CHICAGO — Fast food workers said they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Democrats on Tuesday circulated legislation to significantly cut President Barack Obama’s request for emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American children streaming across the U.S. border with Mexico.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit neighborhoods are being relit, its vacant homes are being sold off or torn down, its public transportation is cleaner and more often on schedule and the city has renegotiated some burdensome union contracts.
CHARLESTON — The Obama administration on Friday opened the Eastern Seaboard to offshore energy exploration, causing concern in the Carolinas about the effect on sea creatures and tourism but also raising the prospect of new jobs and revenue.
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut up to 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its staff as it works to cut down on management layers and integrate the Nokia cellphone business it bought in April.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A high-priced prostitute accused of abandoning a Google executive after shooting him up with a fatal dose of heroin would never have wanted him to die because he was paying her well, a defense attorney said Wednesday.