| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Thomas Piketty, writing from France, is the latest person to sound an alarm about the growing inequality of income and wealth. But his ideas have distinctly American roots that date to the country's formation.
The American Revolution was in part a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Four years ago, Florida's Blood Centers was in the midst of turmoil and controversy that ultimately cost the CEO her job.
There were conflicts of interest among board members. Donations were dropping. The agency was laying off employees.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:15 AM
WH Group Ltd., the world's biggest pork company and owner of Smithfield Foods, surged 7 percent in its Hong Kong trading debut on Tuesday after sharply scaling back valuations in its second attempt at an initial public offering.
While WH Group's $2.1...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
21st Century Fox is willing to give Time Warner shareholders representation on its board as part of a bid for the media giant.
However, participation in the leadership of the tightly controlled conglomerate may not be enough to make much difference,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Allstate Corp. Chief Executive Tom Wilson had total compensation of $18.7 million in 2013, up 9.5 percent from the previous year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
“An increase in overall premiums and a 24.3 percent...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:20 PM
SACRAMENTO — The pace of lawmaking is speeding up at the Capitol.
With legislators back from spring break, rallies are in full swing on the Capitol steps; lobbyists of all stripes are packing the ornate hearing rooms and overflow crowds are...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Don’t look now, Southern California, but not only did we just lose Toyota to Texas, we did so in part because we’re not, gulp, manly enough.
Toyota announced Monday that it planned to consolidate many of its North American operations at a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In a matter of hours, and barring an unforeseeable last-minute legal change, the state of Oklahoma will execute two men for unrelated murders. What links the two condemned men has been their fight to know the full details — including the source...
| Apr 13, 2014
Re "GOP filibusters vote on equal pay for women," April 10
The GOP definitely wasn't kidding when, on the eve of President Obama's first inauguration, its leaders vowed in their own patriotic way to unequivocally oppose absolutely everything he...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
What's the reason for the tempest in the teapot of Hillary and Bill Clinton's personal finances?
It can't be about how much money they have. Wealth has never disqualified someone from high office. Several of the nation's greatest presidents, who came...