Police racing to solve the Boston Marathon bombing were prevented from using existing technology to identify the source of the black powder in the explosives that killed three and injured more than 260. They’ve also been unable to trace the gun used to kill a police officer.
Ted Cruz’s Tea Party triumph is rocking the Texas Republican establishment, as the newcomer’s defeat of Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the U.S. Senate primary runoff signals rough times for Governor Rick Perry.
Chambers of commerce representing companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Kimberly-Clark Corp. are challenging Texas Governor Rick Perry and lawmakers to expand health care for the poor in the state with the highest percentage of uninsured people.
Man Group Plc, the biggest publicly traded hedge fund manager, combined two computer-driven hedge fund units and made management changes in recent weeks before Emmanuel Roman takes over as chief executive officer next week.
Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou, who for years antagonized investors in South America’s second-biggest economy, may now become their guarantor of political and economic stability in a nation reeling from its leader’s surprise diagnosis with cancer.
Texas Republicans, trying to push aside their legislative opponents, have targeted Democratic Senator Wendy Davis for defeat tomorrow and may wind up with a free hand to pursue objectives such as school vouchers.
Ted Cruz, a political newcomer in Texas backed by Sarah Palin, defeated Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the Republican primary runoff to replace U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, who is retiring.