The nation's factories churned out another increase in production last month, posting a 0.2 percent rise that adds to a nearly uninterrupted string of gains in the last year, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday morning.
Meg Whitman is the biggest self-funding political candidate in U.S. history, having spent $119 million of her own cash in her campaign to become governor of California.
In its efforts to empower urban and multicultural communities by offering small businesses the unique opportunity to vie for $150,000 in business grants with its signature program, the MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series (MUES) and Business Plan Competition.
Today through Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, initiated in 1968 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The month-long observance celebrates the culture and traditions of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South American and the Caribbean.
Paris police evacuated the Eiffel Tower late Tuesday
after an anonymous caller said a bomb had been placed on one of the
world's most popular tourist attractions, France Info radio reported.
Cuba is set to scrap more than 500,000 jobs in its large government sector by the first quarter of next year, with a view to increasing productivity and easing pressure on the treasury, the island's single trade union said Monday.
Lady Gaga was the big winner at Sunday's 27th annual MTV Video Awards on Sunday, winning a female record eight of the 11 categories in which she was nominated, including Video of the Year for her "Bad Romance."