Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: coal, black lung, regulations
This month federal regulators are expected to come out with new rules around Black Lung. Mine owners have argued against stricter regulations. It's been decades since major changes were made in standards for coal dust exposure.
Posted In: madoff, ponzi
Victims of Madoff's scheme are still struggling to adjust to their financial losses -- and also their loss of trust.
Posted In: Prohibition, beer, liquor sales
More dry counties have been phasing out Prohibition-era laws, in part to attract more businesses.
Posted In: New York City, luxury
A glut of new luxury towers going up in Midtown Manhattan has some residents worried their beloved Central Park will be overshadowed.
Posted In: New York City, air rights, real estate
Air rights, and zoning rules, are what gives cities like New York their skylines. And air rights are worth big money these days.
Posted In: economic recovery, Obamacare
A report out today shows more people are quitting their jobs.
Posted In: instagram, photography, advertising
Instagram wants to put ads into our social media feeds, but it promises those ads will mirror the "Instagram aesthetic."
Posted In: samsung, apple, iPhone, Google Android
No matter how many handsets Samsung sells, Apple may always dominate the conversation.
Posted In: Amazon Prime, Target, shipping, Christmas shopping
As online retailers fight for a piece of the customer pie, the ability to deliver goods quickly and cheaply is key.
Posted In: labor, mediators, BART
It takes a lot of people skills and knowledge of the intricacies of labor contracts to be a Federal mediator, like those called in to try to resolve the BART strike in the San Francisco Bay Area.