Shares of travel websites Expedia and TripAdvisor soar

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Expedia and TripAdvisor soared Thursday, even though the travel website companies reported differing results for the fourth quarter.

Expedia's results were worse than Wall Street...

Canadian Pacific creates website to argue for rail merger

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Canadian Pacific has created a website to showcase all of its arguments for its proposed takeover of Norfolk Southern railroad.

Most of what's on the www.cpconsolidation.com website is from...

US markets trim losses in late trading

Declines in banks and other financial companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Thursday afternoon, but the market recovered somewhat from even steeper losses earlier in the day. The slump reflected heightened...

Bleisure: Zika casts a pall on some company getaways

It seemed like such a great idea: A company planned a business trip this winter to a warm place that would bring the entire staff together.

But now, concerns about Zika are keeping 10 of the company's 50...

Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data...

New York holds manufacturers liable for fouled water

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators say Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International are required to pay for the investigation and cleanup of a toxic chemical in an upstate village's drinking...

Treasury sanctions key Islamic State leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is sanctioning three leaders of the Islamic State, including a senior oil official, who are instrumental in the group's finances and recruitment.

Thursday's action is...

Insurer Centene ends search for missing hard drives

Medicaid coverage provider Centene has ended a search for six hard drives that contained the personal information of roughly 950,000 customers more than a month after the equipment turned up missing.

The St....