New, tough nationwide regulations on payday and other short-term loans, finalized by an Obama-era appointee who led the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will remain on the books at least temporarily.
A deadline for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Despite a flurry of negotiations in recent weeks, hopes are fading fast that a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement will be completed and approved by lawmakers this year.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Walmart is launching its grocery delivery service in the Chicago area Tuesday, a major development in the region's fiercely competitive grocery industry as retailers increasingly compete for online dollars.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers approved legislation Thursday outlawing companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.
As part of a package of changes to state agriculture and ...Read more
Minnesota lost 3,200 jobs last month and the state added fewer jobs in March than initially thought, the state jobs agency said Thursday.
The new data provided more evidence that hiring has slowed sharply in the state ...Read more
More than 3,500 Carson's employees in Illinois will lose their jobs this summer as the department store chain shuts down.
The company's 35 stores in Illinois, plus two distribution centers, will shutter by Aug. 31, though...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The surprise exodus of nearly 100 Atrium Health doctors intent on leaving the hospital system has some industry experts saying it could be the start of a trend in Charlotte and elsewhere.
In bucking a ...Read more
SACRAMENTO -- Just as a ballot initiative that would dramatically expand Proposition 13 tax benefits for longtime homeowners was deemed eligible for the November ballot on Thursday, its proponents said they were ...Read more
Connecticut employers cut 1,400 jobs in April, the second consecutive month of job losses, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
In addition, labor department officials said more jobs were lost in March than ...Read more
A new analysis about Uber drivers' wages finds that they take home about $9.21 an hour, or less than minimum wage in many of the biggest markets where the ride-hailing service operates.
The analysis, by the pro-labor ...Read more
Chicago is again seeking city residents interested in buying vacant lots in their neighborhoods for $1.
The city is marketing 3,219 empty lots on the South and West sides as part of its Large Lots program. About one-third...Read more
What does it really take to buy a home in the Seattle area? There are the skyrocketing prices, of course.
But nowadays, to compete in this feverish market, buyers have to deal with so much more: Pay for damage the seller ...Read more
What do these two places have in common: Hale County, Ala., one of the nation's poorest communities, and Silicon Valley, one of the nation's richest?
People can't afford homes in either place, says Pam Dorr, director of ...Read more
If you're a theme park fan in Southern California, you already know that visiting one almost requires you to take out a cash advance on your paycheck.
Now a study of theme-park prices nationwide has confirmed that the ...Read more
A Delaware judge refused to issue a restraining order against Shari Redstone and her family Thursday, allowing them to continue to keep tight control over CBS Corp. -- and possibly begin to replace members of the board.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, broke his promise to make a $2 million payment that was due Tuesday under the settlement of his firm's bankruptcy, a new lawsuit alleges.
To resolve the ...Read more
Some Wells Fargo & Co. employees reportedly altered information improperly on documents related to certain business customers, adding another layer to the banking giant's woes.
Wells Fargo already has been heavily ...Read more
Suzanne Scott has been been elevated to chief executive officer of Fox News, the company announced Thursday.
Scott was one of the original executives when Fox News was founded in 1996. Her appointment puts a woman in the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Less than two weeks before Starbucks is scheduled to close every U.S. store to conduct racial-bias training, the chain is taking heat again after a California customer said a racial slur was written on his ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Workers in hoists are assembling a "gigantic 3D puzzle" to cover up part of a new apartment development in uptown Charlotte, replacing blank concrete faces with something more visually interesting.
The ...Read more
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