| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
These days, I find myself looking back on my father's work life with a mix of nostalgia and envy.
He worked for 40 years for the same company and never worried that Alcoa would go out of business or that his industry would become obsolete. He had...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Chinese government officials on Monday strongly rebuked the U.S. over its claims of cyber-spying by five Chinese military officers, saying the Justice Department indictment was based on “fabricated facts” and would jeopardize U.S.-China...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:48 PM
The federal indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly stealing U.S. corporate trade secrets significantly escalated the cyberespionage battle between the two superpowers — and sharply contrasted their attitudes toward commercial...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:40 PM
China has told its state-owned enterprises to cut links with American consulting firms just days after the United States charged five Chinese military officers with hacking U.S. companies, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
China's action, which...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The stock market is hitting new highs — just as corporate profit growth is slowing to a crawl.
Rising earnings helped drive share prices to a series of record peaks in the last few years. But that dynamic could be tested this week when companies...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Ford Motor Co. introduced the “reinvention” of its F-150 pickup truck at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday.
The automaker is gambling with its 2015 model year redesign of the truck – for decades America&...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Mustang versus Camaro. BMW versus Mercedes. Camry versus Accord. These are among the biggest rivalries in the automobile world.
Get ready for the next epic battle: aluminum versus steel.
"This has become a real competition," said Golam Newaz, an...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Global aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. will pay $384 million to settle charges that its subsidiaries paid bribes to government officials in Bahrain to maintain a source of business, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Madeline Xi Cui Friedman was born in China and has lived much of her life with her family in western Howard County, but she considers herself a global citizen.
The 17-year-old high school senior attends the Shanghai Community International School in...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:27 PM
MLB umpire turned to instant replay in '99
Frank Pulli, 78, a longtime umpire for Major League Baseball who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, died Wednesday in Palm Harbor, Fla., of...