I’m writing this from my porch, trying to decide whether to declare, oracularly, that Porch Season has begun. This is among my most solemn duties. I have a sense of the world turning to me expectantly, trying to read my body language, like they do with Putin. I’m a humble person, as you know, but […]
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The loss of 20 key Freescale Semiconductor employees in the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner on Saturday raises questions about whether the company should have allowed so many of them to board the same plane, but security...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There were plenty of college athletes at the White House on Monday, but none of the usual NFL or NBA-bound football and basketball players.
Oh boy, when has a more truthful statement than this been made? I mean, there’s so much we didn’t know about Obamacare. Including, of course, the things we were deceived about. It’s just an endless adventure of discovery. Thanks for your honesty Nancy. The... -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted 97-0 on Monday to pass reforms in how the military handles sexual assault cases, but it likely will be many months before the changes become law.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - Parents of two black teenagers whose killings sparked heated criticism of Florida's "stand your ground" law marched on the state Capitol on Monday, warning legislators of a political backlash unless they reform the stat...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone governments edged closer on Monday towards a deal on how to wind down failing banks, but reached no conclusions and more negotiations will take place on Tuesday to address demands of the European Parliament.
(Reuters) - William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP said it would unveil on Tuesday details about Herbalife Ltd's violations in China as the activist investor sharpened his attack against the nutritional products company.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three Louisiana insurers agreed on Monday to continue to accept payments from a federal program for low-income people with HIV/AIDS to cover their Obamacare insurance premiums, the carriers said during a hearing in U.S. District Co...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is expected to maintain its massive monetary stimulus on Tuesday on a view the economy can weather a sales tax increase in April without extra support, although there is expected to be some concern about weakness in...
(Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for records regarding the business dealings of the agency's chairman, David Samson, according to media reports on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than two dozen U.S. Senate Democrats joined forces to speak through the night on Monday, hoping to "wake up" Congress to what they call the threat of climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc will pay Finance Chief Patrick Pichette a $3 million annual bonus, and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora a $3.5 million bonus, a slight increase from the previous year, following a year in which the Internet compa...
(Reuters) - Two workers were sprayed by sulfuric acid at Tesoro Corp's Golden Eagle refinery in Martinez, California, on Monday, the second such incident in less than a month, according to the Contra Costa County Hazardous Materials Program.
(Reuters) - Target Corp has been sued by Swatch Group SA, which accused the second-largest U.S. discount retailer of illegally selling watches that copy its own.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc has named well-known security researcher Alex Stamos as its chief information security officer, tapping a vocal critic of the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs for the position.
DENVER (Reuters) - Police responding to the reported rape of a teenage girl found her mother and two young siblings slain inside their Colorado home, where the suspected rapist and killer was taken into custody, authorities said on Monday.
NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Boeing Co has delayed a decision on where it will build the 787-10, the newest version of its 787 Dreamliner, a spokeswoman confirmed on Monday.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Money managers at Credit Suisse Group's CSHG Verde FIC FIM, the largest Brazilian hedge fund, said on Monday they were sticking with their bet on a decline in Brazil's currency, as concerns grow over the sustainability of public f...
LONDON (Reuters) - European Union rules to cap bankers' bonuses were in doubt on Monday after the bloc's lawmakers agreed to consider a revamp to stop Britain's banks softening their impact.