World financial markets ended the first six months this year amid the uncomfortably familiar sound of bubbles popping: debt bubbles in Greece and Puerto Rico and a potential stock bubble in China.
President Obama on Wednesday announced a long-anticipated change in labor rules, which would extend overtime benefits to an estimated 5 million people nationwide. Here’s how federal overtime regulations work now and how they would change under the proposed rules. What are the changes the Obama...
Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong said he plans a public stock offering for his healthcare company by year's end, fueled by a big investment from an electronic medical records firm.
The yearlong battle between American Apparel Inc. and founder Dov Charney has taken another twist, with Charney filing a lawsuit accusing company officials and hedge fund Standard General of conspiring to push him out of the company last June.
From 7 p.m. until dawn, Zhou Xiuquan plies the streets of Beijing, picking up fares in his yellow-and-blue Hyundai taxi, shuttling people home from work, out to bars and to the airport for early-morning flights. But at 7 a.m., he parks his cab, hops into his personal Kia, fires up his Uber app...
One of the original members of the ultra-exclusive Club 33 at Disneyland has sued the theme park, claiming that his annual membership was unfairly terminated.
The Los Angeles Times won a Gerald Loeb award for its coverage of workers' living conditions in Mexico's agricultural industry.