SAN FRANCISCO – Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over.
JetBlue will add bag fees and squeeze seats a bit closer together as it tries to boost profit.
DETROIT – A health system in Detroit has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients’ grumbles – a lack of rear coverage.


  • Banking industry may alter ethics
    WASHINGTON – The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests.
  • Women overcharged? France seeks answers
    PARIS – Hair salons do it, dry cleaners do it, and so do department stores selling health and beauty products. Now France wants to know why, for some goods and services, women seem to be paying more than men.
  • Plant's output falling short
    LOS ANGELES – The largest solar power plant of its type in the world – once promoted as a turning point in green energy – isn’t producing as much energy as planned.