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WASHINGTON -- Bank of America Corp. has agreed to refund customers $727 million and pay $45 million in fines for illegal credit card practices, according to a settlement with federal regulators announced Wednesday.
Confectionary giant Mars Inc. is buying most of Procter & Gamble's pet food business for $2.9 billion, a move that will shore up the company's growing pet care business.
When it comes to the home front, what's old is new again. More moms are staying at home with their kids today, according to new analysis of government data by the Pew Research Center. This is a reversal of a three-decades long decline in the last century in the number of "stay-at-home" moms.
That extra slice of bacon is going to cost more than just your cholesterol.
Adik has leased a beauty salon in La Crescenta for 20 years. The rent is now going up 10%, and Adik wants to know whom to complain to.
The theme for prom this year appears to be frugality.
Manischewitz, the largest maker of matzo and other kosher foods, has been sold to Sankaty Advisors, a division of Bain Capital LLC, for an undisclosed amount, the two firms said Tuesday.
Despite a boom of apartment building, the condo market in downtown Los Angeles remains tight as a drum. And that’s pushing up prices.
The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image.
Universal Studios Hollywood is putting the pedal to the metal on a new attraction based on the popular "Fast and Furious" movie series.
Gasoline prices may be on the rise but that is not going to keep Southern Californians homebound for spring break.
CVS Caremark Corp., the country's second-largest pharmacy chain, has agreed to pay $20 million to settle charges that it misled investors and used improper accounting techniques to artificially boost its financial earnings, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday.
The percentage of mothers who stay home with their children is rising due to shifting demographics and a troubled job market.
Prosecutors want former KPMG auditing partner Scott London to serve three years in federal prison for giving confidential information about his firm’s clients to a friend, who used the tips to make more than $1 million in illegal stock-trading profits.
Less than two months after Delta Airlines revamped its loyalty rewards program, American Airlines has announced loyalty program changes that offer breaks for some travelers but cut out some freebies for others.
Drugmakers Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. were ordered to pay a total of $9 billion in punitive damages after a Louisiana jury decided the companies did not disclose cancer risks of their diabetes medicine Actos.
Women's employment during economic recessions is more resilient than men's, even expanding during previous recessions, according to a new analysis by a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics economist.
In a small city near Fort Worth, KFC parent Yum Brands Inc. is readying to launch an assault on Chick-fil-A, a top top-selling chicken chain in the country.
WASHINGTON -- Global economic growth should gain momentum this year, with the U.S. leading the way among developed countries and some long-depressed southern Eurozone economies finally turning the corner, says the International Monetary Fund.
WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more optimistic about the economy last month and expected sales to increase as a winter marked by severe weather ended, according to survey results released Tuesday.