WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama unveiled plans on Wednesday for a limited expansion of U.S. offshore oil and gas drilling in an effort to win Republican support for new proposals to fight climate change.
The main opposition candidate in Sudan’s presidential election, Yassir Arman, says he is pulling out of the race.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is doubling the size of its fund for iPhone application developers, as it eyes new opportunities with the forthcoming launch of Apple’s iPad.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Latinos are the biggest minority in the United States but they could jeopardize a chance to flex their newfound political muscle as millions of them dodge a nationwide census.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Airplane mechanic Sal Rallo bought a video game this week for his sons, a purchase he would not have made a year or two years ago when he feared losing his job.
LONDON (Reuters) – British scientists have discovered a new way of tackling the fatal parasitic disease African sleeping sickness which they say could pave the way for the development of safe, effective drugs to treat it.
LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a songbird for the first time, identifying more than 800 genes linked to song learning in a finding that may shed light on human speech disorders.
MIAMI (Reuters) – Florida has launched a criminal investigation into the state Republican party’s recently ousted chairman and a company he secretly hired to raise donations, state officials and local media said Wednesday.