- Workers are losing ground as Atlantic City casinos struggle Updated: May-06-16 6:48 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City's casino workers are making only 80 cents an hour more now than they did 12 years ago, having opted instead to secure benefits like health insurance and retirement plans as the casino industry shrunk and four properties went out of business.
- The Latest: Union workers protest outside Tropicana casino Updated: May-06-16 6:46 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The Latest on a protest by casino workers at the Tropicana (all times local):
- Founder of shoe giveaway company Toms looks back on 10 years Updated: May-06-16 5:40 pm
In Argentina, South Africa, Rwanda and elsewhere around the globe, there's something that sticks out for Blake Mycoskie about the one-for-one shoe company, Toms, he started in his Venice, California, apartment 10 years ago.
- Food freedom movement clashes with public health fears Updated: May-06-16 5:23 pm
OGDEN, Utah - In 2014, 99 people were infected by bacteria traced to raw milk sold at a small dairy in Weber County. One person died and 10 were hospitalized. The campylobacter outbreak triggered an investigation by state and federal health authorities of unpasteurized milk practices in Utah.
- Canadian brewery ships cases of water to wildfire zone Updated: May-06-16 4:38 pm
TORONTO - One of Canada's largest breweries says it is donating up to 200,000 cans of emergency drinking water to firefighters and evacuees affected by the raging wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
- Marchionne: Self-driving cars could be on roads in 5 years Updated: May-06-16 2:58 pm
WINDSOR, Ontario - Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says working with Google convinced him that self-driving technology is closer than he thought and could be on the road in five years.
- Brewery earns $1.24M in tax credits for Waterloo project Updated: May-06-16 2:18 pm
WATERLOO, Iowa - A Cedar Falls brewery's planned renovation of the former downtown Hostess Wonder Bread building is set to receive $1.24 million in historic preservation tax credits.
- Tesla waging car-sales fight before Utah Supreme Court Updated: May-06-16 1:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Tesla is fighting to sell its sleek electronic cars in Utah, arguing before the state supreme court that laws regulating traditional car dealers don't apply to it because its business model is fundamentally different.
- Chinese billionaire treats 3,000 workers to paella in Spain Updated: May-06-16 1:11 pm
MADRID - The billionaire founder of Chinese conglomerate Tiens Group is treating 3,000 of his best salespeople to a traditional Spanish paella dinner during a free Madrid trip that also includes a bullfight and a tour of King Felipe VI's Royal Palace.
- Clinton voices support for UAW at Tennessee Volkswagen plant Updated: May-06-16 1:06 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is taking to Twitter to voice support for the United Auto Workers union at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee.
- Allen Harim promotes new CEO from within Updated: May-06-16 11:03 am
SEAFORD, Delaware - Allen Harim Foods' executive director has been promoted to lead the company following the departure of its CEO.
- Tyson breaks ground on new incubation center in Springdale Updated: May-06-16 8:47 am
SPRINGDALE, Arkansas - Construction is beginning for a new Tyson Foods Inc. incubation center in Springdale.
- Succession plan set for Ilitch-owned teams, other holdings Updated: May-06-16 5:56 am
DETROIT - Mike and Marian Ilitch say one of their sons will eventually take the helm of sports, business and entertainment holdings that include the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings, Little Caesars pizza and MotorCity Casino Hotel.
- Expanded alcohol sales coming to state fair Updated: May-05-16 11:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana State Fair will feature expanded alcohol sales this year, allowing fairgoers to purchase alcohol at certain locations for the duration of the August exposition.
- Lucky Dragon hotel-casino expected to finish this year Updated: May-05-16 10:35 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Lucky Dragon hotel-casino is on track to open later this year on the Las Vegas Strip as backers of the project say it's now fully financed.
- Things to know about California's new tobacco, vaping laws Updated: May-05-16 6:52 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has signed five laws that increase California's minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, regulate electronic cigarettes and restrict tobacco use in various other ways.
- The Latest: Juneau using cruise ship fees for legal costs Updated: May-05-16 6:42 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on a lawsuit involving a Juneau whale sculpture (all times local):
- Atlantic City nearer to bankruptcy as aid effort crashes Updated: May-05-16 6:25 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Atlantic City is closer than ever to having to file for bankruptcy after state lawmakers' efforts to help it crashed and burned Thursday.
- Juneau using cruise ship visitor fees to cover legal costs Updated: May-05-16 5:57 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau is using the money it receives from visitors who arrive to the city via cruise ship to fight a lawsuit filed by the cruise industry alleging it is misusing those funds to develop a park featuring a life-sized whale sculpture a mile away from port.
- Lawsuit over Bangladesh garment factory collapse dismissed Updated: May-05-16 5:56 pm
DOVER, Delaware - A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against three major U.S. clothing retailers after the 2013 collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 people.
- FDA will require e-cigarettes and contents to be reviewed Updated: May-05-16 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON - The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer protection for consumers and upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated.
- The Latest: NYC mayor to sign 5-cent charge for plastic bags Updated: May-05-16 5:38 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on New York City's plastic bag law (all times local):
- Legislature passes tax credits for rancher, slaughterhouses Updated: May-05-16 5:23 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature is sending a tax credit for cattle ranchers and slaughterhouses to the governor for approval.
- What's for dinner? The New York Times wants to help Updated: May-05-16 5:21 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Times Co., which has delivered newspapers for decades, now wants to help deliver food to people's door steps.
- Foreign investors in fizzled development are at wit's end Updated: May-05-16 4:50 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."