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  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:34:54 GMT
    Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that...More >>
    Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of...More >>
  • Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

    Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:34:20 GMT
    U.S. stock futures rose sharply 30 minutes before the opening bell as investors cheered strong earnings from Apple and Facebook. Investors also were encouraged by a positive report on orders for long-lasting goods.More >>
    The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.More >>
  • Court filing says ship in Texas spill was speeding

    Court filing says ship in Texas spill was speeding

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:34:16 GMT
    The owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship last month dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel claims in court filings the ship was speeding and being operated in a reckless manner.More >>
    The owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship last month, dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel, claims in court filings the ship was speeding and being operated in a reckless manner.More >>
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