Republican lawmakers last week rejected the proposals offered by Gov. Mark Dayton (D). The Minnesota government shutdown is now in its 10th day.
Malee, a three-month old Asian elephant, cools off with a spray of water in her wading pool at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City on July 18. Much of the nation is in the grip of a broiling heat wave.
Michele Bachmann was born in Iowa, where she'll throw her hat into the presidential ring next week. There are now eight GOP candidates running for the White House, including Michele Bachmann.
There aren’t any signs that classic rock is going away anytime soon, and summer is the time of year when things usually start to happen in the music business. The band Supertramp is touring in Canada, and after finishing with his first season as an American Idol judge, Steven Tyler will join the rest of Aerosmith in the recording studio.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, (R) Minnesota, joined by husband Marcus, left, family and friends, announces that she will end her campaign for president Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, in West Des Moines, Iowa.
NFL lockout could mean smaller revenues for businesses that rely on training camps. NFL lockout would have to last seven more weeks to begin affecting training camp.
Missouri tornado: Authorities warned that the death toll could climb as search and rescuers continued their work.
Corn futures are expected to fall after the government's latest crop report. The corn futures market had expected supply to drop. Instead, it's expanding.
Commodities prices for grains, precious metals, and oil rise. Traders in farm commodities await government crop report.
White Castle online menu debuts in its 400 restaurants. Chain says the White Castle online system will be particularly useful for large orders.