Headlines
2014 elections

Even With Surly 2014 Electorate, It's 'Still an Incumbent's World'

A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.

Business
detroit bankruptcy, trial

Detroit Raced Toward this Week's Bankruptcy Trial

It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom. The path to exit bankruptcy could take less than a year and a half. After some delays, the confirmation trial for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history is scheduled to start Tuesday.

Diversity
Patricia Perez (VPE Tradigital Communications)

Echeveste Steps Down, Perez Steps Up at VPE

John Echeveste, founder of VPE Tradigital Communications, is the new CEO of LA de Cultura y Artes. Patricia Perez will continue to lead the Hispanic public relations agency as managing partner.

Auto Industry
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler Group (file photo)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Clears Major Hurdle

Fiat's merger creating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has cleared its biggest remaining hurdle by not exceeding a limit on cash paid out to current Fiat shareholders who don't support the deal.

Arts & Entertainment
online gaming, combatting abuse

Combating Online Abuse Not Easy for Gamers

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community.

Career News
Be careful about giving up personal information when applying for work (file photo)

Identity Thieves Prey on Job Seekers

Among the lowest forms of life on the planet are scam artists who prey on job hunters who are asked -- sometimes by legitimate employers -- for their Social Security numbers. ...continue

Rankings
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.

Politics
obama immigration

Obama's Delay on Immigration Creates Uncertainty

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.

Technology
Canada offered a geography lesson for Russian soldiers who get 'lost' in Ukraine (AP)

Canada, Russia Go to War (on Twitter)

It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."

Sports
Shelly Sterling (AP)

Clippers Deal Started With 2 Numbers

When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

Reader Feedback
Green Economy & Conservation
California water, Conservation

California Conservation Conundrum: Water Use Varies Greatly Across State

Drive across city limits in virtually any part of California, and you will also cross another kind of frontier, one gaining more attention during the worst drought in a generation: The borders between cities also define different ideas about water. One city may have gutters coursing with wasted water, while its neighbor lives by the highest conservation standards.







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