Small Business

Get Started: Small business optimism, revenue, hiring up

Feb 12, 2018

A new survey says small business owners are more upbeat about where their companies and the economy are headed

Native church's lawsuit spurs training for airport screeners

Feb 8, 2018

A lawsuit that alleged airport security agents roughly handled Native American religious items has been settled, with the U.S. government agreeing to better educate those workers

The doctor's in, but jury is out on new LA Times owner

Feb 8, 2018

The struggling Los Angeles Times found a local savior in a biotech billionaire willing to buy the storied newspaper from a corporation half a continent away, but the change of ownership brings questions and uncertainty

Water forecast is bleak for major reservoir in Southwest US

Feb 7, 2018

Forecasters say one of the most important reservoirs in the southwestern U.S. will likely collect less than half the normal amount of spring runoff this year because of a dry winter in much of the region

LA Times buyer is a basketball-loving biotech billionaire

Feb 7, 2018

The man buying the Los Angeles Times is a 65-year-old physician-entrepreneur described by Forbes Magazine as "America's richest doctor."

Tax cut, bonuses for workers? Many businesses not sure yet

Feb 7, 2018

Will tax changes mean a windfall for workers at small companies? Many aren't sure yet

Etsy.com stops letting Alaska Native artists sell ivory work

Feb 7, 2018

A policy intended to deter the illegal trade of ivory and items made with the parts of endangered or threatened animals led the online sales website Etsy to remove such artwork sold by Alaska Native artists

'Jumanji' reboot reigns again at the box office

Feb 6, 2018

On a typically sluggish Super Bowl weekend, Sony Pictures' "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" topped the North American box office for the fourth time in seven weeks

States and cities are taking the lead on bump stock bans

Feb 5, 2018

Some states and cities are moving ahead with bans on bump stocks after a stalled effort to bar the devices at the federal level.

Warren Buffett on hand as Navy commissions newest warship

Feb 4, 2018

The Navy's newest warship, the USS Omaha, has been commissioned in San Diego

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