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Airports across the country have sued to block a new Transportation Security Administration directive that requires them, starting Jan. 1, to begin guarding exit security doors as passengers leave flights and head for baggage claims.
The painful financial restructuring underway in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia made substantial progress in the year ended June 30, a report released Thursday showed.
The Street: Germany's Merck KGaA has agreed to buy London-listed AZ Electronic Materials SA in a deal valuing the chemicals supplier to the electronics industry at £1.81 billion ($2.96 billion) including debt.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to hear a sales tax case filed by Amazon.com validates laws in Maine and 12 other states that require online, phone and mail-order retailers to collect sales taxes if they have a physical presence in the state. It also means that consumers could soon be taxed on all purchases, whether made online, by catalog or in person, if other states or Congress pass similar laws.
City on track to meet ambitious new collection goals
Nine months after shaking up the city’s tax enforcement leadership and collection processes, the Nutter administration continues to make modest...
Jeff Bezos made headlines earlier this week with what some see as a far-fetched notion of delivering packages from the skies with drones. But the Amazon.com founder and chief executive has actually made progress on an idea that might be even more improbable: commercial space travel.
PhillyDeals: Center City-based Neff Associates walked away with three "Pepperpot" awards earlier this week -- all three for handling challenges based on one of the city's landmark junk food products - cheesesteaks.
PhillyDeals: The Conshohocken web-retail firm is grow its London office.
The Street: According to a study conducted by Wells Fargo that surveyed 1,000 people between the ages of 25 and 75, 37% of middle class Americans don't believe that they will ever retire.
The Street: Holiday shoppers are spending more on children this Christmas season, yet most are unaware that they have six days less than last year to get it all done.
Plenty of people took issue with a new transportation funding package that will fix the state’s roads and bridges but lead to Pennsylvania motorists paying increased fees and likely higher prices at the pump. Moody’s, though, thinks it’s pretty good news.
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union antitrust regulators have raided the offices of several companies that make and sell consumer electronics and domestic appliances online, in an investigation into whether they artificially boosting the prices of goods online.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
BERLIN (AP) - German industrial orders dropped unexpectedly sharply in October, according to data released Friday, but the central bank raised its growth forecast for the country's economy on healthy domestic demand fueled by low unemployment.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It looks like President Barack Obama's fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - After the orange harvesting and the sun sets, the toughest part of John S. Gless' day is just beginning: a desperate fight to stave off a cold spell threatening to destroy his citrus crop.
HUADU, China (AP) - His Chinese sedan was a disappointment. So when truck driver Xie Yanzhen needed to replace it, he turned to Venucia, a 2-year-old no-frills brand launched by Nissan and a Chinese partner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Spotify, the Swedish music streaming service, is set to announce a new feature that will allow users to pick specific tracks and listen to them on mobile devices for free.
J.C. Penney says the SEC is looking into its liquidity, debt and other financial matters.
The owners of Parx Casino, known for huge charitable donations, are fighting for a lower property-tax bill in Bensalem Township and have paid the taxes under protest for the last three years.