| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Instagram has landed a major advertising deal for up to $100 million over the next year from Omnicom.
The deal comes just four months after the popular photo-and-video-sharing service rolled out the first sponsored posts from Michael...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Amtrak trains operating in Chicago and across the Midwest have slogged through numerous delays and cancellations this winter, a problem fueled not only by unusually heavy snow and frigid temperatures but also, oddly, the unintended consequences of rolling...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"30 Rock" scribes Dylan Morgan and Josh Siegel have inked an overall deal with Universal TV.
Pair are set to develop comedy projects for the studio.
"As their outstanding work on '30 Rock' proves, Dylan and Josh are terrific, bright comedy writers,"...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:30 AM
There are many failed policies, yet the federal, state and local governments are always reluctant to pull the plug on their failures ("Pot fears expose fears about societal health," Feb. 27). Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:53 PM
WAUKESHA, Wis. — President Obama sat down at his portable signing table at a gas engine plant here Thursday to order an across-the-board review of how to improve federal job training programs.
A day after he highlighted some significant changes he...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Not long ago, Torsten Gessner, a top executive at a German manufacturing giant, had to decide where to locate the company's new North American headquarters. Consultants offered up a short list with some obvious candidates: San Francisco and Boston because...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Director-producer Clifford John Bole, who helmed more than 40 episodes of various "Star Trek" series, died Feb. 15 at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 76.
Bole directed 25 episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," seven of "Deep Space Nine" and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The first Honda Fit rolled off the assembly line Friday at a new $800-million factory near Celaya, Mexico, a symbol of the growing might of the country's auto industry.
Honda's U.S. factories spit out hundreds of thousands of Accords and Civics each...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When I first see Elaine Stritch--the 89-year-old legendary stage and screen actress--she's propped in bed. Although she's been a New York fixture since the 1940s (and spent 18 years living in a room at the Carlyle Hotel), she recently moved to Michigan....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Before his much-hyped debut on "The Tonight Show," Jimmy Fallon will sit down with Brian Williams Monday night for a one-on-one on "NBC Nightly News."
Along with discussing the talk show's move back to New York, Fallon is set to preview the new theme...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The snow's not deep enough, the temperature's not low enough to stop Roshawn Finn from thinking about her through-the-wall air conditioner.
Finn says the General Electric model she bought at P.C. Richard & Son last July never worked properly. Neither...