Staff / TruthdigNov 29, 2010
British Petroleum is still sloughing off assets to help cover its $40 billion fiasco in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil giant just sold a majority stake in Pan American Energy for $7 billion, putting its running total of recent asset sales at $21 billion. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 27, 2010
After a day of overindulgence in food and drink, many Americans observe the nutty consumerist tradition known as Black Friday around the country. Here's a montage of some of the most frightening stampedes in recent history. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 8, 2010
Arriving a little late to the party, Bank of America has announced it is halting home foreclosure sales in all 50 states as it proceeds with a widening investigation of flaws in the process. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 11, 2010
U.S. retailers reported a surprise decline in sales in May, the first in eight months, stirring nagging fears that the much-discussed road to economic recovery isn't as on track as once believed. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 1, 2007
Of all the ways to stand out on the world stage, this news about America's global leadership surely does not represent the best possible distinction it could have earned: According to a congressional study released Monday, the U.S. beat out Russia and Britain to become the top seller of weapons to developing nations such as India and Pakistan in 2006. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 24, 2006
This is a home run for women's reproductive rights. However, over-the-counter sales are available only to women 18 and older. And that restriction isn't based on science. It's based on the paranoid and unfounded fear that the drug would encourage promiscuity among teens. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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