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  • In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

    Recent commitments by the world's major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of polluters, including India, Brazil, Canada and Australia. Representatives of...
  • Disney, Koch used secret tax deals routed through Luxembourg, report says

    Walt Disney Co., giant conglomerate Koch Industries Inc. and other companies channeled hundreds of millions of dollars in profits through units based in Luxembourg in secret deals designed to avoid paying U.S. taxes, according to a new report. The...
  • U.S. Supreme Court: No pay for Amazon warehouse workers' time in security lines

    U.S. Supreme Court: No pay for Amazon warehouse workers' time in security lines
    WASHINGTON — Warehouse workers who fill shipments for online retailers like Amazon do not have to be paid for time they spend waiting in security screenings, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a unanimous ruling, the justices overturned a...
  • Noah Feldman: Supreme Court doesn't understand warehouse labor

    Noah Feldman: Supreme Court doesn't understand warehouse labor
    Back in the 1940s, when the U.S. Supreme Court last spent a lot of time struggling with the question of what parts of a worker's day were included in the job for the purposes of getting an hourly wage, the cases tended to come out 5-4. Then, liberals...
  • Amazon advierte que podría trasladar fuera de EEUU pruebas con drones

    Amazon advierte que podría trasladar fuera de EEUU pruebas con drones
    Amazon.com Inc planea trasladar fuera de las fronteras de Estados Unidos más pruebas de sus drones si no obtiene un permiso rápido de los reguladores para realizar tests al aire libre, dijo la compañía en una carta a la Administración Federal de la...
  • Amazon workers lose fair-pay case over hours spent in security screenings

    Workers need not be paid for the time they are required to spend in line for security screenings, the Supreme Court ruled in a victory for Amazon.com Inc. and other retailers. In a unanimous decision, the justices rejected a fair-pay lawsuit brought...
  • Amazon launches option to negotiate lower prices

    Amazon.com wants you to haggle. The online retailer on Tuesday launched a new feature that lets customers negotiate lower prices on more than 150,000 items, including sports memorabilia, fine art and collectible coins. The Make an Offer option differs...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
  • Seniors on the Go: Holiday giving, travel style

    Seniors on the Go: Holiday giving, travel style
    Presumably, some folks on your holiday gift list are travelers. Equally likely, you want to come up with a gift that they would really like. The folks at Switchfly, the loyalty program redemption experts, have an answer for you. According to their...
  • Television Q&A: 'The Following' will return; looking for 'The Gathering'

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: I "followed" the first two seasons of "The Following." At the end of the second season it appeared it would have been difficult to develop a third season based on the number of characters killed off. But I...
  • The appification of Girl Scout cookies

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Friday, Dec. 5: The most endearing part of buying Girl Scout cookies is that moment a youngster looks you in the eye, manages a smile and musters the courage to make the sales pitch. Who...