Watch FCCs Ajit Pai dress up as Santa and wield a lightsaber to mock...

This post has been updated. On the eve of a historic vote at the Federal Communications Commission, Chairman Ajit Pai starred in an eccentric video that featured him dressed as...

J.C. Penney to close up to 140 stores

J.C. Penney on Friday said it plans to close between 130 and 140 stores in the next several months, a move that makes it the latest retail stalwart to...

Maxi dresses, cardigans and hijabs: Essentials in Macy’s new fashion line aimed at Muslim...

Macy’s is launching a “modest” fashion line this month geared toward Muslim women that will feature maxi dresses, ankle-length cardigans and hand-dyed hijabs. The collection will be available on Macy’s...

More than 40 percent of companies now offer a summer Friday perk

Leaving early on a Friday afternoon in June? There's a growing chance your boss has endorsed it. The percentage of companies that offer some kind of "summer Friday" arrangement -- in...

Starbucks’s ‘full-scale racial equity overhaul’ will take more than an afternoon, outside review says

One month after Starbucks closed 8,000 stores for racial-bias training for 175,000 employees, two of the curriculum’s advisers laid out a new set of recommendations for how one of...

‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans...

The check arrived out of the blue, issued in his name for $1,200, a mailing from a consumer finance company. Stephen Huggins eyed it carefully. A loan, it said. Smaller...

Crash and burn. Watch Japanese entrepreneur’s unmanned rocket launch end in a huge fireball

TOKYO — Talk about crash and burn. A rocket developed by a controversial Japanese entrepreneur burst into flames and crashed to earth in a fireball over the weekend. The MOMO-2...

Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump,...

Trump stands firm on trade, even as foreign tariffs begin kicking in

President Trump defiantly stood by his tariffs on Sunday as Canada hit back hard, Mexico elected a new leader who seems prepared to confront him, and the European Union...

Why blocked Twitter users are suing President Trump

Seven people blocked by President Trump from seeing or interacting with his Twitter account filed a lawsuit against him Tuesday, arguing that barring them from his popular social-media feed violates the First Amendment...