Job cuts at Macy's signal hard times ahead for retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's is slashing jobs, a harbinger of hard times for retailers after a holiday season that saw a noticeable shift to online shopping and away from physical stores.

  • Written by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

TransCanada to file 2 legal challenges to Keystone rejection

HOUSTON (AP) — The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government's rejection of the project and announced it plans to file a second legal challenge that will seek more than $15 billion in damages.

  • Written by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Powerball jackpot climbs to estimated $675M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lottery official says the estimated prize for this weekend's Powerball drawing is the largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history.


California weathers El Nino, but wild weather not over

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The worst storm in a series of storms has come and gone without serious consequences for California, but the El Nino-driven weather was still causing problems around the state.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press