Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Expanding interest in traditional Chinese medicine in the United States is fostering a potentially lucrative new niche market for farmers who plant the varieties of herbs, flowers and trees sought by practitioners.
Monday, December 28, 2015
Chile is carrying out a feasibility study for the construction of a permanent pier at one of its bases in Antarctica, an official was quoted as saying Friday.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
The U.S. dollar broadly weakened Friday as emerging market currencies got a boost from recovering oil prices, which eased fears about slumping demand and a faltering global economy.
Friday, December 25, 2015
U.S. consumer spending rebounded in November after a weak showing in October, while a key inflation gauge posted the fastest year-over-year increase in 11 months.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Factory orders for long-lasting goods such as autos, airplanes and electronics were flat in November, as the impact of a strong U.S. dollar and struggling global economy weigh on U.S. manufacturers.
A Kansas chemical manufacturing company was fined US$1 million Tuesday after admitting it illegally dumped hazardous wastes down a saltwater disposal well.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday it is investigating a more recent batch of E. coli cases linked to Chipotle, and that it does not know yet if they are linked to a larger outbreak that began in October.