| Apr 15, 2013
Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens.
She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity.
"You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Jimmy Carter in 2009 announced he was severing ties with the Southern Baptist Convention after six decades because the leadership clings to the doctrine that "women are subservient to their husbands, and prohibited from serving as deacons, pastors or...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:10 PM
UC Irvine's student council has asked the university to withdraw any investments that benefit from Israel's claim to land in the longstanding border dispute between Israel and Palestine.
The Associated Students voted 16 to 0 to urge UCI to stop investing...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:25 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's comment about "binders full of women" has gone viral on the Internet, spawning jokes, mash-ups and musical memes.
But women's rights advocates said the comment nevertheless sheds light on the...
| Oct 15, 2012
Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Chubby Checker, a singer best known for his mega 1960's hit and dance sensation 'The Twist,' has hired powerhouse attorney Willie Gary of Stuart to go against Hewlett-Packard and its subsidiary Palm Inc. over the use of Checker's name on a software app...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. has avoided paying nearly $7 billion in U.S. taxes since 2009 by using loopholes to shift profits offshore, a Senate panel said in a report released Thursday.
Hewlett-Packard also avoided paying taxes through a series of...
| Dec 6, 2011
Patricia Dunn, the former Hewlett-Packard Co. chairwoman whose role in an explosive corporate spying scandal overshadowed her storybook rise from temporary secretary to one of corporate America's most powerful women, has died. She was 58.
Dunn, who had...
| Oct 6, 2011
Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56.
Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy...
| Feb 9, 2011
Kenneth Olsen, a computer industry pioneer and co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp., died Sunday. He was 84.
His death was announced by Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., where he was a trustee and benefactor. No other details were given.
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:34 PM
You stay indoors during high-pollution days, and you shy away from dirty, congested street corners. But inside your home, you may be breathing in fumes that aren't as pure as you may like them to be.
If you light a candle, use an air freshener or even...
| Aug 8, 2012
At Groupon's Chicago office, it's easy to look up to Joel Hadley. During most of his eight-hour-plus workday, Hadley stands at his desk, his head more than a foot above seated colleagues.
Hadley says standing makes him feel alert, focused and energized....