Tyson had been vying with rival poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride for Hillshire, which wrapped up its bidding process Sunday. Tyson ended up raising its offer to $63 per share.
The Bodyguard Blanket, made by ProTecht, is a bulletproof pad designed to protect students during disasters at school. The 5/16-inch thick rectangle features backpack-like straps that allow users to put it on, and then duck and cover.
President Barack Obama is signing an executive order that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their monthly income in student loan payments.
Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.
A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren’t the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall.
The automaker said Friday that is recalling 31,520 Buick Verano and Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic cars because the air bags might not deploy. GM says at least one person was hurt in a related crash.
Seventeen-year-old Rudy Hummel hasn’t let one of the coldest winters in decades, drenching rain or clouds of mosquitoes prevent him from sleeping outside every night for a full year.
The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Fargo, challenges both North Dakota’s constitutional ban on gay marriage and its refusal to recognize marriages of same-sex couples who legally wed in other states. That means cases are currently pending in all 31 states with gay marriage bans.
An Ohio woman whose medical record was posted to Facebook — revealing her name and a syphilis diagnosis — has sued the hospital where she was treated and the worker accused of accessing her file.
Not many of the 150,000 Allied soldiers who slogged onto storm-torn beaches or parachuted into Normandy remain alive to pass on the legacy of that “longest day.”
Engineers knew about switch problems as early as 2004 when a Cobalt stalled on a GM test track when the driver’s knee grazed the key fob. By GM’s admission, the defective switches caused over 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths.
The stock market headed higher in early Friday trading following news that U.S. employers added workers at a good clip for the fourth month in a row. Hertz plunged after saying it would need to restate three years of its financial results because of accounting errors.
The CDC says that worldwide more than 229 variant CJD patients have been reported, with a majority of them in the United Kingdom and France.
U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Tobacco sales on Navy ships and in stores on Navy and Marine Corps bases would be a thing of
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The organization’s acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic Veterans Affairs appointment list have died.
Fears the Taliban might kill Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl if word leaked that he was being exchanged for five Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees drove the Obama administration not to notify Congress in advance about the deal, according to congressional and administration officials.
When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.