Walmart

Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the 97th annual Pulitzer Prize winners at Columbia University - April 15, 2013 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Times Wins Four Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzers, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. Each award carries a $10,000 prize except for the public service award, which is a gold medal.

04/15/2013

Nathalie Saona gave birth to a baby girl she named Kourtney. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Gives Birth In Pharmacy Department Of Upstate Walmart

It’s not something you see in Walmart every day.

03/15/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: New Yorkers Find Most ‘Missed Connections’ On Subway

A recent study found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the largest number of New Yorkers who place Missed Connections posts on Craigslist find their objects of adoration on the subway.

03/06/2013

Protesters deliver a box with petition signatures to the Walmart in Danbury, Conn. - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Protesters In Conn. Target Walmart For Selling Assault Weapons

In the wake of the Newtown massacre, gun protesters on Tuesday took their message to a Walmart not far from Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/15/2013

A BB Rifle (credit: Walmart)

Elderly Woman Arrested For Bringing BB Rifle To Westport Town Meeting

One Connecticut woman’s idea of a political statement has landed her in handcuffs.

01/09/2013

Walmart (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Big Box Stores Offer Quick And Easy Financial Services, But Experts Urge Caution

There was a time when shopping for groceries, clothing, medicine, and taking care of banking meant four different stops, now everything, including a slew of financial services is available under one roof.

12/27/2012

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

People who support Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company by a Walmart Superstore on November 23, 2012 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (credit: STan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Secaucus Walmart, Call For Better Pay, Work Conditions For Workers

It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/23/2012

Black Friday Shoppers (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Black Friday Shopping Begins Thursday For Many Large Retail Chains

A big Thanksgiving tradition usually comes a day after the holiday, but now more and more stores are starting Black Friday on Thursday.

11/22/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Secaucus Walmart Evacuated For Second Time In 3 Days

Police said the Walmart at the Harmon Meadow Cove shopping plaza was evacuated around 1:50 p.m. Thursday.

08/02/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Secaucus Walmart Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

The Hudson County Sheriff’s office says roughly 700 customers and employees were evacuated from the store after the threat was received around 2 p.m. Monday. No explosives were found.

07/30/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Liu Speaks Out As NYC Pension Funds To Vote Against Walmart Directors

In the wake of a bribery scandal, New York City pension fund managers plan to vote against the re-election of several members of the Walmart board, and City Comptroller John Liu has spoken out.

05/02/2012

Anne Squatrito (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Woman, 73, Files Age Discrimination Suit Against Walmart

Anne Squatrito, a 17-year employee of the retail giant, said she was let go after failing to move a heavy load of goods by herself at the East Setauket store where she worked.

04/02/2012

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