Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: New York City, manhattan
One World Trade Center, under construction, could surpass the height of Empire State Building Monday, reclaiming skyline honors. Is downtown Manhattan back?
Posted In: Chrysler, Auto
Sales are up about 40 percent over last quarter. Chrysler's CEO may have something to do with it, say analysts.
Posted In: student loan debt, student debt, college
At $1 trillion nationally, student debt surpasses credit card debt and car loans, and it can be a serious drag on the economy.
Posted In: Citigroup, Citibank, executives, bonuses, pay cut, shareholders
Citigroup and other companies face shareholder disapproval of high executive pay. Will the boards of directors heed the concerns?
Posted In: Books, Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer board opted not to award a prize for fiction this year. Normally, the winning author gets a sales bump. So what happens in the book market now?
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, alfalfa, crop, cows
A warm winter followed by frosts has Wisconsin farmers confused about when to harvest alfalfa. It’s the main food source for dairy cows.
Posted In: apple, Amazon, e-books
Federal and state prosecutors alleged Apple and five big publishers conspired to raise e-book prices to wage battle against Amazon.
Posted In: Stove Top, Hidden Valley, advertising
Stove Top stuffing launches new advertising campaign: Stuffing is not just for Thanksgiving any more.
Posted In: Sports, Tiger Woods, Golf, advertising
The Masters golf tournament starts today, and Tiger Woods is back in form on the heels of his first PGA win in two years. Regardless of whether he wins, TV executives are counting on Tiger to pump up the ratings.
Posted In: restaurants, tips, Law
A New York banquet hall settles a lawsuit to pay waiters tips it never handed over. It’s the latest and biggest payback for jilted waiters.