For just a few million dollars, General Motors Co. could have replaced a defective ignition switch that ultimately has been linked to 13 deaths and is expected to cost the automaker billions in repairs, fines and litigation.
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy C. Stein plans to step down next month, creating another vacancy on the central bank's already short-handed board.
WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more optimistic about the economy last month and expected sales to increase as a winter marked by severe weather ended, according to survey results released Tuesday.
On a dusty clearing between a fallow wheat field and wilting orange groves, Steve Arthur's crew of two mud-splattered well drillers worked furiously to deliver a lifeline to another despondent farmer.
Sometimes airfares are just too good to be true.
Wages for professional services workers rise as an improving economy spurs hiring.
In one of the largest transactions of its type in the state this year, a luxurious new high-rise apartment and retail complex in Koreatown has sold for $283 million.
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1) 2. ANGELS: Rotation ERA at the break: last year, 4.57. This year, 3.81. Can it hold up? (4) 3. DETROIT: Another hot-hitting Martinez: J.D. is batting .431 with four homers and 11 RBIs in 13 games this month. (2) 4. DODGERS: Clayton Kershaw’s last eight starts, all wins: 61 innings, five earned runs, 0.56 ERA, 80 strikeouts, six walks. (5) 5. BALTIMORE: Injuries to three top hitters, a change in closer, and 35 of first 58 games on the...