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When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket's bakery, she told him he'd never do anything more than collect grocery carts.
A growing movement to find work for autistic people is helping some start their own businesses.
In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Revel Casino Hotel has announced it will shut its doors on Sept. 10.
With Atlantic City bracing for mass casino closings in the next few weeks, New Jersey regulators will report on how much money the casinos and their Internet gambling operations won from gamblers in July.
General Motors Co.'s main China joint venture has joined automakers that say they have been contacted by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators as part of an investigation of the industry.
WellPoint Inc. plans to change its name to Anthem Inc., subject to approval of the health-insurance giant's board of directors, press reports said Tuesday.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.3% Taipei (Taiex) up 0.2% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks swung between small gains and losses Wednesday morning, with the Hang Seng Index inching up 0.1% about a half hour into trade.
Australia stocks fell in early Wednesday trade following a soft lead from the U.S. and mixed earnings at home, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.5% after a 1.3% rally the previous day.
Lauren Bacall, the actress famous for her on-screen pairings with husband Humphrey Bogart, died of a stroke at age 89, reports said Tuesday.
Japanese stocks started the Wednesday session lower but managed to erase the loss in the early minutes, with the Nikkei Average and Topix up 0.1% each, after the Nikkei's 0.2% advance a day earlier.
Japan's economy contracted by an annualized 6.8% in the April-July quarter, data out Wednesday showed, slowing after the nation's second-ever increase to its consumption tax the start of the period.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 4-10.
Federal regulators are scrutinizing a type of mutual fund that's potentially riskier than conventional funds and is growing in popularity, prompting concerns over possible harm to ordinary investors.
An administrative law judge is reviewing the case of a Portland psychologist whose license was suspended after her 12-year-old client attempted suicide following unorthodox treatment that included drinking milk from a baby bottle while sitting in his father's lap.
The nation's second-biggest health insurer, Wellpoint, said Tuesday that it will change its name to Anthem Inc., the brand associated with most of the company's best known health plans.
Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
Oil prices slid Tuesday on concerns about demand, while global output remained unaffected by violence in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which on Tuesday revised upward its estimate of this year's corn crop to 14 billion bushels to exceed last year's 13.9 billion bushel record.