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The Street: Your friends may tire of your selfies showing up on Facebook and Twitter , but NASA wants more. The U.S. space agency is asking you to indulge your inner teenager in the interests of planetary science.
Step inside Cabela's latest cathedral to the back country and you are confronted by a life-size diorama: A whitetail deer pursued by two ravenous-looking wolves.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines.
A South Carolina man was slapped with a $525 fine after failing to pay for an 89-cent soda refill during his lunch break at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. The federal citation described the incident as "theft of government property."
The Street: Penny-pinching car owners can expect to find the lowest gas prices on Wednesdays in South Dakota, Thursdays in Delaware and Maryland and a wide variety of other days elsewhere, a 50-state analysis by market tracker GasBuddy.com has found.
Philadelphia-based Chemtura Corp. has agreed to sell its agricultural-chemicals division for about $1 billion to Platform Specialty Products Corp., which is backed by hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman.
In upper Montgomery County, plant director Chris Milligan worries about finding hourly employees to work the production lines at Blommer Chocolate Co. in East Greenville.
Airlines will begin reporting first-quarter earnings next week, and despite a rough winter most expect strong profits this spring and beyond.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's Board of Governors took the unusual step of considering an enforcement issue on Thursday, less than two months after Chair Janet Yellen pledged that top officials would have more direct involvement in such decisions.
U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising.
DETROIT (AP) - Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
INDIO, Calif. (AP) - When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend.
ROME (AP) - Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.
WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) - You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus.
DALLAS (AP) - A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
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