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The Latest: Amtrak says safety improving after fatal crash

Nov 14, 2017

Amtrak says it has taken steps to improve its safety culture since two maintenance workers were killed by a train last year near Philadelphia.

Kobe Steel says focus on profit, targets led to scandal

Nov 10, 2017

Kobe Steel is pointing to a zealous pursuit of profit, unrealistic targets and an insular corporate culture as the causes of massive faked inspection data at the Japanese metals maker

Weinstein's ex-company wants sworn testimony from producer

Nov 2, 2017

Attorneys for the company co-founded by film mogul Harvey Weinstein say they want to depose him in a lawsuit he filed seeking his employment file and emails

Tokyo company gives extra holiday for nonsmoking employees

Nov 2, 2017

A marketing company in Tokyo has opted for a novel perk for its employees: an extra week's holiday for those who are nonsmokers

Labor Department: Solar, wind jobs to boom over next decade

Oct 26, 2017

New data from the federal agency that tracks employment growth suggests blue-collar job seekers would do better to look to clean energy than coal

Owners sometimes hate the small businesses they used to love

Oct 25, 2017

Small business owners love their companies _ except when they hate what they're doing and are ready to give up

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Lending to Women story

Oct 19, 2017

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Lending to Women story

Beijing forms 'snow affairs work team' for 2022 Olympics

Oct 19, 2017

Beijing, host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, has formed a "snow affairs work team," and invited experts from Finland, Canada and other nations to help out with the problem of too little of the white stuff

De Villiers leads South Africa to victory over Bangladesh

Oct 18, 2017

AB de Villiers has returned from his sabbatical with a blistering 176 off 104 balls to set up South Africa's series-clinching 104-run win over Bangladesh in the second one-day international

US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

Oct 17, 2017

The likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are facing an uncomfortable truth: Europe's culture of tough corporate oversight, not America's light-touch regulation, may soon rule their industry