CREVE COEUR, Mo. -- Monsanto's unsolicited courtship of Swiss rival Syngenta AG has the potential to do many things for the St. Louis-area agriculture giant.
For starters, it could propel the company back to a business ...Read more
DETROIT -- Cindy Estrada's journey has taken her from the dusty tomato fields of central California to the bargaining table where the United Automobile Workers union and General Motors will forge the future of about 48,500...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A little-debated provision of the Los Angeles minimum wage hike -- future increases tied to inflation -- may produce its most profound and controversial consequences over the long term.
In a single vote, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Despite some last-minute drama, the Senate on Thursday advanced a measure that would give President Barack Obama "fast-track" authority to finalize a pending trade pact with leading Pacific nations.
FERGUSON, Mo. -- More than five months after the last big eruption of destruction, the business districts of Ferguson and nearby Dellwood are healing, albeit slowly.
Most of the 18 buildings destroyed during the riots ...Read more
The health of an elderly parent falters and fails, a home for decades gives way to a hospital room and suddenly the longtime source of family unity and strength can't even live alone anymore. That's a family challenge that...Read more
Repaying student debt is hard enough. But student loan servicers often make the process more difficult than it needs to be, according to complaints collected by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
In some cases, for...Read more
Chicago street gangs, rap videos and guys who are skilled at "making paper" are all on the front edge of a scam that's already cost banks millions of dollars.
It's called "cracking cards."
What's weird about this scam is...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 ...
Financial planning involves more than jerking your knee to the latest money headline. Sure, the world economy, the globe's tribulations and the latest loud investing pundit try to make you panic. How you react is vital to ...Read more
Dick Fuld has admitted mistakes. He has said he was wrong. He testified to Congress "bad judgments were made regarding the market." But he has never taken full-throated responsibility.
Fuld was the CEO at investment bank ...Read more
Just as investment industry behemoth Vanguard Group Inc. this month rolled out its new investment platform combining an automated and live-adviser experience with $17 billion in client money under management, regulators ...Read more
The recently unveiled 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will face five key challenges when it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year:
-- Fuel economy
-- Interior comfort
If it ...Read more
Q: I'm hoping you can help me fix or at least understand what is happening with my 2006 GMC Yukon. All of the sudden hot air is coming out of the two driver's side air conditioning ducts regardless of what settings I ...Read more
You can't blame Honda for trying.
When the Japanese automaker last redesigned the Pilot in 2009, Honda designers gave the three-row crossover the look of a true SUV, with big, boxy proportions. While successful, the model...Read more
DEARBORN, Mich. -- In the basement of Ford's Product Development Center here, in a room formally used to store foam, the Ford GT super car grew from sketches to clay models to prototypes now being tested on the track in ...Read more
Language is not static; it constantly evolves to meet the demands of a changing world. Consider the term smartphone; it would have evoked laughs a decade ago. Today, it no longer does. So it's not surprising to find that ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The presentation that Kraft Foods Group executives made at an analysts' gathering in February 2013 was blunt. The Illinois food giant, the slides said, had been among the "worst" consumer packaged goods ...Read more
Korean automaker Kia approaches the fringes of the luxury market with the 2016 Sorento SXL, a midsize SUV (I give it three out of four stars) priced and equipped to compete with vehicles ranging from the Chevrolet Equinox ...Read more
Here are two completely different vehicles with a very similar problem.
Q: I have a 2010 Chevy Cobalt with just under 50,000 miles on it. It has a humming noise coming from the front when I get to 15-20 mph, noise that ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Disney's "Tomorrowland" is likely going to launch at No. 1 during a slower Memorial Day weekend at the box office.
The futuristic fantasy is expected to bring $50 million over the four-day holiday, ...Read more
- 'Fair trade' coffee pioneer continues to expand on sustainable, transparent practices
- Ferguson business districts slowly mend after riots
- NHTSA moves to speed up, coordinate Takata recalls
- Protesters deliver petition of demands to McDonald's
- Senate panel approves GOP bill to loosen some financial regulations