Newtown Starbucks closes before gun event

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HARTFORD COURANT) — NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Starbucks store here closed early Friday, taping a notice to its front door that indicated that it didn't want to take more…

Retailers collect data on consumer returns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not just the government that might be keeping tabs on you. Many retailers are tracking you, too - or at least your merchandise returns. more…

AOL CEO fires worker during conference call

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is vying for a new title — America’s worst boss. Armstrong apparently freaked out and fired an employee who tried to take more…

Asiana offers plane-crash survivors $10,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Asiana Airlines Inc. (020560), the South Korean carrier that suffered a fatal jet crash in San Francisco last month, plans to pay an initial compensation of more…

Billionaire to unveil '5th mode' of transport

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="c5MDJ1ZDos4tK5EXkkruCI-9oCzFOUZa"] (TELEGRAPH) — It is called “The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and more…

Goodwill pays some workers pennies an hour

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A national charity whose executives earn six-figure salaries used a legal loophole to pay disabled workers as little as three and four cents an hour, according more…

Steve King: 'Defy the IRS'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DES MOINES REGISTER) The foundation of this country has religious underpinnings, U.S. Rep. Steve King told evangelical conservatives at a summit in Iowa this morning. “I believe that more…

New penalties for pot farms on federal land

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (L.A. TIMES) WASHINGTON — Scientists have likened the illegal marijuana-growing operations in remote areas of the West to leaking chemical-weapons stockpiles, with the heavy use of fertilizers and more…

IRS targeting small businesses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Small business owners across the country are receiving letters from the IRS questioning if they are reporting all of their cash income, in a new push more…