Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke etched a portrait Friday of his initial reluctance to have the central bank rescue American International Group Inc. in 2008. But he ultimately came to... Read more »
As if the global economy didn't have enough troubles, it looks like Germany, Europe's traditional growth engine, risks falling into recession — or growth so weak it holds back the entire euro... Read more »
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Sears Holdings Corp. announced that it detected a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month, affecting certain customers' credit and debit card accounts. Read more »
A nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at dozens of facilities around the country, the Justice... Read more »
A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in an order the plaintiff's lawyer compared to Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling. Read more »
The "Never Ending Pasta Pass" card from Olive Garden not only promised weeks of unlimited pasta, but a look into why the chain is fighting to hold onto customers. Read more »
Overstock breaks ground on its new corporate campus in Midvale. In addition to the central office building, the campus will include an amenities building, park-like open green space and a parking... Read more »
The Utah Transit Authority announced Wednesday that while the agency will continue to examine a distance-based fare structure, UTA will expand holiday transit service, maintain its current fare... Read more »
An audit of the Governor's Office of Economic Development shows the agency appears to be doing its job effectively. The report performed by independent auditing firm Tanner LLC was requested by the... Read more »
E-commerce site eBay is kicking off a global branding campaign that aims to draw attention to the wide array of goods it has available ahead of the holiday shopping season. Read more »
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The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential... Read more »
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In his heyday, Dale Murphy was a free-swinging power hitter who relished playing major league baseball at a high level with integrity and professionalism. Over two decades following his last... Read more »
DeseretNews.com, along with its associated websites and apps, soared past 50 million combined page views last month, setting a new all-time high mark of 54.3 million combined page views. Read more »
Thirty-two percent of for-profit college alumni don’t think their education was worth it, and almost half believe their college was more interested in money than education. Read more »
Wealthy Americans are giving less of their share of income, while the poor and middle-class are giving more, according to a report released by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Read more »
Arthur Brooks talks with Deseret News' Paul Edwards about the moral case for capitalism and the secret to happiness. Read more »
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The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected. Read more »
Lehi-based Vivint officially cut the ribbon on its new $30 million, 125,000-square-foot innovation center on Tuesday. The company is a leading provider of smart home technology delivering services... Read more »
Utahns continue to favor a state law that would prohibit discrimination based on gender orientation in housing and employment, a new poll shows. But they are split on whether the statute should... Read more »
Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »
State energy-efficiency policies that span transportation, how buildings are put together and energy consumption reduction requirements were graded state by state by the American Council for an... Read more »
HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long... Read more »
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The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated. Read more »
Gas prices are at a four-year low. For the consumer this means a fatter wallet, but there could be a negative impact on the oil industry and the economy as a whole. Read more »
Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft. Read more »
Chocolate-covered Cheez-Its, wedding cake Cheez-Its, even a Cheez-It cocktail... They're all out there. Ditto for Cheez-It jewelry and even Cheez-It tattoos (would that be Cheez-tats?). Read more »
McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world. Read more »
Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »
In an interview with former CBS correspondent Dan Rather by KSL senior producer Candice Madsen, Rather talks about the courage it takes to be an authentic journalist, especially in the digital age. Read more »
A new study from the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business found that the current housing cycle has shown the slowest recovery... Read more »
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Read more »
CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes. Read more »
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. Read more »
Developers plan to break ground this fall on a series of replica Major League Baseball stadiums for Little Leaguers in the southwest Missouri tourism mecca of Branson. Read more »
There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived. Read more »
September’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate registered 3.5 percent, virtually no change from the prior month. Utah’s current employment level registered at 1,349,700. Read more »
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