The day after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said the furor over calculated traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge won’t stymie a possible White House bid, he followed through by appearing at a Las Vegas meeting that included other Republican presidential prospects.
The University of Connecticut and University of Notre Dame women’s basketball teams moved one step closer to an undefeated national title showdown, advancing to the their respective regional finals with double-digit wins.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s biggest maker of luxury vehicles, will spend $1 billion expanding its sport-utility vehicle factory in South Carolina, making the U.S. site the German manufacturer’s largest plant.
After Symetra Financial Corp. was formed in 2004, the life insurer set up shop in a 25-story glass tower outside Seattle, put its name on the building and pushed the state to adopt more favorable rules for its business.
When the Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals take the field in Cincinnati Monday afternoon, they help kick off a Major League Baseball season that starts about five weeks earlier than the first Opening Day. At the inaugural opener of the American Association in May 1882, the Red Stockings lost to the Pittsburgh Alleghenys, 10-9.
Northwestern University football players were given the right to form college sports’ first labor union in a ruling that could seismically change the $16 billion business of top-level university athletics.