MERRILLVILLE | More and more people are using single-load detergent packets when washing their dishes or doing their laundry -- instead of measuring out the cleaning agent and maybe spilling some in the process.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND | For the third straight year, Chicago will be a crucial part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's broadcast partnership with Fox.
Northwest Indiana's two major steelmakers are both expected to report losses during the third quarter, though market conditions have been gradually improving.
HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.
ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel have been working on streamlining operations after a prolonged economic slump has kept them from being profitable, and the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker plans to review labor costs at all its facilities.
ArcelorMittal posted a loss of $780 million over the last three months, the fourth straight quarter that the world's largest steelmaker has lost money.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Having an unusual talent, such as being a living statue, can bring unusual problems, like living, pooping pigeons.
MERRILLVILLE | Consumers have started to feel confident enough to buy big-ticket items again, including cars and homes, but Northwest Indiana business leaders remain concerned about jobs.
Isolationists often cite President George Washington's Farewell Address, in which he warns of the dangers of "foreign entanglements." That advice no longer works. Indiana, not just the nation, is already intertwined with the world.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's federal-phobic Legislature likely won't follow a national safety panel's recommendation that states reduce their drunken driving limits to 0.05 blood alcohol content from 0.08.
With the reign of Pope Benedict XVI having ended Thursday, Catholicism is at a crossroads.
LONDON | Mention it quietly, but there were rare hopeful signs for Europe's struggling economy on Friday.
Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.
In many of the seed catalogs arriving soon in mailboxes, the headliners will be grafted vegetables, in which one or more different varieties grow from a single rootstock. Tomatoes seem to be the grafted transplants most frequently offered, providing greater disease tolerance, bigger harvests…
Wine glassware company Riedel says the right glass can make or break your wine. Maybe so, but perfection isn't cheap.
Winemaker Cherie Spriggs had watched the bad weather over southern England's vineyards all season long. It just wasn't good enough for Nyetimber, her award-winning sparkling wine.
LONDON | Describing the role as "torture" at times, victorious Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal ruled out the possibility of staying on for the 2014 competition at Gleneagles.
INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments and school corporations will pay higher employee pension contributions next year due to lackluster stock market earnings during the 2012 budget year that ended June 30.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | AJ Allmendinger was silent Sunday, a day after NASCAR suspended him for failing a random drug test.
This June 10, 2012 file photo shows actor Hugh Jackman arriving at the 66th Annual Tony Awards in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini /Invision/AP, file)
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