Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (file photo)

Job Market Shifts Complicate Yellen's Rate Decision

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.

Dynegy (AP)

Dynegy Spending Billions on Power Plants

Shares of Houston power producer Dynegy soared Friday before markets opened and after it announced plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy coal and gas power plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.

Auto Industry
2015 Honda Fit (AP)

Honda Fit Retooled for Crash Resistance

The 2015 Honda Fit initially flunked the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small overlap test, earning just a "Marginal" rating. Now it's a "Top Safety Pick."

Arts & Entertainment
SLS Las Vegas casino and hotel (AP)

Sahara Casino Rises Anew as SLS Las Vegas

The decision to cling to the once-shabby Sahara casino will look nothing short of prescient at the stroke of midnight Friday, when the reincarnated Sahara opens as the vibrant SLS Las Vegas amid the glare of fireworks.

Career News
FEMA emergency room (public domain)

What Does It Take to Be an ER Nurse?

Emergency-room nurses have special characteristics that help them thrive in their distinct environment, new research has confirmed. ...continue

2014 Best Schools

Overview: 2014 Best Schools for Hispanics

The 40 schools that appear in the 2014 HispanicBusiness Best Schools lists represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning that reach out to Hispanic postgraduate students.

Islamic State fighters in Iraq last month (AP)

U.S. Supporters of Islamic State Get Close Scrutiny

Counterterrorism officials, long wary of another al-Qaida strike since the Sept. 11 attacks, have increasingly turned their attention to the Islamic State threat and efforts to recruit supporters through social media.

New Sprint plans available starting Friday reward families that need a lot of data (AP)

Sprint's Good Rates Come at a Price

To help guide you through the maze of options from the four national wireless carriers Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile here's a look at the best plans for individuals, couples and families of four.

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