| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The first Honda Fit rolled off the assembly line Friday at a new $800-million factory near Celaya, Mexico, a symbol of the growing might of the country's auto industry.
Honda's U.S. factories spit out hundreds of thousands of Accords and Civics each...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:33 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague.
A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
| Dec 1, 2013
Many of the nation's top CEOs have joined forces to "fix the debt." They want to achieve this goal, in part, by reducing Social Security benefits and raising the retirement age to 70.
One of the chief executive officers, David Cote, runs Honeywell....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Our picks focus on big companies that will benefit from stronger economic growth.
-- Air Lease (symbol AL, $33). The dynamic duo who turned International Lease Finance Corp. into an airplane-leasing giant in the 1980s came out of semi-retirement to...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Call them the 900: The Americans who will meet their 2014 payroll tax obligations for Social Security as of today, Day 2 of the New Year.
They're an impressive group and very elite, bless their hearts: To have earned the maximum taxable wage for...
| Aug 20, 2013
Shipyard retirees received a shock in the form of a letter regarding their health care last week. Newport News Shipyard, now a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, informed Medicare-eligible retirees — those aged 65 and older — that they...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Los Angeles is the second-most-populous city in the nation but falls far down the list of most popular U.S. destinations for business meetings.
The latest ranking of top meeting destinations puts Los Angeles at No. 17, far behind smaller California...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The latest job numbers may have come in below expectations, but the reaction sure didn't. Each month we all suspend disbelief and collectively participate in this little bit of kabuki theater, in which we pretend to not know things that we actually know....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:58 PM
As the Orlando Magic's radio play-by-play announcer, Dennis Neumann spends his working life describing the athletic exploits of others.
But one week from Sunday, Neumann, his stepson and one of his stepdaughters will do something few pro athletes ever...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is developing a plan requiring airlines to inspect the emergency devices on their Boeing 787 Dreamliners after a fire erupted on the plane last week while it was parked at London’s Heathrow Airport.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:47 PM
On the Sunday morning circuit this weekend, “Face the Nation” will be doing something different. The CBS program offers its annual authors program. One panel features writers David Baldacci (“The Forgotten”), Gillian Flynn (“...
| Jan 30, 2013
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...