Small Business

Get Started: National Small Business Week goes digital

Apr 23, 2018

The Small Business Administration's observance of National Small Business Week will largely be an online series of events

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

Apr 21, 2018

U.S. health officials are telling consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and are warning restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak

Texas deputy stumbles upon suspect in Vegas picnic shooting

Apr 19, 2018

Police say a disgruntled casino employee accused of shooting two executives at a company picnic in Las Vegas planned an escape and spent days on the run

Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?

Apr 19, 2018

A Texas company that owns an oil pipeline that spilled along the Santa Barbara coast faces a criminal trial three years after the disaster

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

Apr 18, 2018

Slide Fire, the largest maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business

Tradeoff: No cash but faster lines as restaurants forgo cash

Apr 18, 2018

A small but growing number of restaurants are cashless, telling customers they can pay by credit or debit cards or smartphones, but not bills or coins

San Francisco to require permits for rental scooters

Apr 18, 2018

San Francisco's city attorney has issued cease-and-desist orders to three companies that last month began deploying scooters in the city that is often at the forefront of tech innovation

Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

Apr 17, 2018

Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

Apr 13, 2018

The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel" pleaded guilty to state and federal charges, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at

Oil company with checkered history hit with $12.5M fine

Apr 12, 2018

California regulators have issued a record $12.5 million fine an oil company with a long history of safety violations and regulatory lapses


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