The Labor Department plans to change a rule so that 5 million more Americans will be able to collect overtime pay. Business groups say the change will hurt hiring, but labor groups are applauding.
The State Department will release another set of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The email issue may dog the Democratic candidate for her entire campaign.
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the English and their social tea traditions. What time are they each at, anyways? But don’t fret. The Salt is here to offer guidance.
The officials are off the job while authorities continue their investigation of the break out. The surviving escapee says the two prisoners conducted a dry run the night before they left.
Not all doctors are convinced that the preferred point of connection for patients to blood-cleaning dialysis machines is always the best.
Entrepreneurs are turning to Oak Ridge National Lab’s supercomputer to make all sorts of things, including maps that are much more accurate in predicting how a neighborhood will fare in a flood.
Starting July 1, 2016, all children enrolled in public or private schools or day cares in the state must be vaccinated, regardless of parents’ religious and other personal beliefs.
NASA says the two bright planets will be “a jaw-dropping one-third of a degree apart” around sunset. It’s the closest they’ll come in their current 24-year cycle.
Vox has a great essay by a white woman who used to lead tours at a historic Southern plantation, and couldn’t believe some of the things visitors believed about slavery.
The negotiations in Vienna are aimed at limiting Iran’s nuclear program in return for lifting economic sanctions imposed by the West.
The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the U.S. Sept. 19-28. He will become the first pope to address Congress.
Misty Copeland didn’t begin ballet until she took a free class at a Boys & Girls Club. Today she became the first black female principal dancer with the premiere U.S. dance company.
This term it was “ask the nearest hippie” and “what chumps!” Here are some other times phrases like that have added color to Supreme Court opinions.
They’re called the New Jersey 4, a group of young women who were catcalled and allegedly attacked in New York. Why did they — and not their harasser — end up in jail? A new documentary digs in.
Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., will release decades of tax returns Tuesday on the same day Hillary Clinton emails are set to be released and when Chris Christie announces his bid for president.