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  • Alcoa to pay $384 million to settle Bahrain bribery charges

    Alcoa to pay $384 million to settle Bahrain bribery charges
    Global aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. will pay $384 million to settle charges that its subsidiaries paid bribes to government officials in Bahrain to maintain a source of business, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday. Federal...
  • Letters: Re-use your foil

    Re "How a family's path veered," Sept. 22 The article points out that Janet Barker, who supports her ex-husband, daughter, son-in-law and grandson, "was better off than her parents, who refolded aluminum foil to use again." What's wrong with refolding...
  • New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant

    New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant
    If a company dumped the black goop behind a factory, it would violate all sorts of environmental laws and face an expensive hazardous-waste cleanup. But playgrounds, parking lots and driveways in many communities are coated every spring and summer with...
  • European shares fall to 11-month closing low

    European shares hit their lowest close in 11 months on Tuesday as weak global growth replaced the U.S. debt ceiling row as investors' main concern and banks fell on worries about the euro zone peripheral debt crisis. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (....
  • Sparrows Point sale closes; buyers say they will look for steelmakers

    Sparrows Point sale closes; buyers say they will look for steelmakers
    The massive Sparrows Point complex changed ownership Friday for the fifth time in less than a decade, potentially its last sale as a steel mill. The new owners, redevelopment firm Environmental Liability Transfer and liquidator Hilco Trading, paid $72....
  • The story of Chicago's Nazi spy

    The story of Chicago's Nazi spy
    A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago. It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
  • Citizens United II

    Citizens United II
    "While American democracy is imperfect, few outside the majority of this Court would have thought its flaws included a dearth of corporate money in politics." That penultimate sentence in now-retired Justice John Paul Stevens' brilliant dissent in the...
  • Chinese copper firms in Zambia abusing workers, rights group says

     
    Human Rights Watch report: Chinese-run copper mining companies in Zambia routinely violate labor laws and regulations intended to protect workers’ safety and their right to organize, according to a report released Nov. 3, 2011 by Human Rights Watch....
  • Consumers in for a double shock

    When the price of electricity soars in a year and a half, its hefty cost will hit the consumer's pocketbook over and over again. Homeowners will pay for the increase not just in monthly bills, which could be more than 30 percent higher, but at the...
  • Checking in on Chile: Pinera taps copper fund

     
    Chile is still actively recovering from the magnitude 8.8 earthquake of Feb 27. Roads, infrastructure, and the wine and oil industries continue to rebuild. On Thursday, the Justice Ministry announced a plan to declare any missing person officially dead if...
  • A 'miracle' in Chile, but mining accidents are often tragedies across Latin America

     
    If the remarkable rescue of 33 miners trapped in Chile for 69 days was a "miracle," as some have dubbed it, other mining accidents in recent years have had less happy endings, claiming dozens of lives in Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. Though...