Economy

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns residents to "lives without dignity," violates human rights on a large scale, and disproportionately impacts African-Americans, United Nations investigators declared Monday following a two-day inquiry. "Denial of access to sufficient quantity of water threatens the rights...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that U.S. rules requiring labels on...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"An economy that finds money for tax cuts for the rich and boardroom greed,...

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Treading less than lightly, a petition arguing they represent "a dangerous deviation (from) family friendly values" has made Toys 'R Us remove its Breaking Bad action figures of Walter White, Jesse Pinkham and their itty-bitty bag of meth, stack of cash and tighty-whities. A mother had protested the show's themes of drugs and violence. So now the store will remove all their ultimate war machine tactical mission megaforce assault playsets, yes? Bryan Cranston had the last word: Belize.