A crane hoists U.S., Oklahoma, and Choctaw Nation flags to the top of a new hotel tower under construction at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant on Thursday. The expansion, which includes additional rooms and new amenities such as a bowling alley and theater, is scheduled for completion in 2015.
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SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter’s user growth is slowing at about the same pace as Facebook’s did when it was just as old, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade, as gains in government spending and a shrinking trade deficit made up for a slowdown in household purchases.
WASHINGTON — he Federal Reserve on Wednesday formally ended its controversial purchases of government and mortgage bonds, and in doing so cleared the decks for eventual increases in interest rates, last seen in 2008.
ATLANTA — UPS forecasts it will handle a record 585 million packages this December amid the peak holiday season, up 11 percent from last year.
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has spent freely on long-term bets including virtual reality and connecting the world to the Web. Now those moves are set to face increased scrutiny.
Sam’s Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers.
Why are the prices of some generic drugs so darn high?
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits over the past month than at any time in 14 years as an improving economy prompted employers to hold on to staff.
LOS ANGELES — The millionaire creator of a Facebook competitor for teenagers, Pascal Lorne needed, well, teenagers.