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Big Oil Argued for U.S. Crude Exports to Fend Off Iran, But First Exporter Vitol Group Also Exported Iran's Oil

Steve Horn | Posted 12.29.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The American Petroleum Institute (API) successfully lobbied for an end to the 40-year ban on exporting U.S.-produced crude oil in part by making a geopolitical argument: Iran and Russia have the ability to export their oil, so why not unleash America?

False Alert Prompts Evacuation Near Eiffel Tower

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

PARIS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The police cordon briefly put around the Pullman Hotel in Paris' 15th district was a false alert, an interior ministry spok...

VW Built Several Devices That Evaded Emissions Tests

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

* VW changed cheat software for new engine types - sources * VW used different defeat devices in Europe, United States * VW declines to comment, citi...

The Outsider: My Life In Intrigue: A Conversation With Frederic Forsyth

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.07.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Frederick Forsythe has mesmerized millions of readers and moviegoers with stories about assassinations, conspiracies, civil wars, the drug trade, mercenaries, and international intrigue.

McClatchy's Jonathan Landay Joining Reuters

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.06.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- McClatchy's Jonathan Landay, who was part of the reporting team credited with the most skeptical coverage of the Bush administration's ca...

Donald Trump's Anti-Iraq War Position Wasn't As Prophetic As He Thinks

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Media

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Chipotle Sued For Misleading GMO Claims

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's new GMO-free menu claims have lured diners and boosted the burrito chain's stock price, but it has some cons...

Markets Close High Following Strong Economic Data

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street rallied in a volatile session on Thursday, fueled by optimism after strong U.S. economic data and by hints th...

Markets Tumble On Fears Of Global Economic Slowdown

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business

By Chuck Mikolajczak Aug 21 (Reuters) - Fears of a China-led global economic slowdown drove Wall Street to its steepest one-day drop in nearly four y...

Judges Nixing Keystone XL South Cases Had Tar Sands-Related Oil Investments

Steve Horn | Posted 08.14.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

On August 4, the U.S. Appeals Court for the 10th Circuit shot down the Sierra Club's petition for rehearing motion for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline. The decision effectively writes the final chapter of a years-long legal battle in federal courts.

Berkshire Hathaway To Buy Precision Castparts For $37.2 Billion

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business

By Sagarika Jaisinghani and Sweta Singh Aug 10 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it would buy aerospace parts maker Precision ...

U.S. Adds 215,000 Jobs In July; Unemployment Rate Lingers At 5.3%

Reuters | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - U.S. employment rose at a solid clip in July and wages rebounded after a surprise stall in the prior month, signs of an ...

Germans Opening Homes To Refugees Is Untold Story Amid Attacks, Protests

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact

* Many 'good Germans' volunteer to help refugees * Arson attacks against refugee centers on the rise * Germany became sa...

App For Impoverished Fisherman Bridges Gap Between 'Information Poor And Rich'

Reuters | By Jatindra Dash | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact

By Jatindra Dash CHAUMUHANI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fisherman's son and now a fisherman himself, Kulamani Tarai knows al...

Legal Weed Market Is Heating Up For Vape Shops

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business

(Repeats for additional subscribers) By Jilian Mincer NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - When Matt and Jen Osmun opened thei...

New York Unveils Major Redesign Plans For LaGuardia Airport

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business

Vice President Joe Biden, who last year compared LaGuardia Airport to "some third-world country," on Monday was back in New York to tout a project that will rebuild it from the ground up.

NYC Principal Takes Life After Forging Standardized Tests

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, July 27 (Reuters) - A successful New York elementary school principal who took her own life had forged standardized English exam scores fo...

Total Overhaul: Chicago School Board Changes Leadership And Borrows Millions

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO, July 22 (Reuters) - The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday approved the sale of up to $1.16 billion of bonds for its cash-strapped sch...

Tyrese Scores First Number One Album

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (Reuters) - R&B singer Tyrese earned his first No. 1 spot on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Tuesday with the debut of hi...

Desperate Chicago Schools Look To Resolve Debt Through Selling Bonds

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO, July 20 (Reuters) - Chicago Public Schools on Monday proposed selling up to $1.16 billion of bonds despite the district's falling credit ra...

Italian Cows Get Air-Conditioned Sheds To Beat The Heat

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2015 | Weird News

ROME (Reuters) - Italian farmers are installing showers and air conditioning in cowsheds and pigsties to allow the animals to freshen up in the baking...

Netflix Now Boasts More Than 65 Million Subscribers

Reuters | By Tenzin Pema | Posted 07.16.2015 | Technology

Netflix Inc's accelerating subscriber growth signals the video streaming service has much more room to expand, with some analysts seeing it tripling its subscribers to 200 million within a few years, driven by international expansion.

A Disturbing New Study About The Dangers Of Vaginal Douching

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Feminine hygiene products for vaginal douching may expose users to potentially harmful chemicals k...

Ex-Uber Driver Already Accused Of Rape Allegedly Linked To Other Sex Crimes

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2015 | Crime

By Jacqueline Tempera BOSTON, July 14 (Reuters) - A former driver for ride-sharing company Uber who has been accused of kidnapping an...

These Glasses Make Cancer Cells Glow

Reuters | Ben Gruber | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By Ben Gruber St. Louis, Missouri - When Sandy Sagitto was diagnosed with breast cancer she was devastated. "First thought...