Mining deaths on rise, 22 in first half of 2014

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Twenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012.

Business Highlights

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

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City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, according to a trove of emails released Monday.

Walker claims taxpayers could lose $25 million

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker claims in his latest television ad released Monday that taxpayers could be out $25 million thanks to his Democratic gubernatorial challenger Mary Burke. But getting to that figure requires some creative math.

'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No. 1 spot at the box office.

Tribal leaders say racing proposal still alive

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Tribal officials say they haven't given up on the idea of an auto racing complex on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Central Oregon.

Rates on US Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills unchanged, while rates on three-month bills rose to their highest level in four weeks.

Ford raising prices on new F-150

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Ford is raising the price of its new aluminum-sided pickup truck, but still trying to stay competitive with rivals.

Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster.

Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Oahu could become the first place in the United States to connect the energy harvested from ocean waves to a power grid.