Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday’s evening rush hour, injuring about 50 people, authorities said. There were no reports of fatalities.
Facebook’s Growth Since IPO In 12 Big Numbers. Incoming IRS chief asked to conduct “thorough review” of agency. April Was a Loser for Video Game Industry
Biofuel researchers at UC Berkeley may keep the tobacco industry from going up in smoke. Scientists are engineering tobacco plants to produce oils that can serve as biofuels to power airplanes, cars, trucks and other machines. (May 17)
Astronauts making a rare, hastily planned spacewalk replaced a pump outside the International Space Station on Saturday in hopes of plugging a serious ammonia leak. (May 11)
Google preps Google Wallet update for I/O
Wall Street Week Ahead: ‘Sell in May and Go Away?’ Not This Year
Bank of America Fires Back at New York Over Modification Violations
Highlights of this day in history: The FDA approves the first birth control pill; FCC chief Newton Minow condemns TV programming; Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett fly over the North Pole; Journalist Mike Wallace and singer Billy Joel born. (May 9)
Don’t write off Microsoft just yet, analysts say?
Buffett’s firm to stage 5k run for shareholders
Warren Buffett leads annual meeting like no other
Berkshire Hathaway’s earnings jump 51 percent
Wall Street sees Fed buying $1.25 trillion of assets in stimulus
Big four U.S. brokerage firms are thriving, not diving: report
An upstate New York distillery is part of a movement some referred to as “grain to glass.” It’s the beer-and-whiskey version of the foodie slogan, “farm to table.” (May 3)
He may never run for the Kentucky Derby roses, but Illinois race horse Magna Fortuna and his owners are celebrating a victory of their own: survival. The three-year-old gelding, whose name means “great luck,” turns out to be a lucky bet. (May 3)