U.S. President Barack Obama announced a new push last month to curb the rising cost of college. Thankfully, state governments, which helped cause the problem, are experimenting with ways to fix it. The federal government can help.
Miguel Cabrera, Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson each hit home runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 9-3, a day after having their 12-game winning streak halted in a 10-inning loss at Yankee Stadium.
U.S. stocks fell, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index its biggest weekly loss since June, as investors pulled money from exchange-traded funds and weighed growing signs the Federal Reserve will cut stimulus this year.
Chris Yura says it took about six months before he could afford to hire the first employee for the clothing company he started in June 2009. SustainU Clothing now has 20 workers, about half part-time, with plans to hire three more full-time staffers by year-end, he said.
YRC Worldwide Inc., the trucker that stumbled after reaching No. 1 in the U.S. through mergers, said it’s focused on restructuring its main freight business after Arkansas Best Corp. spurned talks on a takeover this year.
Etihad Airways PJSC is coordinating fleet strategy with partners including Air Berlin Plc and Jet Airways (India) Ltd. amid the “final stages” of talks with Boeing Co. and Airbus SAS on potential orders in coming decades.
Former President George W. Bush’s decision to allow doctors to use a stent to clear a blocked heart artery, performed absent symptoms, is reviving a national debate on the best way to treat early cardiac concerns.