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Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.
When Eric Cantor suffered a surprising electoral defeat this year, Washington pundits wondered where the House majority leader would end up.
Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services.

Kellogg Co. will begin laying off employees at its bakery east of uptown in November as it moves forward with previously disclosed plans to shut down the operation.

Dollar General on Tuesday dialed up the pressure on Family Dollar, sweetening its all-cash offer and adding safeguards aimed at soothing Family Dollar’s antitrust concerns.

With a shareholder vote just two weeks away, Charlotte’s Chiquita Brands International and two Brazilian companies are intensifying their respective campaigns to win over investors.

A $5 billion pipeline Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas announced Tuesday could smooth out natural gas price spikes, the companies say, while drawing new industries to its endpoint in Eastern North Carolina.

Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place.

American Airlines will start daily nonstop service to Grand Rapids, Mich., on Wednesday under the US Airways Express banner, adding to the merged airline’s reach into the Midwest from Charlotte.

California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood.

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