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Brown signs budget that reshapes K-12 spending

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the Medicaid expansion bills as part of the budget signing ceremony at the Capitol Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. The bills,ABX11, authored by Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, left, and SBX11 authored by Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina, second from left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell [&hellip...

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Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, two of the authors of the immigration reform bill crafted by the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight,” shakes hands on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 27,...

Legislature approves reforms for enterprise zones

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Woodland Hills, called for passage of his enterprise zone measure before lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Blumenfield’s measure AB93, a overhaul sought by Gov. Jerry Brown of...

Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party’s Presidential candidate and current Health Minister Udval Natsag, center, waits in line to cast her vote at secondary school no.6 of the Sukhbaatar district in Ulan Bator, Mongolia Wednesday, June 26, 2013....

Hawaii hiking trails to be on Google Street View

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by Google, Rob Pacheco, president of Hawaii Forest & Trail, takes in the view at Akaka Falls near Honomu, Hawaii, while wearing the Street View Trekker. Hawaii’s volcanoes, rainforests and beaches will soon be visible...

Court: Hobby Lobby can challenge health care law

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. A federal appeals court on Thursday, June 27, 2013 ruled that Hobby Lobby stores have a good case that the federal health care law violates their religious beliefs in...

Brazil protesters, police clash near match

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A protester, left, gestures to riot police during a demonstration in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Brazilian anti-government protesters in part angered by the billions spent in World Cup preparations and police clashed Wednesday near the...

Asia stocks gain on hopes Fed stimulus to stay

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo, specialist Stephen Ruiz, left, and trader Michael Smyth work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday June 25, 2013 as investors continued their flight from risky assets...

NY’s top court: Starbucks baristas must share tips

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2008 file photo, Starbucks employees Tracy Bryant, right, and Roland Smith, center, watch as a manager Justin Chapple makes an espresso at a Starbucks in New York. Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors,...

EU agrees on bank-failure rules to avoid bailouts

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos Jurado, left, talks with Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan, center, and Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg, during the EU finance ministers meeting, in Brussels, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. European Union finance...