President Barack Obama’s budget outlines his ideas for how the government may spend $3.8 trillion in fiscal 2013. There’s no similar document accounting for where taxpayers’ money actually goes.
Boston’s Jon Lester pitched six- plus innings of shutout baseball as the Red Sox topped the New York Yankees 2-1 to split a four-game series.
The New York Yankees invited 27 players, including 13 signed to minor-league contracts, to spring training camp.
Jed Lowrie and Bill Hall hit three- run home runs to give the Boston Red Sox a 10-8 win against the New York Yankees, who fell out of first place in the American League East division.
U.S. government agencies have canceled dozens of conferences and pared down other events following a scandal over a General Services Administration bash in Las Vegas.
Duke Energy Corp. will buy Progress Energy Inc. for $13.7 billion in stock, creating the largest U.S. utility and increasing its ability to build new power plants to meet future greenhouse-gas emissions limits.
Rookie pitcher Wei-Yin Chen won his fourth game and Jim Johnson picked up his 12th save as the host Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 5-2.
Margaret George, a retired widow raising her three young grandchildren in a trailer in Whispering Ranch, Arizona, says her family wouldn’t survive without federal help to pay for electricity.
The New York Yankees are down to their final game of the Major League Baseball season to clinch the American League East division title for home-field advantage during the playoffs.