SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico––Enrique Zarate, 19, had spent just a year in college when he landed an apprenticeship at a new BMW facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. If he performs well, in a year he'll win a well-paid ...Read more
Gawker, the embattled gossip website, is shutting down next week after 14 years in operation, the company said Thursday.
The surprise announcement comes just two days after broadcaster Univision Holdings Inc. submitted ...Read more
When the Summer Olympics end Sunday, the clock starts ticking for medal winners hoping to cash in on their glory.
Other than established multimillionaire stars such as U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps and Jamaican sprinter ...Read more
RIO DE JANEIRO -- In a hallway underneath the Rio Olympic Arena, a crush of journalists pushed against the metal fence in front of the world's best gymnast. Simone Biles, not even 5 feet tall, seemed to be swallowed up by ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Little known fact: Before the Bulls and Blackhawks achieved United Center glory, Danny Wirtz and the Loyola Academy Ramblers won the state hockey championship there in 1995, just a year after the facility co-...Read more
I've been saving up questions involving the payment of retroactive Social Security retirement benefits. Here they are.
Q: I will be age 70 in October. My plan was to start my retirement benefits at that time. But when I ...Read more
One of the ongoing discussions we hear is that of family values. There are some who try to identify them; others say there are no established family values.
The reason people have been unable to isolate and identify ...Read more
Q: My Firefox web browser has trouble connecting to secure websites such as Amazon and Netflix. I get the error message "SEC--ERROR--UNKNOWN--ISSUER," and a pop-up box claims that these websites aren't secure, or that I ...Read more
Hearing ThoughtsAnthony Diffley
Daniel Burke is a young New York City Assistant DA currently prosecuting a man for the murder of his wife. Even though her body was never found, there is enough circumstantial evidence to bring him to trial. Danny has his own doubts about whether or not this man is guilty of the crime but he ...
MILWAUKEE -- Harley-Davidson Inc. on Tuesday introduced an all-new engine, the Milwaukee-Eight, named for the city where the company was born.
Harley says it's only the eighth time in the company's 113-year history that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Joining a host of lawmakers calling for an accounting, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether a drug company violated antitrust laws by steeply ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- A national liquor retailer filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to end Connecticut's 35-year-old practice of regulating liquor prices.
Total Wine & More, a fast-growing chain of liquor superstores ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk held a news conference Tuesday to announce that the company had shaved a few tenths of a second off its fastest car.
A Tesla Model S P100D equipped with "Ludicrous" ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Universal Filmed Entertainment Group has solidified the leadership structure for DreamWorks Animation, a day after NBCUniversal completed its $3.8 billion acquisition of the Los Angeles-area studio.
In a major decision that opens the door for graduate students across the country to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that grad students who work as teaching and research assistants are employees ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Arden Tewksbury has been a dairy farmer in northeast Pennsylvania for most of his 83 years. He's also an agricultural activist who's part of a movement to try to stop the loss of family-owned dairy farms ...Read more
AKON, Ohio -- Food- and coffee-maker J.M. Smucker Co. on Tuesday reported a decline in sales but also announced per-share results that beat analysts' forecasts.
Revenue for the first quarter declined to $1.82 billion. ...Read more
MIAMI -- Brazilians were steamed when Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte told a tale of armed robbery and a gun pointed at his head during at night on the town in Rio de Janeiro, but the head of Brazil's tourism board said ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Best Buy Co. shares jumped 19 percent, the biggest-one day gain in at least a decade, Tuesday morning after the company reported better-than-expected results in the May-to-July period.
The company's net ...Read more
CHICAGO -- McDonald's is recalling 29 million fitness wristbands distributed in Happy Meals after dozens of children reportedly developed skin irritations.
The fast-food giant, headquartered in suburban Chicago, stopped ...Read more
Cable news host Andrea Tantaros has filed a lawsuit against Fox News, its ousted leader Roger Ailes and its top executives, claiming she was removed from her on-air role in retaliation for making a sexual harassment ...Read more
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