Dollar General has been courting competitor Family Dollar, but it isn't interested and instead agreed to sell to Dollar Tree. Dollar General reportedly is planning a hostile bid to disrupt that deal.
Google is the latest in a string of American technology companies that has run into roadblocks in Europe. Steve Inskeep learns more from Danny Hakim of The New York Times.
At a product event on Tuesday, Apple announced a mobile payment system called Apple Pay. CEO Tim Cook says that Apple Pay will provide a secure way to make transactions using one of Apple's devices.
As Detroit struggles to emerge from bankruptcy, the city reaches a historic deal. After years of acrimony, the city and its suburbs have a tentative deal to share control of Detroit's water system.
What happens when a shopping mall dies? Often they're turning into medical centers, churches, schools and universities and new suburban downtowns.
Officials want to overhaul the state's energy grid. Experts say the plan would help utilities withstand severe weather events, but it would also require a massive re-engineering of the power system.
On Tuesday afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone 6, a slightly larger iPhone 6 Plus, a mobile payment system and a new smartwatch.
When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost to a primary challenger in June, it was one of the biggest political upsets in years. But Cantor quickly found work with a New York investment bank, which said it was hiring him to provide "strategic guidance."
Apple unveiled its first new product line since 2010, a wearable computing device called the Apple Watch. But is it a game changer? You can't trust all the hype.
Psychology tells us that waiting for an experience can boost our happiness, as can talking about the experience afterwards. That's one reason food pilgrims seem to be queuing up and Instagramming it.
After months of rumors and dozens of fan-created images of what an Apple watch might look like, the tech giant will show us what it's been working on today.
Online data brokers are making millions by gathering and sharing our search histories and buying habits with advertisers and marketers. But if the data is yours, some think the revenue should be, too.
Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution, about secular stagnation: the problem of building consumer demand at a time when people are less motivated to spend.
Christie says the state's casinos and racetracks can begin offering sports betting, in apparent defiance of federal law. It's a move that's all but certain to be challenged in court by sports leagues.
London Business School researchers find that the more competent and accomplished women are, the worse their performance evaluations — when it comes to managers with traditional gender attitudes.
The ad uses Jimmy McMillan who ran for governor of New York in 2010. His catch phrase then was: rent is too damn high. Now he points out that Hailo's rates are less expensive than its competitor Uber.
Trump Entertainment Resorts will file for Bankruptcy this week, according to a report from Bloomberg. Donald Trump, who hasn't run the casinos in years, filed a lawsuit to remove his name from them.
Pushed by rivals like Samsung, Apple is likely to announce bigger iPhones on Tuesday. Users of bigger-screen devices say they prefer their larger images and the ability to see multiple apps together.
Home Depot said its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
An alumni survey by the school found much more optimism about the future of America's companies than its workers. More than 4 in 10 think employee pay and benefits are set to shrink.