Feb 26, 2013 Americans wasted a total of $121 billion dollars, or an average of $818 each, by sitting in traffic in 2011 according to a new report from the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. Which cities have it worst?
Jan 3, 2013 According to urban planner Jeff Speck, designing cities for cars makes cities "crappy," but making a city walkable is no easy task.
Dec 11, 2012 The Michigan State Capitol is hosting thousands of protesters this morning. The house is taking up a so-called "right to work" bill.
Nov 29, 2012 A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Nov 22, 2012 Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
Nov 4, 2012 One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Peter van Dyk
Oct 22, 2012 The British Oil company BP is selling off its stake in a joint venture to the state-run Russian oil company Rosneft.
Oct 19, 2012 The state-controlled Russian oil firm Rosneft is reported ready to enter a multi-billion dollar joint venture with the British oil giant BP to create the world’s biggest listed oil company.
Sep 27, 2012 Today the government of Spain is expected to lay out yet another new budget with even more cuts in it.