Late payments driving rise in fixed-loan delinquencies

BY TIM GRANT PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE/TNS The prices of new and used cars keep rising every year, which means consumers are borrowing more to make the purchases...

Google, YouTube detail new anti-terrorism efforts

BY LEVI SUMAGAYSAY MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. — YouTube is stepping up its fight against online terror and abuse, laying out four new steps it’s...

Can your iPhone tell if you’re depressed?

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS A new iPhone app developed by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers aims to track and predict mood episodes through keystrokes. Created...

McDonald’s drops sponsorship of Olympics

BY ROBERT CHANNICK CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee are ending a long-standing commercial partnership three years early. The fast-food company is leaving the Olympics’...

Shooter kills 5 at business near Orlando

BY DAVID HARRIS AND MICHAEL WILLIAMS ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — Five employees were killed in a shooting at Fiamma, a business on North Forsyth Road near Hanging...

Venmo now used for more than paying friends

BY JAMES RUFUS KOREN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Mobile payment apps are easy ways for people to send money to each other — digital replacements for the...

The Florida Bar is not above the law

ROGER CALDWELL GUEST COMMENTARY The law license of Marie Henry, a Black female attorney, was suspended on March 31, 2015.  The evidence used to prosecute and...

How teens and smartphones are killing fashion retailers

Brick-and-mortar stores suffering as more young people prefer to shop online. BY SUZETTE PARMLEY PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Mipri Haye, a high school junior, is on Instagram...

Minneapolis man rose from fast-food worker to restaurant owner

BY NEAL ST. ANTHONY STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Starting out with a $3.35 per-hour job at Taco Bell is long odds for success. After all, the...

Wal-Mart goes small with pilot convenience stores

Quick-service sites open in Texas and Arkansas BY MARIA HALKIAS DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS CROWLEY, Texas – In a parking lot on Main Street in this nondescript town...

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