| May 16, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Lynda Early, a registered nurse who works in fetal diagnostics, is Hoag Hospital's 2014 nurse of the year, according to a news release.
A 14-year employee at Hoag, Early was recognized for "her expertise, diligence and compassion as a mentor for the...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:08 PM
April car sales were strong for Toyota Camry, which jumped almost 20% over April 2013 to become to No. 3 top selling car in the U.S. for the month -- ahead of No. 5 Honda Accord and No. 6 Toyota Corolla.
But sales for Toyota's Prius fell 9.4% for the...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - Local films, including Cannes-bound "The Target," opened strongly at the beginning of the Labor Day holiday weekend in South Korea.
"Fatal Encounter," an 18th century tale of two rival assassins, comfortably topped the box office and...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:31 PM
SAN JOSE — A federal jury has handed a symbolic victory to Samsung by ordering the South Korean smartphone maker to pay only a fraction of the damages that Apple had requested in the rivals' high-profile patent trial.
After several days of...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is lowering its rates for Obamacare coverage in California by 1.4% next year, according to an industry report.
California's health insurance exchange recently announced that premiums were rising 4.2%, on average,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Nearly 300 million smartphones were shipped in the second quarter of this year, up almost 25 percent from the same period last year, according to market research firm International Data Corp.
Samsung remained the market leader, with 74.3 million...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:44 PM
HAMPTON — Fifteen percent of employees at the Hampton VA Medical Center were told to falsify data in order to hide delays to medical treatment, according to a USA Today report.
The employees were encouraged by supervisors or others at the center...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Target Corp. has named a new chief executive and chairman to shepherd the retailer beyond a massive data-hacking incident that marred its last holiday season.
The nation's third largest retailer said Brian Cornell, who most recently served as an...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is in an uncomfortable position: The cross hairs of Rupert Murdoch.
For the last six years, Bewkes has presided over Time Warner, a genteel media company known for its sterling assets such as HBO, CNN...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:17 PM
On his first day on the job as CEO at hospital billings company Accretive Health Inc., Dr. Emad Rizk said Monday his first priority is to finish a massive restatement of the company’s finances dating back to the second quarter of 2010.
Rizk, in an...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Now we know why state Sen. Henry Marsh and Del. Algie Howell resigned early from the General Assembly. Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped them both today for jobs in his administration.
McAuliffe named Marsh one of three commissioners to the state's...