New York's attorney general cites charity's "shocking pattern of illegality" involving self-dealing. Its lawyers say any offenses are minor.
Richard Cisneros, owner of seven McDonald's franchises in Manhattan, is now obliged to pay nearly $500,000 to workers at his fast-food restaurants.
Questions about Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital are not likely to go away any time soon, especially now that it's been revealed that Bain is among a number of major private equity firms under investigation by the New York state attorney general's office for tax-related reasons.
Bill McKibben, along with some 2,000 activists protesting the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, are our Truthdiggers of the Week.