Eric Cantor’s historic election loss, with voters in his Virginia district unseating the second- most powerful leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, can be read in a series of odds-defying numbers.
Nestle SA has made billions of dollars serving up tasty jolts of caffeine with its Nespresso coffee machines. Now, its scientists aim to deliver much-needed vitamins and minerals to people worldwide in a similar fashion.
U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s historic loss in yesterday’s Virginia primary sent shock waves through the Republican Party, creating an opening for a Tea Party-backed candidate to vie for a leadership post and likely cementing Washington gridlock for years.
Rutgers University dismissed transfer quarterback Philip Nelson from its football program, two days after the former University of Minnesota passer was arrested on probable assault charges following a fight that left another former football player from Minnesota in critical condition.
At Dugsi Academy, a public school in St. Paul, Minnesota, girls wearing traditional Muslim headscarves and flowing ankle-length skirts study Arabic and Somali. The charter school educates “East African children in the Twin Cities,” its website says. Every student is black.