The measure, first proposed in 2910, would shut down mines if owners fail to pay fines for safety violations.
Fingerprints, facial and voice recognition — companies are investing in more secure methods to verify people. But even biometrics can be defeated, and they raise privacy concerns.
Over the next two months, more than 300 draft and riding horses will be transported by ferry to Mackinac Island.
The Nasdaq has closed at a new high. It last peaked just before the dot-com crash, and "Nasdaq 5000" soon became code for stock market bubble. Does the record hold any of the same warnings today?
The ribeye is the best-selling cut of beef in America both at the supermarket and the steakhouse. Once a year, breeders bring their stock into the barn to take a peek at the steak using ultrasound.
Friction between close business partners is the reason many startups fail. But increasingly in Silicon Valley, co-founders of companies are turning to therapists before things go south.
"We're not some sort of developing country," Rubio said Thursday, opposing reauthorization of the agency that helps finance American companies overseas. "We're a developed financial sector."
At least 29 employees of Deutsche Bank are thought to have participated in manipulating the Libor rate from 2005-2009.
Federal authorities are investigating claims that some Medicare Advantage health plans have overcharged the government for years by claiming that patients are sicker than they are.
The popularity of fondue wasn't an accident. It was planned by a shadowy association of Swiss cheese makers. A cheese cartel basically ruled the Swiss economy for 80 years, until fairly recently.
Texas ice cream maker Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all its products over Listeria concerns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the outbreak has been going on for five years.
Today the USGS will issue a report on earthquakes linked to oil and gas drilling, but Oklahoma has acknowledged that the industry's wastewater disposal is the cause. What isn't known is how to fix it.
In Michigan's orchard country, extreme heat and cold can mean disaster for fruit growers. Now some are using a new twist on old technology to fool trees when sudden, unexpected weather changes occur.
Women are often less assertive when it comes to negotiating salaries and raises. Some firms are trying to neutralize the disparity by refusing to negotiate salaries. But will that hurt recruitment?
The smoking ban stems from a law passed earlier this year.
Company officials met with regulators who are considering whether to back the proposed $45 billion merger. A group of U.S. senators say the deal should be rejected, calling it anti-competitive.
Less than a week after union members in LA overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to make small theaters pay their performers minimum wage, Actors' Equity decided to go ahead and implement it anyway. Many say the move could force many 99-seat theaters in LA to close.
Closing arguments begin Wednesday in a case that has its roots in the 2008 financial crisis. American International Group shareholders claim the U.S. government overstepped its authority when it seized the company in a financial rescue. The government says the shareholder suit should be rejected because the company's only alternative was bankruptcy.
The service will only work on Google Nexus phones, but it could potentially disrupt the wireless industry with its pay-only-for-what-you-use data plans.
U.S. prosecutors say the U.K. man contributed to the 2010 "flash crash" that wiped about $800 billion from the value of shares. He told a London court that he opposes extradition to the U.S.