Topic: North Dakota
With the national debt at 90% of gross domestic product, the US could face a crisis if creditors raise interest rates, experts say.
03/08/2011 05:30 pm
The Aloha State has topped the list in a Gallup-Healthways survery of six categories of well-being. Coming in last: West Virginia.
03/07/2011 03:32 pm
Skippy peanut butter recall affects some reduced-fat jars of peanut butter. The company says no illnesses have been linked to contaminated Skippy peanut butter.
03/07/2011 10:54 am
'Gang of Six' deficit-cutting negotiators in the Senate are mum after rumors of entitlement cuts and tax code reform nearly derailed talks. Still, a short-term budget accord this week did manage to avert a government shutdown.
03/04/2011 03:32 pm
Former Sen. Christopher Dodd is the new chairman and CEO of the film industry's MPAA, taking a position filled for four decades by the flamboyant Jack Valenti.
03/02/2011 05:35 pm
With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
03/01/2011 06:47 pm
Baby names: The same values that pushed adventurous individuals into new territories as our country was being populated may still show up in the names their descendants give to babies, a new study finds.
02/25/2011 11:37 am
Oil prices in the Midwest are far lower than in Europe. Why? Pipelines.
02/22/2011 06:40 pm
Jacob Lew responded Thursday to a report that some senators are working on legislation that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts if Congress fails to live within spending targets.
02/17/2011 03:41 pm
In Pictures National parks in winter