Al Gore had "serious reservations" about selling Current TV to Al Jazeera, but ultimately overcame them because he believed the U.S. was likely to influence the broadcaster more than the other way around, court papers say.
A bid by television personality Marcus Lemonis and Dippin' Dots owner Fischer Enterprises to relaunch the closed Crumbs Bake Shop moved closer to reality this week after a deadline to trump the pair's $6.5 million offer came and went with no other takers emerging.
Mark J. Mazur, the Obama administration's point man in the effort to deter U.S. companies from restructuring overseas to avoid taxes, is a career government economist known for his loosened neckties, Pez dispensers and sweeping grasp of the U.S. tax code.
The Obama administration moved to restrict prescriptions of the most commonly used narcotic painkillers in the U.S., with the DEA saying it would put hydrocodone combination drugs in the category reserved for medical substances with the highest potential for harm.
Will the grocery chain Market Basket survive as we know it?