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Analysis: Brussels takes heavy hand in euro crisis

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Mario Monti, left, talks at the beginning of a voting session on economic reform measures demanded by the European Union, that should pave the way for Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi to leave office in a matter of days, at the Senate in Rome, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. The prospect of a transitional government headed by [&hellip...

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1st look at Japan nuke plant: rubble amid progress

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Japanese officials wearing protective suits and masks ride in the back of a bus while a second bus carrying officials and Japanese journalists follow as they drive through the contaminated exclusion zone on their way to the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear...

Breast health advocate Evelyn Lauder dies at 75

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 11, 2011 file photo, Evelyn Lauder attends the New York Women in Communications’ 2011 Matrix Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Evelyn Lauder, a member of the Estee Lauder cosmetics family who helped create the...

Delay in Christmas tree fee upsets some growers

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Nov. 16, 2009 photo, Dan Wahmhoff, right, and Tim Butler carry a nine-foot tall Concolor Fir Christmas tree at Wahmhoff Tree Farm in Gobles. Some Michigan Christmas tree growers say they’re peeved that the federal government caved to...

Polish bakery closes in Detroit after 100 years

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Nov. 8, 2011 photo, the New Deluxe Polish Bakery & Delicatessen is located at 11920 Conant in Detroit near the Hamtramck border is seen in Detroit (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Patricia Beck) DETROIT NEWS OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT;...

Conn. storm highlights decades of repeat issues

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2011 file photo, residents of South Windsor, Conn., look over downed wires and utility poles toppled by Tropical Storm Irene. A review of state regulatory reports by The Associated Press shows the problems that arose after Irene...

Beverly Hills bids to halt subway tunnel at school

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Students stand on the vast lawn in front of the campus of Beverly Hills High School Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Regional transit planners hoping to run a 9-mile subterranean line into the Los Angeles area’s densely packed Westside, including Century City,...

D.R. Horton reports fiscal 4Q profit

November 12, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Nov. 9, 2011 photo, a construction worker hauls supplies into a new DR Horton home, in Chandler, Ariz. Homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. said FRiday, Nov. 11, 2011, it returned to a profit in the fiscal fourth-quarter as more people bought homes. (AP...

At top schools, the elite defend right to protest

November 12, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Harvard University police officers check identification of people entering the school campus, in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011. Dozens of Harvard students set up tents Wednesday near the statue of Harvard’s founder John Harvard to protest...

Pacific rim leaders mull ways to fend off EU woes

November 12, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Presidents Ollanta Humala, of Peru, right, and Truong Tan Sang, of Vietnam, shake hands during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, summit Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton) HONOLULU (AP) — A push to build a Pacific free...