More Than 100 Ships Waiting On Cleanup Of Texas Oil Spill
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Maritime traffic continues to back up after an oil spill that has closed the Houston Ship Channel and left more than 100 vessels waiting to enter or leave.
Consumer Confidence Grew In March
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in March, providing a further sign that the economy's prospects should brighten with warmer weather.
Former Bills QB Jim Kelly Expecting Cancer Surgery
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to undergo surgery following the return of oral cancer. His wife, Jill, says the cancer is aggressive and starting to spread.
Grain and Pork Lower, Cattle Higher On Chicago Board Of Trade
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board f Trade.
Demonstrators Gather In Front Of Supreme Court Over Birth Control Coverage Requirement
WASHINGTON (AP) — Demonstrators on both sides of the issue are gathered outside the Supreme Court -- where justices are hearing arguments today on whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law...
Dairy Queen Set To Open First Location In New York City
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2014--Residents of Manhattan will no longer need to make a trip to the suburbs to enjoy some of America’s most iconic treats. The Dairy Queen® system, part of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B), announced its official entry into New York City with the sc…
President Obama Says NSA Proposal Satisfies Public Concerns
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — President Barack Obama says a proposal to have U.S. telephone companies hold onto call record data satisfies public concerns about government being in control of the data.
Obama Says Russian Military Now Controls Ukraine
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — President Barack Obama says there's no expectation that Russian forces will be dislodged from Crimea by force.
Someone Killing Flamingos At Frankfurt Zoo
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German police are hunting a killer responsible for the death of 15 flamingos at Frankfurt Zoo, some of which were beheaded as they slept.
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal In Swastika Branding Case
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has refused to review the hate crime conviction of a New Mexico man who participated in branding a swastika on the arm of a Navajo man with mental disabilities.