Wisconsin Labor Under Assault — Again
February 23 2015 12:51 PM EST
In an about-face, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he supports a "right to work" bill that would cripple organized labor.
US Stocks Dip Ahead Of Yellen's Speech To Congress
February 23 2015 11:46 AM EST
Wall Street is looking ahead to congressional testimony from Janet Yellen who will discuss the U.S. economy's health.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Makes $1.25B Deal
February 23 2015 11:29 AM EST
The pharmaceutical company gains access to multiple immune-boosting drugs that are in development for cancer treatment.
America's Oysters, Clams Imperiled By Acidic Oceans: Report
February 23 2015 11:11 AM EST
Ocean acidification is harming more U.S. coastlines than scientists previously realized, the Natural Resources Defense Council found.
United States Of Taxation 2015: Best And Worst States For Income, Sales Tax
February 23 2015 10:51 AM EST
Individual income taxes comprise the largest component of the United States’ revenue, followed by social insurance taxes and then receipts from sales taxes.
Malcolm X And The Work Left Undone
February 21 2015 10:03 AM EST
Fifty years after his death, Malcolm X's vision of Black Nationalism is still misunderstood.
US Dietary Proposals Easier On Cholesterol, Harder On Sugar
February 20 2015 2:38 PM EST
If you don't like the proposed updates to the federal dietary standards, you've got 45 days to let Washington know.
Dow, S&P 500 Set Records On Greece Debt Deal News
February 20 2015 2:36 PM EST
Investors cheered reports of a possible accord in Greece, putting the blue-chip Dow on track for its first record close of 2015.
Greece, Eurozone Agree On Draft Proposal To Extend Bailout: Report
February 20 2015 1:57 PM EST
Greece and eurozone finance ministers reportedly agreed on a draft Friday that could extend the country's bailout program.
'Eager To Get Back To Work'
February 20 2015 12:58 PM EST
About 1,700 workers at New England landline telecom provider FairPoint, may soon return to their jobs after a nearly five-month strike.
US Stocks Waver Ahead Of Greek Bailout Announcement
February 20 2015 11:24 AM EST
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Friday he is "certain" eurozone finance ministers will accept the deal.
'Strong Evidence' Of 10,000 Altered Reports Sent To Sandy Victims
February 19 2015 4:36 PM EST
The flood insurance policyholders victimized by altered damage reports after Hurricane Sandy may total 10,000, according to a lead attorney.
Wal-Mart Wage Boost Comes With Questions
February 19 2015 1:53 PM EST
The huge retailer is boosting wages to $10 an hour, but critics say the company can afford a more generous increase.
Why Is Marijuana A Schedule I Drug?
February 19 2015 1:33 PM EST
The highest class of drugs is reserved for those considered highly addictive and thought to have no medicinal value.
Seattle’s Giant Tunnel-Boring Machine Is On The Move
February 19 2015 12:23 PM EST
The machine has been stuck beneath the city for over a year, but has dug through 6 feet of soil this week.
Come Hell And No Water
February 19 2015 9:04 AM EST
In the coming decades, 30-year stretches of crop shortages, water scarcity and extreme dryness could become the norm. America isn't ready.
Healthcare.gov Isn't Consumer-Friendly Enough, Experts Say
February 18 2015 5:36 PM EST
Health and marketing experts are calling for Healthcare.gov tweaks to help people in the federal health insurance marketplace.
Fed Won't Hike Rates Until September
February 18 2015 5:13 PM EST
Weaker-than-expected inflation numbers suggest September will be the ideal time for the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates.
Big Oil Games The System
February 18 2015 4:11 PM EST
Employers in North Dakota's dangerous oil and gas sector aren't paying their workers' compensation premiums.
A Labor Spat That Costs $2 Billion Per Day
February 18 2015 4:06 PM EST
One expert says the ongoing labor dispute at West Coast ports costs $2 billion a day, and it's not even an official work stoppage.