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  1. Justice Department: Ferguson police response violated protesters' rights, was all kinds of badTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:47:25 GMT
    Police response to protests in Ferguson was about as bad as you thought it was, a forthcoming Justice Department document reportedly says. "Vague and arbitrary" orders to keep protesters moving "violated citizens' right to assembly and free speech, as determined by a U.S. federal court injunction," according to a summary of a longer report scheduled for delivery this week to police brass in Ferguson, St. Louis County, St. Louis and Missouri Highway Patrol. More...
  2. Church fires in spotlight post-CharlestonTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:27:44 GMT
    News that federal investigators are investigating the fires -- for signs of arson or hate crimes -- has been making waves on social media, where the question is posed with a hashtag: #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches. The mass murder of nine people at the Emanuel AME in Charleston, South Carolina -- a house of worship specifically targeted because it is a black church -- was a stark reminder that no building is safe from racist, hateful attacks. More...
  3. Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OTTue, 30 Jun 2015 03:13:24 GMT
    Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay than they deserve. The long-awaited overtime rule from the Labor Department would more than double the threshold at which employers can avoid paying overtime, from the current $455 a week to $970 a week by next year. More...
  4. Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunchesMon, 29 Jun 2015 23:08:50 GMT
    Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Chobani, a manufacturer of Greek yogurt, officials announced Monday it had been selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to supply the yogurt as part of the federal school lunch program. More...
  5. Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drugMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:04:18 GMT
    The Supreme Court has ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators. More...
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  1. Negotiate in Real Life like Taylor SwiftTue, 30 Jun 2015 19:11:05 GMT
    Taylor Swift's open letter to Apple is a crash course in Negotiation 101. More...
  2. These Are America's Favorite RestaurantsTue, 30 Jun 2015 19:05:49 GMT
    The ASCI survey of U.S. diners shows that ratings for fast food are sagging, but Chick-Fil-A scores high. More...
  3. Not Just Whole Foods: Beware Supermarket OverchargesTue, 30 Jun 2015 16:00:03 GMT
    How to make sure you're always paying the fair price at the supermarket. More...
  4. JetBlue Starts Charging for All Checked BaggageTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:49:36 GMT
    JetBlue, which had long touted its one free checked bag perk, started charging for the first piece of luggage Tuesday. More...
  5. Court Agrees Apple Violated Antitrust Law in E-Book EntryTue, 30 Jun 2015 14:47:42 GMT
    A federal appeals court in New York says Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010. More...
  6. Traveling to Greece? Great Prices, Big ProblemsTue, 30 Jun 2015 14:07:45 GMT
    Many U.S. tourists are carrying extra cash in case the ATMs in Athens run dry. More...
  7. PayPal Backs Down on Controversial Robocall PolicyTue, 30 Jun 2015 00:11:06 GMT
    PayPal's controversial new policy would have automatically "opted in" its users to receive robocalls and text messages from the company. More...
  8. Stocks Dealt Worst Day of Year Amid Greek CrisisMon, 29 Jun 2015 20:21:11 GMT
    The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points, or 2 percent, to 17,596 Monday. More...
  9. Got a New Plenti Card? Check the Fine PrintMon, 29 Jun 2015 13:47:10 GMT
    The new American Express card lets you earn points at one retailer and spend them at another but right now you can only spend them at four stores. More...
  10. Global Stocks Plunge As Greek Crisis Rocks MarketsMon, 29 Jun 2015 13:18:08 GMT
    U.S. stocks were poised to open down Monday as Greece's financial crisis roils global markets. More...