Two more sought over Kim Jong Nam killing in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian police on Wednesday named two more people wanted for questioning over last week's killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
One suspect is part of North Korea's ...Read More
Uber CEO admits mistakes, vows reform following sexual harassment claims
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 internal meeting Tuesday -- may...Read More
Jordan Peele horror movie 'Get Out' takes on 'Lego Batman' at box office
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 the box office into a ...Read More
Amid merger speculation, Oreo-maker Mondelez launches new health-focused...
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 midmorning trading, Mondelez ...Read More
Social Security and You: Celebrating Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, we honor African Americans by celebrating Black History Month. Created in 1926, this event coincides with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln on February 12 and Frederick Douglass on February 14. African American ...Read More
PSA chief woos Opel workers with promise to keep jobs, brands
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 protect jobs and revive the ...Read More
The Mortgage Professor: Why do borrowers pay for mortgage insurance?
Last week, I wrote an article on how home mortgage borrowers who have been required to purchase mortgage insurance could earn a high rate of return by paying it off -- with the help of a new spreadsheet now on my website. That article ignored what...Read More
Annette Bening explores motherhood and mood swings in her latest gem, '...
'Sometimes I have an almost involuntary, intuitive reaction about a character -- a light goes off in my head," said Annette Bening, confessing that she didn't have that response when she first read Mike Mills' script for "20th Century Women."
'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan on why Americans have so many problems with...
CHICAGO -- When I sat down with Cesar Millan recently, he had just finished a speaking event in town. I asked how it went. "In other places, you get the feeling you don't belong," he said, "so it can be challenging to deliver this message in ...Read More
Science & Technology
Snapchat Spectacles now sold online
LOS ANGELES -- If you didn't race out to Los Angeles to get them, or stand in an endless line in Santa Monica, Calif., or catch a helicopter ride to the middle of the Grand Canyon, or brave the Manhattan cold, or pay a premium on eBay, well, you ...Read More
Storm brings record rainfall, gusts up to 199 mph and flooding to ...
MODESTO, Calif. -- Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph.
The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where Alpine Meadows had the 199-mph ...Read More
Supreme Court appears split over whether Constitution extends to Mexican...
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court justices debated border shootings and drone strikes Tuesday in a case that could preview the legal battle over President Donald Trump's proposed ban on foreign travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries.
But the ...Read More