Part-Time Workers Struggle With Full-Time Juggling Act
By the numbers, February was a good month for job creation. But while there is plenty of hiring, there are still many part-timers who want more work and struggle to balance the jobs they do have.
Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?
Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.
Saying Goodbye To A Manhattan Classical Music Mecca
The last store in Manhattan devoted exclusively to classical sheet music is closing its doors today — having been lapped by online retailers and free file sharing.
Should Labels Say Meat Was Made In USA? Ranchers, Meatpackers Disagree
U.S. ranchers want consumers to know their meat came from cattle "raised in America." Meatpackers argue such labels add cost without much benefit. A trade dispute could soon make the labels disappear.
DOJ Indicts 3 Men Accused Of 'Largest Data Breach In History'
Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged in connection with the hacking of eight U.S. email service providers and the use of stolen addresses for spam marketing.
Former NBC Executive Returns To Oversee Troubled News Division
Andrew Lack held top roles at NBC from 1993 to 2001. He is returning as chairman of NBC News in the wake of Brian Williams' suspension as chief anchor.
FDA Approves First Of New Type Of Generic Drugs
So-called biosimilar drugs closely mimic existing drugs but are made from living cells, blood components and tissue. In some cases, they could substantially reduce the cost of drugs.
Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help
The world has been Googling up a storm on how to make cocktails like the Moscow mule, mojito and whiskey sour, according to the tech giant. So it created a new feature to bring you that info faster.
Federal Rule To Extend Medical Leave To Same-Sex Spouses In All States
The Labor Department rule guarantees legally married same-sex spouses can take unpaid time off to care for one another or sick relative, even in states thatdon't recognize the marriage.
The School Where Everyone Fills Out The FAFSA
At a Chicago high school, 100 percent completion isn't the goal. It's expected.
Apple To Replace AT&T In Dow Jones Industrial Average
The tech giant will replace the telecoms giant after the close of trading March 18. The change, effective March 19, was prompted by stock splits announced by Apple and Visa.
Nearly 300K New Jobs In February; Unemployment Dips To 5.5 Percent
The Labor Department's latest report follows an especially robust survey for January that showed a gain of about 240,000 jobs.
Economy Adds Almost 300K Jobs, Amid Another Strong Report
February's report showed 295,000 jobs added, and a drop in the unemployment rate, down to 5.5. percent. It follows on the heels of January's strong report, which showed strong wage gains.
Netflix Snaps Up TV Shows Rejected By Networks
Netflix on Friday releases Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, co-created by Tina Fey. It was made for NBC but the network let it go. Another NBC show, Community, moves to an online home, Yahoo!, on March 17.
As Workers' Comp Varies From State To State, Workers Pay The Price
Injured workers dependent on workers' compensation face eroding benefits. We go to Alabama and Georgia, where the value of an amputated arm can vary by $700,000, depending on which state you live in.