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The bump from $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour starting Wednesday is part of a plan to increase the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2019.
São Paulo is in the grips of the city's worst drought in the last half-century, and the city's main water supply is running on emergency reserves.
U.S. stocks opened sharply higher Wednesday on revived hopes that Greece would accept the deep spending cuts demanded by the rest of the Euro zone.
Retirees throughout Greece mobbed banks as they tried to withdraw a maximum of 120 euros ($134) in pension payments on Wednesday.
Hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be cobbled together sent stock markets across Europe sharply higher on Wednesday.
Busier roads, rising fatalities and the Fourth falling on a Saturday may push the national death toll over 400, says the National Safety Council.
Knight recommended that Chief Executive Mark Parker succeeds him as chairman. Parker has been CEO since 2006.
The ASCI survey of U.S. diners shows that ratings for fast food are sagging, but Chick-Fil-A scores high.
JetBlue, which had long touted its one free checked bag perk, started charging for the first piece of luggage Tuesday.
A federal appeals court in New York says Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010.
PayPal's controversial new policy would have automatically "opted in" its users to receive robocalls and text messages from the company.
The new American Express card lets you earn points at one retailer and spend them at another — but right now you can only spend them at four stores.
Greece imposed restrictions on money withdrawals and banking transactions to keep its financial system from collapsing due to a run on the banks.