Swiss voters have rejected a proposal that would have limited executive pay to 12 times that of the lowest paid. 1:12 – Swiss referendum to decide whether to limit executive pay http://t.co/1v7MMcvSMU pic.twitter.com/2muedNBRW1 — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) November 22, 2013 BBC News reports: The referendum saw 65.3% vote against the plan with 34.7% in Read more

Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others,” write Joan Lowy and Scott Mayerowitz for the AP. Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said in a statement Read more

“The American public is clearly ticked off. Between the government shutdown, the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act, and the pace of the economic recovery, poll after poll reports signs of deep frustration and unrest,” Alan Yu writes at NPR. “Anger toward politicians and government isn’t exactly a new phenomenon. What is unusual, however, Read more