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Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors.
The decision is a course change for agency chief John Pistole, who had said lifting the ban would let screeners focus on bigger threats.
Under pressure from lawmakers and flight attendants, the Transportation Security Administration said it would indefinitely prohibit passengers from carrying small pocket knives on planes — a ban that began after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
More than two-thirds of small businesses believe federal and state laws should prohibit employment discrimination against gay and transgender people, according to a national poll.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. service sector expanded at a slightly faster rate in May than the previous month, data released Wednesday by the Institute for Supply Management indicate.
The International Trade Commission says the Apple iPhone 4 and an iPad 2 variant violate a patent held by Samsung Electronics. Apple will appeal the ruling.
NEW YORK — A U.S. trade agency issued a ban on imports of Apple’s iPhone 4 and a variant of the iPad 2 after finding that the devices violate a patent held by South Korean rival Samsung Electronics.
A lease-price war is causing a run on battery-powered cars, and some models have even sold out in Southern California.
If you’ve been enticed by the recent spate of cheap lease deals on electric cars, good luck finding one.
The theme park next to Disneyland in Anaheim drew an estimated 7.8 million visitors in 2012, up 22.6% from 2011, after adding the Cars Land attraction.
Cars Land has put the pedal to the metal on attendance numbers at Disney’s California Adventure Park.