| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:04 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November.
"Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Yeshiva University in New York fessed up years ago to having lost more than $100 million in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.
But it was hard to blame the leadership of the prestigious Jewish institution for that misstep, given how many other prominent...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:44 AM
AbbVie Inc. on Tuesday said it upped its takeover offer for Shire Plc by nearly 11 percent to more than $51 billion, remaining steadfast in its effort to sway the Irish drugmaker to agree to be bought.
The latest bid comes after North Chicago-based...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Former Goldman Sachs executive Anthony Noto is Twitter's new chief financial officer, replacing Mike Gupta, who will move into a new executive position to oversee strategic investments, the company said in a Securities Exchange Commission filing Tuesday...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills.
But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Reynolds American Inc. will buy Lorillard Inc. for $25 billion, merging two of the world's biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of the top-selling U.S. e-cigarette to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group.
The deal, which gives Reynolds...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people.
After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Before the coffee. After getting through this Comcast hearing.
The Skinny: I'm up even earlier than usual Thursday morning to get this column done fast so I can watch the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Oak Brook-based TreeHouse Foods Inc. is weighing a bid for Michael Foods Group Inc, joining a list of suitors that include much larger rival Tyson Foods Inc, people familiar with the matter said.
Michael Foods, the egg and dairy products producer owned...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
President Obama will promote his record on energy efficiency on Friday by touting several initiatives he says are taking hold across the country – as well as the completion of one very close to home.
After years of delay, solar panels have been...