Minimum wage

Lindsey Graham Offers 'Waffle House' Plan to Dems Worried About $15 Minimum Wage

4 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"I don't mind looking at increasing the minimum wage in a responsible way," Graham said. "That will be easier for business and get us to where we want to go."
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Mass vaccination sites at Fenway, Gillette costing $1.1 million a week

Mass vaccination sites at Fenway, Gillette costing $1.1 million a week

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

For-profit companies that popped up amid the pandemic are raking in millions of dollars per week running the state's mass vaccination sites, but lawmakers are raising questions...
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America's elites are waging class war on workers and small biz

America's elites are waging class war on workers and small biz

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

In America, class warfare is often disguised as culture war, and culture war is often cloaked by talk of race. But underneath it all, the class warfare is still there. Whether...
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COVID-19 vaccinations increase: Who's next and when?

COVID-19 vaccinations increase: Who's next and when?

5 hours ago   |   WISN

State health officials said they expect to receive a minimum of 129,000 vaccine doses per week going forward.
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Why Republicans Might Be Open to a Minimum Wage Hike

7 hours ago   |   Slate

The issue used to be a nonstarter for the GOP. Here's what changed.
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A couple who paid off $224,000 in less than 3 years credits reaching their goal to 5 simple steps

A couple who paid off $224,000 in less than 3 years credits reaching their goal to 5 simple steps

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In the summer of 2017, Leo Jean-Louis, an occupational therapist, and his now-wife Faith Jean-Louis, a pediatric nurse practitioner, got married...
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11 things you need to know about the COVID stimulus bill the Senate is taking up

11 things you need to know about the COVID stimulus bill the Senate is taking up

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Senate will start voting Thursday on its version of the COVID rescue package, with the aim of sending it to President Joe Biden's desk by March 14...
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U.S. Senate Votes to Take Up $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Bill

9 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   5 articles

The U.S. Senate voted to take up a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill backed by President Joe Biden, setting off a lengthy and partisan debate expected to end this weekend with...
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AFL-CIO to explore taking a stance on eliminating filibuster

AFL-CIO to explore taking a stance on eliminating filibuster

11 hours ago   |   Politico

The AFL-CIO's executive board will meet next week to determine its position on eliminating the filibuster, the labor federation's president, Richard Trumka, told POLITICO...
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How much are airline miles, hotel points, and credit card rewards worth? See our complete valuations for 2021

How much are airline miles, hotel points, and credit card rewards worth? See our complete valuations for 2021

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Masthead Sticky One of the keys to making the most of your points and miles is knowing what they are worth. That way, when it comes...
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Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Alex Killorn scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended 'from all team activities'

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities, according to a statement from Creighton's athletic director. Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

WACO, Texas - Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 3 Baylor, fresh off clinching its first Big 12 title on the road two days earlier, beat No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70 on... Read more ...

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...