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Push For $15 Minimum Wage Becoming Part Of Presidential Politics

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:47pm

In dozens of cities, low-wage workers, backed by a key union, held demonstrations demanding a minimum wage of $15. They planned to protest in Milwaukee outside the Republican presidential debate.

Federal Prosecutors Charge 3 In International Cyber Crime Spree

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:26pm

Federal prosecutors have charged three men in a sprawling international cyber crime spree. The indictments allege that the defendants hacked JP Morgan Chase and other financial institutions. They also used customer data to manipulate stock prices for credit card fraud and to operate illegal Internet gambling sites.

Simplifying Soup: Campbell's Tinkers With Chicken Noodle Recipe

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:26pm

Campbell's Soup has announced they're cutting their ingredients list. NPR reports on the move to simplify soup.

Daily Fantasy Sports Under Threat As Several States Weigh Regulations

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:26pm

States across the country are weighing regulations for daily fantasy sports, which could temper the relatively new industry's explosive growth.

Some Hospital Systems Want To Care For You And Sell You Insurance

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 11:27am

These plans, which still are a minority in the marketplaces, can help steer consumers to the system's hospitals and doctors, but some also offer competitive prices.

Campbell's Tries To Soup Up Its Chicken Noodle Recipe

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 10:47am

Amid changing consumer preferences and slumping soup sales, the company has tinkered with its classic soup recipe, cutting the number of ingredients to 20 from 30.

4 Indicted In 'Largest U.S. Bank Breach Ever,' Justice Says

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 10:37am

The criminal ring stole the personal data of more than 100 million people, the federal indictment says, adding that the targeted companies include "one of the world's largest financial institutions."

What To Watch At Tonight's Debate: Could Be 'Make Or Break' For Jeb Bush

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 7:50am

The former Florida governor will again be feeling the heat. Marco Rubio will try to capitalize on his breakout performance from last time. And Ben Carson could fend off questions about his biography.

For Taiwanese Dogs, Being Square Is Stylish

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:49am

These days, owners are asking for their four-legged friends to be styled as spheres and squares. We visit the Taiwanese grooming shop where the geometric grooming trend took root.

SeaWorld To Change Its Criticized Orca Show After Next Year

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 4:41pm

The company's market value has plunged after complaints about its treatment of killer whales. The CEO says in 2017 SeaWorld in San Diego will switch to an "informative" show in a more natural setting.

Volkswagen Offers Cash, Vouchers To Defrauded Diesel Owners

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:31pm

The German automaker is starting the process of making amends with its U.S. customer base. The company is offering $1,000 in cash and vouchers to owners of diesel vehicles implicated in the emissions scandal.

As Kids Go Online, New Tools For Parents To Spy

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:31pm

As kids get online earlier and stay there longer, a new crop of technology is evolving to limit what they can see — and to spy on their every move.

Menopause: A Gold Mine For Marketers, Fewer Payoffs For Women

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 2:13pm

Advertising for products to treat symptoms of menopause is becoming much more up front about issues like painful sex. But more than a few of the remedies are solutions in search of a problem.

Volkswagen Makes 'Goodwill' Gesture To Defrauded Diesel Owners

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:34pm

The company says vehicle owners who apply to receive a $500 prepaid Visa card, a $500 dealership card and three years of free roadside assistance won't give up their right to sue.

In Conservative Town, Faith-Based Group Tackles Minimum Wage Hike

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:19pm

Texas has no state-mandated minimum wage and forbids cities or counties to pass their own. But a group of religious activists in San Antonio is making headway on a living wage for city employees.

Is The Weight Watchers-Oprah Winfrey Partnership Good For Dieters?

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:00pm

Oprah Winfrey is the new face of Weight Watchers as well as a major investor. But several health experts say the partnership may not help anyone struggling to lose weight do it more effectively.

Coal Giant Peabody Accused Of Misleading Investors About Climate Change Risks

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 10:30am

As part of an agreement with the New York state attorney general's office, the company will revise the statements it makes about the impact of regulation.

Prescription Drug Use Increases Over The Last Decade, Study Says

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 4:07am

Americans are taking more prescription drugs than ever before. And many are taking five drugs or more a day. We examine a new report that has some surprising information about prescription drugs.

During Sinai Plane Crash Probe, Sharm el-Sheikh Hits A Rough Patch

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 4:07am

U.S. lawmakers say intelligence indicates a bomb was the likely cause of the break-up of a Russian airliner. The air crash and the cancellation of flights has hurt the resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

With 'Pickup Scooter,' America Meets Indian Car Maker

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:42am

Facing competition at home, Indian manufacturing company Mahindra recently introduced to the U.S. the GenZe, a scooter with cargo space designed to appeal to young Americans in cities.




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