Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:51pm
The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, claiming that the technology giant has a "systemic practice" of paying white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles.
Marcy Gordon, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:51pm
Federal regulators have sued Navient, accusing the biggest U.S. student loan company of making it harder for borrowers to repay loans by giving them bad information, processing payments incorrectly and failing to act on complaints.
Sam Hananel, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:50pm
In a First Amendment clash over a law barring offensive trademarks, the Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about a government program that favors some forms of speech but rejects others that might disparage certain groups.
A fired Ohio State University marching band director has dropped all his legal claims against the university in exchange for it agreeing not to try to recover its costs from him, according to an announcement Wednesday.
Rachel By Corte, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:33pm
A decade ago, Washington state created a paid family leave program that required many employers to offer five weeks of paid time off for new parents. But the law that once offered hope to working parents quickly turned into an empty promise because state lawmakers never came up with a way to pay for the benefit, resulting in an indefinite delay of its implementation.
Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm
Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to begin next month, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm
Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:21pm
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she expects the Fed to raise its benchmark interest rate several times a year through 2019, as it moves closer toward to its economic goals of maximum employment and stable inflation.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:21pm
Offering reassurances, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday the new administration won't "pull the rug out" from those covered by "Obamacare." Democrats were unimpressed, noting a lack of specifics.
Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:14pm
Sarah Feinberg was on the job as the nation's chief railroad regulator for just three weeks when a packed commuter train slammed into an SUV stopped on tracks north of New York City, killing six people.