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Senate confirms Lew as Treasury secretary

February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2013, file photo, Jack Lew testifies at his confirmation hearing to be the new Treasury Secretary in Washington. The Senate confirmed Lew on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, to be Treasury secretary, affirming President Barack Obama’s choice of a budget expert at a time when Congress and the White House [&hellip...

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Michelle Obama highlights obesity progress in MS

February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

First lady Michelle Obama and Food Network chef Rachel Ray discuss the lunches students from the Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools receive “Let’s Move!” program at the Clinton, Miss., schools Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. The pair...

Wireless connections creep into everyday things

February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 26, 2013, photo man is pictured inside of a Car Volvo V60 P-IH at the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show, in Barcelona, Spain. The first wave of the wireless revolution was getting people to talk to each...

JC Penney posts 4th straight big loss, sales drop

February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, a shopper drags her purchases past a line of customers waiting to pay at a J.C. Penney store, in Las Vegas. The mid-priced department store chain on Wednesday, Feb. 26. 2013. reported another much...

Toni Morrison talks to Google about creativity

February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Author Toni Morrison, right, speaks during an interview about her latest book “Home,” with host Torrence Boone during Google’s online series, “Authors At Google,” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto...

Wireless connections creep into everyday things

February 27, 2013 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 26, 2013, photo man is pictured inside of a Car Volvo V60 P-IH at the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show, in Barcelona, Spain. The first wave of the wireless revolution was getting people to talk to each...

Tweets allow peek at life in NKorea in real time

February 27, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this photo posted on Instagram, a man walks in Pyongyang, North Korea, under a new roadside banner referring to North Korea’s controversial Feb. 12 nuclear test Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Tweeting and uploading to Instagram is pretty ordinary stuff in...

Utah liquor bill aims to take down ‘Zion curtains’

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Manager Dustin Humes inspects a wine glass in a small room which is out of the view of patrons at Vivace Restaurant Monday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers are considering repealing a law that requires restaurants to mix alcoholic drinks out...

Suits: More water, less buzz in Bud, Michelob beer

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, Bud Light beer is shown in the aisles of Elite Beverages in Indianapolis. Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its...

Christie signs NJ Internet gambling bill into law

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gestures as he gives details on his 2014 state budget in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Christie delivers his fourth budget proposal before a joint session of the Legislature at the State House during an election year as...