex-Goldman Sachs programmer's conviction

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York state judge on Monday overturned the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer for stealing confidential computer code — three years after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction on similar charges. State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser...

  • Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub, who backed 'Karate Kid,' 'Ocean's Eleven,' dies

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub, who backed 'Karate Kid,' 'Ocean's Eleven,' dies.

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