Top News & Analysis Phoenix

  • LAS VEGAS, Sept 11- Diane Han is trying to leave the Las Vegas of her childhood behind. Han, 25, grew up in Las Vegas, but went to college in the Bay Area for college and spent a year there working as a biochemist. Few cities were hit as hard as Las Vegas by the 2008 financial crisis and recession, which eroded consumer spending on the sort of fast thrills the city had to offer...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. First job: Chuck E. Cheese. I used to live right down the street from Chuck E. Cheese in Tempe, Arizona.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Phoenix Global Mining, which is reopening a U.S. copper mine abandoned during World War II when its workforce left to fight, plans to list in New York in September after a disappointing launch on London's AIM market. Following a shareprice consolidation in August, shares in Phoenix that listed on AIM in 2017 are trading at 29 pence, down from a peak of 53...

  • Aug 16- U.S. supermarket operator Kroger Co said it will start testing driverless grocery delivery on Thursday with technology partner Nuro at a single Fry's Food Store in Scottsdale, Arizona. Kroger and rival Walmart Inc each have teamed up with autonomous vehicle companies in a bid to lower the high-cost of "last-mile" deliveries to customer doorsteps, as...

  • CINCINNATI, Aug 8- Kroger Co, the nation's biggest supermarket chain, whose founder delivered groceries by horse and buggy, is using a different kind of horsepower in its race with online grocery sellers. The 135- year-old company is experimenting with a variety of technologies as it battles Amazon.com and Walmart Inc to find a profitable formula to serve...

  • CINCINNATI, Aug 8- Kroger Co, the nation's biggest supermarket chain, whose founder delivered groceries by horse and buggy, is using a different kind of horsepower in its race with online grocery sellers. The 135- year-old company is experimenting with a variety of technologies as it battles Amazon.com and Walmart Inc to find a profitable formula to serve...

  • MOSCOW/ SEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug 3- U.S. firm Best Western Hotels& Resorts, the last Western hotel chain still in Crimea, has pulled out because of sanctions imposed after Russia annexed the region from Ukraine, two hotel employees said. Other major brands, among them McDonald's Corp and Radisson Hotels have already quit Crimea. The ending of Best Western's presence...

  • MOSCOW/ SEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug 3- U.S. firm Best Western Hotels& Resorts, the last Western hotel chain still in Crimea, has pulled out because of sanctions imposed after Russia annexed the region from Ukraine, two hotel employees said. Other major brands, among them McDonald's Corp and Radisson Hotels have already quit Crimea. The ending of Best Western's presence...

  • MOSCOW/ SEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug 3- U.S. firm Best Western Hotels& Resorts, the last Western hotel chain still in Crimea, has pulled out because of sanctions imposed after Russia annexed the region from Ukraine, two hotel employees said. Other major brands, among them McDonald's Corp and Radisson Hotels have already quit Crimea. The ending of Best Western's presence...

  • MOSCOW/ SEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug 3- U.S. firm Best Western Hotels& Resorts, the last Western hotel chain still in Crimea, has pulled out because of sanctions imposed after Russia annexed the region from Ukraine, two hotel employees said. Other major brands, among them McDonald's Corp and Radisson Hotels have already quit Crimea. The ending of Best Western's presence...

  • DETROIT, Aug 1- AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto retail chain, on Wednesday reported a quarterly net profit that slightly exceeded analyst expectations, with high margins in its used vehicle business offsetting lower profits in new vehicle sales. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida- based company said revenue from used vehicle sales in the second quarter rose 8...

  • Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivan that's party of Waymo's fleet

    Alphabet's Waymo is launching a pilot to drop self-driving car riders off at the bus and train station.

  • *ALPHABET INC'S WAYMO SAYS EXPANDING PARTNERSHIPS IN METRO PHOENIX.

  • Uncertainty about the economic impact of a U.S.- China trade war has pushed copper prices down 14 percent since mid-June but Phoenix- based Freeport has not seen a decline in demand to date, Chief Executive Richard Adkerson said. While Freeport's results bettered expectations, shares were down nearly 6 percent at mid-session at $15.15, after the company said a...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, reported bigger-than-expected earnings on Wednesday, as production and prices soared above last year, but flagged market jitters from global trade disputes. Uncertainty around the economic impact of a U.S.- China trade war has pushed copper prices lower in recent...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, reported bigger-than-expected earnings on Wednesday, as production and prices soared above last year, but flagged market jitters from global trade disputes. Uncertainty around the economic impact of a U.S.- China trade war has pushed copper prices lower in recent...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, reported a big increase in earnings on Wednesday as production and prices soared above last year, when a strike at its giant Indonesian Grasberg mine hurt results. Phoenix- based Freeport said adjusted profit rose to $853 million, or 58 cents per share, in the second quarter,...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, reported a big jump in second-quarter earnings on Wednesday in contrast to year-ago results hurt by a strike and operating issues at its giant Indonesian mine Grasberg. Phoenix, Arizona- based Freeport said quarterly adjusted profits rose to $853 million, or 58 cents per...

  • July 25- Alphabet Inc's Waymo is starting trials to ferry shoppers to Walmart Inc's stores in Phoenix, Arizona, the company said on Wednesday. Walmart shoppers in Phoenix metropolitan area can order groceries on Walmart.com and as their order is being prepared at the store, self-driving cars will transport them to the store and bring them back, Waymo said.

  • Izzy Pulido and Tim Stambaugh went to the Color Factory, a pop-up in San Francisco, earlier this year. The couple was so happy with their photos that they decided to use them for their engagement announcements.

    Instagram-able pop-up museums help make founders and investors millions.