NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped on Tuesday as tropical storms threatening the Gulf of Mexico added to worries that supplies will fail to build in time for peak fourth-quarter demand.
U.S. oil prices...
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Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's decision to retire unleashed a bipartisan wave of praise Friday on Capitol Hill that quickly gave way to jostling over her potential successor and the future of...
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JACKSONVILLE - Bankrupt supermarket giant Winn-Dixie announced Tuesday that it will close 35 percent of its stores and reduce its workforce by 28 percent under its proposed Chapter 11 reorganization plan.
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PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Arlene drenched Cuba and parts of Florida on Friday, gaining strength and speed as its center moved north toward the U.S. Gulf Coast - a region still recovering from...
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ST. PETERSBURG - A tropical depression picking up steam off the coast of Honduras could become the first major storm of the 2005 hurricane season to impact Florida.
The tropical depression is not expected to make landfall in Florida, except perhaps the western edge of the...
Kids may not like the peas and carrots served up by the nation’s school
lunch program, but many of the country’s leading food companies enjoy
the billions of dollars in sales that bring those vegetables to their
plates. Behind the overcooked vegetables and steam-table...
According to a report released yesterday, 25.6 million pounds of
antibiotics are mixed with farm animals’ food every year -- almost all
of it concentrated in just 23 states, mainly in the Mid-Atlantic and
Nearly 70 percent of all the antibiotics used in the US...
JE McNeil, who heads the Centre for Conscience and War in Washington
DC, a Christian group whose members also staff the GI Rights Hotline,
said many troops she spoke with had been lied to by recruiters. "I had
an 18-year-old who was told he did not have to serve in...