WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House would back "significantly lifting" a $75 million cap on companies responsible for oil spills, spokesman Robert Gibbs said on Wednesday.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Looking for Asian carp that could pose a dire threat to billion-dollar Great Lakes fisheries, U.S. authorities announced plans on Wednesday to poison, net and shock any invaders in Chicago-area rivers.
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Workers toiled above and below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday to plug a gushing oil leak and protect the U.S. shoreline in one of the biggest spill containment efforts ever mounted.
Researchers have discovered that a compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage.
Days after ending their monthlong strike, about 600 Jeffboat workers are back on the job at the barge builder's southern Indiana manufacturing plant.
Supplier of auto parts and assembly line services reported a first-quarter $200,000 net loss, dragged down by impact of General Motors cancelling its contracts.
World's largest brewer and maker of Budweiser said its first quarter profit fell 34 percent to $475 million as global beer sales remained stagnant and were not forecast to rebound in 2010.
Brewer to pay $40 million for a majority, controlling interest in Hebei Si'hai Beer Company in China, a move to expand distribution of?Molson's flagship Coors Light brand.
House lawmakers approved trade breaks for Haiti's textile industry, the latest of several actions aimed at helping the hemisphere's poorest...
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will re-open its airports from 0300 GMT after the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) imposed restrictions on all flights in and out of the country due to risk of abrasive volcanic ash from Iceland damaging aircraft.
Before the future Web can thrive, Internet Explorer 6 must pass away.
DEARBORN, Mich., May 5, 2010 — The countdown to FABTECH 2010 is underway as the event returns to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, November 2-4, 2010. This represents the first time in four years that the show will take place in the Southeastern corridor, a region that...
Hackers redirected visitors to a malicious site until the agency took the infected site down.
The first quarter earnings reports were released as CenturyTel is in the process of acquiring Qwest.
( American Chemical Society ) A prescription drug already approved to treat genital warts and skin cancer may have a new use in boosting the effectiveness of future vaccines for bacterial and viral diseases, such as hepatitis C and HIV. These findings appear in ACS' Molecular...