Dozens of queens' profiles were deactivated recently because they used stage names. Facebook says requiring real names curbs abuse, but LGBT groups say it's restricting — for drag queens and others.
New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.
Amazon has always preferred to play a strategic long game instead of chasing short-term profits, but it's starting to see value in producing ways to hold shoppers' attention.
Apple's very bad week with bending phones and iOS flaws, a new bug that's so nasty it has two names and the social network of the moment lead our look back at the top tech headlines.
Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.
Bill Gross built Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, into a $2 trillion powerhouse. But this week, he abruptly left, roiling the bond-investing world.
Bill Gross built PIMCO into an investing powerhouse with more than $2 trillion dollars under its management. But there was trouble in the king's court in recent months.
Taxi ridership has plummeted 60 percent in San Francisco due to competition from the ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft. Now taxis are fighting back with ride hailing apps of their own.
The FAA is granting six movie and TV production companies permission to use drones for filming. The move could pave the way for the unmanned aircraft systems to be used in other commercial ventures.
A federal calculator that companies use to certify whether their health insurance complies with the Affordable Care Act appears to bless plans without hospital coverage.
The historic city of Bruges is getting a 2-mile-long underground beer pipeline. Too bad it's from brewery to factory, not brewery to your door.
The former Fed employee recorded 46 hours of meetings using a small device on her keychain. The concern, says ProPublica reporter Jake Bernstein, is the Fed may be too cozy with banks it oversees.
In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.
From bending iPhones to a glitchy new operating system, it's been a bad week for Apple. Are they simply bumps in the road or a sign of something amiss at Apple?
Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.
The British billionaire and Virgin Group founder has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows.
The Toy Hall of Fame is inducting two new toys. Will it be American Girl dolls? My Little Pony? Or the Rubik's Cube, which has been nominated five times? Or something else?
Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.
Part of each hospital's income now hinges on keeping patients with chronic conditions healthier outside the hospital. One medical center has hired nurses and social workers to act as health coaches.
As free-market conservatives, Republicans are philosophically opposed to raising the minimum wage. But a handful in tight races are having second thoughts.