Small Business

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

Feb 19, 2018

The U.S. agency charged with balancing development and protections for public land has faced upheaval under the Trump administration

In Italy's poorer south, populist party woos angry voters

Feb 19, 2018

In Italy's poorer south, angry voters, tired of broken political promises, are weighing what populists can do for them.

Despite complaints, Interior boss pushing big reorganization

Feb 15, 2018

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department despite growing opposition

US agency, Kauai seed company settle on pesticide violations

Feb 14, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled with Syngenta Seeds LLC to resolve federal pesticide violations at the company's farm on Kauai

Dating danger? Businesses rethink workplace romance policies

Feb 14, 2018

Many small business owners are rethinking workplace dating policies amid more reports about sexual harassment

System to minimize fire not standard in Grand Canyon copter

Feb 14, 2018

U.S. authorities say the sightseeing helicopter that crashed and killed three British tourists at the Grand Canyon wasn't required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on impact

Sexual assault reports against Wynn filed with Vegas police

Feb 14, 2018

Two women have come forward saying casino mogul Steve Wynn sexually assaulted them in the 1970s

Gates focuses on schools while examining US poverty issues

Feb 13, 2018

The world's foremost philanthropists, Bill and Melinda Gates, say they're focusing on U.S. schools while also learning about American poverty issues.

Grand Canyon copter crashed on tribal land with fewer rules

Feb 13, 2018

A helicopter crash that killed three British tourists and left four others critically injured happened on tribal land in the Grand Canyon where air tours are not as highly regulated as those inside the national park

Seattle eyes taller, denser in affordable housing proposal

Feb 12, 2018

Seattle officials want to add more affordable housing, and they're looking to taller, denser buildings.

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