Tony Rohr was fired earlier this month for refusing to open his Elkhart, Ind., restaurant on Thanksgiving. He wanted his employees to spend the holiday with their families. The story went viral and boycotts were threatened.
A drug task force made a donation for students at Stewart County High School in Tennessee to use in agriculture classes. It was growing equipment they had seize. To the surprise of many, some marijuana was found among the donated items.
The ads suggest the Affordable Care Act is good for young adults because it'll save them money on health care, leaving them more to spend on liquor and birth control. (This piece initially aired Nov. 24, 2013 on Weekend Edition Sunday).
As the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season arrives earlier and earlier, the door-buster sales are beginning to cut into retailers' bottom lines. Black Friday comes at a time when some of the biggest retailers such as J.C. Penney and Sears are hurting.
Unless Congress acts, the current monthly benefit for commuters using public transportation will be cut nearly in half starting Jan. 1. On the other hand, those who drive to work will see their benefit for parking costs rise slightly.
As the government considers regulating Bitcoin, speculation has sent the digital currency's value skyward. That has meant profit for Libertarians and Free Staters in New Hampshire who started using Bitcoin in opposition to currency regulation. Would the government's acceptance of Bitcoin undermine its value to early adopters?
It's rivalry week in college football. And this weekend, there's some extra spice as games from Alabama to Florida to Michigan could have an impact on which two teams end up playing for the national championship.
In the first month of the federal health insurance exchange, about 1,400 people in Georgia signed up for insurance. One of those is Michael Lappin of Atlanta. He not only has better coverage now, but Lappin says he's saving thousands of dollars.
You think your commute is bad? How about a two-hour trek to go a mere 15 miles? That's what one Chicago resident faces as she catches trains and buses to get to her part-time job. Commuting can be especially difficult for people who can't afford a car but live far from their jobs.
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