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Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

November 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Dean and Mary Lou Griffin sit their home in Chadds Ford, Pa. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. The Griffins are among millions of people nationwide who buy individual insurance policies and are receiving notices that those policies are being discontinued because they don’t meet the higher benefit requirements of the new law. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) [&hellip...

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Navy christens new attack submarine North Dakota

November 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Capt. Douglas V. Gordon, left, Master Chief Timothy Allan Preabt, center, and Lt. Commander Kristopher A. Lancaster, right, of the North Dakota during the christening of the North Dakota (SSN-784), the 11th Virginia-class submarine, at General Dynamics...

Police skirmish with French protesters on road tax

November 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters, clad in red caps reminiscent of 17th century protests, take the streets to demonstrate against job losses and a controversial environment tax in Quimper, western France, Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 2013. Police and demonstrators, demanding jobs and a...

LAX returning to normal after shooting

November 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People exit Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. A man pulled a rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing one Transportation Security Administration...

UConn is expanding its unusual puppet arts program

November 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Oct. 29, 2013 photo, Bart Roccoberton Jr., director of the University of Connecticut’s Puppet Arts Program, stands in the school’s workshop in Storrs, Conn. UConn is one of two schools in the nation to offer degrees in puppetry. (AP...

Volatile prices at gas pumps give drivers whiplash

November 2, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Gas prices dropped to $3.17 at a Speedway station in Kokomo, Ind., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Local gasoline prices are swinging up and down ever more drastically, a result of a national fuel system that is operating with a shrinking margin for error. (AP...

New quality complaints about Lululemon pants

November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, March 19, 2013, file photo, a woman walks past the Lululemon Athletica store at Union Square in New York. Just a few months after Lululemon pulled yoga pants from shelves because they were too sheer, costing them million in...

Red Sox will shave beards for promotion

November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz applauds after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball’s World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) BOSTON (AP) —...

Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People exit Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. A man pulled a rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing one Transportation Security Administration...

Berkshire Hathaway’s profit jumps 29 percent

November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, May 6, 2013, file photo, Warren Buffett smiles during an interview with Liz Claman of the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb. The Berkshire Hathaway company reports quarterly earnings on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Nati...