Cruz Changes His Mind On Marijuana
February 26 2015 8:48 PM EST
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz shifted from a long-held position on the legalization of marijuana during an interview with Fox News on Thursday.
Fiorina Rips Clinton Over Foreign Donors To Foundation
February 26 2015 6:48 PM EST
"Conflict of interest"? Carly Fiorina's remarks at a conservative conference showed the Clinton Global Initiative may be a political problem for Clinton.
The 'Nigerian Prince' Problem
February 26 2015 2:58 PM EST
Nigerian online entrepreneurs are still fighting a stereotype as old as email.
The Deadly Strategy Of HIV
February 26 2015 2:19 PM EST
Scientists long thought that the tendency of the virus to lay dormant for a decade or longer was merely an error.
GOP Slams Another Pro-Labor Executive Order
February 26 2015 1:30 PM EST
Republicans railed against the executive order, which aims to improve labor standards at federal contractors.
'Hidden Waste' Is Costing Us $400B A Year: Report
February 26 2015 12:56 PM EST
Consumers waste staggering amounts of food each year, boosting greenhouse gas emissions and costing precious dollars, a new study found.
US Stocks Drop On Mixed Economic Reports
February 26 2015 10:57 AM EST
The Dow fell Thursday as the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week jumped by the most since December 2013.
T.J. Maxx Owner Announces Wage Increase
February 26 2015 1:04 AM EST
The company joins a growing group of retailers including Walmart and IKEA who have recently announced wage increases in the U.S.
Low-Paid Academics Fight Back
February 25 2015 7:46 PM EST
Adjunct professors across the nation raised a ruckus on Wednesday.
There's Such A Thing As Too Much Sleep
February 25 2015 7:37 PM EST
Recent findings say ‘long sleepers’ are at greater risk of stroke, prompting doctors to inquire about the sleeping habits of older adults.
Dow Closes At Record High
February 25 2015 6:42 PM EST
The blue-chip index finished the session at a new milestone ahead of Thursday's busy batch of economic indicators, including weekly jobless claims.
Judges Rip 'Mind-Blowing' Proposal To Silence Sandy Victims
February 25 2015 6:27 PM EST
After FEMA settlement talks stalled, judges blast a proposed confidentiality agreement that would've impeded insurance fraud investigations.
How McDonald’s (Legally) Dodged $1.2B In Taxes
February 25 2015 3:50 PM EST
New report shows how the world’s largest fast-food chain can lower its European royalty tax bill from 27.5% to 0.4%
Lawsuits In Colorado Put Pot Businesses On Edge
February 25 2015 3:43 PM EST
Two lawsuits challenge the very existence of the state's young recreational marijuana industry.
Wage Theft Victims Struggle To Get Paid Back
February 25 2015 3:32 PM EST
A new report shows workers in New York state are owed $125 million due to wage theft.
Wall Street: Land Of The Fee
February 25 2015 3:07 PM EST
Americans lose billions in retirement savings because brokers don't have to act in their best interest.
Everything You Wanted To Know About Right-To-Work
February 25 2015 1:40 PM EST
Wisconsin lawmakers are now debating a right-to-work bill: Is it a job creator or a deceptive way to take advantage of workers?
US Stocks Hover Near Record Highs On Fed Chair's Testimony
February 25 2015 12:49 PM EST
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen continued to warn that a hike in interest rates would come later rather than sooner.
Chicago Mayor Trips Up In Election Upset
February 25 2015 10:58 AM EST
The Chicago Teachers Union, aided by broad discontent, is pushing Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the brink in his bid for re-election.
Insurers Try To Silence Hurricane Sandy Victims
February 25 2015 2:19 AM EST
FEMA settlement talks with Hurricane Sandy homeowners have been disrupted by demands from insurers.