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China faces obstacles on road to consumer society

02/01/2014 6:19am
Business should be picking up for Zhao Guoping, a Beijing shopkeeper, as Chinese leaders try to build a consumer society to replace a worn-out economic model based on trade and investment. But his financial struggle highlights the hurdles that ambitious effort faces.

Music a big focus in Super Bowl ads

02/01/2014 8:21am
Music is taking center stage at the Super Bowl _ and not just during the halftime show.

GM's Opel extends no-layoff deal at German plants

02/01/2014 9:01am
General Motors Co.'s Opel unit has agreed to extend by two years until the end of 2018 a guarantee that workers at three German plants won't face layoffs.

United Airlines drops Cleveland as hub airport

02/01/2014 4:38pm
United Airlines said Saturday it will drop its money-losing hub in Cleveland, slashing its daily flights and eliminating 470 jobs.