Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period to give the New York Rangers a 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers in the opening game of their National Hockey League playoff series.
Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who run Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries Inc., added $1.3 billion to their collective fortune yesterday on reports that U.S. industrial production gained more than forecast. The surge elevated their net worth to more than $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy Inc., Colorado’s largest oil producers, are waging a media campaign to promote the benefits of hydraulic fracturing as residents push statewide measures to restrict the drilling technique as a threat to the environment.
Two billionaire hedge fund executives have joined Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts’s super- political action committee as it works to elect Republicans to Congress, a U.S. Federal Election Commission report showed.
Ed Forchion, the marijuana activist known as the New Jersey Weedman, became a fixture at the Statehouse in Trenton by setting up camp in his Weed Mobile and indulging in his favorite cause. Once, he lit up on the Assembly floor.