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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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