Rocco’s Steakhouse beefs up Manhattan presence with second location

The elegantly appointed Rocco’s Steakhouse at 72 Madison Avenue has been attracting lovers of prime beef and Italian-inspired veal and poultry for nearly a decade. Now, they’ve added a second location at 100 E. 57th St., the former home of the original BLT Steaks, which closed months ago. Rocco’s signed a lease for 3,500 square […]

Paul Ryan beefs with Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) delivers his farewell address in the Great Hall of the Jefferson Building in the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, December 19, 2018. While running the House, negotiating big tax cuts for Republicans and big increases in military spending, Ryan failed to address the solvency of Social Security […]

Labor Department beefs up child labor law enforcement tools

Officials at the U.S. Department of Labor and Health and Human Services announced Monday an interagency initiative to combat child labor law violations after it emerged that child labor violations had increased since 2015. The Labor Department will step up scrutiny of companies that do business with groups that violate child labor laws, officials said […]

Israel beefs up troops after unprecedented settler rampage

Israel sent hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank on Monday. It was a day after Palestinian gunmen killed his two Israelis and settlers rampaged through Palestinian towns, setting homes and cars on fire in the worst violence in decades. The handling of the rampage has led to several cracks in Israel’s new right-wing […]