April 1, 2015
Updated 5:18 PM

Stories Journalists Are Talking About

McDonald’s to Raise Hourly Pay for 90,000 Workers

wsj.com — McDonald's Corp. plans to raise pay by more than 10% and add benefits like paid vacation for workers at U.S. restaurants it operates, an effort to rejuvenate the struggling fast-food giant that offers fresh evidence of rising wage pressure in the American labor market.
Apr 01, 2015

McDonald’s to raise wages at the fraction of restaurants it doesn’t pretend are mom & pops wsj.com/articles/mcdon…

Apr 01, 2015

McDonald's raising pay 10% but the move doesn't apply to employees of the franchisees who operate 90% of stores: on.wsj.com/1CxPUJw

Apr 01, 2015

RT @m_cof: McDonald's pay raises won't affect workers at 90% of restaurants operated as franchises on.wsj.com/1MBlk9Q pic.twitter.com/1NyCmA7Rub

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California Imposes First-Ever Water Restrictions to Deal With Drought

nytimes.com — PHILLIPS, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory water restrictions for the first time in California history on Wednesday, saying that the state's drought had reached near-crisis proportions after a winter that brought record-low snowfalls.
Apr 01, 2015

RT @mattkahn1966: California Imposes First-Ever Water Restrictions to Deal With Drought nyti.ms/1yAX7VA , raise the price of water and we will adapt.

Apr 01, 2015

California Imposes First-Ever Water Restrictions to Deal With Drought nyti.ms/1yAX7VA

Apr 01, 2015

The State of California is rationing water, effective today. Ponder that for a moment... nytimes.com/2015/04/02/us/…

Apr 01, 2015

Oh my. California Imposes First-Ever Water Restrictions to Deal With Drought nyti.ms/1yAX7VA

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I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life

buzzfeed.com — I break this story up into 3 chapters. It should never have gone this far, but the internet works in mysterious ways. None of this should have ever happened. It makes absolutely no sense at all. It's truly crazy. I'm sitting on my couch with some friends going through my photo stream on my new phone.
Apr 01, 2015

@mattstopera gets his phone stolen and becomes famous in china. mr sparkle, but for real. READ IT NOW IT IS AMAZING buzzfeed.com/mjs538/i-follo…

Apr 01, 2015

Great story RT @Ed_Dale: RT Piers Morgan: One stolen iPhone, one INCREDIBLE story... BuzzFeed fb.me/3pAwrrYUw

Apr 01, 2015

RT @Ed_Dale: RT Piers Morgan: One stolen iPhone, one INCREDIBLE story... BuzzFeed fb.me/3pAwrrYUw

Apr 01, 2015

Read this -> I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across World, Became Celeb In China, Found Friend For Life buzzfeed.com/mjs538/i-follo… ht @nickvarchaver

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Renegades of Junk: The Rise and Fall of the Drexel Empire

bloomberg.com — The people who lived through Michael Milken's Wall Street saga tell it in their own words, 25 years later The tale of Drexel Burnham Lambert's unlikely rise, gargantuan heights, and calamitous fall is the story of Wall Street.
Apr 01, 2015

"It might not have been the greatest thing for Drexel to have used junk bonds for hostile takeovers." bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-… v @business

Apr 01, 2015

RT @dakincampbell: A great reminder of Wall Street, 30 years ago. How much has it changed? bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-… The Rise and Fall of the Drexel Empire

Apr 01, 2015

A great reminder of Wall Street, 30 years ago. How much has it changed? bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-… The Rise and Fall of the Drexel Empire

Apr 01, 2015

This is just a thing of beauty, both in design and content: An oral history of Michael Milken's Wall Street saga -- bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-…

Apr 01, 2015

Retrospective Renegades of Junk: The Rise and Fall of the Drexel Empire klou.tt/1cgljnt4idyjw

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