Peterson was convicted of murdering his third wife Kathleen in 2004.
Highlights of this day in history: George Washington, America’s first president, is born; Iraqi insurgents destroy a Shiite shrine’s golden dome; the ‘Miracle on Ice’ during the 1980 Winter Olympics; Pop artist Andy Warhol dies.
‘Vulcan’ has big lead in bid to name Pluto’s newly discovered moons. Sarah Toms reports.
Google has unveiled a new touchscreen laptop computer. The Chromebook Pixel unveiled Thursday includes a nearly 13-inch display screen that responds to the touch or swipe of a finger.
In Wonka-esque fashion, President Obama granted eight lucky local TV crews access to the White House Wednesday, to give interviews about the coming sequester. And boy, were these reporters excited!
Pain at the pump and a payroll pinch have consumers cutting back spending at retailers like Wal-Mart- which says sales will stall this quarter. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned dollars to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.
The AP’s Andrew Taylor says at first people may not notice the effects of the sequestration but as it goes on everyone from travelers to government workers could feel the cuts.
Summary of business headlines: Fed official says not taking away the $85 billion a month punch bowl yet; jobs, factory, inflation data suggest Fed policy can continue; Hewlett-Packard beats forecast, guides higher; Wal-Mart sales not hurt as much as feared. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The actor is parting ways with Broadway play “Orphans” because he reportedly couldn’t get along with co-star Alec Baldwin. A series of bizarre Twitter posts followed this week’s announcement.