The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is trying to rein in the trillion-dollar student loan servicing industry. Critics say companies frequently fail to provide even the most basic levels of service.
The New York attorney general and market forces are pushing many retailers to end on-call, or just-in-time, shift scheduling, which makes it harder for employees to hold second jobs, attend classes, and handle day care and transportation.
Retailers sold more than $11 million of marijuana during Oregon's first week of legal recreational sales, outpacing the early business done in other states that have legalized pot, according to the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.
Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.
The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.
Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies have committed to toughening laws and boosting cross-border cooperation to prevent multinational companies from avoiding as much as $250 billion a year in taxes.
WASHINGTON - A top Volkswagen executive on Thursday blamed a handful of rogue software engineers for the company's emissions cheating scandal and told outraged lawmakers that it would take years to fix all of the nearly 500,000 vehicles affected in the U.S.