'Vaccine' to boost global food production

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel21C) Even though organic agriculture and sustainable farming practices are on the rise, feeding a hungry world demands that commercial farmers rely on genetically engineered (GMO) seeds to more…

Dow, S&P close at 5-year highs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The Dow and S&P 500 turned decisively higher in the final minutes of trading to close at their best level since December 2007 and all three major more…

Gun stores: Stocks running low as sales surge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WBTV-TV) The shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last month touched off a wave of gun buying -- and President Barack Obama's gun-control speech this week more…

House GOP to Senate: No budget, no paychecks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — House Republican leaders on Friday announced a plan to condition a three-month increase in the debt limit on the Senate committing to pass more…

Lawyer bills client for sex

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PIONEER PRESS) An Eagan lawyer is suspended indefinitely after having an affair with a client whom he represented in a divorce, then billing her for time they spent more…

Stolen food-bank truck found … without food

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUART NEWS) FORT PIERCE — A food-laden truck stolen from the nonprofit Food and Outreach Center overnight Sunday has been found in Hollywood, minus the food. And it more…

Obama jobs council: 1 year without meeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) President Barack Obama's Jobs Council hit a notable milestone on Thursday: one year without an official meeting. The 26-member panel is also set to expire at the more…

Lithium batteries central to Boeing's 787 woes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, a problem that apparently is more…