Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Americans don’t need semi-automatic weapons to protect their homes because a couple of blasts from a shotgun will scare off intruders. He was speaking in an online video as part of a Facebook town hall.
Potlatch Corporation (PCH) maintained its quarterly dividend of 31 cents per share. The distribution of $0.31 per share is payable March 26, 2013 to stockholders of record on March 8, 2013.
Veeco Instruments (VECO) was downgraded by J. .
Cliffs Natural (CLF) was upgraded at J. .
A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident may have caused the blast.
Authorities don’t know the motive in Tuesday’s rampage of carjackings and shootings across California’s Orange County. Three people were killed before the gunman ended the rampage by taking his own life.
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In trading on Tuesday, packaging & containers shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 2.3%. Leading the group were shares of Sealed Air (SEE), up about 13% and shares of Libbey SC (LBY) up about 2.1% on the day.
Oscar Pistorius wept Tuesday as his defense lawyer read the athlete’s account of how he shot his girlfriend to death on Valentine’s Day, claiming he had mistaken her for an intruder.
Atlanta-based robot designers at Hello Robo are testing in-home robot construction on Kickstarter. Their new project Maki, takes advantage of readily available hardware, 3D printing, and open source software.