Target shares soared on Nov. 20 after the retailer delivered strong third-quarter results and raised its profit forecast for the year. The Minneapolis-based retailer said comparable sales, which includes online sales, rose 4.5%. That reflects 2.8% growth in stores open at least a year. Onlin…
The world is consuming more oil and liquid natural gas, and producers are drawing more fossil fuels from the ground, a trend that’s expected to continue through next year.
Donna Rose Parker, 75, former Fort Worth Chamber executive vice president and a retired transportation consultant, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is scaling back chemical plant safety measures that were put in place after a Texas fertilizer plant explosion in 2013 that killed 15 people.
A North Texas private real estate investment and development firm is building a $3.5 billion residential development in Wise County, about 24 miles northwest of Fort Worth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A glitch in Medicare's revamped prescription plan finder can steer unwitting seniors to coverage that costs much more than they need to pay, according to people who help with sign-ups as well as program experts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans took advantage of lower mortgage rates and purchased more homes in October, though sales were held back by a shortage of available properties.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general on Thursday formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country's paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening the long-time leader's grip on power.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump got away from the impeachment inquiry in Washington on Wednesday and celebrated tech behemoth Apple's decision to keep its Mac Pro computer manufacturing plant in the Texas state capital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ambassador Gordon Sondland declared to impeachment investigators Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani explicitly sought a "quid pro quo" with Ukraine, leveraging an Oval Office visit for political investigations of Democrats. But he also came t…
Once the GEOX DRAGON cars come to rest after whizzing across racing circuits, Mansfield-based Mouser Electronics' name will be visible all through the 2019-20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship racing season.
The Mansfield ISD School Board on Tuesday, Nov. 19 named a lone finalist in its search for a new district leader. With unanimous approval, Dr. Kimberley Cantu is the sole candidate to be MISD’s next superintendent. According to state law, the school board must wait 21 days before offering he…
The U.S. economy is well positioned for long-term growth, and our latest forecast indicates expansion at a moderate pace. Jobs continue to be added at a notable rate, and other signals are generally positive.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is sending a message to investors: The Fed’s benchmark short-term interest rate will likely stay low for a long time. The Fed has cut its key rate three times this year to a range of just 1.5% to 1.75%. And the word from Powell is that the rate will lik…
The candidates for the new City of Fort Worth police monitor will hold a public forum on Nov. 20 at Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W Third St. The forum begins at 6 p.m. in the library auditorium followed by a public reception at 7 p.m. in the gallery area.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas family that disagrees with a Fort Worth hospital's plan to take a 9-month-old girl off life support has been given more time to find a facility to take her.
McClatchy Co. is having its worst week on record following worsening pension-funding problems for the owner of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Miami Herald and The Sacramento Bee. The newspaper owner’s stock plunged 82% this week after it disclosed that the IRS declined to grant a three-year w…
Fort Worth-based Approach Resources Inc. (OTC: AREX) announced Nov. 19 that it, along with all of its subsidiaries, has commenced a voluntary Chapter 11 case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston Division) to explore strategic alternatives.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A career Army officer. A career foreign service official. Both had a consistent message during Day 3 of the House impeachment inquiry, and each was troubled by the phone call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One top national security aide who listened to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukraine's president called it "improper." Another said it was "unusual." The two testified Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reached deeper into the White House.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew faced further disgrace Tuesday as charitable partners and educational institutions began to distance themselves from him amid unfavorable fallout from an interview on his friendship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
DUNCAN, Oklahoma (AP) — Police say a man confronted his ex-wife and another man in an Oklahoma Walmart parking lot, shot and killed them both through the windshield of a car then turned the gun on himself as horrified onlookers ran for cover.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records.
NEW YORK (AP) — The kombucha and beer on tap flow freely. The milk-and-cookie happy hours, yoga sessions and waffle Mondays continue as usual.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden on Tuesday dropped its investigation into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently in prison in Britain, because too much time has elapsed since the accusation was made over nine years ago.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — More than 1,000 people attended a memorial Monday to honor the 12 people who died when a tower of logs collapsed at Texas A&M University 20 years ago.
Dallas-Fort Worth continues to be an established market for the legal services industry, with the Metroplex seeing the most law firm expansion activity in the country in the last year, according to CBRE’s 2019 North American Legal Sector Trends Report.
Renfro Foods of Fort Worth has been named to the 2019 Texas Family Business Hall of Fame class by the Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business.
More than a third of enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the latest fiscal year involved alleged misconduct by investment advisers or firms, many of which work with ordinary investors. Some of the advisers had failed to disclose conflicts of interest that…
Chief executive officers are leaving their posts in record numbers this year, according to a report. Some 1,332 chief executive officers left their posts between January and October, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a business and executive coaching firm.
Dillard’s Inc. surged to a four-month high after reporting strong third-quarter earnings. The Arkansas-based department store chain, which operates nearly 300 stores in 29 states, surprised Wall Street by turning a profit during the quarter. Analysts had expected a loss. Dillard’s also manag…
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco announced Sunday it will sell a 1.5% stake in the company as it looks to raise as much as $25.6 billion from the sale, potentially becoming the most-valuable initial public offering in history.
Before anything else happens, it sometimes requires three things to make a land development investment pay off, those being patience, more patience and even more patience.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies are set to combine after shareholders approved GateHouse Media’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) observed its sixth annual National Veterans Small Business Week with hundreds of events hosted throughout the nation, which included locations in North Texas.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday recommended delaying the execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubts about his guilt.