Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 2:14 pm
Now that the Winter Games have begun, it's time to remind fans in the U.S. about how to watch them.
As NPR TV critic Eric Deggans said earlier this week:
Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 12:51 pm
General Motors posted a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit on Thursday amid disappointing sales, especially outside the U.S.
Net income rose to $913 million, or 57 cents a share, from $892 million, or 54 cents a share, in the same quarter a year ago. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had expected 88 cents a share.
According to Reuters:
Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 10:48 am
There were 331,000 first-time claims filed for unemployment insurance last week, down 20,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration reports.
That's yet another report showing that claims remain in a range where they've been running since late 2011. What does that indicate? As we've said before:
Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 11:06 am
Temperatures are going to stay below freezing for the next few days across the Northeast, and that's not good news for a half-million or so households and businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania. Many won't have electricity again until Friday or the weekend.
Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 8:00 am
A Texas judge has rejected a request from prosecutors that she send a teenager to jail for driving drunk and causing a crash last year that killed four people and seriously wounded two others.