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US consumer prices flat in November as energy plunges

US consumer prices flat in November as energy plungesThe Labor Department said the unchanged inflation reading last month followed a 0.3 percent jump in prices in October
  • Business
  • 59 minutes ago
Business

It’s the most hectic time of year for shippers

It’s the most hectic time of year for shippersUPS and FedEx say they expect to handle a record number of packages this holiday season
  • Business
  • 17 hours, 48 minutes ago
Business

China considers cutting tariffs on imported U.S. cars
A proposal to reduce tariffs on cars made in the U.S. to 15 percent from 40 percent was submitted to China’s Cabinet

China considers cutting tariffs on imported U.S. carsA proposal to reduce tariffs on cars made in the U.S. to 15 percent from 40 percent was submitted to China’s Cabinet
  • Business
  • 17 hours, 58 minutes ago
Business

GOP House leader notes gap of distrust as Google CEO grilled

GOP House leader notes distrust as Google CEO grilledGoogle’s CEO faces a grilling from U.S. lawmakers on how the web search giant handled an alarming data breach
  • Business
  • 23 hours, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of faux trees

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial treesBetween 75 and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Business

Google accelerates Plus closure after privacy lapse

Google accelerates Plus closure after privacy lapseGoogle is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service
  • Business
  • 23 hours, 54 minutes ago
Business

Whisky, watches, cars now alternative investments

Whisky, watches, cars now alternative investmentsRare whisky has appreciated 140 percent in the last five years
  • Business
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Ghosn indicted in Japan for widely known pay outrage

Howes: Ghosn indicted for open exec pay outrageRenault-Nissan chairman's pay package was hardly secret in Tokyo or Paris, raising questions about real motivation for Ghosn's high-profile takedown
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
  • Business

    Stocks roar back, led by tech rebound

    Stocks roar back, led by rebound in tech sharesThe Dow reversed a 508-point decline Monday in another volatile day of trading
    • Business
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Business

    Court bans sale of several iPhone models in China

    Court bans sale of several iPhone models in ChinaThe Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court ruled that Apple is infringing two Qualcomm patents
    • Business
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    Business

    Artificial dyes fading, but food coloring here to stay

    Artificial dyes fading, but food coloring here to stayColors send important signals about food, and companies aren’t going to stop playing into those perceptions
    • Business
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    Business

    Verizon: 10,400 managers accept buyout offer

    Verizon: 10,400 managers accept buyout offerVerizon says 10,400 U.S. managers have accepted a voluntary buyout offered as the company seeks to trim costs
    • Business
    • 1 day, 20 hours ago
    Obituary

    Ex-News editor Donald Pilette, 'master of the journalistic fundamentals,' dies

    Ex-News editor Donald Pilette diesDonald Pilette, who taught fundamentals of journalism in the newsroom and out, died Dec. 4 at age 91
    • Obituary
    • 1 day, 23 hours ago
    Business

    Job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record

    Job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on recordThe Labor Department says the number of job openings increased 1.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted 7.1 million
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    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
    Business

    AAA: Gas prices in Michigan up 6 cents

    AAA: Gas prices in Michigan up 6 centsThe Detroit-area’s average was down about 3 cents from a week ago to $2.33
    • Business
    • 2 days, 3 hours ago
    World

    China: Detention of Huawei exec ‘vile in nature’

    China: Detention of Huawei exec ‘vile in nature’China summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech giant Huawei
    • World
    • 3 days, 11 hours ago
    Business

    Mmm … Bacon! Vending machine a hit on Ohio State U campus

    Bacon vending machine a hit on OSU campusMany Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run.
    • Business
    • 3 days, 22 hours ago
    Real Estate

    MI Dream Home: Old World aura in $4.25M mansion near downtown Birmingham

    Dream Home: Old meets new in BirminghamColonial has modern comforts and garage space for five cars within walking distance of downtown.
    • Real Estate
    • 4 days ago
    Daniel Howes

    Podcast: Howes on Detroit’s new plant

    Podcast: Howes on Detroit’s new plantThis week, Howes says there is opportunity in the slow-rolling reckoning targeting auto plants. Witness the new Jeep announcement.
    • Daniel Howes
    • 4 days ago
    Mobility

    Report: Uber files preliminary papers for IPO

    Report: Uber files preliminary papers for IPORide-hailing giant Uber has filed confidential preliminary paperwork for selling stock to the public.
    • Mobility
    • 4 days, 12 hours ago
    World

    Huawei executive facing US extradition appears in court

    Huawei executive facing US extradition appears in courtA Canadian prosecutor urged a court to deny bail to a Chinese executive in a case that is shaking U.S.-China relations
    • World
    • 4 days, 14 hours ago
    Business

    Detroit's second bond sale eases peril of 'debt cliff'

    Bond sale eases peril of Detroit ‘debt cliff’'Recovery bonds' used to settle claims with creditors, health-care funds for city, police, fire retirees.
    • Business
    • 4 days, 15 hours ago
    Business

    Stocks drop 4 percent on trade, growth worries

    Stocks drop 4 percent on trade, growth worriesMajor indexes are sinking again as traders continue to unload stocks, extending dismal streak for the stock market
    • Business
    • 4 days, 17 hours ago
    Business

    Oil producers join forces and cut production again

    Oil producers cut production againThe oil cartel has agreed to a proposal that will see global oil production reduced by 1.2 million barrels a day
    • Business
    • 4 days, 19 hours ago
    Detroit

    5 finalists named in Detroit News Holiday Cheer for Charity

    5 finalists named in Cheer for CharityNow it's up to you to vote with your dollars and help one of them take home $20,000 from The Detroit News
    • Detroit
    • 4 days, 18 hours ago
    Michigan

    Michigan's new marijuana law brings confusion

    Michigan’s new marijuana law brings confusionRecreational marijuana became legal in Michigan on Thursday, though many remain confused on its rules
    • Michigan
    • 4 days, 21 hours ago
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