Economy

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Governor Chris Christie at a town hall meeting in Freehold, New Jersey in May 2012. (Photo: Bob Jagendorf/flickr/cc)
Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey and potential Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential election, is facing criticism after he declared on Tuesday that he is "tired of hearing about the minimum wage." "You know what regular folks are tired of?" asked Maria Myotte, communications coordinator for Restaurant Opportunities Centers United...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that U.S. rules requiring labels on...

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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.