WASHINGTON -- U.S. trade officials on Friday empowered President Donald Trump to impose tariffs that could cut off the solar energy industry from the cheap foreign-made panels that have driven its explosive growth.
The ...Read more
Toys R Us Inc. said Thursday it plans to again hire thousands of part-time workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season despite the toy chain's bankruptcy filing this week.
The company did not specify the number of ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- In an announcement destined to produce a collective swoon among shareholders, Pittsburgh-based Calgon Carbon said Thursday it agreed to be acquired by a much larger Japanese company for about $1.1 billion in ...Read more
Since it began airing in 2010, "The Walking Dead" has resurrected far more than just the dearly departed.
With its through-the-roof ratings, the series breathed new life into the zombie genre, resuscitated the career of ...Read more
Getting the Cadillac of SUVs for an epic camping trip with seven other families over Labor Day weekend promised certain safeguards: We could help bring stuff other families couldn't fit; we could sleep in it should ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- R-rated thrill rides continue to rule the box office with 20th Century Fox's profane spy sequel "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" and New Line Cinema's horror flick "It" dominating the top spots.
A sequel to ...Read more
OTTAWA, Ontario -- The head of Canada's largest private-sector union said there's been "no progress" in North American Free Trade Agreement talks and that he expects the U.S., Mexico and Canada to eventually abandon them. ...Read more
Dear Ms. Lank: After letting her two-bedroom condo in New Jersey stand unused for many years, my wife has decided to rent it out. She wants to keep that furniture, so she's renting it out furnished.
We really want to be ...Read more
An Act of WarMichael K. McMahan
When Lt. Travis Kelly kills a North Vietnamese officer near the Cambodian border in 1969, he tries hard to put the incident--and the rest of the Vietnam War--behind him. But like so many of Travis's experience in the war, this one comes continues to haunt him decades ...
After Hurricane Irma's devastating 72-hour pass through northern Cuba, the Cuban government took a novel approach to storm relief: It posted a Cuban bank account number on social media where donations can be sent.
Even ...Read more
WASHINGTON ––The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says its database of company filings has significantly increased corporate transparency. But a hack that led to the theft of market-moving secrets is the latest ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sprint and T-Mobile are again reportedly close to agreeing to tentative terms for a merger.
Reuters, citing unnamed sources, reported Friday that SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, would own ...Read more
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is planning to lay off at least 5,000 employees, or about 10 percent of its workforce, according to a business media report.
Bloomberg reported Thursday that the job cuts, which will occur ...Read more
You don't have to be a genius, a math brain or know anything about the stock market to invest your money well and retire comfortably.
Most people don't think of themselves as investors. But just about anyone with a fourth...Read more
If the Equifax security breach didn't get investors' attention -- and it should have -- the hack of Edgar will.
Edgar stands for Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system. It is the Securities and Exchange ...Read more
General Motors is feeding its golden goose.
The automaker, which once behaved as if "brand strategy" were another term for wringing every penny from its brands today with little thought of the future, is investing in new ...Read more
SEATTLE -- It's not a second headquarters, but Amazon.com says it will add about 2,000 employees in New York City during the next three years, more than doubling an outpost focused on the online retailer's advertising ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Facebook said Thursday that it would turn over to Congress copies of more than 3,000 ads linked to a shadowy Russian company, for House and Senate committees' investigations of Kremlin interference in the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The nation's top financial markets regulator has revealed that its computer system was hacked last year and that private information might have been used to make "illicit gains" through stock trades.
Jay ...Read more
Who is your boss' BFF? If it's you, congratulations. You will be the first to be promoted and the last to be fired. If it's not, you could be the last to be promoted and the first to be fired.
Fortunately, with a little ...Read more
Q: Only two of us remained employed after five others in our department were laid off. The company experienced a loss of business within the last six months, so when we didn't have orders to fill, we were asked to do other...Read more
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