In the News
'McNoodles' to be launched in Austria
(Sep 21, 2012) McDonald's is introducing noodle dishes this week at its restaurants in Austria.
Studies more firmly tie sugary drinks to obesity
(Sep 21, 2012) New research powerfully strengthens the case that soda and other sugary drinks are culprits in the obesity epidemic.
Asian energy boom threatens Montana ranches
(Sep 21, 2012) Rising U.S. coal exports that the industry hopes can offset flagging domestic demand have Montana ranchers facing the possibility that their way of life could be sacrificed to feed Asian energy demands.
Judge: Texas firm must pay disabled workers $1.4M
(Sep 21, 2012) A federal judge has ruled that a Texas company must pay disabled workers at an Iowa turkey plant $1.37 million dollars in back pay.
Drought hurts rural economy in 10 states
(Sep 21, 2012) The economy in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states continued to look weak in September as the drought weighed down agricultural businesses.