Starting Tuesday morning, drivers who ferry passengers from airports in Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and Sacramento can charge up to five times the fare Uber sets on a ride, according to a person involved in developing the feature. Uber confirmed in an emailed…
VANCOUVER, British ColumbiaLawyers for Huawei Technologies Co. executive Meng Wanzhou argued in a Canadian court against her extradition to the U.S., saying the sanctions against Iran that she is accused of violating arent enforced in Canada.Canada permits…
In most industries, federal laws protect workers with disabilities, including mental illness. Church is an exception. Employees including pastors are still regularly fired after disclosing mental-health problems.For eight years, Brady Herbert led a booming…
At a Sears Hometown store in Barre, Vt., shelves are bare of Craftsman tools, Whirlpool washing machines and Kenmore ovens. With little product to sell, owner Tom Coulter said he is turning customers away daily.When the store has merchandise, the prices…
With open hostilities between Iran and the U.S. subsiding for now, the Trump administration is seeking to keep pressure on Iran without pushing the region into a volatile new confrontation, U.S. and regional officials said.U.S. officials said they are increas…
This breadth of access wasnt always spelled out by hospitals and tech giants when the deals were struck.The scope of data sharing in these and other recently reported agreements reveals a powerful new role that hospitals playas brokers to technology companies…
RICHMOND, Va.Authorities in Virginia braced for thousands of people to turn out to protest gun-control measures at the state Capitol, where fears of violence from extremist groups brought tightened security. Mondays event is being organized by the gun-rights …
BEIJINGA newly identified virus originating in central China has spread to South Korea, killed a third person in China and reached at least three more population centers within the country, as the number of live cases has more than tripleda major escalation i…
SANTA CLARA, Calif.Entering this season, the San Francisco 49ers were on a brutal run of futility, including only 12 wins from 2016 to 2018. But General Manager John Lynch had a game plan.In the three drafts that Lynch has overseen since taking over in 2017, …
Worries about income inequality, jobs disappearing due to automation and environmental sustainability are all feeding wide-scale distrust in capitalism as the world knows it, according to a new study released Sunday.Edelman, a public-relations firm, conducted…