LOS ANGELES -- A bitter battle to control the fortune of ailing billionaire Sumner Redstone escalated Wednesday when the media mogul's ex-girlfriend filed a lawsuit alleging that he is mentally impaired and unable to make ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Allegheny City Market, tucked inconspicuously into Pittsburgh's Mexican War Streets neighborhood, has built a customer base with its tidy convenience store and deli featuring locally themed sandwiches like ...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Caryn Beck-Dudley has some experience as an outsider.
She was a nonpracticing Mormon in Utah, Mormon country. She was the first pregnant, pre-tenure professor in tenure track line at Utah State; ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The earthy smell of silk and wool fills a showroom piled waist-high with thousands of hand-woven rugs, some of them centuries old. It is a familiar scent, one that links this shop in L.A.'s Westwood ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The gig: Michael Marini, 49, is chief executive of Planet Home Living, one of the leading developers of small-lot subdivisions -- clusters of townhome-like single-family houses that are only inches apart ...Read more
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Homeowners sell their homes and buy other homes for a variety of reasons, including a need to live closer to a place of employment, to be closer to family, to enjoy a better climate, or simply to upgrade. This article is ...Read more
Look at you, Little Marty Sunshine, tripping blithely through the cubicles, spreading joy as you prance through the workday. You love everyone and everyone loves you.
No doubt about it -- you're one of the good guys. ...Read more
Q: It's an inopportune time, but I have no choice and have to re-enter the workforce after 10 years of absence. I was involved in raising my children because I thought they were far more important than whatever I would ...Read more
Rory: King of PetlaJennifer Zartman
Rory Anderson, an epic-nerd on an ordinary science field trip, is pulled through a portal into Zed, a place outside of time. His perception of reality shifts, and the King of the Fountain of Life commissions him as an ambassador to Petla, a place in another galaxy. He arrives wearing the ...
With Americans spending significant portions of their waking hours looking at a smartphone or tablet, perhaps it's no wonder that's the way many will shop for the holidays too.
This season, for the first time, mobile ...Read more
CHICAGO -- A small drugmaker that promised to decrease the price of a lifesaving drug -- after raising it about 5,000 percent -- now says it will not cut the list price of the drug, sold exclusively by select Walgreens ...Read more
See you later, Elsa. Barbie has put the freeze on Disney's "Frozen."
The classic doll with the exaggerated measurements once again tops the list of toys that shoppers plan to buy for the young girls on their holiday gift ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Consumer spending inched up last month, rising at a rate well below expectations, as cautious Americans saved more of their growing incomes, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
Personal consumption ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Snapchat Inc. Chief Executive Evan Spiegel grabs his iPhone, opens his Los Angeles company's app and taps an icon for "Los Angeles."
Instantly, he's watching short, full-screen videos that Snapchat users ...Read more
In the early 2000s, some in the residential-construction industry predicted that, in the not-too-distant future, the United States would reach its new-home saturation point.
The result would be a corresponding growth in ...Read more
Q: Three months ago, we rented a house that was listed by a real estate agent. We were told the owner lived abroad. After negotiations between our agent and the listing agent, we filled out a detailed application, paid ...Read more
When Apple released the iPad in 2010, it sought to fill a niche in the computing industry.
The company perceived -- correctly as it turned out -- that there was a need for a device that was larger and more powerful than a...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Robert Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer at Monsanto, is considered the father of agricultural biotechnology. Fraley has received numerous awards, including the World Food Prize ...Read more
Q: I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Does the Windows 10 built-in security software, Windows Defender, provide enough protection against computer viruses, spyware and other malicious software? Will the Kaspersky ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- As it strives to push sales toward an ambitious, self-imposed goal, Kohl's Corp. wants to speak to more than just the "mom-ness" of its core customer.
It wants to tap her inner sense of style.
The nationwide...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Cargill Inc. is big in aquaculture feed, and salmon makes up one of the world's biggest aquaculture markets. But the fish feeder and the pink-fleshed fish haven't been in the same boat -- until now.
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