Shipping containers offer welcome homes in Phoenix

A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box

Eurozone economy speeds up, reaches size it was back in 2008

Official figures show that the eurozone economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of year, a level of growth that means the single currency bloc has finally clawed back the ground lost during the recessions since 2008

11 dead, 2 missing after oil-rig helicopter crash off Norway

An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said




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UPDATED: Mass. commission rejects Brockton project

Mass Gaming & Entertainment proposed building a $677 million project.

Mohegans to manage Louisiana tribe's casino

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana said it has hired the Mohegan authority to manage its Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, La.


Boycotting a state over a social issue may dent its image but not its economy

Bruce Springsteen canceled a concert in North Carolina, and Sharon Stone scrapped plans to film a movie in Mississippi. They are among the celebrities and corporations that declared they will not do business in the two Southern states...

Visa: new technology for chip cards to speed checkout times

Visa says improved technology for its chip-embedded cards will help to speed up checkout times for consumers