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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

October 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2014, file photo, Earvin “Magic” Johnson addresses the audience after receiving the Brass Ring Award for his humanitarian efforts at the 2014 Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The retired Los Angeles Laker became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates [&hellip...

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California malpractice cap generates big spending

October 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday Oct. 14, 2014, Bob Pack poses at the headstone of his children, Troy, 10 and Alana, 7. in Lafayette, Calif. Pack’s children were killed 11 years ago when a prescription drug-abusing woman drove into them as they were walking...

Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

October 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 still image from Video provided by Robin A. Bishop shows a bear cub walking through a Rite Aid store in Ashland, Ore. Witnesses say the cub first showed up Sunday at a nearby hotel, hopped out a window and crossed the street to the...

Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

October 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 15, 2014, file photo, Camel cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, are arranged for a photo in Philadelphia. The nation’s second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday, Oct. 22, that beginning next year, the use...

Colorado man pleads guilty to oil patch murder

October 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This undated photo provided by the Sidney, Mont., Police Dept. shows missing Sidney High School math teacher Sherry Arnold. A plea agreement with prosecutors filed Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, calls for a 100-year sentence for Michael Keith Spell, 25,...

Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk

October 22, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Wednesday, March 19, 2014 photo shows a Harley-Davidson leather jacket on display at the South East Harley-Davidson in Bedford, Ohio. Harley-Davidson stock jumped 8 percent Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, after its results beat analysts’ forecasts. (AP...

Rural areas seek piece of subprime-loan settlement

October 22, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct. 11, 2014, Larry McKirahan stands next to his work truck outside his home in Rushylvania, Ohio. Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal...

Michigan donors to super PAC include Land’s dad

October 22, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In an Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land is seen during a campaign stop in Livonia, Mich. Land’s father was among Michigan residents who gave heavily last month to a conservative group that has spent at least...

Toys R Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls

October 22, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file image released by AMC shows Bryan Cranston as Walter White in a scene from the series finale of “Breaking Bad”. Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC’s hit series...

Brown meets with health care experts about Ebola

October 22, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the California Nurses Association and National Nurses United talks to reporters after meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss the Ebola crisis, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. The Nurses unions, which have...