Students wronged by defunct for-profit college company Corinthian are on strike from their unpayable federal student loans, and the movement's rapid growth forced federal officials to meet with the radical protesters and promise further cooperation in the near future.
The weird backstory of Scientology's tax-exempt status is laid bare in a new documentary, but for the status is still helping scare judges away from confronting the church's handling of ex-members head on.
It's easy to poke fun at Scientology, so long as you have good lawyers. It's much harder to understand how the group keeps members entranced despite a bizarre sci-fi backstory and allegedly abusive practices. A well-made new documentary tugs at that deeper question and helps humanize believers.
Payday loan companies and their supporters offered stiff, knee-jerk resistance to a moderate slate of regulations proposed Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The industry has gone unsupervised at the federal level for decades, and undermined state regulations at every turn.
When companies switch from normal paychecks to electronic payroll debit cards, employers save money -- and expose their workers to bank abuses. Federal rules are coming, but some states don't feel like waiting.
Reports of the death of the Seattle restaurant scene are premature, according to Seattle restaurant owners who have found themselves unwilling pawns in a wave of punditry criticizing the city's $15 minimum wage law
The private food vendor that Michigan hired to feed its prisoners has committed hundreds of health and safety violations already, but newly revealed emails detail one particularly nasty incident from July.