WASHINGTON -- The winter wasn't as rough for the U.S. economy as earlier thought, with growth revised upward Tuesday to a 1.1 percent annual rate -- more than double the initial estimate but still an anemic pace.
The new ...Read more
LONDON -- Just over a year ago, British financial traders were celebrating a landmark court victory over their European rivals. The Luxembourg-based General Court had overturned a demand by the European Central Bank that ...Read more
Going out of town this Fourth of July weekend? Be prepared for lots of company.
Nationwide, travel over the holiday stretch is expected to jump 1.3 percent to 42.9 million people.
The travel frenzy is being fueled by ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The people handling security for the nation's busiest malls and amusement parks are no longer retired cops. They are a 24-year veteran of the FBI, a former CIA operative and the onetime chief of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Most fans of the horror series "Penny Dreadful" think of the Showtime drama as a British TV show. The story is set in turn-of-the-century London and many of the actors and writers are from the U.K. But "...Read more
Social Security Disability Is NOT Welfare
Q: I am 60 years old and have had to stop work because of various medical problems. I would like to apply for Social Security disability benefits. But my husband and I have a ...Read more
President Clinton's 1992 campaign was built largely around the phrase "It's the economy, stupid!" Today, the campaign slogan should be, "It's integrity, stupid!"
Unfortunately, many believe that if the economy is fine, ...Read more
Microsoft has heard the complaints about the tactics it's using to push Windows 10 on users, and it's finally backing off.
Later this week, the company plans to roll out an update for Windows 7 and 8 that will change the ...Read more
Why Did Jesus Have to Die?Chris Conrad
Everyone should know why Jesus had to die, but the real reasons may not be what you have been told.
There was a war in heaven. Lucifer and others accused God of making up unnecessary laws with arbitrary consequences. They claimed He was exacting, unforgiving, severe, and a liar. ...
Q: I'm visually impaired and have a "closed circuit TV magnification device" attached to my PC. It worked on Windows 7, even though the vision program was designed for Windows XP.
But now that I've upgraded my PC to ...Read more
Lending Club plans to lay off 179 workers, or about 12 percent of its workforce, its latest response to a still-unfolding crisis that has cooled investors' interest in the firm's loans and pushed the company to dismiss its...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh-based Dollar Bank has agreed to merge with Bank (At)lantec, a Virginia-based mutual bank with four branch offices, in a move that the larger mutual bank sees as a blueprint for further deals.
The ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest will soon turn smartphone cameras into a tool that helps users discover and buy products, the company announced Tuesday when it revealed strategies intended to transform its digital scrapbook ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Amazon is expanding its one-press Dash Button technology to toys and musical equipment.
The Seattle-based company released 50 new Dash Buttons Tuesday, investing further in the technology that lets Prime ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Airbnb Inc. filed a lawsuit against its home city of San Francisco on Monday in an attempt to block new regulation it said would violate federal protections for Internet companies.
The short-term property...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Volkswagen has agreed to pay nearly $15 billion to settle government allegations in the U.S. linked to its cheating on emissions tests and to buy back or terminate the leases of nearly half a million of its ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Citing six deaths since 1989, federal safety regulators on Tuesday announced a recall of 29 million Ikea dressers they say are dangerously unstable and can tip onto children.
The retailer has agreed to offer...Read more
OTTAWA, Canada -- The shadow of Brexit and rising protectionist sentiment loom large as President Barack Obama meets his North American counterparts this week to bolster the world's largest trading bloc.
Obama, Canadian ...Read more
I don't often review new business books because, quite frankly, most of them don't have much to say (unless they're mine, of course).
However, every once in a while one comes along that's a real game changer. It ...Read more
MIAMI -- U.S. residents who travel to Cuba will be able to use a MasterCard issued by Florida-based Stonegate, the bank announced this month. But what happens if they use the card in a hotel owned by the Cuban military or ...Read more
Q: I think I'm on the edge of burnout. I'm crabby at work and losing interest in what I do, even though I know I actually like it. How can I get back on track?
--Heidi, 32, health care worker, fending off burnout
A: Take...Read more
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