| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Apple may escape some of the penalties sought by the government in the e-book price-fixing case.
But the judge appears ready to grant the Justice Department's request to appoint a third-party monitor who would review Apple's policies and deals to ensure...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A day after the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the mega-merger of American Airlines and US Airways, attorneys for the carriers called the legal challenge weak and said they are looking forward to battling the government in court.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:24 AM
As Apple returns to court on Friday to fight with government lawyers over proposed restrictions on its e-book business, the company is getting a little belated help from its alleged co-conspirators.
This summer, a judge ruled that Apple had conspired...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:55 AM
One month after a New York federal judge ruled that Apple Inc. had conspired to fix electronic book prices, the Department of Justice has proposed a series of restrictions on Apple's digital book sales.
The proposal includes a request for an external...
| Jul 12, 2013
Most of the best plums and Pluots — sweet or sweet-tart, with rich flavor — cluster in midseason, from mid-July to mid-August. Even now there are plenty of mediocrities, however, so it pays to keep a list of what to look for or avoid.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.)
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:44 AM
During closing arguments on the final day of the biggest antitrust case in years, Apple's lawyer maintained that the company did not engage in e-book price-fixing as federal regulators claim.
"Apple did not conspire with a single publisher to fix...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:03 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court blocked restaurant owners from suing American Express over high fees Thursday, the latest in a series of 5-4 rulings have barred class-action claims against big corporations.
The majority agreed individual restaurant...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Champion tennis player in 1930s
Gene Mako, 97, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...