By Sean Higgins | 09/30/14 01:28 PM
ExxonMobil is still a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a company spokesman said, refuting reports that the oil giant had dropped its long-standing support for the activist organization that promotes conservative policies at the state and local levels.
By Sean Higgins | 09/29/14 01:08 PM
Soaring levels of student loan debt are not only burdening recent graduates but have created entire generations that aren't able to save and invest, potentially hurting long-term economic growth.
By Sean Higgins | 09/26/14 06:04 PM
The FBI has engaged in numerous "significant" investigations in recent months involving employees who used their access to company servers to destroy data, steal customer information, make unauthorized charges to company accounts and steal trade secrets.
By Sean Higgins | 09/26/14 12:55 PM
The economy grew at a 4.6 percent clip in the second quarter, the Commerce Department reported Friday, rebounding from a decline of 2.1 percent in the first quarter.
By Sean Higgins | 09/26/14 12:11 PM
The EEOC accused both companies of firing long-standing employees after they came out as transgender and informed the company that would soon begin to dress as the opposite sex at work.
By Sean Higgins | 09/25/14 06:24 PM
The U.S. Postal Service must hire 9,000 employees over the next three months to staff regional part-time post offices as part of a settlement it negotiated with the American Postal Workers Union.
By Sean Higgins | 09/24/14 05:48 PM
In addition to the millions for the top executives, Treasury approved more than $500,000 in pay for the top 47 senior employees at the companies, according to a report released Wednesday by Christy Romero, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
By Sean Higgins | 09/24/14 01:04 PM
A posting on the Office of Management and Budget's website has indicated that the rulemaking is in its final stage, meaning the announcement could come within days.
By Sean Higgins | 09/23/14 05:24 PM
"This is not about Bitcoin, per se," said Jerry Brito, an adjunct professor at George Mason University law school. The company's claim clouded the actual issues in the case -- whether it delivered on the promises related to the technology it sold.
By Sean Higgins | 09/19/14 07:51 PM
The Commerce Department has been handing out grants to fund a way for Americans to use a single password anytime they shop, bank, pay bills or engage in any other online activity that requires logging in and verifying identity.
By Sean Higgins | 09/19/14 05:46 PM
The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a press release that announced $3 million in grants for projects intended to "improve online security and privacy."
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation prohibiting Internet access taxes, then pass it in the post-election "lame duck" session of Congress.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 02:32 PM
"Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 01:14 PM
Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major trade deal the U.S. is negotiating with 12 Pacific Rim countries, to include an exception stating that tobacco products would not have the same legal protections as other trade items under the agreement.
By Sean Higgins | 09/16/14 05:34 PM
Democrats and liberal activists have added a new argument to their litany of complaints against the Trans-Pacific Partnership; that an international trade deal being negotiated by the White House would hurt states' rights.
By Paul Bedard | 10/01/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14
By Paul Bedard | 10/01/14
By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14
By Susan Crabtree | 10/01/14