• Health company appealing orders on records, legal costs

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A company that formerly provided medical services to New Mexico prison inmates is appealing court orders for disclosure of certain records and for payment of legal fees of two newspapers and an advocacy group seeking the records.

  • US stocks slip further as steep losses for banks continue

    NEW YORK (AP) — After a shaky start, U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as technology and industrial companies rose. Banks fell with interest rates as the market came off its biggest loss in five months.

  • Sears has “substantial doubt” about its future

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is “substantial doubt” that it will be able to keep its doors open.

  • Ex-Dean Foods chair describes giving secrets to pro gambler

    NEW YORK (AP) — The former chairman of Dean Foods told jurors at a criminal trial Tuesday that he fed secrets about the company to a professional gambler for over seven years, sometimes speaking in coded language over a prepaid cellular phone called the “bat phone.”

  • Falcons sign team president Rich McKay to 5-year extension

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons announced a five-year contract extension with team president Rich McKay on Tuesday.

  • Target revamps stores for those in a rush, those who ramble

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a move to bring shoppers back to its stores, Target is embarking on an ambitious redesign aimed at helping people who need to dash in for milk to get out quickly while encouraging those who want to wander the aisles to linger.

  • Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

    Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.