Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:13pm
Some protesters who have been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline retreated to a nearby casino and area shelters overnight as a blizzard blew through, but many remained at a camp in southern North Dakota, according to protest organizers who say they're committed to maintaining the camp through the winter.
Dan Elliott, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:10pm
An investigation into falsified data at a federal laboratory in Colorado also uncovered bullying and a hostile work environment that persisted even after an employee complained to managers, a congresswoman said Tuesday.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:10pm
A national job-placement firm discriminated against blacks in favor of Hispanic workers to comply with racially based criteria of companies seeking temporary workers in factories, on assembly lines or for other low-skilled positions, a federal class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of several African-Americans alleges.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:00pm
President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging models that shuttle the president around the world. He cited "out of control" costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with "Cancel order!"
Josh Boak and Tali Arbel, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:44pm
After meeting with Donald Trump on Tuesday, Japanese tech billionaire Masayoshi Son said he will invest $50 billion in the United States and would "commit" to creating 50,000 new jobs over an unspecified time period.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:30pm
A massive video game convention that once threatened to leave Indianapolis during an intense public debate over LGBT rights announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract that will keep the event in the city through 2021.
Joseph Pisani, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:11pm
Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells said that half of the burrito chain's more than 2,100 restaurants have less-than-excellent customer service and that the company is now training employees to clean dirty napkins off tables, make sure the soda fountain is organized and keep the glass on its front doors free of fingerprints.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:00pm
Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rap mogul Jay Z, tried but failed to get chosen to manage Prince's musical assets in the weeks after the rock superstar's death, according to court documents released Tuesday.
Phuong Le, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:00pm
The Missouri company that manufactured a duck boat involved in a deadly crash in Seattle last year has agreed to pay up to $1 million in civil penalties under a consent order, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Tuesday.