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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 04:20 PM EDT

What Happens When China Doesn’t Want Our Recyclables

What Happens When China Doesn’t Want Our Recyclables

Feeling pleased that your conscientious recycling is helping to save the environment? Not so fast. Your yogurt container or takeout clamshell might end up in a dump thanks to a ban on discarded items that the...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday. The fund...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:22 PM EDT

Consumer Prices Up 2.9 Pct, Leaving Americans Worse Off

Consumer Prices Up 2.9 Pct, Leaving Americans Worse Off

Consumer prices climbed 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, a rate of inflation that suggests Americans are earning less than a year ago despite an otherwise solid economy. The Labor Department said Friday...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:01 PM EDT

Nike Accused of Fostering Hostile Workplace in New Lawsuit

Nike Accused of Fostering Hostile Workplace in New Lawsuit

A group of former female employees at Nike Inc. are suing the company over allegations that it "intentionally and willfully discriminated against [women] with respect to pay, promotions, and conditions of...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:06 AM EDT

McDonald’s Offering McGold Card, Free Food for Life

McDonald’s Offering McGold Card, Free Food for Life

International fast food giant McDonald’s announced it was giving away the “mythical” McGold Card to one lucky person — granting them free McDonald’s for life.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:16 AM EDT

Spa and Beauty Industry Campaigns to Fill 30,000 Jobs

Spa and Beauty Industry Campaigns to Fill 30,000 Jobs

The spa and beauty industry is growing so fast that 30,000 jobs are going unfilled. A "Get Your Dream Job" campaign is aiming to change that. Lynnelle Lynch is president of Beauty Changes Lives, a foundation...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:31 PM EDT

Talks to Take Tesla Private Likely to Happen Without Musk

Talks to Take Tesla Private Likely to Happen Without Musk

The Tesla board of directors plans to meet with financial advisors next week to formalize a process to explore Elon Musk's take-private proposal, according to people familiar with the matter. Musk announced via...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:13 PM EDT

Collins Used Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills for Probes

Collins Used Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills for Probes

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., used campaign funds to pay legal bills while he faced investigation for alleged insider trading for more than a year. A federal criminal investigation culminated in his arrest...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:17 AM EDT

Crocs to Close Last Plants But Says It's Not Going Anywhere

Crocs to Close Last Plants But Says It's Not Going Anywhere

Crocs announced that it was closing the last of its manufacturing stores on Tuesday, but the footwear company asserted that it was not going out of business. "In connection with ongoing efforts to simplify the...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:36 PM EDT

MoviePass CEO Acknowledges Initial Business Model Was a Flop

MoviePass CEO Acknowledges Initial Business Model Was a Flop

MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe is acknowledging in the face of criticism over the number of movies customers can see as part of a new subscription plan that his company missed the mark in creating a sustainable...

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