June saw the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year (file photo)

Gasoline Costs Drive Consumer Price Increases

U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.

Comcast's second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion (AP)

Comcast Earnings Rise on Internet Hookups

Comcast's second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.

Career News
Job interview (file photo)

Part-time Employment on the Rise

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor's numbers indicated part-time employment is on the rise, but at least one cynic questions the numbers. ...continue

HispanicBusiness 100

Introducing the Hispanic-Business 100

While the HispanicBusiness 500 index long proved to be a solid barometer of the Hispanic market in this country, tough economic times have pared the number of companies that qualify for the index. We now introduce the HispanicBusiness 100.

Russian news accounts of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 differ starkly from the West's (AP)

Russians Fed Steady Diet of Conspiracy Theories

Russian news consumers are getting plenty of explanations for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, none of them admitting that Russia may bear any responsibility.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the North Dakota badlands (public domain)

N.D. Pipeline Leak Could Take Years to Clean Up

The site where an underground pipeline leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater into the North Dakota badlands earlier this month was one of the largest oil field spills in state history.

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