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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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AlexSink-041514.jpg Despite pressure from national Democrats, Alex Sink revealed Tuesday that she won't attempt a rematch against Congressman David Jolly, R-Fla., in November. Sink, who narrowly lost to Jolly in a special election to replace the late Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., last month, was seen by many as Democrats' best chance to pick up the seat.
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Sleep apnea may be linked to poor bone health, according to a new study which shows that people who suffer from the sleep disorder may be at an increased risk of developing osteoporosis. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, shows that people with sleep apnea were 2.7 times more likely to be diagnosed with osteoporosis, especially women and older people.
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Auto parts supplier Johnson Controls, Inc. agreed Wednesday to acquire Air Distribution Technologies, Inc. from its owner Canada Pension Plan Investment Board or CPPIB, for about $1.6 billion in a bid to expand its buildings business. The deal, which is subject to limited conditions, is expected to close by the end of July.
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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 another $41 million in weekend revenue, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is continuing to put up big totals for distributor Disney, putting it well ahead of the pace of the original and nearly toppling $500 million worldwide in the process already. Also putting up some decent numbers over the weekend was "Rio 2," which earned very similar opening numbers as the original.
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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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