An initiative launched with Maria Shriver's input is raising questions over how the hotel company pays its staff — and whether guests should be expected to tip.
Some economists say this Thursday's vote on Scotland's independence could have wide-ranging economic impacts. They fear a breakaway from the U.K. could trigger another global financial upheaval.
Introduced as a competitor to Pepsi's Mountain Dew, Surge was discontinued in 2003 due to poor sales. It maintained an outspoken, cult-like following
A 1968 federal law allows debt collectors not only to garnish wages but to take from a debtor's bank account. Consumer advocates say the outdated law is overly punitive and out of touch with reality.
Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.
Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.
A special compensation fund for victims of the faulty ignition switch has issued its first report, which makes clear GM will pay claims for more than the 13 deaths it says were linked to the defect.
Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for Mojang, the company behind the hit building-block video game Minecraft that is played by millions. But it might have gained a lot more than just a popular franchise.
Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it will pay $2.5 billion for the Swedish software company Mojang AB, developer of the popular Minecraft franchise.
On Tuesday the state gaming commission resumes deliberations over awarding the Greater Boston casino license and finds out whether there are still two applicants.
The ruling means Tesla can continue to sell its electric cars directly to consumers, rather than through franchise dealerships.
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The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts still lags behind the national average.
Roman Catholic leaders say the gambling industry threatens local businesses, “weakens the moral fabric of society” and “fundamentally alters communities.”
The Gaming Commission is giving Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun time to respond to requirements the state wants to impose on the winning bidder.