CHICAGO -- When Marathon Pharmaceuticals' $89,000 price tag for a year's supply of its newly approved muscular dystrophy drug sparked outrage earlier this month, the company's CEO responded with another figure: $20.
MINNEAPOLIS -- For every Minnesotan who welcomed the past weekend's warm weather, there was another putting away skis, skates or a snowmobile and wondering whatever happened to the cold. Springlike temps are in the Twin ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Susana Palomo couldn't sleep for a week, torn between a dream and reality.
One of the hundreds of workers laid off last year from a Nabisco plant on Chicago's Southwest Side, where Oreos were made for more than...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the digital currency, so that they can quickly ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Twenty-four hours before taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump strutted into the presidential ballroom of the Trump International Hotel to toast congressional leaders, top donors and the people he...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Uber was rocked by scandal once again this week after a former employee raised claims of sexual harassment. But experts say this time, the CEO's conciliatory response -- both in public and during an ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Oscar week is here, which means Hollywood's attention is more focused on gold statuettes than new movies opening at the multiplex. But Sunday's star-studded gala at the Dolby Theatre won't necessarily turn ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- About a week after Disneyland raised its ticket prices, Universal Studios Hollywood hiked attendance prices an extra $5 per visitor.
The daily ticket price at the gate rose to $120 from $115, on top of ...Read more
SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan RuthSteve Snyder
An Amazon #1 Best Seller and winner of 20 national book awards, SHOT DOWN is set within the framework of World War II in Europe and recounts the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by ...
Two weeks after Walt Disney Co. launched a bailout of struggling Euro Disney, another international Disney resort revealed that its financial woes grew last year.
Hong Kong Disneyland reported Monday a second consecutive ...Read more
ATLANTA -- UPS has tested delivering a package to a home by drone from one of its brown trucks.
The test conducted Monday in Lithia, Fla., used a drone called HorseFly built by Workhorse Group, an Ohio-based developer of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Wells Fargo & Co. said Tuesday that it has fired four senior managers in the aftermath of the scandal over accounts opened in customers' names without their knowledge or consent.
The banking giant said its ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The European Union's data protection watchdog says it still has concerns about the information Microsoft is collecting from users of its Windows 10 operating system.
The EU regulator sent Microsoft a letter a ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Oreo-maker Mondelez International announced the launch of a savory snack brand Tuesday tailor-made for today's health-conscious consumers, even as merger speculation continues to envelop the company.
In ...Read more
FRANKFURT, Germany -- PSA Group Chief Executive Officer Carlos Tavares sought to ease tensions over the proposed acquisition of General Motors Co.'s European business by assuring workers that the French automaker will ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Cheap, no-frills fares from American Airlines are here.
On Tuesday, the Fort Worth-based carrier began selling its "basic economy" fare on ten routes, including Dallas/Fort Worth to Baltimore, ...Read more
Q: I'm the type of person who likes to physically express my appreciation. If a co-worker helps me out or offers a compliment, I often say thanks by squeezing their hand or giving them a shoulder rub. Unfortunately, these ...Read more
Q: Should I "friend" my boss on Facebook?
A: It depends whether your boss is a real friend, or maybe a relative. If your ties predate your employment, it's likely your boss already knows quite a bit about your life. But ...Read more
Luis Fitch, an immigrant artist and businessman, is co-founder of Uno Branding, a Minneapolis marketing agency with an office in Mexico City.
Uno is working on Mexico-based Manzanita, an apple-based soda that's a rage in ...Read more
Q: As part of my job, I am working to help unify a number of different work groups around some consistent processes. They all have different workplace cultures and have developed their own unique ways to get their work ...Read more
What will you do when transgender equality comes to your workplace?
To understand why I ask that, consider some recent news.
The National Football League released a statement that stirred up some dust in Texas.
It read,...Read more
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