Business leaders seem mixed about the president's State of the Union call to raise the federal baseline wage.
New research shows most families got dinged financially from 2009 to 2011, with one notable exception: The top 1%.
Some lines are reporting record bookings despite global economic uncertainties and a series of well-publicized disasters.
Some 10% of the country's ethanol plants have gone idle, fueling speculation about what's next for the controversial industry.
Hundreds of officers may join a sergeant in a lawsuit seeking pay for off-hours messages from bosses.
More people are relying on public transportation in a time of high gas prices, and young adults in particular don't really want a set of wheels.
The sharp limits leave fishing companies with few options. But some researchers say the overfished cod need time to replenish their population.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Those shackled with student loan debt are increasingly being targeted by scams and shady companies promising relief.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.