WASHINGTON -- Like the man who picked him to be the next commerce secretary, Wilbur L. Ross is a billionaire with extensive financial interests and an ardent critic of America's trade policies -- both of which came under ...Read more
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- It's been said that beauty is skin deep, but ugly is to the bone. The late and clearly not lamented communist-era East German Trabant was not only ugly but plug-ugly.
To say it looks like a clown car ...Read more
SEATTLE -- "I will not recommend for membership in this union any other than members of the white race."
That may sound like some old declaration from the Deep South. But until after World War II, that was part of the ...Read more
In California's southeastern desert, where an abundance of clean energy boils just beneath the surface, two startup firms aim to build the nation's largest geothermal power plant and mining operation.
Controlled Thermal ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- North America's largest produce industry groups have unveiled a plan aimed at ridding abusive labor conditions from supply chains, in a closely watched effort prompted by growing demand from consumers to ...Read more
Hi, Edith: In a recent column, someone asked about escrow. You educated them, but it made me think particularly about mortgages being sold.
I bought my house in 2014. My lender is in a different state. I handle my taxes ...Read more
Should you trust the adviser who's telling you what to do with your money?
Unfortunately, many should not. The sad story is that if you are like most Americans, you are easy prey for the money advice business that's ...Read more
When Donald Trump took the presidential oath Friday, the stock market was trading modestly higher with the Dow Jones industrial average up 97 points.
Prices then moved in choppy fashion as traders kept glancing at ...Read more
Mill Village RoadLinda M. Simmons
Nine-year old April Dawn Tyler is thrilled to be friends with her classmate Hilda Jean Norton, who lives on Mill Village Road. She sees it as a place to live out her dream, a dream that does not involved her isolated farm life in the foothills of North Carolina. The ...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump called on all Americans to come together Friday, but he did not extend that invitation to the rest of the world.
Instead, Trump issued a loud decree "to be heard in every city, in ...Read more
An hour after Donald Trump assumed the presidency Friday, his administration indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required for FHA-backed mortgages, which are popular with first-time home buyers...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Apple is suing Qualcomm for roughly $1 billion, saying Qualcomm has been "charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with."
The suit follows the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Walgreens has agreed to pay $50 million to the federal government and states to settle allegations that it illegally gave discounts to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to encourage them to fill their ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Cable news networks had reason to feel bittersweet about the end of 2016 as Donald Trump's historic campaign for the White House drove their ratings to record levels. But in the days leading up to his ...Read more
The week ahead promises plenty of news for investors. It'll be the first workweek for President Donald Trump and his administration. The heart of fourth-quarter corporate earnings season will begin. And the preliminary ...Read more
From affordable small SUVs to all manner of family sedan, sporty and luxury cars, the soon-to-conclude 2017 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit embodies the variety of vehicles on sale.
WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, or CFPB, sued TCF Bank Thursday, claiming that the bank tricked customers into paying a $35 service fee to cover each overdraft on their accounts.
The suit accuses TCF...Read more
SEATTLE -- Costco will pay the U.S. government $11.75 million to settle allegations that some of its pharmacies improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
The ...Read more
SEATTLE -- In some corners of the high-tech workplace, Amazon.com is more popular than Google.
Services built by Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud-computing division, were the fourth most popular workplace web ...Read more
I hear you, elbow. I'm listening, kneecap. Good point, eyebrow.
Like it or not, your body is talking.
While you have developed mad skills at lying through your teeth, the rest of your body speaks the truth. This leads ...Read more
Q: I was hired at a large corporation as an administrative assistant for four managers, and I thought I was doing a great job. At the end of my review period, one of my managers copied me on an email that asked about the...Read more