OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company said Friday its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says he thinks the Federal Reserve will have a hard time raising interest rates significantly while Europe continues to struggle.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett again defended Berkshire Hathaway's manufactured home unit Monday and praised some of his company's biggest investments.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent business moves.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's first-quarter profit improved 6 percent but fell short of expectations as railroad shipping volume slowed 2 percent on weak coal demand and a labor dispute at West Coast ports.
BOSTON (AP) — For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer misconduct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside a contest in Texas featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Felix Hernandez are both off to a scintillating start, and that combination was too much for the Los Angeles Angels to overcome.
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks appear to be steamrolling toward a meeting in the Western Conference finals, they're only halfway there.
The Washington Wizards are right at home on the road.
NEW YORK (AP) — PartnerRe rejected an offer from Italian investment company Exor, saying it will go ahead with its combination with competitor Axis Capital.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging through thousands of tons of earth Tuesday, the remains of a quake-triggered mudslide that wiped out an entire village along a popular trekking route in Nepal's Himalayan foothills and killed at least 60 people.
ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed just short of a record on Monday as investors assessed some positive earnings reports.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has nudged up its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece, which is struggling to get its hands on vital bailout cash it needs to pay off debts.
NEW YORK (AP) — Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale.
PARIS (AP) — Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is meeting top European officials in Paris and Brussels as the cash-strapped country seeks the swift release of delayed bailout money that it needs to keep up with its debt payments.