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In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 4:02am

It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.

Online Eye Exam Site Makes Waves In Eye Care Industry

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 3:54am

Need a vision test? Now you can do it online with a computer and a smartphone. The site has attracted a lot of attention in the tech world, but eye care professionals have concerns.

Business Of Disaster: Insurance Firms Profited $400 Million After Sandy

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:28pm

More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.

The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:49pm

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.

Forty Years Ago, The Judgment Of Paris Revolutionized The Wine Industry

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:32pm

Forty years ago, the crème de la crème of French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California varieties. The results revolutionized the wine industry.

$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:13pm

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

Monsanto Calls Bayer's $62 Billion Takeover Offer 'Financially Inadequate'

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:26pm

But the St. Louis-based seed company makes clear it's still willing to negotiate with the German chemical and pharmaceutical giant.

Google's Paris Offices Raided In Tax Investigation

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:04am

The search is part of an inquiry launched in June 2015 into possible tax evasion and money laundering, according to French prosecutors.

To Cut Wait Times, VA Tries MinuteClinics In Northern California

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:55am

Veterans can visit 14 CVS MinuteClinics in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento, Calif., for simple care, lab tests and prescriptions. Will the experiment work well enough to go nationwide?

'Invisible Army' Of Immigrant Women Finds Its Voice Through Cooking

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:16am

Brazilian immigrant Roberta Siao says being both a foreigner and mother made it hard to find work in London. At Mazi Mas, a restaurant that trains and employs immigrants, she found more than a job.

Verizon, Quicken Loans And Others Bid On Yahoo's Core Internet Business

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:05am

Suitors will submit offers next week for a second round of bidding on Yahoo's Internet business. Renee Montagne talks to Executive Editor Kara Swisher of Recode, a tech news site.

House Panel Hearings May Lead To Impeachment Of IRS Commissioner

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:05am

House Republicans make their case on Tuesday. They accuse John Koskinen of lying under oath to Congress, and under his watch, emails of a former IRS official that had been subpoenaed were destroyed.

To Shorten Long Security Lines, Union Calls For More TSA Screeners

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:05am

The American Federation of Government Employees has called for 6,000 new screeners to handle the rise in air travel traffic. Renee Montagne talks to union President J. David Cox.

Gig Economy Reduces Lower Quality Entrepreneurial Activity, Study Shows

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:05am

The gig economy might allow entrepreneurs more freedom to earn a living working hours that suit start-up activities, but it also discourages lower quality ventures — the type that fail on Kickstarter.

People Aren't Coming To See The Pyramids Or Snorkel In The Red Sea

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:59pm

The crash last week of an EgyptAir passenger plane flying from Paris to Cairo is not likely to help Egypt's battered tourism industry.

Bank of America $1.2 Billion Mortgage "Hustle" Penalty Thrown Out

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:56pm

An appeals court says the government didn't prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.

Bayer Makes $62 Billion Play For Monsanto

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

Germany's Bayer corporation says Monsanto is worth $62 billion. That works out to a 37 percent premium over Monsanto's stock price from a few days ago. Bayer is sending a signal it is serious about taking over Monsanto, and it's willing to take on a lot of debt in order to do so.

Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

A corporate soap opera involving the CEO of Viacom and the company's single largest shareholder intensified Monday and appears headed to a courtroom.

GOP Convention Loses Corporate Sponsors Over Donald Trump

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump called the last GOP convention boring. Now he's causing conflict, as liberal groups urge companies not to donate because of him.

As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls "more experiential," adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.

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