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  • Verizon to pay $20 million to settle discrimination suit

    Verizon Communications has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit charging the telecommunications giant with failing to accommodate hundreds of workers whose absences were caused by their disabilities.
  • It pays to work at Discover

    It pays to work at Discover
    It's easy to forget, but 25 years ago the Discover card was introduced by Sears, Roebuck and Co. during the 1986 Super Bowl. The commercial included a rising sun and a message: "Few things cost you nothing to get and pay you back every day. But now the...

    Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy

    Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy
    Michael Jackson was fascinated by celebrity tragedy. He had a statue of Marilyn Monroe in his home and studied the sad Hollywood exile of Charlie Chaplin. He married the daughter of Elvis Presley. Jackson met his own untimely death Thursday at age 50,...

    Sears Tower name change has few Chicago fans

    Sears Tower name change has few Chicago fans
    Changing the name of Sears Tower to Willis Tower is a no-brainer, especially if you're Willis Group Holdings. Corporate naming rights, whether it's a stadium or an office tower, boil down to ego, marketing and money, and now a London-based insurance...

    Star Track: Joshua Jones

    Joshua Jones, a former competitor for Hampton University's track and field team, recently was named one of five winners of the 11th annual John McLendon Memorial Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Awards. The scholarships, $10,000 grants presented to...