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Obama-Biden-041614.jpg President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are traveling to a community college in Pennsylvania on Wednesday to announce the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in new job training programs.
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EricCantor-041714.jpg After speaking with President Barack Obama by phone about stalled immigration reform legislation on Wednesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virg., claimed the president still does not understand how to work with the Republican-controlled House.
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indusproduction-041614.jpgIndustrial production in the U.S. rose by more than expected in the month of March, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report on Wednesday, with the report also showing a notable upward revision to the pace of production growth in the previous month. The report said industrial production increased by 0.7 percent in March after surging up by an upwardly revised 1.2 percent in February.
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Free drug samples may be costly in the long run, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford. For the study the researchers worked with a team of dermatologists to see how free samples impact their prescribing practices. In 2010 they found that 18 percent of all prescriptions from the dermatologist group included a free sample of some drug.
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The Taiwan stock market has moved to the upside now in three consecutive trading days, gathering nearly 90 points or 1 percent in that span. The Taiwan Stock Exchange closed just below the 8,945-point plateau, and now the market figures to remain in that neighborhood again on Friday. The global forecast...
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Food and beverage giant PepsiCo, Inc. Thursday reported a higher first-quarter profit, amid flat revenues. Organic revenue grew 4 percent from last year. Earnings per share, as well as revenues beat analysts' estimates. The company also reaffirmed 7 percent core constant currency earnings per share growth target for full year 2014.
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A wide range of consumer products contain certain nanoparticles that can harm our DNA, according to a new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard School of Publich Heath. Manufacturers use nanoparticles to improve texture, kill microbes, or enhance shelf life, etc., in consumer...
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With a sizable release of 3,400+ theaters, sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" appears to be in good shape to open as the number one movie in the U.S., though a strong second weekend from "Rio 2" could bring the animated Fox release to the top of the charts for the first time.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet Sunday evening in Paris to discuss efforts to diffuse tensions surrounding the situation in Ukraine and the buildup of Russian troops along Russia's border with Ukraine. On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin...
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