| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Recently disclosed National Security Agency surveillance programs have helped disrupt more than 50 “potential terrorist events” around the world over the last 12 years, according to U.S. intelligence officials, who described...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is breathing a sigh of relief this week now that Congress has reached a deal on the federal budget. President Obama signed legislation on Wednesday that will prevent most tax increases and delay or cancel spending......
| May 2, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Sometimes, even for “Iron Man 3″ star Robert Downey Jr., it's not always easy to describe where Tony Stark ends ......
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Today's Pictures in the News finds us stuck in Los Angeles traffic, flying high over Angel Stadium in Anaheim for the Angels' season opener, in New York City with Elmo and a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and in Texas with a pensive...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Shares of Media General Inc. jumped as much as 29% Thursday morning after the company announced it will merge with privately held Young Broadcasting in an all-stock deal.
The combined company will own or operate 30 TV stations in 27 markets,...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:56 AM
With the acquisition of MetroPCS, T-Mobile is picking up 9 million new customers, more wireless spectrum and a stock exchange ticker symbol.
The company, which has been renamed T-Mobile U.S., debuted Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, trading...
| Apr 10, 2013
This was the last thing Herbalife Ltd. needed.
Just as the Los Angeles company appeared to be regaining its footing from a Wall Street hedge fund manager's assault, the company's auditor resigned abruptly because of an alleged insider-trading scandal....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Fast food giant Burger King Worldwide Inc. said it will lose its chief executive Bernardo Hees to H.J. Heinz Co. once billionaire financier Warren Buffett wraps up his acquisition of the ketchup company with 3G Capital.
Corporate poaching this...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:10 PM
It's the kind of audacious but small-stakes insider trading that normally wouldn't have merited much attention.
Golfing buddies Scott London and Bryan Shaw netted just $1.3 million, a blip in a world where Wall Street kingpins pocket hundreds of...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Americans just love feeling philanthropic. In any debate over cutting tax breaks in the income tax system, the deduction for charitable donations is always held sacred — even more than that other sacred cow, the mortgage deduction.
It's a rare...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Just like its popular Duncan Hines cake mixes, packaged foods company Pinnacle Foods Inc. was on the rise Thursday morning after raising $580 million in an initial public offering.
The company -- which owns an array of popular brands including Birds...