Low-wage workers are urging lawmakers to raise the minimum wage above the federal rate of $7.25 an hour. Sixty-seven-year-old Anita Mendes told a House committee today she supplements her Social Security income with a minimum-wage job, despite having a master’s degree in social work. She said her 90-year-old mother helps her make ends meet. Some business groups oppose raising the minimum wage saying businesses should decide what to pay workers based on competition with other employers.
In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.
The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.
After seven months on the road the "Shake It Off" singer is ready for some time off.
The "Mama's Broken Heart" hitmaker is turning her divorce into good songwriting material, insisting she has "never felt so inspired."
The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.
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