DENVER – If you’re shopping for a new vehicle, odds are it’s an SUV or pickup, not a sedan nor a sports car. Those last two categories are seeing their sales shrivel faster than American civility. And yet these are ...Read more
Advocates for the semiconductor chip industry blanketed Capitol Hill offices this week to push for passage of $52 billion in subsidies amid an ongoing global shortage.
Their efforts appear to be paying off: More than ...Read more
UnitedHealthcare has launched what it calls a "virtual-first" health plan where patients start with online health care providers before moving to in-person visits as needed.
The Minnetonka-based carrier, which is the ...Read more
Operators of power plants and transmission lines that are part of the Texas electric grid have until Dec. 1 to make their "best efforts" to fix known problems that led to failures during last February's deadly freeze and ...Read more
Southern California home prices set another record last month, but the market is cooling despite the all-time price high.
The region's six-county median sales price — the point at which half the homes sold for more and ...Read more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose in September by the most in a year, suggesting a slight easing in home-price growth and lower mortgage rates a month earlier provided a tailwind for demand.
Contract closings ...Read more
Q: A resident of our community is a hoarder and does not maintain his home. We are concerned that the condition of his home will attract pests and cause other problems. The association’s management company sent him ...Read more
Weeks after a group of port truck drivers voted to unionize, they opened their mailboxes to find termination notices from their employer. That letter was a violation of federal labor law, a judge ruled Tuesday in a ...Read more
Be honest, now -- what is it that scares you most about crawling out of your COVID-19 hidey-hole and going back to your workplace?
Is it the fact that you probably won't be able to work in your pajamas? Is it the ...Read more
Despite numerous studies proving praise is the most practical and effective tool in the workplace for improving performance and morale, 74% of companies do not practice nor emphasize praising their employees. Adrian ...Read more
Portillo’s is expected to go public Thursday and raise $405.4 million with its initial public offering.
The Oak Brook, Illinois-based fast casual chain offered nearly 20.3 million shares of its stock at $20 per share �...Read more
Several years ago, Kristine Chadwick and her family were trying to buy a house in Eugene, Oregon. The market was competitive, so her agent suggested she write a letter to the seller, describing her husband, three kids, two...Read more
SEATTLE — Like many vendors at Pike Place Market, Scott Chang isn't sure when business will resume its pre-COVID normal.
True, this summer brought welcome crowds of tourists and locals to the open-air Seattle landmark. ...Read more
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, people often relied on telemedicine for doctor visits. Now, insurers are betting that some patients liked it enough to embrace new types of health coverage that encourages video ...Read more
Tesla held its third-quarter earnings call with shareholders on Wednesday — but anyone hoping the automaker would provide more details about moving its headquarters to Austin was likely disappointed.
Tesla CEO Elon ...Read more
Bitcoin rallied to a record, topping $66,000 for the first time as optimism surged for greater mainstream acceptance in the wake of the successful launch of the inaugural exchange-traded fund for U.S. investors.
While ...Read more
An California semiconductor company took its stock public Wednesday — straight into the maw of a global chip shortage that could pose either a threat or an opportunity.
The company is Navitas, based in El Segundo. Its ...Read more
Here's a handy rule for anyone struggling to decode policy debates in Washington: If the GOP is throwing a fit about something, you can be sure their complaints are bogus.
Latest case in point: a provision in the Build ...Read more
There are two things wrong with Facebook's reported plan to change its name to better reflect its role in the high-tech "metaverse."
First, the metaverse? Seriously?
Second, who do they think they're fooling?
It's still...Read more
Foul odors reminiscent of urine or sweaty socks are exposing people in older Toyota vehicles to health and safety risks, a new federal lawsuit claims.
The odors result from a design defect that allows condensation to ...Read more
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