Money for equipment and training. Money for recruitment and retention. Faced with a serious budget shortfall, National Guard and Reserve leaders are on the Hill today asking for the funding they'll need for the year ahead.
Britain's biggest pharmacy chain has agreed to $20 billion takeover bid by an American private equity firm. It would be the biggest such buyout in European history, but it may spark a bidding war before shareholders get a chance to approve it.
Studios are seeing big dollar signs at the global box office. So much so that in some cases, they're opening domestic films in foreign markets first to generate big buzz and big bucks. And it could begin to influence the films themselves.
Results of a poll out today show that an overwhelming majority of Americans think the government should do something about global warming. But when asked to dip into their own pockets to pay for a solution, ahhh not so much.
It's been blamed for killing the electric EV1 back in the '90s, but now GM has turned out a prototype for the Volt — an electric car that runs on such advanced clean technology, it won't hit production until the end of the decade.
A whole lot of money. Its Q1 profit jumped a jaw-dropping 69 percent. Online advertising continues to produce pretty much all the profits, and the search giant is positioning itself to keep 'em coming.
There are some great bargains on the table if you're an airline in the market for new planes. Rivals Boeing and Airbus are offering huge discounts on their midsized and jumbo jets in the ongoing battle for customers.
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