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Wisdom Of The Crowds? Online Effort Seeks To Raise Funds For Greece

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

A crowd-funding effort to get the $1.8 billion Greece needs to make a loan payment to the International Monetary Fund has so far raised $124,569. Donors get gifts ranging from salads to gift baskets.

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President Pitches Overtime Rule That Could Raise Wages For 5 Million

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The regulation, which retailers and restaurants likely will fight, would mean that all employees earning up to $50,440 a year would be guaranteed overtime pay, up from a the current cap of $23,660.

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Supreme Court Blocks Obama Administration Plan On Power Plant Emissions

Monday, June 29th, 2015

In a 5-4 ruling, the court says the Environmental Protection Agency should have taken into account the costs of complying with regulation.

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Economic Crisis Looms For Puerto Rico, Report Says

Monday, June 29th, 2015

A report obtained by NPR paints a bleak portrait of Puerto Rico’s economic future, saying its deficit is much larger than previously thought.

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Greece Tries To Stanch Bank Run Ahead Of Looming Default

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

The country’s finance minister tells the BBC that the option for a Monday bank holiday was under discussion.

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