Thousands were without electricity across the South as a powerful winter storm moved across the eastern U.S., snarling ground and air traffic and threatening heavy snow for Northeastern cities including New York.
A potentially historic winter storm threatens to coat Georgia with ice, knocking out power and grounding thousands of planes, before bringing snow to Northeastern cities including Washington and New York.
Representative Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said U.S. troop readiness for future wars will suffer unless politically unpopular cuts are made to military pensions.
InfoGroup Inc. agreed to pay $13 million to resolve investors’ claims that directors sold the database-marketing company on the cheap to bail out founder Vinod Gupta, a former financial backer of Bill Clinton.
Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency for 45 counties and Atlanta canceled classes for tomorrow and the next day as a winter storm neared, less than two weeks after a system stranded thousands of people in cars, buses and schools.
Bloomberg BNA -- Multinational corporations say they are increasingly taking on a regulatory role in their supply chains to improve performance on environment, health and safety (EHS) issues, especially in developing countries where government oversight can be weak.