Days after the nation's biggest bank reported at least $2 billion in trading losses, some shareholders urged JPMorgan Chase to back rules limiting risky trading. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon said the bank had learned its lessons and was taking steps to prevent more problems.
Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others have been charged with alleged perversion of justice in the phone hacking scandal that has shaken the Rupert Murdoch media empire.
Boiling down the last of the season maple sap and brewing a strong dark beer to share in the summer was a common tradition on Vermont farms a couple of generations ago. The practice had all but died out but is being revived now, thanks to a handful of local brewers.
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