April 6, 2015 8:14 PM Tidal: Jay Z’s new streaming service makes a big splash with launch, but will it sink or swim against competition?
From left: Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Deadmau5, Kanye West, Jay Z and J. Cole onstage at the Tidal launch event on March 30. Over the last few days, Jay has made good on his vow to bring fans music from top stars that they can’t get anywhere but his uber-hyped, new streaming service, Tidal. But will such teases be enough for Tidal to lure customers 42
April 5, 2015 8:50 PM How Andrew Harrison helped preserve Kentucky’s legacy now that they’re 38-and-Done
INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Harrison’s postgame comments regarding Frank Kaminsky, while simultaneously being incredibly stupid and not at all a big deal, may end up going down in history as the moment that saved this Kentucky team’s legacy. Since that press conference, twitter and sports talk radio and the blogs have all been dominated with #hottake after 35
April 4, 2015 9:26 PM Thousands attend Main Street Square's Eggstravaganza
The Easter Bunny came to Rapid City a day early to stop by the Eggstravaganza event at Main Street Square Saturday afternoon. The grand opening of the Legacy Commons Playground kicked off the Eggstravaganza events with an Easter Egg hunt. Main Street Square Executive Director Megan Whitman says, "We're all about 'Fun Squared at Main Street Square,' and when we have families 51
April 3, 2015 2:15 PM What Does a McDonald's Wage Hike Mean for the Economy?
Some of the country's mega-employers have begun boosting wages. But that might have nothing to do with the labor market. Average hourly earnings for nonfarm private sector employees ticked up in March to $24.86, a 2.1 percent increase year over year and a modest sign that long-awaited increases in pay may be in the economic cards after all. Both the goods 40
April 2, 2015 11:18 AM Thursday's Morning Email: California Governor Orders Water Cutbacks
To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR ORDERS WATER CUTBACKS Governor Jerry Brown mandated strict water restrictions, which will cut the state's water usage by 25% . Scientists warn the drought has been worsened by global warming. Check out this graphic of how much water Californians 35
April 1, 2015 8:26 PM McDonalds raises pay for 90,000 workers
McDonald's Corp., which has been struggling to improve its image amid sagging sales, plans to increase pay for some 90,000 workers starting in July, the company said on Wednesday. The hamburger chain also announced plans to dole out vacation benefits to employees of stores it operates, which make up roughly 10% of its U.S. stores, the company said in a press 97
April 1, 2015 3:36 PM Is Fear of Rejection Holding You Back?
Yesterday my 15-year-old daughter Maddy emailed me to say she'd just received a rejection letter from McDonalds where she'd applied for part time work. She was feeling deflated. I emailed her right back. "Maccas Shmaccas," I said. "One day you'll look back on this and laugh. I promise!" Of course I understood her disappointment. But I've not one iota of doubt 50
April 1, 2015 4:09 AM Clemson University student killed after fight with fraternity brothers about McDonald’s breakfast: suit
Clemson University freshman Tucker Hipps was found floating in a lake last September. His parents allege in a suit he was killed after a fight about McDonald's breakfast food. A Clemson University student who was found floating in a lake near campus six months ago was killed after a fight with frat brothers over McDonald’s breakfast food, the student’s 33
March 31, 2015 7:45 PM Congressman's Son a Defendant in Fraternity Death Lawsuits
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP/WBOC)- The son of U.S. Rep. John Carney from Delaware is a defendant in two lawsuits over the death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge. The two lawsuits, filed Monday, each seek at least $25 million in damages in 19-year-old Tucker Hipps' September death. He fell from a bridge into rocky, shallow water during a Sigma Phi Epsilon 43
March 31, 2015 6:32 PM Fast Food Workers Plan More Strikes for Tax Day
U.S. fast food workers are planning a major one-day strike on Tax Day, April 15, their latest action in a two-year campaign for a $15 hourly wage and the right to unionize.Workers will walk off the job at fast food restaurants in more than 200 cities across the U.S. to demand higher pay, and protests will be held in as many as 40 other countries the same day. College 111