Senate candidates focus on Franken at Farmfest debate The hour-plus gathering was cordial, though Republicans -- businessman Mike McFadden, state Rep. Jim Abeler and Iraq War veteran David Carlson — and Independence Party candidate Kevin Terrell sought to portray Franken as part of the problem in a seemingly dysfunctional federal government.5:20 p.m.
Who's The Boss? Labor Board Says It's McDonald's, As Much As Franchisee
In a preliminary finding, the National Labor Relations Board said McDonald's could be held responsible for its franchisees' mistreatment of workers on wage and firing issues. It's an early step, but it's already sending tremors through the fast-food industry and other areas of the economy that depend on contracted or franchised workers.
Burning Man: Fun For The Whole Family?
The Burning Man festival has long attracted people to northern Nevada's desert for a week of radical self-expression. Now, some, long-time "burners" are bringing their kids along to participate.
The Tale Of The Bavarian Plum Tart Redux
Early August is a good time for Damson plums, and a better time for an encore about the Zwetschgendatschi. Vermont pastry chef Gesine Bullock-Prado says the plum tart reminds her of her late mother.