Originally published on Tue January 24, 2012 6:43 pm
Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign celebrated his win in the South Carolina Republican primary with a so-called money bomb, a fundraising push to raise as much as possible.
It was a success. But its importance also shows the precarious financial state of Gingrich's campaign.
Spokesman R.C. Hammond says the campaign first set a target of $1 million, then doubled it and met it, all within 48 hours.
Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 4:33 pm
Originally published on Tue January 24, 2012 4:22 pm
Apple's just-released financial results for the quarter ended Dec. 31 have some eye-popping numbers:
-- "Record quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion," double the $6 billion of the same quarter a year earlier.
Originally published on Tue January 24, 2012 8:06 pm
Though some states have cracked down hard on illegal immigration, one small Texas town has rolled out the welcome mat for hundreds of foreigners and wouldn't mind seeing more move in.
It started about a year ago when a chicken processing plant in Nacogdoches, Texas, announced it would hire a couple hundred new workers, all of them refugees from Myanmar, also known as Burma.
"The initial reaction, it wasn't as good as it should have been," says Nacogdoches Mayor Roger Van Horn.
Coney Island Bialys and Bagels claims to be the oldest bialy bakery in New York City. Founded in 1920, it's faced hard economic times and changing neighborhood demographics.
Now, the shop has been rescued by two Pakistani Muslims — and they're keeping it kosher.