Barber Cuts Hair And Prices For Kids Who Read Aloud in His Chair

A barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan is spreading some much-appreciated goodwill throughout Washtenaw County by offering discounts on haircuts to any child who reads aloud while getting clipped. With a wide selection of books to choose from in the shop, all of which depict positive stories and images of African-Americans, the Fuller Cut is making a


St. Jude Medical, Inc. Heart Device Recall

St. Jude Medical, Inc. is a global company that designs and manufactures health management solutions, including heart devices. On October 11, 2016, the company issued a field advisory to physicians, patients and caregivers warning that the company’s Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, ICD, and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator, CRT-D, device batteries may prematurely fail, and a recall


Company Cheating the Troops is Penalized

It’s bad enough when you have to leave your home and family to go fight in a war. It’s even worse when that makes you a target not just for enemy fire, but also for American scammers. Cheating the troops is a profitable industry, since they are often distracted by duty, economic circumstances, and inexperience.


Coal: Dark Magic

For most of our history as a species, we relied on solar energy in the form of plants, animals, and human muscle. Living plants would use the sun’s light to photosynthesize their own food out of the air. Trees grew woody tissue that could be burned, releasing the collected energy quickly to warm us in the wintertime.


Mylan to Pay $465 Million for Overcharging Medicaid

EpiPen maker Mylan, Inc. has been ripping off Medicare and Medicaid for years but is only now being held accountable for their unethical, unprofessional and deceitful practices; the company has agreed to pay the government $465 million for having overcharged both insurance providers by classifying their drug as “generic,” thus reducing their percentage of the


McDonald’s Employees File 15 Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Fifteen employees from various locations throughout the country have recently filed federal sexual harassment complaints against fast-food giant McDonald’s through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Though the EEOC is legally barred from confirming whether discrimination charges have been filed, a group of workers who are pushing for unionization and higher pay known as “Fight”




Johnson & Johnson Bedtime Bath Products Settlement

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a preliminary nationwide settlement approval on August 31, 2016, in the class action lawsuit against certain Johnson & Johnson Bedtime Bath Products. Any objections to the settlement must be filed with the court by December 19, 2016. A final approval hearing will be held


More Bad News for Wells Fargo CEO

Thanks in large part to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s indefatigable efforts to hold “too big to fail” banks accountable for their part in the financial crisis that devastated the country in 2008, Wells Fargo’s CEO John Strumpf is being forced by the bank to forfeit $41 million dollars as a result of his role in the