After 30 years, museum gets stolen piece by modern master

Aug 12, 2017

Officials say a valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art has been recovered from New Mexico more than three decades after thieves first made off with the stolen piece

Childhood home of Harriet Beecher Stowe for sale on eBay

Aug 11, 2017

The Litchfield birthplace of abolitionist writer Harriet Beecher Stowe, which was disassembled and stored in trailers 20 years ago, is up for sale on eBay

Feds: Ex-QVC exec stole over $1M to fund lavish lifestyle

Aug 10, 2017

Authorities say a former director of the home shopping network QVC has been charged with defrauding the company out of more than $1 million that he used to buy lavish gifts for himself and friends

Former exec settles with matchmaking service over bad dates

Aug 9, 2017

A retired corporate executive has claimed in a lawsuit against a high-end matchmaking service that she was set up with a string of highly unsuitable suitors

The Latest: Houston shop 1 of several damaged by flooding

Aug 8, 2017

A Houston business owner whose store was flooded by heavy rains in the Houston area says he got about 1 foot of water in his resale shop and will have to throw away at least $2,000 worth of merchandise.

Car sales seen lower in July; US automakers post sharp drops

Aug 1, 2017

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks were expected to show a decline in July as consumers pulled back on purchases and waited for Labor Day deals

Italian poster for "Casablanca" attracts $478,000 at auction

Jul 30, 2017

The only known surviving Italian issue movie poster for the classic movie "Casablanca" has sold for $478,000 in Dallas at a public auction of vintage movie posters

Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute

Jul 30, 2017

A museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell exhibits to pay the bills.

Turkmenistan bans cars for a day to promote bikes, health

Jul 29, 2017

The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has banned most locals in its major cities from using their cars for a day in a bid to promote cycling and healthy lifestyles

Online-shopping energizes UPS in second quarter

Jul 27, 2017

Higher revenue from e-commerce helps UPS post 2Q profit of $1.38 billion, beating Wall Street forecasts

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