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Target faces backlash over stance on transgender bathrooms

Published May. 4 2016

Consumer backlash is growing against Target’s stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Target faces backlash over stance on transgender bathrooms

Published May. 4 2016

Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

US ends Ford pickup probe without seeking recall

Published May. 4 2016

U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into power brake assist failures in Ford F-150 pickup trucks without seeking a...

Markets sag with Chinese manufacturing

Published May. 4 2016

Renewed concerns about economic growth abroad — specifically Europe and China — weighed on markets Tuesday, causing stocks to erase...

Buffett praises Fed but warns of unintended consequences

Published May. 2 2016

Investor Warren Buffett said the Federal Reserve and other policymakers are generally doing a good job, but it’s difficult...

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

Published May. 1 2016

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads...

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique

Published May. 1 2016

Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to...

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service dogs

Published Apr. 30 2016

Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that...

Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

Published Apr. 30 2016

Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat...

Court: Amtrak can’t have regulatory role

Published Apr. 30 2016

A federal appeals court has once again ruled Congress can’t give Amtrak power to impose rail standards on other private...

US employment costs up modest 0.6 percent in first quarter

Published Apr. 30 2016

Employment costs paid to U.S. civilian workers rose at a slightly faster pace in the first three months of the...

US stocks hit by health care woes but avoid bigger losses

Published Apr. 29 2016

U.S. stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some...

US stocks skid as Apple pulls tech companies lower

Published Apr. 28 2016

U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in three weeks on Thursday after a late sell-off. Apple, which is mired in...

Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B

Published Apr. 28 2016

Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises, for approximately $3.55...

House GOP seeks to block stricter rule on retirement savings

Published Apr. 28 2016

The GOP-controlled House has voted to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers regarding retirement investments.

Ban the box: Would dropping criminal history from job applications reduce recidivism?

Published Apr. 28 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order April 11 prohibiting state agencies from asking about a job applicants criminal history...

US stocks rise, shaking off tech slump, after Fed stands pat

Published Apr. 27 2016

U.S. stocks rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged, as investors expected.

Fed keeps key rate unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

Published Apr. 27 2016

The Federal Reserve kept a key interest rate unchanged Wednesday against the backdrop of a slowdown in U.S. and global...

Help wanted: Hiring potential in three industry sectors has evolved, expanded Nichols programs

Published Apr. 27 2016

Nichols Career Center, established as part of Jefferson City Public Schools in 1976, offers a dozen programs in fields relevant...

Tribune calls Gannett ‘erratic,’ but still reviewing deal

Published Apr. 27 2016

Tribune Publishing said Tuesday in a letter USA Today owner Gannett was “erratic” and “unreliable” as the two newspaper companies...

Chipotle posts first quarterly loss after food scares

Published Apr. 27 2016

Chipotle posted its first quarterly loss as a public company as it fights to win back diners with free burritos...

US stocks mostly trade higher as energy sector rises

Published Apr. 26 2016

Stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday in another cautious day of trading.

Nonprofit Profile: RACS offers support system for women suffering from domestic, sexual violence

Published Apr. 26 2016

Since 1980, the Jefferson City Rape and Abuse Crisis Service Inc. (RACS) has been providing shelter and support to women...