SCARBOROUGH, Maine— John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.» Read More
Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards and practices for the Fox Cable Networks Group, said Saturday she had wanted to arrange swift financial aid to families and other loved ones, sparing them lengthy court fights.
General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints
SANTA PAULA, Calif.— What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers. Customer Michael Cole said he was surprised when he was charged $4,050 for one CrunchTada Pizza and two beef tacos.
LIMA, Peru— The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers.
DETROIT— General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.
CONAKRY, Guinea— The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation. Government spokesman Damantang Camara announced late Friday that Guinea would follow the committee's recommendation.
April 19- Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the US to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's U.S. bankruptcy case
PARIS, April 19- The head of Vivendi's French telecom unit SFR, won by cable company Numericable in a fierce bidding war, said in comments published on Saturday it planned to partner with Britain's Vodafone in a network-sharing project.
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading
INDIO, Calif.— When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. And dozens of companies have hopped on the Coachella bandwagon, turning the music festival— now two back-to-back weekends— into a marketing hotspot.
ROME— 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.
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CHICAGO— A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a debilitating stroke after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. Friday's verdict came after a two-week trial in Cook County Circuit Court. A $2.5 million settlement in the same matter was reached a month ago with the hospital, Resurrection Medical Center.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of pigs in 27 states since showing up in the U.S. last May
WAIALUA, Hawaii— You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. Kauai and Hawaii counties have moved in the past several months to regulate genetically modified organisms and the pesticides the farms use.
Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada- to- Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.
BERLIN— A senior European Union official says he opposes cutting back gas ties with Russia in the next few years but the bloc should work on diversifying supplies. Russia is a major European gas supplier, and mounting tensions over Ukraine have raised concerns about possible disruption.
*Russia eyes gas pipeline, railway via North Korea to South Korea. MOSCOW, April 19- Russia's parliament has agreed to write off almost $10 billion of North Korea's Soviet-era debt, in a deal expected to facilitate the building of a gas pipeline to South Korea across the reclusive state.