The economy kept expanding in all regions of the country in June and early July, helped by strength in consumer spending, a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday indicates.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) has shifted her stance on amending a law to make it easier for the U.S. to deport minors, now saying she opposes such a change because it would deprive the children of due process.
Major stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, finishing higher for the third time in four days and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close this month.
Netflix has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service, a move that could save the company 10% annually on shipping costs, one analyst estimates.
"Race," a biographical drama about Olympic track and field star Jesse Owens, will cross the finish line at Focus Features, which has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film.
David Price might be the grand prize in the trade market, but the Angels are out of the running.
Sling Media Inc. on Tuesday announced the Slingbox M1, a new, cheaper version of its entry-level set-top box.
A potential combination of entertainment giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would likely draw intense scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, Justice Department, Capitol Hill and consumer groups already concerned about media consolidation.
A federal appeals court lifted the stay of the execution of a Missouri death row inmate Wednesday, and defense attorneys immediately filed an appeal to the state Supreme Court as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.
Columbia Pictures President Doug Belgrad has been named president of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment said Wednesday.
French rider Tony Gallopin led a late breakaway in a show of opportunism and savvy racing to win Wednesday's 11th stage of the Tour de France as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.
Amazon.com appears to be testing a new subscription model that would give members all-you-can-read access to more than 600,000 ebooks for $9.99 a month.
It has been 35 years since the Chicago White Sox held "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park, when fans were asked to bring their disco record to be destroyed in an on-field explosion between games of a doubleheader between the White Sox and Detroit Tigers. After the destruction, thousands...
A native of Ghana, Abu Danladi can't wait to join UCLA's soccer team this fall. He was named the Gatorade national player of the year in soccer after playing the last three years for Dunn High in Los Olivos, Calif.
All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five). There were 8,608 ballots cast, and...
The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some other players who might change places:
After the coffee. Before what promises to be a very long day.
Bank of America said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings were hit by higher litigation expenses.
A would-be congressman joined protesters in Oracle, Ariz., to object to housing some Central American immigrant children at a local academy. But when all was said and done, he might have been better off staying home.