HELENA — A Helena judge has dismissed claims by the Montana Senate majority leader that the governor, a state senator and two commissioners of political practices conspired to drive him out of office.
BOISE, Idaho — The president of a failed southwest Idaho property-management company has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for defrauding investors.
While debate rages on about the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas pollution from existing U.S. power plants, it’s important to take a look at what is already working around the country from the standpoint of clean energy deployment.
Target Corp. has for the first time come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of high-profile businesses take positions on the divisive issue.
Target Corp. has named Brian Cornell, a senior executive at PepsiCo Inc., to be its new chief executive, becoming the first outsider to lead the nation’s fourth-largest retailer.
The World Cup and a busy sports season that included the NBA and NHL playoffs helped Buffalo Wild Wings’ results once again beat analysts’ expectations.
DETROIT — The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal crash tests.
NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil’s net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped a disappointing 6 percent.
NEW YORK — Chevron Corp. earnings rose 5.6 percent in the second quarter on asset sales and higher global oil prices, though oil and gas production slipped slightly.
RAWLINS, Wyo. — A Colorado mining company says it has identified more than 8.8 million pounds of uranium at a site it recently acquired in Wyoming's Shirley Basin.
First Interstate BancSystem Inc. plans to close eight Mountain West Bank branches in Montana when the companies complete their merger in October, the bank announced.
WASHINGTON — We are at a point where we will soon have vicious ideological debates over motherhood and apple pie.
NEW YORK — The modern income tax was passed 100 years ago on a simple premise — it would apply only to the top one-half of 1 percent of the population and it would be easy to fill out — just one page.
MANDAN, N.D. — North Dakota canola could become a fuel source for military and commercial jets.
CHICAGO — When corporate America downsizes, the pink slips usually come with a lot of fine print.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Great Lakes Airlines will be leaving North Dakota by the end of the month after serving the state for more than two decades.
WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden is a courageous American hero and will be remembered as one long after the “war on terror” is replaced by some other pretext for violating Americans’ constitutional rights and the rest of the world’s national sovereignty, privacy and, sometimes, security.
WASHINGTON — The scandal-plagued Internal Revenue Service is “overtaxed” in its new role as the key enforcement agency for Obamacare.
Delta Air Lines president Edward H. Bastian had good news for analysts gathered for a recent industry conference sponsored by JPMorgan.
Congress is once again taking up the farm bill — and continuing to treat agriculture like it was 1933, not 2013. The result: billions of taxpayer dollars going to waste.