Thursday, June 25, 2015
Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.
Ikea's U.S division is raising the minimum wage for the second year in a row as the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain looks to improve its relations with workers and reduce worker turnover.
Online television streaming titan Netflix announced plans Tuesday for a seven-to-one split of its high-flying shares of stock.
Walmart and Amazon will no longer stock merchandise bearing the Confederate flag after the Charleston church massacre, in a growing movement against what critics say is a symbol of racism in the American South.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The US is not targeting French leader Francois Hollande's communications and will not do so in the future, the White House said, after documents published by WikiLeaks showed Washington had wiretapped the president and his two predecessors.
A 25-year-old paranoid schizophrenic who beheaded an elderly woman during a 45-minute rampage through London back gardens was on Tuesday found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity and locked up indefinitely.
For a frustrated President Barack Obama, last week's slaughter of nine black churchgoers proves once again that the United States has yet to exorcise its racist demons.
Former Federal Reserve chief-turned blogger Ben Bernanke is calling for the U.S. Treasury to abandon plans to drop Alexander Hamilton from his featured spot on the US$10 bill and to dump Andrew Jackson from the US$20 instead.
A 19-year-old North Carolina man is in federal custody after telling an undercover FBI employee that he wanted to support the Islamic State group by killing as many as 1,000 people in the United States, authorities said Monday.