Jul 29, 2014 — The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
Jul 29, 2014 — A federal appellate court rejected arguments that women could seek abortions outside the state, saying no state can farm its constitutional duties out to its neighbors.
Jul 29, 2014 — Having offended its own staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has canceled a course intended to help employees "speak with a more neutral American accent."
Jul 29, 2014 — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said his reputation had been damaged by an account of a fight in a book. In a split verdict, a federal jury agreed with him.
Jul 29, 2014 — A tanker carrying 1 million barrels of oil from Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload, but a judge has agreed with Iraq's central government that the oil belongs to them.
Jul 29, 2014 — About 77 million adults in the U.S. have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute.
Jul 29, 2014 — The settlement, which a judge has to approve, also calls for a change in the way schools handle concussions, including when players can return to play following such injuries.
Jul 29, 2014 — The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 28, 2014 — A California judge gave the green light to the sale of the team, which Donald Sterling's estranged wife had arranged in May.
Jul 28, 2014 — The airline industry and its unions support the bill, which would allow them to list ticket prices without taxes and fees. Consumer groups say that will lead to deceptive marketing.