*Google expects Glass etiquette to evolve. SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Google staged four discussions expounding on the finer points of its "Glass" wearable computer during this week's developer conference.» Read More
*White House invites children as backdrop for gun control plan. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who led a task force that made recommendations on the issue, will present the measures at a White House event attended by children from around the country who wrote letters to the president about gun violence and school safety.
WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama on Monday rejected any negotiations with Republicans over raising the U.S. borrowing limit, accusing his opponents of trying to extract a ransom for not ruining the economy in the latest fiscal fight.
BAMAKO/ PARIS- Al Qaeda- linked Islamist rebels launched a counter-offensive in Mali on Monday after four days of French air strikes on their northern strongholds, seizing the central town of Diabaly and promising to drag France into a brutal Afghanistan-style war.
WASHINGTON, Jan 7- Prospects for a 2013 overhaul of the U.S. tax code have faded after last week's "fiscal cliff" fight, with Democrats still pushing to raise more government revenue by closing tax breaks and Republicans arguing that the tax debate is over.
"These proposed regulations are a sign of progress," said Caroline Smith DeWaal, food safety director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, who has been a critic of the FDA. " The new law should transform the FDA from an agency that tracks down outbreaks after the fact to an agency focused on preventing food contamination in the first place. "
NEW YORK, Jan 3- Charities working on Superstorm Sandy relief in New York have raised at least $400 million, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Thursday. Of the 88 charities that responded, the American Red Cross raised the most money, with $188 million donated to Sandy efforts as of Dec. 10.
*State mental health budgets slashed since 2009. *11 mln mentally ill report' unmet need' for care. NEW YORK, Dec 29- Lori, a 39- year-old mother in New Jersey, would like to save for the usual things: college, retirement, vacations.
Andrew Young and Brad Newman, GiveLocally,net founders, discuss the future of nonprofit giving on the web.
*FDA to take comments for 60 days before giving final OK. If it gets a final go-ahead, it would be the first food from a transgenic animal- one whose genome has been altered- to be approved by the FDA.
*House Republican accuses FDA of withholding documents. WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The top U.S. drug regulator on Wednesday urged state officials to help close regulatory loopholes involving the safety of compounded drugs, such as the tainted steroid injections at the center of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak.
SHANGHAI, Dec 20- Long-time China watchers probably felt a sense of deja vu when HSBC's chief China economist, Qu Hongbin, predicted last month that the yuan would be convertible within five years. China has been thwarting such predictions since 1993, when it first formally adopted capital account convertibility as a long-term goal.
Dec 17- Some 150 developing countries, led by China, have been the source of flows of tainted money totaling $5.9 trillion over 10 years through 2010, Global Financial Integrity, a research and advocacy group in Washington, D.C., said on Monday.
If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.
PARIS/ DUBAI, Dec 13- If the 1,500 delegates huddled into a Dubai conference centre to thrash out a new global telecommunications treaty didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.
*US says Iran could test ICBM by 2015 with outside help. *Report for Congress says Iran may be falling behind goal. WASHINGTON, Dec 7- An internal report for the U.S. Congress has concluded that Iran probably is no longer on track, if it ever was, to having an ocean-crossing missile as soon as 2015..
*Growing market raised 1.2 bln euros in 2011. LONDON, Dec 7- A new breed of internet-based financiers are calling for action to end regulatory uncertainty they say is preventing them from getting money to the small and medium-sized businesses that need it.
NEW YORK, Nov 26- Daniel Allen stared in shock after opening the door to his grandmother's closet. "She was a packrat," said Allen, who was helping his family clean his 92- year-old grandmother's Waterloo, Indiana, farmhouse after she passed away in March. "
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discusses job growth in the U.S. and how to unlock opportunities in the "for-profit" markets.
Linda Rottenberg, Endeavor Global CEO, explains why her non-profit organization, which supports start-ups in emerging markets, is betting on Greece.
If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”