- Capitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 04/27/2015 - 05:03 PM
Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill.
- Mylan rejects Teva's $40.1 billion buyout offer
Associated Press, Monday - 04/27/2015 - 09:58 AM
Mylan N. V. rejected Teva Pharmaceuticals' $40.1 billion buyout offer, saying the cash-and-stock proposal undervalues the company.
- Stocks rise as investors prepare for busy week of earnings
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 04/27/2015 - 09:45 AM
The U. S. stock market is opening moderately higher as investors prepare for a busy week of company earnings news. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 73 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,154.
- High court to consider lawsuits over personal data
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 04/27/2015 - 09:40 AM
The Supreme Court will decide whether Web sites and other companies that collect personal data can be sued for publishing inaccurate information even if the mistakes don't cause any actual harm. The justices said Monday they will hear an appeal from Spokeo.com, an Internet search engine that compiles data on people and lets subscribers view the profiles. Thomas Robins sued Spokeo for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act after it incorrectly stated his age, education, employment and marital status.
- US gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon; could go slightly up
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 04/26/2015 - 11:14 PM
The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil prices caused the run-up at the pump.
- Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday - 04/25/2015 - 05:58 PM
Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
- Bill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in Oregon
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 04/25/2015 - 11:38 AM
Oregon legislators want to curb the use of antibiotics in agriculture, joining a national movement concerned that germs are becoming more resistant and causing infections in human. Proponents of an Oregon bill say the practice of farmers routinely feeding antibiotics to livestock to fatten it up and protect it from illnesses is contributing to the spread of superbugs. If the legislation passes, Oregon would be the first in the nation to mandate stricter rules on livestock antibiotics. Some farmers and veterinarians say the bill would limit them from using antibiotics to prevent disease outbreaks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 23,000 human deaths and more than 2 million illnesses each year. The federal government is working to phase out low-dose antibiotics for animal growth.
- Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles
Kansas City Star, Friday - 04/24/2015 - 12:23 PM
Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U. S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage. …
- Poland protests Mattel game that refers to 'Nazi Poland'
Associated Press, Friday - 04/24/2015 - 08:00 AM
The Polish government is demanding that toy producer Mattel recall a party game and correct a card that refers to "Nazi Poland."
- BYOB: It's Brew Your Own Beer at some colleges
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 04/24/2015 - 02:48 AM
A bachelor's in beer? A master's in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies.
- Rooftop restaurant provides rare bright spot in Gaza
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 04/24/2015 - 02:48 AM
When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city.
- Strong dollar squeezes company earnings
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 04/23/2015 - 03:09 PM
Procter & Gamble and Facebook have nothing in common. One deals in razors and toothpaste, the other in likes, self-promotion and embarrassing family photos. But this week, …