Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. President Barack Obama said Monday that 50 years after enactment of the Equal Pay Act, the nation still faces gender wage disparities that must be fixed. "This is the 21st century," he declared. "It's time to close that gap."
After The Guardian published a top secret court order requesting that Verizon give the NSA the details on every phone call on its landline and wireless networks, it has many Americans wondering just how much of their lives the government is monitoring.
"It's happened again, another utopian business plan has succumbed to the harsh realities of human nature," said KIRO Radio's Dave Ross at the news that REI decided to change its unlimited satisfaction guaranteed return policy.
How many calories and carbs are actually in that bourbon or beer? Until now, there's been little way of actually knowing since companies don't put nutritional labels on beer, wine and spirits. But that could soon be changing.
A fast food strike this week in Seattle closed a number of area restaurants. The workers were calling for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn voiced his approval for their cause.