A developer got tax breaks for creating affordable units in its luxury high-rise, but those tenants will have to use a separate entrance. Officials vow to review zoning laws that allowed the design.
The case grew out of a series of strikes by employees demanding higher wages. McDonald's will challenge the ruling, but if it's upheld, it could become easier for U.S. employees to unionize.
The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
OkCupid, the online dating site, disclosed Monday that they sometimes manipulate their users' profiles for experiments.
A tanker carrying 1 million barrels of oil from Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload, but a judge has agreed with Iraq's central government that the oil belongs to them.
Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine used on corn and soy farms have run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
About 77 million adults in the U.S. have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Russia to use its "considerable influence" to give investigators access to the debris field of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane.
Hotels are happy to charge you $300 a night for a stay, but their Wi-Fi speeds are often too slow to stream a movie. Now, two competing sites are trying to solve the problem.
After graduation, a group of college students landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, they will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.
The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
You can travel the world without opening your wallet — or your eyes. Sound Transit, a collaborative website, allows users to immerse themselves in the everyday sounds of faraway places.
Two brothers rented a condo in Palm Springs and began claiming tenants' rights after 30 days, then threatened to sue the owner for negligence, claiming the tap water damaged their espresso machine.
Zillow has agreed to buy Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock. The two websites represent more than 60 percent of the total Internet traffic for real estate listings.
The taxi and hotel industries are pressuring Spain to crack down on popular "share economy" apps and websites. Airbnb was recently fined $40,000 for failing to list rentals with a local tourism board.
In a deal that would have been unimaginable 20 years ago, Apple has announced a partnership with IBM. The two companies will work together on a new class of applications for iPads and iPhones.
One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.
The airline industry and its unions support the bill, which would allow them to list ticket prices without taxes and fees. Consumer groups say that will lead to deceptive marketing.
Russia says it will appeal an unfavorable decision by a court in The Hague. The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded $50 billion to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company.
Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are increasingly finding ways to move into e-commerce, adding buttons and acquiring startups that encourage users to buy products on their sites. Hannah Kuchler of the Financial Times discusses the moves with Audie Cornish.