After piloting American Airlines through bankruptcy, chief executive Tom Horton would receive $19.8 million in cash and stocks as part of a merger with US Airways -- if a judge allows it.
Seven of the 10 highest-paid skippers survived the first two rounds of March Madness. But three of them didn't even get an invite.
A new study says help for kids with unemployed parents often falls through the cracks, with long-term financial, emotional and academic consequences.
Nationally, the numbers are improving, but unemployment remains a stubborn problem in some cities and regions.
A dispute over awarding $1 million to people involved in a high-profile California manhunt is renewing the debate.
But the plane manufacturer is still planning major layoffs by the end of the year.
The Golden State's geography isolates it from most domestic oil and gas supplies. But growing shipments via rail might change that.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.