Gasoline prices start 2012 with 6-cent rise

by Felicia Dionisio -- Gasoline prices aren’t starting off on the right foot in 2012. The average price of gasoline in Houston rose to $3.12, up 6 cents from the week before, more…

Solar ATMs fuel rural revolution in India

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An Indian start-up is catalysing a quiet revolution by designing, developing and installing unique solar-powered ATMs in rural areas. The initial lot of 400 solar ATMs, aptly called more…

So, you want to get into golf business

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Sure, times are tough in golf, as they are most everywhere, but there's good news. The sport, around for 500 years, figures to be around awhile longer. And more…

Obama makes 3 NLRB recess appointments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- After making an end run around Senate Republicans with a recess appointment to fill the top job at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday, President Barack Obama more…

Farmers having hard time replacing migrants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A study by the Georgia Agriculture Department of the state farm workforce shows that finding legal employees with the skill and desire to do labor-intensive harvesting is extremely more…

Grocery chain yanks Alec Baldwin TV ads

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Actor Alex Baldwin's antics aboard an American Airlines flight have gotten him grounded as a spokesman for a western New York-based supermarket chain. A spokeswoman for Wegmans Food more…

Latin oil supplies for U.S. start to dry up

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The political and environmental debates swirling around the proposed $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas miss a crucial point, energy analysts say: The Canadian oil more…

Obama bypasses Congress to appoint watchdog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- President Barack Obama will use a recess appointment to install Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, a new federal watchdog agency that’s the centerpiece more…