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Support Grows for U.S. Campaign

September 15, 2014 - 9:26am
A U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State gained more backing, with the U.K., Australia and leading Arab states offering support.

Hundreds Flee California Wildfires as Homes Burn

September 15, 2014 - 9:18am
Two raging wildfires in California have forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes in central and northern counties of the state, including Madera and El Dorado.

Capital Journal Daybreak

September 15, 2014 - 8:51am

Bond Insurer Reaches Final Terms in Detroit Bankruptcy Settlement

September 15, 2014 - 8:00am
Syncora Holdings, one of the fiercest foes in the Detroit municipal bankruptcy case, reached a final settlement with the city over claims that could have held up the city's timely exit from bankruptcy protection.

Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus

September 15, 2014 - 6:58am
The Fed chief's actions in her first six months confound the view of her as a strong advocate of easy money.

A Transcendent Tally of the Mayor's Words

September 15, 2014 - 6:13am
In his first nine months in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio brought historic and transcendent changes to New York City. Just ask him. The mayor has invoked "historic" and "transcendent" more than 80 times.

Obama Plans Major Ebola Offensive

September 15, 2014 - 4:54am
President Obama plans to dramatically boost the U.S. effort to mitigate the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including greater involvement of the U.S. military, people familiar with the proposal said.

Coming Soon to Theaters: E-Cigarettes

September 15, 2014 - 4:03am
SmokeStik's product placement in 'Cymbeline' has far-reaching implications for Hollywood and Big Tobacco.

Long Legs for the Energy Boom

September 15, 2014 - 4:02am
The U.S. energy boom has lasted longer than anyone would have imagined a decade ago and has more room to run as oil and gas wells become more productive.

Chevron Shuts Pipeline After Accident

September 14, 2014 - 9:21pm
Chevron Pipe Line Co. has shut down a natural-gas pipeline that feeds Gulf of Mexico production to the Henry Hub storage and delivery point in Louisiana in the wake of a deadly accident.

Public-Private Deals Spark Turmoil

September 14, 2014 - 5:49pm
Missoula, Mont., is suing the private-equity firm the Carlyle Group to regain control of its water system—one of several municipalities fighting for control of its infrastructure.

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen

September 14, 2014 - 5:24pm
North Korea has sentenced a 24-year-old American to six years of hard labor for what it called 'hostile' acts during a trip there, in a move likely to worsen tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.

Fed Sizes Up Alternate Rate-Hike Paths

September 14, 2014 - 3:44pm
The Outlook: The Federal Reserve is debating the path of its coming rate increases: whether to start early and proceed gradually, or wait longer and be ready to move rapidly.