Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 11:31am
Uber's claim that its drivers are contractors — and not employees entitled to vacations — was rejected Friday by a British tribunal, in a ruling that may have implications for a range of companies that rely on self-employed workers.
The state of Montana and U.S. Department of Interior have notified a Wyoming company that they'll seek compensation for damages caused by more than 30,000 gallons of oil that spilled into the Yellowstone River from a broken pipeline.
Frank Eltman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 11:11am
A field of aerated cement blocks that crumble under the weight of an aircraft helped prevent Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane from barreling off a runway and onto New York City's busy Grand Central Parkway.
James MacPherson and Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 11:02am
Protesters ousted from private land where they tried to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline burned vehicles and built roadblocks along a North Dakota state highway where they faced off Friday with authorities.
Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 10:41am
For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.
Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 10:11am
Some stores were closed and traffic was lighter but for the most part residents of Venezuela's capital ignored calls to stay home Friday to protest President Nicolas Maduro, handing a rare victory to the embattled socialist leader.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:41am
With U.S. new-car sales leveling off after hitting a record last year, the nation's largest auto dealership chain is looking for new growth by expanding into stand-alone used car dealers and selling its own brand of replacement parts.