Fairfax County meal-tax proposal hits snag

Fairfax County is struggling to move ahead with its proposal to impose a 4 percent tax on meals at restaurants, lunchrooms, cafeterias, coffee shops and delis.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 03:28pm EDT

Major retailers agree to list unit prices online

Retailers Costco, CVS, FreshDirect, Wal-Mart and Walgreen agree to list unit prices online

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Big tobacco looks to keep pace with e-cigarettes

Big tobacco looks to keep pace with e-cigarettes; Reynolds American expanding Vuse nationwide

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:49pm EDT

Reynolds expanding e-cigarette nationally

Reynolds American expanding Vuse electronic cigarette brand to stores nationwide

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Alcoa unit to invest $25m in Hampton facility

Alcoa Power and Propulsion to invest $25 million in Hampton facility, create 75 jobs

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 11:59am EDT

GM recalls 3.4M more cars for ignition problems

General Motors recalls 3.4M more cars in North America due to ignition switch problems

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 11:58am EDT

Obama to sign order extending LGBT protections

Obama to sign order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:56am EDT

Cable boxes are second biggest energy sucker in most homes

Cable boxes let TV viewers around the country tune in to their favorite programs, but the appliances are sucking energy more than most household items in the process.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:55am EDT

Billing cycles, meter-reading problems may be behind WSSC's high water bills

And the WSSC's director of communications says they could be coming down for summer.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 07:59am EDT

Feds aren't inspecting 4 in 10 higher-risk wells

AP review: Feds not checking 4 in 10 oil, gas wells with higher pollution risks

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:32am EDT

Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

Starbucks offers workers online bachelor's degree at Arizona State at a steep discount

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 12:24am EDT

GM recalls top 20M globally for year

General Motors' recalled vehicles top 20 million for year, beating old full-year record

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Ben & Jerry's aiding Vermont in GMO-labeling fight

Food Fight: Ben & Jerry's helping Vermont raise money for GMO-labeling legal battle

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:08pm EDT

GM recalls 3.2M more US cars for ignition problems

General Motors recalls 3.2M more cars in US due to ignition switch problems

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:00pm EDT

McQueen updates classic tailoring at London show

Alexander McQueen updates classic tailoring as new and old meet at London menswear shows

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:31pm EDT

4 months into GM recall, only 7 pct. of cars fixed

4 months after ignition switch recall began, GM has repaired only 7 percent of 2.6M cars

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:11pm EDT

Safeway resolves lawsuit over sale to Cerberus

Safeway says it resolved shareholder lawsuit over sale to Cerberus by tweaking terms

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Congress to scrutinize GM's corporate culture

Congress to scrutinize General Motors' corporate culture after critical internal report

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:50pm EDT
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