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Aug 22, 2014 2:56PM ET
The new item is being tested at select locations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Aug 21, 2014 9:30AM ET
In a bidding war that had more "dollars" in its name than any before, Dollar General attempted to take over Family Dollar (which is merging with Dollar Tree) by paying 8.95 billion dollars this week.
Aug 21, 2014 9:09AM ET
The settlement, announced by Attorney General Eric Holder today, will likely be $9.65 billion in cash and $7 billion in consumer relief.
Aug 20, 2014 5:17PM ET
SeaWorld will not be appealing the citations it received following the drowning of one of its trainers who was pulled under by a killer whale.
Aug 19, 2014 8:16PM ET
A grand jury is unlike a regular jury. Here's how it works and what we might expect when this one convenes on Wednesday.
Aug 19, 2014 2:15PM ET
Better call Plouffe. David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, has a new gig as senior vice president of policy and strategy at Uber.
Aug 18, 2014 5:57PM ET
In 2010, airline companies battled a big bad smoke monster. Well...ash monster. Okay, it was a giant cloud. Still, it caused quite a bit of trouble over European airspace.
Aug 18, 2014 4:56PM ET
With analysts are warning of a shortage of the hazelnuts, two Nutella partisans debate the celebrated spread.
Aug 18, 2014 3:43PM ET
The Wire spoke to local business to see how they are protecting against looting and dealing with its aftermath.
Aug 18, 2014 1:26PM ET
The wave of criticism slamming SeaWorld for its treatment of orcas has not receded, despite the company's plans to develop larger enclosures and to funnel millions into funding for marine research.
Aug 15, 2014 6:21PM ET
The former U.S. vice president is suing the Qatar-backed news network over tens of millions of dollars it allegedly owes for buying the 8-year-old Current TV.
Aug 14, 2014 9:38AM ET
The bad news: More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. The good news: Jobless claims remain close to pre-recession levels.
Aug 12, 2014 6:11PM ET
The stock for King Digital Entertainment, the game's maker, has dropped 20 percent since the company went public in March.
Aug 11, 2014 6:10PM ET
The great grandchildren of the woman who became "Aunt Jemima" are suing Pepsi, Quaker Oats and other brands for more than $2 billion.
Aug 11, 2014 12:44PM ET
Science, justice, medical ethics, and the law collide in the quest to find a humane method of execution.
Aug 11, 2014 9:23AM ET
Payday loan lenders are the most prevalent business in the U.S. – moreso than even Starbucks or McDonalds. This boggled John Oliver's mind.
Aug 9, 2014 3:21PM ET
A Georgia judge says it will hear a case against General Motors that was settled last year.
Aug 8, 2014 10:05AM ET
The Ukrainian prime minister has said "We simply have no other choice," and is risking a $7 billion hit to their economy.
Aug 8, 2014 9:39AM ET
After two disasters in just a matter of months, the airline is fighting to stay in business.
Aug 7, 2014 5:01PM ET
Former Postmaster Benjamin Bailar takes issue with the Post Office selecting commercial subjects for stamps, as these images help them earn more money, and the USPS is notoriously broke.
Aug 7, 2014 2:44PM ET
The new structure will create legislative autonomy for the five power conferences who were seeking great freedom to amend rules related to issues like scholarships and athlete benefits.
Aug 7, 2014 10:35AM ET
The sanctions are a retaliation to last week's increased sanctions by the United States and Europe, targeting banks, imports and the energy sector.
Aug 6, 2014 6:11PM ET
A former owner of a Subway franchise in Australia says he was punished by the "Sandwich Mafia" after taking issue with the "six grams of fat or less" claims.
Aug 6, 2014 5:24PM ET
Trump is arguing that the casinos are in disrepair, and therefore make his name look bad (because, apparently, chipped paint looks worse than defending Donald Sterling.)
Aug 6, 2014 3:58PM ET
Lately, the burger chain has been majorly slacking when it came to driver thru orders. In fact, they had even created drive thru parking spots, as in some cases the wait for "fast" food was just that long.
Aug 6, 2014 1:37PM ET
Was the withdrawal just another play in Murdoch's handbook? The Wire investigates the evidence.
Aug 5, 2014 4:42PM ET
Time Warner never bit the $80 billion bait, and Murdoch has withdrawn the offer, according to an announcement Tuesday.
Aug 5, 2014 12:29PM ET
Media giant Gannett announced Tuesday it is splitting its broadcast and publishing business in two, moving TV and digital operations away from the declining newspaper business.
Aug 4, 2014 5:38PM ET
LinkedIn, the company that is all about getting you hired, hasn't been paying the people they hired themselves.
Aug 4, 2014 5:26PM ET
The halt was temporary, but better safe than sorry when it comes to this heated geopolitical conflict.