| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Could archenemies Fox News and CNN one day be brothers?
Sounds crazy but a new report by media analyst Tony Wible of Janney Capital Markets suggests that a merger between media giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner makes a lot of sense.
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The mortgage market, beaten down by higher interest rates and weak home sales, is showing signs of perking up.
After hitting a 14-year low in the first three months of this year, second-quarter home lending was much stronger than analysts expected,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Summer hasn't technically begun yet, but Warner Bros. may already be itching for a vacation.
Hollywood's biggest film studio has started the season with a rare series of setbacks. First, Warner Bros. released the Adam Sandler-starring "Blended," which...
| Jun 13, 2014
If you have an alternative, don't buy your books from Amazon.
Phew, that was tough to say, but I did it.
By and large I'm not a fan of telling other people what to do with their time and money, and when it comes to books and publishing as an industry,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The acting inspector general's investigation into delays at Veterans Health Administration facilities points to problems so systemic that they cannot be attributed to a few bad apples. But the report does not tell us why these problems occurred.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Mary Barra, mother of two and the first female CEO of General Motors, sat silently while the parents of ten dead children unloaded their grief and anger on her. Some read prepared statements; others spoke off the cuff. One father unbuttoned his dress...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Some 57,000 veterans have waited more than 90 days for an appointment at a VA facility, according to a nationwide audit released hours before a congressional committee is due to put Veterans Affairs officials through another round of grilling on Capitol...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek Inc. on Friday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a buyer said it plans to close its stores by early summer.
Coldwater Creek joins other retailers to seek protection from creditors in recent...
| 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...
| May 28, 2014
Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size.
Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...