WASHINGTON -- Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
As Aetna Inc. AET -2.63 % and Humana Inc. HUM -2.92 % sealed their $34.1 billion merger this week, there were a few other elephants in the room.
The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered plane that has been flying around the world since March. Back in May, it was set to make its most ambitious journey yet, a 5,061-mile trip from Japan to Hawaii.
California regulators radically revamped the way electricity rates work in the state, approving changes Friday that will raise monthly utility bills for the most energy-efficient homeowners while giving many bigger energy users a break.
Chicago is in rough shape financially. They have been for some time. In fact, this is one of the most popular cities in the country, or world, yet they're facing unprecedented financial issues.