Top Stories

Justin Sullivan Getty Images

LinkedIn to pay $13 million for unwanted emails, lawyers...

LinkedIn agreed to pay $13 million to settle a lawsuit from members who complained that unwanted emails were sent out on their behalf.


Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Brace for worst year on Wall Street since 2008

It's shaping up to be the crummiest year for U.S. stocks since the implosion of Lehman Brothers.


Win McNamee/Getty Images

Sweden flirts with six-hour work day

The world has come to love Swedish massage, Swedish meatballs, even IKEA. The world may love the next big thing coming out of Sweden -- the six-hour work day.


From Walmart

Walmart to lay off 450 employees at headquarters

Walmart laid off 450 employees at its headquarters on Friday.


LAKANA photo illustration. Photo: iStockPhoto/RapidEye. Logo: Wikimedia Commons

15 million T-Mobile customers' info breached

Experian has suffered a major data breach. Hackers have made off with personal information of 15 million people who applied to sign up for T-Mobile's service last month.

Anyone who applied for a regular T-Mobile USA postpaid plan between Sept. 1,…


Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion

Volkswagen's emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP's disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Credit Suisse estimates that the total cost to the company could hit 78 billion euros ($87 billion) in a worst case…


Emily Schultze/CNN

Debt ceiling deadline is now November 5

Congress may have averted a government shutdown until December 11, but lawmakers will be under the gun to raise or suspend the debt ceiling long before then.

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Thursday he now estimates that "on or about" November 5,…


Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

In setback, U.S. adds only 142,000 jobs

Headwinds are hitting America's job market.

The U.S. economy only added 142,000 jobs in September and the number of jobs created in July and August were revised down.

Anything near or above 200,000 jobs is considered healthy and economists surveyed…


Dunkin' Donuts to close 100 stores

America may not run on Dunkin' after all.

Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain, announced Thursday that one of its franchisees plans to close 100 Dunkin' Donuts stores in the United States this…



Slim Jim maker ConAgra to cut 1,500 jobs

ConAgra Foods, the maker of Slim Jims, Peter Pan peanut butter, Orville Redenbacher popcorn and Chef Boyardee, is cutting 1,500 jobs and moving its headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.


Most Viewed On Click2Houston