| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
HELENA, Mont. — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15-million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over decades while the church covered it up....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Nearly half of California households are in chronic financial stress and have little to no savings for emergencies, according to a report Thursday.
The study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development paints a generally dreary picture of the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Clayton Kershaw's arm and Yasiel Puig's antics aren't the only things Dodgers fans will be worrying about come opening day.
Hundreds of thousands could miss out on watching their team on television this season because of a skirmish between its new TV...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:01 PM
DENVER -- Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers linked to the nation's deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in a quarter-century were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home detention, but the judge said he wasn't sending them to prison so that they could...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Sbarro filed for bankruptcy for the second time in three years as the pizza chain watches foot traffic slow in the malls many of its restaurants occupy.
The Melville, N.Y., company filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan on...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:58 PM
There was already something kind of amusing about Bitcoin, a currency backed by the full faith and credit of magical thinking and traded (until a virtual heist) by, among others, a Tokyo-based company whose name, Mt. Gox, comes from “Magic: the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:38 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Two-term Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is launching a bid for state controller, her campaign announced Wednesday.
Swearengin, a Republican, injects the GOP into a race that has so far been an intra-party battle between two high-profile...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Two stars of the reality television show “Real Housewives of New Jersey” face the reality of prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of committing a long-running financial fraud.
Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe”...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:56 PM
WASHINGTON — Outside accountants and lawyers who reveal fraud and wrongdoing at publicly traded companies are protected as whistle-blowers just as employees are, the Supreme Court ruled, expanding the reach of an anti-fraud law passed in the wake of...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Teresa and Joe Giudice of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" fame pleaded guilty to federal fraud in U.S. District Court on Tuesday.
The stars of the lavish Bravo reality series reportedly took a plea deal and admitted to conspiracy to commit mail and...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Add this to the list of most unpleasant jobs on the planet: Working in the call center that Mt. Gox has set up to answer bitcoin questions.
Once the largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox said last week it was filing for bankruptcy protection after revealing...