Daily Intel

Aug 31, 2014 | 12:31 AM
With war under way in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn
Evidence of the extent of Russian military involvement in Ukraine has been dribbling out for months. But recently it also has been leaking into Russia itself, despite an official government policy that what’s happening in Ukraine is all about...
Aug 30, 2014 | 10:30 PM
California lawmakers pass first statewide plastic bag ban
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Aug 30, 2014 | 5:30 PM
Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted
President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.
Aug 30, 2014 | 1:30 PM
South American food chains use Florida as US gate
MIAMI (AP) — Latin American restaurant chains are opening locations in Florida in hopes of expanding throughout the United States. Colombian coffee house Juan Valdez, hamburger chain El Corral and Brazilian chain Giraffas are among the companies...
Aug 30, 2014 | 10:30 AM
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak.
Aug 30, 2014 | 9:30 AM
US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August
U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups.
Aug 30, 2014 | 7:30 AM
Stocks end higher following strong run in August
The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February.
Aug 30, 2014 | 7:30 AM
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent
U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed.
Aug 30, 2014 | 7:30 AM