Despite concerns about Congress and the European debt crisis, most U.S business owners remain optimistic and expect growth to continue this year, the heads of both General Electric and FedEx said Thursday.
Some commodities analysts were warning earlier this year that gasoline could hit $6 a gallon by the end of the summer. Instead, the national average has fallen steadily since May. Experts say the drop is due to three main factors.
Through his work, the Apple co-founder and former CEO imagined ever-present, all-purpose, people-friendly gizmos that bridged the divide between poet and programmer, music lover and machinist, grandparent and gamer, technoid and virtually everyone else.
Joe Nocera, a columnist with The New York Times talks to Renee Montagne about the life and legacy of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. He died Wednesday at the age of 56. Jobs had been battling a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
Thousands of protesters filled the streets of Manhattan's financial district Wednesday night. They came to show support for Occupy Wall Street, a demonstration that is now in its third week. Some of the marchers represented labor unions and other organizations, but many were just ordinary New Yorkers who came to voice their support for the populist protest.
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