Industries

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks

Oct 20, 2017

A boat transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry didn't call for help after it crashed into a reef off Waikiki

1 dead, 1 missing after fuel barge fire off Texas coast

Oct 20, 2017

One crew member dead, another missing after barge loaded with crude oil catches fire off Texas coast

Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

Oct 20, 2017

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defends the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again

TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed

Oct 20, 2017

Harvey Weinstein is in jeopardy of losing his membership with another influential entertainment organization, and another woman has leveled lurid sexual allegations against the Oscar-winning producer

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

Oct 20, 2017

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate

Oct 20, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts

Minnesota wild rice rule irks industry and environmentalists

Oct 20, 2017

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has managed to anger both environmentalists and industry with its new wild rice standard

Tigers pick former rival, hire Gardenhire as new manager

Oct 20, 2017

The Detroit Tigers have hired Ron Gardenhire as their new manager, bringing the longtime Minnesota Twins skipper back to the AL Central to take over a team that is in the middle of a significant rebuilding process

US rig count declines by 15 this week to 913; Texas loses 8

Oct 20, 2017

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by 15 this week to 913

Top Dems nix White House demands to alter health care deal

Oct 20, 2017

Top Senate Democrats are rejecting White House demands to change the bipartisan compromise aimed at steadying unsettled insurance markets

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