Futures rise after Bernanke remarks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left open multiple trajectories for U.S. economic policy going forwar…

Xcel adding 3 wind farms in Minn., ND

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy says it plans to make a significant investment in wind power. The Minneapolis utility says it will use power …

Ohio kidnap suspect pleads not guilty

A man charged with kidnapping and raping three women over a decade in his Cleveland home faced arraignment Wednesday on an expanded, 977-cou…

Online shows may take big Emmy leap

If Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” on Thursday become the first online contenders to nab top Emmy nominations, it will…

Pope nixes popemobile for Rio trip

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is forgoing the bulletproof popemobile for his upcoming trip to Brazil for the Catholic Church’s youth fest…

Dubai diet: Slim down, get paid in gold

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shedding weight is as good as gold under an unusual slim-down initiative in Dubai over growing concerns a…