Daily Archives: January 27, 2014
A five-year farm bill will end months of uncertainty for farmers and agriculture workers, its backers say. The Agricultural Act of 2014 would also end a long-criticized farm subsidy program.
While the agreement gives tech companies more options in publishing data about government requests for information, it also includes several limitations. It’s part of President Obama’s plan to change how U.S. intelligence agencies handle personal data.
EA Sports’ Madden game franchise is 8-2 in recent Super Bowl predictions. The game maker is predicting a thriller on Sunday — and happy Denver fans next Monday.
According to leaked secret documents, the NSA can scoop up deeply personal data from mobile phone apps. The spy agency also exploits innocuous actions like updating a phone’s software.
The salvage hunter who’s been quoted around the world about what may be aboard the drifting wreck of a cruise ship now says he doesn’t really think it’s filled with rodents.
The charge: That he conspired to sell more than $1 million in bitcoins to individuals who used the virtual money to buy drugs on the Silk Road website.
The agency is concerned about problems that could result in the loss of control of the aircraft. The order affects more than 400 jets.
The late pope often rested in the mountains of Italy’s Abruzzo region, and worshiped at a small church there. A small relic containing a piece of gauze that had been soaked in his blood is now missing.
Flora & Ulysses, written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated in black and white by K.G. Campbell, is this year’s best children’s book, according to the American Library Association. Locomotive, by Brian Floca, is the most distinguished picture book.
Shortly after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was made a field marshal, the military said he should “answer the call of the people” and run for president. Elections are set for April.