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Lens maker Cooke Optics to receive technical Oscar

January 4, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this March 5, 2010 file photo, an Oscar statue stands on the red carpet outside the Kodak Theatre as preparations continue for the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. The motion picture academy says it’s extending the deadline for members to vote for the Academy Awards to Jan. 4, 2013, following [&hellip...

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US job market resilient despite budget fight

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Dec. 12 2012 photo a job seeker leaves his contact information with a potential employer during a job fair in New York. More Americans sought unemployment benefits in the last week of 2012, though the winter holidays likely distorted the...

Proposal would require genetically modified label

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Chris McManus, the sponsor of Initiative 522, speaks to reporters as he stands next to boxes of signed petitions he dropped off at the state’s elections division office on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. The measure would require the labeling...

Conn. paper runs gun show ad next to Newtown story

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This handout photo shows an ad for a gun show adjacent to an article about the Newtown, Conn. school shooting in the Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 edition of The Advocate of Stamford, Conn. A statement released Thursday by Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s...

APNewsBreak: Floods blamed for 16 pipeline spills

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 10,2011 file photo shows farmland saturated with both floodwaters from the swollen Yellowstone River as well as oil leaked from a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline upstream, near Laurel, Mont. Federal regulators say in a new report to...

Al-Jazeera buys Current TV from Al Gore

January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, Former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder, participates in the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena , Calif. Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that has...

Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This aerial image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Incident Management Team commander, observing the Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk aground during an overflight off a small island near Kodiak Island Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013....

Boehner agrees to Sandy aid vote on Friday

January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – An Oct. 30, 2012, file photo shows an aerial view of burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough New York after a fire in the beachfront neighborhood as a result of superstorm Sandy. The current term of the U.S Congress is...

APNewsBreak: Feds say delay made oil spill worse

January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 2, 2011 file photo shows oil from a ruptured ExxonMobil pipeline on the Yellowstone River and along its banks near Laurel, Mont. A federal investigation says Exxon Mobil’s delayed response to a pipeline break beneath Montana’s...

Review: Nintendo’s TVii tops button-laden remotes

January 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated product image released by Nintendo of America shows a Nintendo Wii U GamePad running Nintendo TVii. The service, which comes with the new Wii U game console and its innovative GamePad touchscreen controller, transforms the GamePad by turning it...