Business

Hawaii boat crash spurs new concerns about foreign fishermen

Oct 20, 2017

A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet

Family sues natural healing center after Ohio man's death

Oct 20, 2017

The family of an Ohio man who died while being treated for pneumonia at a natural healing center is suing the store's owner and employees

Orange is the new white? Unique amber wine creates buzz

Oct 20, 2017

Orange is the new white? Wine with an amber hue and earthy flavor creates buzz among drinkers

G7 backs internet industry effort to detect, blunt extremism

Oct 20, 2017

The Group of Seven industrialized nations have thrown their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda to combat extremism on the internet

Senators press EPA head for concessions on biofuels mandate

Oct 20, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with senators from big corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for important EPA jobs

KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet

Oct 20, 2017

A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account

EU leaders struggle to break through Brexit talks impasse

Oct 20, 2017

Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid deep divisions about the terms of their breakup, particularly on how much London should pay in the divorce

French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stalls

Oct 20, 2017

France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple

Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

Oct 20, 2017

Gallup-Sharecare survey: Uninsured rate rises to about 12.3 percent of US adults amid "Obamacare" turmoil

Ex-Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams disbarred

Oct 20, 2017

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has disbarred Philadelphia's former top prosecutor days before he faces federal court sentencing in a corruption case