• Farmers buoyed but cautious as China resumes buying soybeans By Stl Today   -   Dec 15, 2018

    FARMERS BUOYED BUT CAUTIOUS AS CHINA RESUMES BUYING SOYBEANS

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The resumption of soybean sales to China this week is encouraging to American farmers who have seen the value of their...

    World, Trading, Buy, China, Economy, Sale
  • Faraday Future founder faces asset freeze as electric car startup flounders By Stl Today   -   Dec 15, 2018

    FARADAY FUTURE FOUNDER FACES ASSET FREEZE AS ELECTRIC CAR STARTUP FLOUNDERS

    Faraday Future continues its downward spiral. A federal judge Thursday temporarily froze founder Jia Yueting's 33 percent stake in...

    Future, Futures
  • United Airlines nixes Santa hats and other non-professional adornments for flight attendants By Stl Today   -   Dec 15, 2018

    UNITED AIRLINES NIXES SANTA HATS AND OTHER NON-PROFESSIONAL ADORNMENTS FOR FLIGHT ATTENDANTS

    During the holiday season, United Airlines gives its flight attendants some leeway on how to accessorize their uniforms. But the Chicago-based...

  • Air Force says it doesn't have concerns about SpaceX's processes as NASA launches a safety review By Stl Today   -   Dec 15, 2018

    AIR FORCE SAYS IT DOESN'T HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT SPACEX'S PROCESSES AS NASA LAUNCHES A SAFETY REVIEW

    A U.S. Air Force official said the service does not have concerns about SpaceX's procedures, just weeks after NASA said it would conduct...

    Services, Service
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    THE LATEST: COLLEGE: SCHOOL WELCOMES WITHDRAWAL REQUEST

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Latest on Grinnell College in Iowa seeking to withdraw a union petition :

  • Sears gets Bankruptcy Court approval for up to $25.3 million in bonuses to top employees By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SEARS GETS BANKRUPTCY COURT APPROVAL FOR UP TO $25.3 MILLION IN BONUSES TO TOP EMPLOYEES

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge signed off Friday on Sears' request to pay up to $25.3 million in bonuses to top executives and other...

    Company, Companies
  • GM wants to soften blow of layoffs for workers at closed plants By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    GM WANTS TO SOFTEN BLOW OF LAYOFFS FOR WORKERS AT CLOSED PLANTS

    In an effort to ease the blow to the 14,000-plus employees faced with losing their jobs at General Motors, CEO Mary Barra is revealing...

    Jobs, Job
  • Under the Hood: Does flashing D light indicate transmission trouble? By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    UNDER THE HOOD: DOES FLASHING D LIGHT INDICATE TRANSMISSION TROUBLE?

    Q: I bought my friend's one-owner, well-maintained 2005 Honda Pilot with 138,000 miles on it. It runs really nicely, but while I was...

    Transmission, Indices
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    FARMERS BUOYED BUT CAUTIOUS AS CHINA RESUMES BUYING SOYBEANS

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The resumption of soybean sales to China is encouraging to American farmers who've seen the value of their crop plummet...

    World, Trading, Buy, China, Economy, Sale
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    LANDOWNERS LOSE APPEAL OVER DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE EASEMENTS

    BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota landowners who unsuccessfully sued the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline over land easements...

    Land
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    ACTRESS ELIZA DUSHKU WAS PAID $9.5 MILLION BY CBS TO SETTLE HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS

    Eliza Dushku, an actress on the popular CBS show "Bull," was paid $9.5 million to confidentially settle allegations that she was dismissed...

  • Starbucks to expand coffee-delivery service to about 2,000 U.S. stores. What sets it apart from other attempts? By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    STARBUCKS TO EXPAND COFFEE-DELIVERY SERVICE TO ABOUT 2,000 U.S. STORES. WHAT SETS IT APART FROM OTHER ATTEMPTS?

    It's time to find more meaningful work for the coffee-fetching intern. After years of experiments, Starbucks said Thursday it plans...

    Service, Services
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    GRAINS MOSTLY HIGHER, GRAINS MIXED

    CHICAGO - Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

    Trading, Future, Futures
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CALIFORNIA LOOKS TO ELECTRICITY SHUTOFFS AS A FASTER, CHEAPER WILDFIRE SOLUTION

    Electric utilities are under increasing pressure to shut down power lines during dangerous weather conditions to stop fires from sparking....

  • Ford and Volkswagen explore a partnership, but deny there's a merger By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    FORD AND VOLKSWAGEN EXPLORE A PARTNERSHIP, BUT DENY THERE'S A MERGER

    Henry Ford II passed up the opportunity to get Volkswagen for nothing. After World War II, the victors divided Germany into pieces,...

    World, Germany, House, Housing, Region
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    A MILLION PENSION CHECKS RISK HUGE CUTS WITHOUT THIS FIX

    A multibillion dollar pension shortfall is ready to shake up enough lives to pack a string of stadiums hosting the Super Bowl. But...

  • Costco posts strong results but faces margin scrutiny By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    COSTCO POSTS STRONG RESULTS BUT FACES MARGIN SCRUTINY

    At first glance, Costco's latest quarterly earnings look like the kind of results that would be the envy of any young, fast-growing...

    Sale, Company, Companies
  • Quoting 'The Lorax,' federal judges reject pipeline's effort to cross Appalachian Trail By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    QUOTING 'THE LORAX,' FEDERAL JUDGES REJECT PIPELINE'S EFFORT TO CROSS APPALACHIAN TRAIL

    A federal appeals has thrown out another key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, increasing the likelihood that work on the 604-mile...

    Quotes
  • By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    AUTO REVIEW: RANGE ROVER VELAR CLIMBS, WADES AND LOOKS PRETTY COOL, TOO

    The new-for-2018 Range Rover Velar may not be anyone's first choice to deliver dozens of packages for a holiday party. Where's the...

    Luxury
  • All-new Ford Ranger touts combined fuel economy of 23 mpg By Stl Today   -   Dec 14, 2018

    ALL-NEW FORD RANGER TOUTS COMBINED FUEL ECONOMY OF 23 MPG

    The new Ford Ranger isn't trying to compete with the Toyota Prius on gas mileage, but Ford is touting new midsize pickup for its fuel...

    Economy