| 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.
| 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 23, 2014
| 6:51 AM
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, Eclipse and Galant were once the bedrock of their segments. Montero and Montero Sport pioneered the SUV boom. So good were Mitsubishi vehicles that Chrysler shared architecture, factories and powertrains. This year,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Next year, the Lake County Health Department may become an accredited agency.
With the help of a recent grant, the health department is closer to becoming accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board, a national program for public health...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
As Buffalo Grove continues to explore a "pay for performance" plan, the village has also paid out its first bonus to its current chief executive.
Buffalo Grove trustees approved a $15,000 bonus for Village Manager Dane Bragg in February. Bragg also...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Obama's poll numbers continue to hover in the 40s. Democrats' hopes of holding the Senate look slimmer by the day. And the GOP heralded...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mexico's Federal Institute of Telecommunications, Ifetel, which assumed oversight of the country's $30 billion telecommunications industry last September, is busy making moves that could reshape the country's TV, cable and telco businesses -- and open...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LONDON -- Leading German media company Constantin Medien has reported that 2013 was a "difficult" year, despite releasing the year's most-watched film in Germany, "Fack ju Goehte."
Revenue stood at Euros 458.3 million ($630 million), 12% below the...