• Solar power firm to develop 5 'garden' projects, including in Colorado Springs

    By Steve Raabe, The Denver Post -
    Updated: 21 min ago

    Denver-based solar power firm SunShare is looking at brighter prospects with a big financial boost from utility powerhouse NRG Energy. On Wednesday, the two companies announced a deal enabling SunShare to grow its community solar portfolio about eightfold. Under the transaction,...

  • Panel unanimously OKs bill easing employee health care count

    Updated: 26 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare show of bipartisanship over President Barack Obama's health care law, a Senate committee voted unanimously Wednesday to exclude veterans from the 50-worker threshold that triggers required coverage for employees under that statute. The Senate Finance...

  • S&P close to $1.37B deal over risky mortgage bond ratings

    Updated: 27 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Standard & Poor's is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial crisis. The credit rating agency is expected to...

  • Bankruptcy judge approves financing for Trump Entertainment

    Updated: 27 min ago

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware approved $20 million in new bankruptcy financing Wednesday for Trump Entertainment Resorts from billionaire investor Carl Icahn as the company continues to work to keep the struggling Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey,...

  • FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts

    Updated: 27 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs and make the U.S. dependent on oil from friends, rather than...

  • Qualcomm tops Street 1Q forecasts

    Updated: 27 min ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $1.97 billion. On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had profit of $1.17. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, were $1.34 per share. The...

  • Air Force probing alleged 'treason' remark by general

    Updated: 40 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is investigating allegations that the No. 2 commander at its prestigious Air Combat Command told lower-ranking officers that talking to members of Congress about the capabilities of the A-10 attack aircraft is tantamount to treason. The alleged comment...

  • Main Denver airport bans sale of marijuana-themed souvenirs

    Updated: 41 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Tourists who fly to Colorado, home of legal pot, can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport. The airport has banned pot-themed souvenirs, fearing the kitsch could taint the state's...

  • Cuomo, de Blasio, defend strict NYC storm regulations

    Updated: 42 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse. Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered still. Hardy souls...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 42 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

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