BAKER, Calif. (AP) — A giant thermometer rising from the Southern California desert is once again a beacon for tourists headed to and from Las Vegas.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says nuclear material that the Islamic State extremist group seized when it overran the Iraqi city of Mosul is "low grade" and doesn't pose "a significant safety, security or nuclear proliferation risk."
After pricing airfare for a family of five, my husband and I decided driving would be the cheapest option for our April 2014 vacation. Theme parks were out of our price range and we thought spring was too cold for the beach. So we decided Denver, Colorado, was the place we would visit.
CHICAGO (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Every 70 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. There is no cure, but there is new hope.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and liberal Democrats on Thursday derailed a Senate bill to help hunters and potentially aid Democratic senators seeking re-election in GOP-leaning states. It's the latest bipartisan measure to fall victim to election-year maneuvering.
(StatePoint) For many kids, playing sports is an important part of growing up, and that’s a good thing. Sports are a great way for children and adolescents to develop lifelong exercise habits, build relationships, and learn teamwork.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Eric Kronberg fractured a bone in his left hand during practice Wednesday and will miss about eight weeks for the defending MLS Cup champions.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say about 12,000 air samples taken on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year after more than three dozen workers reported being sickened by chemical vapors have failed to find a cause for the problem.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Suncoast is not only famous for its museums, its orchestra, opera, ballet and theatres. It's also well known for its outstanding comedy. And this weekend you'll see why.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2014--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) today announced it is implementing a restructuring program designed to improve profitability and return on invested capital in each of its three reportable segments. The restructuring program, which builds on the Company’s existing productivity and asset optimization plans, is expected to result in ongoing annual savings of approximately $75 million, beginning in 2014 with full realization starting in early 2016. The restructuring program is focused on the closure of certain underperforming assets as well as the consolidation and realignment of other facilities. The Company is also implementing reductions in selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses globally.
CLEVELAND (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Think about this. The average American consumes 156 pounds of sugar every year. Experts say that could be the one reason for expanding waistlines. Too much sugar could also cause cardiovascular disease and even depression.
Summer vacation is here. It’s that magical time of year when my kids all stay up later, get up earlier and never leave unless I provide somewhere for them to go.
We’ve always liked the word “synergy.” It is a dynamic word, sounding a little like energy, and it has an almost magical meaning: a combination where "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts" — one plus one equaling three, five or more.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are moving higher in early trading on Wall Street, reversing a two-day decline. Alcoa is getting the second-quarter earnings season underway with some positive news. Late yesterday the aluminum company reported a profit of $138 million, better than Wall Street expected, as well as stronger-than-expected revenue. This afternoon the Federal Reserve will release minutes from its June meeting.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2014--What do you get when you combine the world’s best-selling zero emission vehicle with innovative paint technology that repels mud, rain and everyday dirt? Answer: A very special Nissan LEAF electric vehicle that might just be the “world’s cleanest car.”
HOLLYWOOD, FL -- (Marketwired) — 07/09/14 -- NV5 Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "NV5") (NASDAQ: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, today announced it was awarded a contract by the San Diego County Water Authority to provide Construction Management As-Needed Support Services. The $2.5 million contract includes construction management to augment the Authority's Capital Improvement and Asset Management Program. The Authority will have access to NV5's broad construction management capabilities, including resident engineering, construction inspections, geotechnical engineering, materials testing, special inspections, water quality compliance and project controls. NV5 will provide construction management services to the Authority on a variety of projects, including new pipelines, relining of existing pipelines, pump station upgrades, flow control facilities upgrades and environmental mitigation sites.
(BPT) - With the demand for electricity and natural gas rising, right along with energy costs, American homeowners can easily spend hundreds of dollars a month on utility bills.
Soybeans are falling again as traders expect the U.S. crop to come in at a record in the fall.
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami federal judge says he won't drop a long-running lawsuit that claims the state is providing inadequate care to children in its Medicaid program. The state argued that the nine-year-old case should be dismissed but the judge says that move would be premature.