An Illinois House committee endorsed a plan today to contribute $100 million in state funds toward construction of a Barack Obama presidential library in Chicago.
WASHINGTON - A former BP employee who was a coordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has agreed to settle federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock.
Major U.S. stock indexes rose in afternoon trading Thursday as investors reacted to quarterly results from a batch of U.S, companies.
FILE - This Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, shows the door on a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Robinson Township, Pa. Chipotle reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, pril 17, 2014.
In other words: It just became nearly impossible to get a deal on a General Mills product without forfeiting your rights to sue the company.