Comcast Corp.’s MSNBC attracted the most viewers among cable networks covering the Democratic National Convention’s opening night, supplanting Time Warner Inc.’s CNN, which led the ratings four years ago.
San Francisco officials routinely lecture the rest of the U.S. about public health and the environment as they enact laws that, for example, ban McDonald’s Happy Meals and require businesses to compost their trash.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele criticized Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul ’s views on anti-discrimination laws, yet said he expects Paul to join Republicans in fighting for civil rights.
Harvard University, Stanford University and the University of Chicago each had three students awarded Rhodes Scholarships, more than any other institutions, as the 32 U.S. recipients of the award were named today.
The insider-trading prosecution of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta is built on circumstantial evidence that may be less persuasive than the wiretaps that sealed the fate of his friend Raj Rajaratnam.