This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.
Labor woes at major West Coast sea ports have slowed the export of a record crop of Washington apples and endangered big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central American nations.
Amazon is still a year away from moving into the first of its trio of planned 37- and 38-story office towers on three blocks in Seattle’s Denny Triangle, but already the tech juggernaut is planning more construction.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing is going gold’s way.
Seta Whitford-Stark was dumbfounded last year when she found out her daughter Amy quit her job at an employee-recruiting agency to work for LinkedIn, an Internet company that Seta had never heard of. Amy tried to explain what the online professional networking service did, but Seta couldn't quite grasp the concept or why the 29-year-old would want to work there.
Inflation remains tame, the dollar looks strong and Americans are increasingly confident. Even fears that the Federal Reserve would set off another financial crisis have faded as the central bank ends its effort to pump money into the economy.
NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.
China, a critical export market, has opened its doors to Washington’s Red and Golden Delicious apples after a two-year hiatus.
Nearly 3 billion gallons of crude oil will move through Washington on trains this year, and that figure could triple in five years.
LONDON — The caller said her home had burned down and her husband had been badly hurt in the blaze. On the telephone with her bank, she pleaded for a replacement credit card at her new address.