Nigeria's Boko Haram kills 37 in suicide bombings

The suicide bomber exploded as truckers were tucking into dinner at the bustling marketplace where vendors urged them to buy sugar cane. At least 34 people were killed and another 80 wounded here... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015


Daily fantasy sports showdown spotlights NY attorney general

He's the player daily fantasy sports fans across the country are suddenly watching: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who ordered industry giants DraftKings and FanDuel this past week to... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015


Balancing act: Now is the time to set work-life balance goals

I've been meeting with my team at work to help them set goals for 2016. As a result, it occurred to me that I could stand to set some goals for myself, too, starting with plans to build better... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2015


Top economies move toward crackdown on corporate tax dodging

Dozens of world economies are close to adopting sweeping changes to international tax rules that could end tax-dodging by powerful multinationals — practices believed to deprive governments... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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How are they doing? Locals roundup for week 3 of the NFL season

Once again it was former Ute Steve Smith stealing the show with an enormous outing during his team's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2015

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Balancing act: Survey: Workplace bullying is still a problem

I had hoped that increasing awareness of the problem of workplace bullying would lead to a decrease in its occurrence. A new survey, however, makes me believe that has not happened. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2015


German prosecutors investigate former VW boss

German prosecutors on Monday opened an investigation against former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn to establish what his role was in the emissions-rigging scandal that has shaken the world's... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015

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New Mexico secretary of state due in court on fraud charges

One of New Mexico's highest-ranking state officials is expected to enter a plea Tuesday to charges that she funneled campaign contributions to her personal bank accounts and withdrew large sums of... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2015


Randy Shumway: Harnessing the unyielding momentum of a global economy

Free trade creates net positive benefits like a rising tide that lifts all boats, but specific players can be devastated by displacement. Governments can alleviate the pain of retooling but must... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2015


5 career killers you didn’t know about

People who advance in companies, in business, in life and in relationships aren’t advancing because they love what they’re doing. They’re advancing because someone else loves what... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2015


Build a powerful culture with emotional connections

Revising the purpose of the company helped employees to make emotional connection with their customers. Employees rallied around their new mission: “We bring happiness into your... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2015


Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes

Employees of one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Feds: Group made $30M with hacked press release information

A group of Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders in the U.S. to make $30 million by breaking into the computers of companies that put out corporate press releases and trading on the... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015


Balancing act: Self-confidence is key to success at work

A recent survey found that 89 percent of U.S. workers believe they deserve a raise, and 54 percent plan to ask for one this year. But when faced with the prospect of asking for an increase in pay,... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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New Yorker rises from school teacher to FBI boss

The first Hispanic to run the FBI's largest field office almost never got there. Read more »

July 26, 2015


Balancing act: Frank, open conversation improves atmosphere at work

One thing I loved about my career in journalism was the frank and open atmosphere in the newsroom. Not everyone likes that tone, but avoiding awkward conversations at work can cause more problems... Read more »

July 21, 2015


Patients having their say at sentencing for cancer doctor

Patients and their relatives are telling a judge how a Detroit-area cancer doctor spoiled their lives with excessive treatments and misdiagnoses while he collected millions of dollars from insurers. Read more »

July 7, 2015


Michelle Singletary: A woman's place is on the money at last

A remake of the $10 bill will include a portrait of a woman, and although a man, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, gets the final say on who that woman will be, he's open to suggestions. So let's take... Read more »

June 30, 2015


During Ramadan, keeping an eye out for fraudulent halal meat

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For millions of Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan marks a time for ritual fasting during the day and, often, a large meal with friends and family after sundown. For those buying and selling... Read more »

June 19, 2015


Former business partner to face trial in slayings of family

A California man authorities say was linked through cellphone records to the shallow desert graves where the remains of his business partner and the partner's wife and two sons were found has been... Read more »

June 16, 2015


Experts meet in Paris to tackle growing document fraud

Criminal networks are busier than ever faking, forging and doctoring travel documents, identity papers, drivers' licenses and social security cards, authorities say. Read more »

June 11, 2015


FIFA-financed movie nets only $900 in limited US release

The FIFA-financed movie "United Passions" made only about $900 over the weekend, according to a person who has seen box-office data from the 10 theaters the film played in and was granted anonymity... Read more »

June 8, 2015


Small clubs, youth teams feel victimized by FIFA scandal

The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as... Read more »

May 30, 2015


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