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U.S. plans to create largest marine protected area

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

BBC: The extended zone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean would double the world's fully protected marine reserves.

 

Alaska to put free pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

TIME: The University of Alaska-led program hopes to combat the state's high rate of fetal alcohol syndrome.

 

GM recalls another 3.16M vehicles

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Forbes: General Motors expects to record recall-related costs at $700 million for the second quarter, up from its previous estimate of $400 million.

 

U.S. beats Ghana, 2-1

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

CBS: Team USA won their first Group G match against Ghana at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

 

U.S. industrial production increases

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Businessweek: Industrial production climbed more than forecasted in May.

 

Washing raw chicken 'spreads infection'

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Monday, June 16, 2014

BBC: The Food Standards Agency is warning consumers to stop washing raw chicken, as doing so increases the risk of food poisoning.

 

Priceline to buy OpenTable

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Friday, June 13, 2014

NYT: The online travel booking website will acquire the restaurant reservation service for $2.6 billion.

 

4,000 plus pounds of beef recalled

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Friday, June 13, 2014

CNN: More than 4,000 pounds of rib-eye and other fresh beef products were recalled over mad cow disease concerns.

 

Twitter COO resigns

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Forbes: Ali Rowghani could not increase the company's acquisitions of new users.

 

FDA rule may alter cheese-aging process

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

NYT: The Food and Drug Administration is questioning the use of wooden planks to age some cheeses.

 

Student killed in shooting at Oregon high school

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WSJ: Emilio Hoffman, a 14-year-old freshman, has been identified as the victim.

 

European taxi drivers protest against Uber

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Businessweek: More than 30,000 European taxi and limo drivers believe the smartphone application threatens their livelihoods.

 

Facebook hires PayPal

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

NYT: The social network hired eBay's PayPal president, David Marcus, to lead the expansion of its messaging products.

 
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