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McDonald's to Take Steps to Cut Potato Pesticides

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

McDonald's Corp, the largest purchaser of potatoes in the United States, has agreed to take preliminary steps to reduce pesticide use in its domestic ...

Historic Shareholder Agreement Reached With McDonald's on Pesticide Use Reduction

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

McDonald's Corp, the largest purchaser of potatoes in the United States, has agreed to take steps toward reducing pesticide use in its domestic potato...

Obama Signs Wilderness Bill

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed legislation Monday setting aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness. O...

LaHood's Plane Evacuated Because Of Boxcutter

Infrastructurist | Infrastructurist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The country's top transportation official got to witness an airline security scare first hand last week. On Wednesday evening, Ray LaHood and 150 of h...

Mystery of Ex-FBI Agent Missing in Iran Gets Close House Attention

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Stein

Iranian officials insist they don't know anything about the disappearance or whereabouts of Levinson, a career FBI agent with a specialty in international crime.

Wagoner Resignation: Change Comes but the Green Agenda Must Live On

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So CEO Rick Wagoner's gone - or will be as soon as an official announcement of his widely reported resignation as GM's chairman can be cobbled toget...

Michelle Obama To Deliver Two Commencement Addresses This Spring

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has just announced that Michelle Obama will be speaking at two graduations this spring. The first will be on May 16th at the Universit...

Tom Selleck: Vietnam Exhibition Unveiling

AP | KAMALA LANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Emmy-award winner Tom Selleck visited the National Mall in Washington on Thursday to launch new exhibits for a traveling museum honorin...

Video: Dry cleaner closure leaves customers hanging

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

March 25: Customers are left high and dry after a Washington D.C. dry cleaner shuts down with their clothes still inside, visible through store window...

Facebook Gets New Public Policy Director

Dygest.net Green | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Privacy advocates who are gunning for the social network Facebook will soon have a familiar name to kick around. Facebook's chief privacy officer, Chr...

Postal chief says post office running out of money

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The post office will run out of money this year unless it gets help, Postmaster General John Potter told Congress on Wednesday as h...

Washington Post Profit Plunges 77%

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Washington Post Co.'s reeling newspaper and magazine divisions stumbled again in the fourth quarter, extending an earnings slump that would have b...

Obama's Tuesday Speech: President Addresses Congress

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama struck a note of optimism Tuesday evening, declaring that America's best days are ahead even if, at this moment, the future looks bleak. ...

El Salvador veers left in presidential election

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After 20 years of conservative rule by the right-wing Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) party, El Salvador elected leftist Mauricio Funes o...

Aptera Off to D.C. to Seek Loan Eligibility for Unconventional Advanced Vehicles

Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dismayed to discover that its three-wheeled electric commuter vehicle won't qualify for federal green car manufacturing loans under present policies, ...