Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder declared his support for requiring the government to get a warrant before reading Americans’ e-mail. It’s about time. Read full article >>
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner raised the possibility of jail time on Wednesday for law violations in the growing scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny.
(Reuters) – Patent expirations on big-name drugs such as Lipitor and Plavix has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the United States for the first time in at least 55 years, according to a report released on Thursday.
May 9 (Reuters) – Patent expirations on big-name drugs such as Lipitor and Plavix has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the United States for the first time in at least 55 years, according to a report released … Continue reading
NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) – The Dow closed above 15,000 for the first time on Tuesday and the S&P 500 ended at another record high, extending the market’s rally as more investors rushed to join the party and German … Continue reading
Reinhart/Rogoff-gate isn’t the first time that incorrect data have been a thorn in the side of those seeking austerity and deficit reduction. It’s been a remarkable feature of attempts to “pivot” away from dealing with mass unemployment that they’ve relied … Continue reading
ALBANY, New York (Reuters) – New York’s Assembly passed the state’s $ 135 billion budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 on Thursday just before midnight, the third budget in a row to be delivered on time in a state known for … Continue reading
Via the LEO Zoological Conservation Center in Greenwich, Conn., here’s an adorable giraffe calf standing up for the very first time — under the watchful eye of his mother, Petal. Good work, baby giraffe! Read full article >>
The Securities and Exchange Commission suffered a legal blow Wednesday when the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the agency’s position on how much time regulators have to pursue civil penalties. In Gabelli v. SEC, two officials at the Gabelli Fund argued … Continue reading
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks could struggle to extend their seven-week winning streak as the quarterly earnings period draws to a close and the market bumps into strong technical resistance.