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  • Job training through apprenticeships is a priority for Trump, Labor secretary says

    Job training through apprenticeships is a priority for Trump, Labor secretary says

    U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Friday made public-private apprenticeships his debut issue as President Trump's point man on matching American workers with specific jobs. “CEO after CEO has told me that they are eager to fill their vacancies, but they cannot find workers with the right...

  • Beware the perils of oversharing at work

    Beware the perils of oversharing at work

    Question: Several months ago, my position was eliminated. It was a blessing in disguise, because my husband had a terminal illness, and I was able to care for him until his death. Now I'm seeking a new job and am uncertain about the inevitable question about things in my resume. If I say I took...

  • 2018 Karma Revero is an 'ultra-luxury' hybrid

    2018 Karma Revero is an 'ultra-luxury' hybrid

    The first models of the Karma Revero rolled off the Moreno Valley factory floor late last week. The car born from the ashes of designer Henrik Fisker's failed company is a hybrid electric dream.

  • More air travelers are expected to fly this summer despite airline incidents

    More air travelers are expected to fly this summer despite airline incidents

    A record 234.1 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S.-based carriers this summer, apparently not dissuaded by a series of customer-relations blowups in recent weeks. Airlines for America, which represents the airline industry, attributes the projected 4% increase in summer travel to improving...

  • Uber launches freight service to meet on-demand trucking needs

    Uber launches freight service to meet on-demand trucking needs

    Uber Technologies inched closer to becoming a logistics company Thursday with the launch of Uber Freight, an on-demand freight service for trucking carriers. Similar to the Uber app, through which drivers find passengers in need of a paid ride, the Uber Freight app connects truck drivers with...

  • Stocks edge up, recovering a bit from Wednesday's drop

    Stocks edge up, recovering a bit from Wednesday's drop

    Solid gains among phone companies and some retailers helped nudge U.S. stocks higher Thursday, a day after the stock market had its biggest drop in eight months. Banks also recouped some of their losses. Energy and materials stocks fell. The rally came a day after the market's worst drop since...

  • Car owners affected by Takata recall would get money under new settlement

    Car owners affected by Takata recall would get money under new settlement

    Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW have reached a proposed settlement that would compensate owners of 15.8 million vehicles for money they lost due to the massive recall of Takata air bags. In documents filed Thursday with a federal court in Miami, the automakers agreed to pay $553 million to compensate...

  • Hint to electric car dealers: Charge up before the test drive if you want the sale

    Hint to electric car dealers: Charge up before the test drive if you want the sale

    To Oscar Gutierrez, electric cars are a “no-brainer.” “Like, seriously,” he said, his arms outstretched, an incredulous look on his face. “You can drive and not use gas. The state gives you money to buy it. What else could you want?” No surprise, Gutierrez sells electric cars. A sales manager at...

  • They predicted the 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack, so how come few listened?

    They predicted the 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack, so how come few listened?

    Misha Govshteyn and his colleagues at the cybersecurity start-up Alert Logic dropped all their projects about a month ago, except for one they deemed a graver threat than the rest. Someone had stolen never-before-seen hacking tactics from the National Security Agency and posted them online. Working...

  • Snap faces shareholder lawsuit after stock price drops

    Snap faces shareholder lawsuit after stock price drops

    A Snap Inc. shareholder sued the company Tuesday for allegedly misrepresenting how many people used its Snapchat app. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, James Erickson of Suffolk County, N.Y., blamed Snap’s alleged misrepresentations for a drop in the price of the company’s...

  • Spanish-language Univision touts its rebound from ratings struggles

    Spanish-language Univision touts its rebound from ratings struggles

    Univision Communications on Tuesday touted plans to boost prime-time ratings with a slate of edgier shows, including a second season of its “El Chapo” drug-thug drama. The nation’s leading Spanish-language media company on Tuesday pitched new shows to advertisers in New York in a bid to win a bigger...

  • Most stocks fall, but Nasdaq index sets another record high

    Most stocks fall, but Nasdaq index sets another record high

    A subdued day of trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with stocks closing mostly lower even as the Nasdaq composite index notched another record high. Utilities, phone companies and other stocks that pay high dividends were among the biggest decliners. Energy stocks fell along with a drop in the...

  • Kimberly Guilfoyle, co-host of Fox News' 'The Five,' says she's in talks to join Trump White House

    Kimberly Guilfoyle, co-host of Fox News' 'The Five,' says she's in talks to join Trump White House

    Fox News tamped down speculation that its prime-time personality Kimberly Guilfoyle is in talks with the Trump White House about joining its communications team. Guilfoyle, who is a co-host on Fox News Channel’s “The Five,” told the San Jose Mercury News she has had conversations with the administration...

  • The share of Americans without health insurance stops shrinking

    The share of Americans without health insurance stops shrinking

    Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt, according to a government report out Tuesday, showing the stakes in the Republican drive to roll back the Affordable Care Act. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates...

  • Ford reportedly plans to cut 10% of its workers

    Ford reportedly plans to cut 10% of its workers

    Ford Motor Co. is reportedly planning substantial job cuts in order to boost profits and raise its stock price. The Wall Street Journal reported that the cuts would target salaried employees and would reduce Ford's global head count by about 10%. The cuts are said to largely target salaried employees....

  • Why you can't afford a house (Hint: It's not the avocado toast)

    Why you can't afford a house (Hint: It's not the avocado toast)

    Housing prices and student loan debts continue to rise while wages remain stagnant. But if an Australian millionaire is to be believed, that's not why millennials are forgoing homeownership. It's because of avocado toast. "When I was trying to buy my first home, I wasn't buying smashed avocado...

  • SpaceX successfully launches commercial satellite

    SpaceX successfully launches commercial satellite

    SpaceX launched a commercial communications satellite Monday afternoon, the sixth launch of the year for the Elon Musk-led company. The Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite took off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at about 4:20 p.m. Pacific time. The satellite was deployed...

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  • 5 steps to creating happiness in your workplace

    5 steps to creating happiness in your workplace

    Each workday, the average American spends 8.8 hours at work or on work-related activities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s even more time than people spend sleeping. And because we spend so much time at work, it's in your and your employer’s best interest to make workplaces...

  • 6 pet-related businesses you can start today

    6 pet-related businesses you can start today

    Starting your own business can nurture your entrepreneurial spirit, earn you some money and give you the opportunity to spend more time with your family — including your pets. So what job can you do that doesn't necessarily require a degree, affords you time flexibility, is in a growing industry...

  • How credit card reward points created delicious results (Infographic)

    Doughnut Plant founder Mark Isreal brought his latest creation to life with the help of 80,000 points earned with his Chase Ink card. Here's how he pulled it off. Save Save

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