Features by Shannon Mullen
Posted In: contractors, surveillance, nsa, PRISM
The use of government contractors involved in surveillance work has grown tremendously since 9/11. How big is this business?
Posted In: college degree, higher education, student loan, student loan debt
Librarians and marriage counselors need more than three times as long to pay off college loans than lawyers, or those in advertising/marketing careers.
Posted In: Target, Wal-Mart, food and drink, organic
As big-box stores like Target and Walmart compete for grocery sales, new offerings -- like organic produce -- are one way to up the ante.
Posted In: houses, buying a home, housing market
RealtyTrac has released its list of the top cities for fixer-upper houses. At the top of the list: Detroit and other Rust Belt cities.
Posted In: zynga, Silicon Valley, games, social media
Social media gaming company Zynga laid off around 500 employees, but recruiters are already on the prowl. What's the afterlife of a Zynga employee?
Posted In: big oil, Oil, Alaska, BP
Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
Posted In: Music, music industry, concerts, summer, Entertainment
The summer concert tour season is under way. How important financially are these tours for bands?
Posted In: LEED, Environment, timber industry, North Carolina
The timber industry is challenging the sustainable forestry certification of the LEED green-building program state by state.
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40 million people depend on the Colorado for drinking water. 15 percent of the nation's food supply comes from fields irrigated by it.
Posted In: Procter and Gamble, ceo
A.G. Lafley’s return to P&G is just the latest example of a former CEO being brought back for a new tour of duty.