MILWAUKEE -- If any industry could use a prominent advocate, it's forestry -- because nothing grates on the ears of a forester like hearing someone say they won't buy a book because it'll kill a tree.
And few, if any, fit...Read more
CHICAGO -- Truck driver Lucio Barrera said he didn't think twice about signing a contract in 2013 with DNJ Intermodal Services, even though it barred him from using his truck to do business with other companies and he had ...Read more
U.S. stock prices edged lower and the American dollar was little changed against the euro in midday trading Monday after Greeks voted to reject the terms of that country's latest bailout package.
The markets' stability ...Read more
When investigators in the fraud watch department of Washington-based AARP received a call from a senior citizen late last year who had lost $300,000 to a con man she met on an Internet dating website, the organization ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Charles Conn stopped in to see his pharmacist to fill a prescription for a cough that had persisted for a month. Once he saw how much the medication cost, he could have used a side order of blood pressure ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Social media giant Facebook made official Tuesday that it likes Fort Worth, as company executives joined city, county and state officials to turn dirt on a mega-data center where servers will process ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A huge payday lending operation based in Kansas City, Mo., will be banned from offering any more loans under a $54 million settlement announced by federal regulators Tuesday.
The Federal Trade Commission ...Read more
It's showtime for Showtime's stand-alone streaming service.
The premium cable network's digital-only service went live Tuesday morning across a handful of distribution partners -- Apple, Roku, Hulu and PlayStation Vue.
Getting a foothold in a potentially lucrative new market, Carnival Corp. announced Tuesday that it has approval from U.S. officials to begin travel to Cuba next year.
However, the world's largest cruise ship company won't...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A mishmash of government rules, some of which are outdated, could slow adoption of new self-driving car technology that's seen as a possible boost to the economy, an auto industry representative told ...Read more
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- SurveyMonkey, the tech firm that lost CEO Dave Goldberg in May when he suffered a fatal head injury, announced on Tuesday it has hired a new chief executive to steer the company through its grieving ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Premium gasoline sales have declined over the decades as more motorists came to regard motor fuel as a generic commodity, and realized the pricier grades did not necessarily improve performance of their ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- General Mills is working toward using only cage-free eggs in its products, joining several other large food manufacturers and retailers.
General Mills' cage-free egg goals were announced Tuesday as part of ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- In one of the first public tests of her leadership of the often volatile Internet discussion site Reddit, Ellen Pao finds herself in the eye of the storm.
Over the past few days, Reddit moderators -- ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The United States financial system is stronger than it was five years ago but risks remain and regulators need to complete reforms, while policymakers should resist efforts to roll back some of the changes, ...Read more
U.S. business travel spending is expected to increase 4.9 percent this year, to $302.7 billion, but concerns about the U.S. economy likely will dampen what could be even more growth, according to the Global Business Travel...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. women's soccer team won the World Cup, and now Carli Lloyd has the marketing world at her feet, advertising and public relations experts say.
But they caution that the team captain and superstar, ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The U.S. has authorized the first cruise service to Cuba in half a century.
Cruise giant Carnival Corp. announced Tuesday that it has received U.S. government licenses to offer "purposeful" ...Read more
Good luck trying to predict if your total compensation will improve this year. Most hourly workers -- and many salaried ones -- are facing a confusing future.
On the one hand, the federal government is working on a ...Read more
One of the first things I thought about after the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal across the country was this: How horrible would it be to finally marry the person you love and then lose your job ...Read more