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| Report: Jeff Bezos rescued by Ecuadorian Navy USA TODAY |
Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and new owner of The Washington Post, was flown from the Galápagos by an Ecuadorian navy helicopter after suffering a kidney stone attack on New Year's day, according to a summary of reports from local newspapers.
| Texas ranchers hit hard by drought eye rebuilding Fox News |
LUBBOCK, Texas – After a dispiriting stretch of years, many Texas ranchers are optimistic as drought, expensive feed and other conditions that decimated their cattle herds start to loosen their grip. But rebuilding their herds will be neither cheap nor a ...
| Power Restored to Thousands After Substation Malfunction WHSV |
AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va.--- Dominion Virginia Power restored most of the power to nearly 32,000 customers in Augusta County and Waynesboro following a substation malfunction. As of 8 p.m. only four households were still waiting for power. Dominion ...
| Wall St. closes flat after Fed comments Reuters |
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended a volatile session mostly flat on Friday as investors digested comments from Federal Reserve officials that raised questions about how quickly the central bank will end its stimulus program. Wall Street opened higher ...
| Euro Falls Most in 2 Months as Rally Overheats; Yen Snaps Losses Businessweek |
The euro fell the most against the dollar in two months amid speculation its six-month rally was due for a pause even as data signaled improvements in the European economy. The yen snapped nine weeks of losses as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...
| How to Time Social Security Wall Street Journal |
In some cases, married couples may want to take a partial benefit earlier to preserve the value of their savings. And single retirees may want to suspend their Social Security benefits until later while retaining the option of getting the money sooner if needed.
| North Dakota Republican calls for oil boom slowdown after train crash Reuters |
FARGO, North Dakota Jan 3 (Reuters) - A prominent North Dakota Republican has called for a slowdown in the state's oil production boom following the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil on Monday. Robert Harms, chairman of North ...
| Economic outlook '14: Hopes for big step forward USA TODAY |
The economy abounds with hopeful signs as the new year arrives, enough that the Federal Reserve will begin to put its easy-money punch bowl on a higher shelf by trimming its bond purchases this month. But after five years of crisis, recession and an ...
| Boeing machinists approve contract tied to 777X Fox News |
SEATTLE – Boeing machinists approved a contract Friday that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order to ecure assembly of the company's new 777X airplane for the Puget Sound region, solidifying the aerospace giant's presence in ...
| Pendleton drone range covers several hundred miles Houston Chronicle |
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Northeastern Oregon's drone testing range will encompass the city of Pendleton and several hundred square miles of land southeast of town. The Federal Aviation Administration approved the University of Alaska's application ...
| Ford goes off the grid with new solar-powered car Christian Science Monitor |
It used to be that leaving your car out in direct sunlight only meant it would be quite painful to touch the scorching hot steering wheel for a few minutes. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories. Think you know Tesla Motors? Take our quiz! Zipcar, Getaround ...
| Legal marijuana an economic boon, advocates claim Tribune-Review |
With Colorado pot dealers doing brisk business legally, supporters of decriminalizing marijuana in Pennsylvania are renewing their charge that the state is on the wrong side of a multibillion-dollar industry. State and federal governments could save $8.7 ...
| A few ideas of what to do with your Christmas trees Fayetteville Observer |
N.C. wildlife officials get ready to throw weighted Christmas trees into a lake to create a habitat for fish. State wildlife officials no longer accept trees, but say used Christmas trees can benefit private lakes and pond. Old Christmas trees. Staff photo by Raul R.