Latest from Peter Whoriskey

Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate companies, including Nestle, Hershey and Mars, failed to keep a 2001 promise to Congress to eradicate child labor from their supply chains in West Africa.

  • Jul 16, 2019

While much of the early legal sparring has focused on questions of Epstein’s freedom, a secondary struggle may determine how much money Epstein has — and what he will owe and to whom when it’s all over.

  • Jul 16, 2019

Ghana and Ivory Coast aim to boost farmer incomes by raising the commodity's prices.

  • Jul 2, 2019

Nearly 20 years ago, companies like Hershey, Nestle and Mars pledged to eradicate the “worst forms” of child labor in their supply chains. Why haven’t they kept their promises?

  • Jun 5, 2019

Big investment firms buy up hundreds of mobile home parks and call it affordable housing. A resident says “they just want the rent.”

  • Feb 14, 2019

In a blog post Thursday, the Amazon founder accused the National Enquirer of threatening to blackmail him.

  • Feb 8, 2019

After a Washington Post story reported that top Trump administration officials were slated to get $10,000 raises during the shutdown, the administration told federal agencies that "it would be prudent" not to follow through on the pay increases.

  • Jan 5, 2019

While 800,000 federal workers go without pay during a partial shutdown, hundreds of top Trump administration officials are poised to get raises barring new budget legislation.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Private-equity firm Sun Capital has filed for bankruptcy 5 times in 10 years, leaving $280 million unpaid.

  • Dec 28, 2018

The Trump administration says economic pressure brought Kim Jong Un to negotiation. But evidence of new economic woes in North Korea is scant.

  • Mar 26, 2018
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