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  • Review: 'Beyond' by Chris Impey

    Review: 'Beyond' by Chris Impey
    When Space Shuttle Atlantis skated down to Earth for the last time in 2011, it signaled the end of NASA's 30-year space shuttle program. But rather than heralding the twilight of a space age belonging to the 20th century, NASA's last shuttle mission...
  • United beats Street 1Q forecasts

    CHICAGO (AP) _ United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $508 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had profit of $1.32....
  • PepsiCo tops Street 1Q forecasts

    PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) _ PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.22 billion. The Purchase, New York-based company said it had profit of 81 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to 83 cents per...
  • GM misses Street 1Q forecasts

    DETROIT (AP) _ General Motors Co. (GM) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $900 million. The Detroit-based company said it had profit of 56 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 86 cents per share. The results...
  • Caterpillar beats 1Q profit forecasts

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $1.11 billion. The Peoria, Illinois-based company said it had profit of $1.81 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to $1.86 per share. The...
  • Union Pacific misses Street 1Q forecasts

    Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $1.15 billion. On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of $1.30. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 13...
  • Amid California's historic drought, a scientist digs for answers

    When Guleed Ali hikes the nooks and crannies of stream-sculpted canyons that lead to Mono Lake in central California, he often pauses to marvel at the landscape that spreads out before him. He ponders the smooth blue lake that reflects the snow-capped...
  • Altria beats Street 1Q forecasts

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Altria Group (MO) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.02 billion. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 52 cents. Earnings, adjusted to extinguish debt and for non-...
  • P&G meets 3Q profit forecasts

    CINCINNATI (AP) _ Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $2.15 billion. On a per-share basis, the Cincinnati-based company said it had profit of 75 cents. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued...
  • Northwestern scientists invent new security ink

    Northwestern scientists invent new security ink
    Fluorescent inks are all around us, even if we don't see them. From currency to government documents and consumer goods, items are implanted with images and other authentications that are invisible to the naked eye but glow when placed under an...
  • Newport News becomes majority-minority city

    Newport News becomes majority-minority city
    The city is one of 78 localities across the country, and one of six in Virginia, that have become majority-minority between 2000 and 2013, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. That means there are now more minorities than non-Hispanic...