1 in 4 U.S. workers don’t get paid vacation days or paid holidays
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1 in 4 U.S. workers don’t get paid vacation days or paid holidays

America is the only advanced economy that does not federally mandate any paid vacation days…

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The case for taxing Wall Street trades
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The case for taxing Wall Street trades

A small tax on financial transactions — popular among some Democratic presidential contenders — could…

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Judge rules to unseal records in Jussie Smollett case
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Judge rules to unseal records in Jussie Smollett case

A Chicago judge ordered records in the Jussie Smollett case to be unsealed. The judge…

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange indicted on 18 U.S. charges
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange indicted on 18 U.S. charges

A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18 felony charges for…

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Chilly offices are hurting women’s productivity
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Chilly offices are hurting women’s productivity

Because women’s cognitive skills improve in warmer rooms, offices should turn up their thermostats, researchers…

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India counts results of world’s largest democratic election
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India counts results of world’s largest democratic election

India is counting votes Thursday after the world’s largest democratic election. Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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Why Big Tobacco backs bipartisan bill to raise purchasing age to 21
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Why Big Tobacco backs bipartisan bill to raise purchasing age to 21

A bipartisan bill on Capitol Hill seeks to raise the legal purchasing age for tobacco…

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Corporations to lobby for carbon price
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Corporations to lobby for carbon price

Axios reports that a coalition of more than 75 corporations will be on Capitol Hill…

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India’s Prime Minister Modi headed for landslide victory
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India’s Prime Minister Modi headed for landslide victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India is expected to win a second term. Election results…

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Ex-bank CEO Stephen Calk charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post
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Ex-bank CEO Stephen Calk charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post

A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Trump’s…

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