December 10, 2013 Without a farm bill, dairy policy will revert to 1949 law, and wholesale milk prices could double. But the Senate Agriculture Committee chairwoman says she expects a bill to pass in January, in time to avert a spike in milk prices.
December 10, 2013 The vaccine made by Novartis isn't approved for general use in the United States. But the Food and Drug Administration is allowing it on the Princeton campus. The university is offering the vaccine to students and some other people on campus through Thursday.
December 10, 2013 In the male-dominated world of cars and trucks, Mary Barra put herself into the driver's seat. On Tuesday, General Motors chose Barra, the daughter of a Pontiac plant worker, to become its new chief executive. Analysts say she may bring fresh ideas about how to sell autos to women.
December 10, 2013 The Volcker rule, a key part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law, prevents banks from using government-insured money to make speculative bets.
December 10, 2013 The once-sleepy tourist town of Noel, Mo., in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, is now home to hundreds of immigrants and newly arrived refugees, thanks largely to the huge Tyson Food Inc. poultry plant. And since the town lacks the infrastructure to serve these new residents, schools have become the de facto safety net.
December 10, 2013 Video games are huge. But when you factor in everything — rentals, on demand, etc. — Americans still spend way more on movies.
December 10, 2013 Mary Barra will become the new leader of General Motors in January, the company announced Tuesday. The company veteran's tenure as CEO will begin after current leader Dan Akerson retires on Jan. 15.
December 10, 2013 People of color are more likely to rent their homes than own them. A new study found that housing costs are eating up an ever larger portion of income as incomes stagnate and rents climb higher.