'Murdered' mom case gets GoFundMe help

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_627649" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Amy, Valarie and Miriam Carey[/caption] WASHINGTON – Justice can cost a lot in the American legal system. But, in the Internet age, funds for more…

Why some restaurants are ending tipping

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — On a busy Friday night in New York’s East Village, the friendly and efficient servers at Dirt Candy took home zero dollars in tips, but they more…

Shards of glass prompt Beech-Nut baby-food recall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IN.REUTERS) — Federal food inspectors have announced the recall of 1,920 pounds of sweet potato and chicken baby food made by Beech-Nut Nutrition, saying it may be contaminated more…

Nasdaq closes above 5,000 amid earnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday as oil hit highs for the year and investors continued to digest financial earnings and economic reports. "The big highlight more…

Is McDonald's 'broken'? Franchisees are furious

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Even McDonald's franchisees are not "lovin'" it, according to a new survey from Janney Capital Markets (Tweet This). Franchise respondents rated the chain's six-month outlook for more…

Fast-food workers strike in 200 cities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Organizers are calling it the largest-ever mobilization of U.S. workers seeking higher pay. That's yet to be determined. But what began on Tuesday with several low-wage more…

IRS spends big on toys, furniture, polls

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1907225" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas the Tank: The IRS came under fire for spending money on toys, like Thomas the Tank rubber wristbands.[/caption] The IRS is under fire more…

Is taxation 'class legislation'?

by Bill Federer -- On April 15, 1865, President Lincoln died. He was shot the night before in Ford's Theater. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank. It struck an iceberg the more…

EU filing formal charges against Google

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — European Union regulators decided Tuesday that they would file charges against Google stemming from an antitrust investigation, multiple news agencies reported. Citing a source familiar with more…