March 26, 2013 WBURJohnson & Johnson, Starbucks and Citigroup are among 278 employers asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. They say the 1996 law barring federal recognition of same-sex marriages costs them time and money and hurts their ability to create an inclusive work environment.
March 26, 2013 The persistence of grain bin entrapments and a horrific 2010 incident expose weaknesses in worker safety laws and enforcement. An NPR and Center for Public Integrity analysis has found that among 179 deaths since 1984, fines were reduced 60 percent of the time.
March 25, 2013 The former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has both opposed liberation theology as well as criticized capitalism. And while Pope Francis' positions are in line with his predecessors on economic matter, his Latin American background may lead to an emphasis on those issues.