| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Republican challenger John Bloom, who is seeking to wrestle Virginia's 95th House District seat from Democratic incumbent Mamye BaCote, has launched a 1-minute radio ad attacking Democratic candidate for governor Terry McAuliffe and the concept of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Fewer than one in six of the world's workers feel engaged on the job, hurting productivity and costing employers billions of dollars a year, according to a Gallup report.
The vast majority of people employed in 142 countries said they are either "not...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Lorillard Inc., the third-largest U.S. tobacco company, continued its push into the fast-growing electronic cigarette business, acquiring a British e-cigarette maker for about $49 million.
Lorillard said Tuesday that it purchased SKYCIG to expand its...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Senator Maria Sachs is a practicing attorney specializing in constitutional law. She has maintained her private practice for the last 20 years and is admitted to the bars of California and Florida. She graduated from the University of Maryland where she...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The Gap's limited-edition capsule collection with GQ magazine's 2013 best new menswear designers in America -- including Venice-based Paige Mycoskie of Aviator Nation fame -- is set to hit shelves Tuesday, Sept. 24.
The collection, which includes...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Last week: Last week we saw Tri-Rail release numbers showing that the Boca Raton Station on Yamato Road is the busiest of the 17 Tri-Rail stations in the tri-county region. The location’s proximity to Florida Atlantic University and the various...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Plácido Domingo, the conductor -- as opposed to Plácido Domingo, the world-renowned tenor -- will appear Saturday evening for Los Angeles Opera's season-opening production of Bizet's "Carmen" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
For the city's arts patrons...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Call it the anti-Facebook IPO.
It may be the most hotly anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But Twitter Inc. is doing all it can to distance itself from the Facebook fiasco, which has become a case study...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
NBCUniversal is shaking up the ranks of its movie studio, with longtime head Ron Meyer transitioning into a corporate advisory role.
In a surprise move, Jeff Shell, a longtime Comcast Corp. television executive who spent the last two years in London,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:28 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- With Starbucks preparing to enter the Colombian market and compete against entrenched retailers, including the country’s signature Juan Valdez chain, some growers here can be excused for wondering, “What if?”