Buyers signed fewer contracts for previously owned homes in June, a sign the housing market was struggling to pick up steam.
Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay nearly $370 million to American and British authorities, settling allegations the British bank manipulated a key interest rate.
Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc. has agreed to purchase larger rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion.
Burger King and Starbucks said their Chinese stores have stopped using meat from a supplier that local media accused of selling expired chicken and beef.
Goodwill Industries International said an investigation is underway over a possible theft of customer credit card numbers.
One doesn’t expect to find collections of classic motorcycles in a graveyard. But the Forest Lawn Museum, at the memorial park's Glendale location, is hosting one from now until Jan. 4. “Vroom: The Art of the Motorcycle” features a handsome grouping of rare and seldom-seen machines, many of them a century old and all owned by Southern California collectors. The collection — co-curated by Forest Lawn's museum director, Joan P. Adan, and local motorcycle historian and collector John Parker — includes a mint-condition 1910 Flying Merkel and a 1914 Harley-Davidson V-twin, and unusual race bikes like a 1968 ESO speedway motorcycle and a 1938 Indian...