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How Amazon Crushed the Union Movement

Amazon.com, like many big businesses, isn’t a fan of labor unions. In contract negotiations, organized workers demand higher wages, layoffs by seniority and...

In TV for Tween Girls, Appearance Still Counts

Female characters focused more on looks and being attractive than male characters on shows aimed at eight to 12 year olds. That's the conclusion from a new...

Fallout From The Filibuster Rule Change

With a historic and controversial move, Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid renders the sober Senate more like the hyperpartisan house

Fisker May Find a Second Life in Sale

It’s been a rough few years for Fisker Automotive, the defunct maker of tony electric cars. The U.S. government froze a $528 million loan back in 2011 amid...

Texas Tea Party

Experience is an asset for a booming oil region

Why Videos Aren’t the Best Way for Kids to Learn

DVDs and educational programs on TV have a growing place in helping young children to learn. But there's new evidence that they may not be as effective as old...

1 Million Children Have Left Syria, U.N. Says

The number of children who have fled Syria since the conflict began is greater than the entire of population of the state of Delaware, according to the United...