Target Q2 earnings hit by data breach fallout Target has slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.4:50 p.m.
Copper mine study forecasts 30 years of profits, 850 jobs The Twin Metals project, a joint effort of Duluth Metals and Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, would be one of the largest underground mines in the United States, near the southern edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.5:19 p.m.
Medical professionals carefully embrace social media For doctors, dentists and other health professionals there are ethical issues to consider before sending out a tweet or accepting a friend request. For some, navigating the virtual and real worlds can be a challenge, as well as a risk.5:50 p.m.
In Liberia, An Ebola Quarantine Descends Into Riots
After the Liberian government ordered a quarantine of one of the poorest neighborhoods in its capital, Monrovia, residents there woke up to find themselves cut off from the rest of the city by security forces. By midday, the neighborhood was in riot.
Spiderman, Batman And Elmo Team Up To Fight Times Square Restrictions
Times Square performers, who often don characters' costumes, have been a New York City staple for years, exchanging photos for tips. Lately, though, city officials have said tipping the performers is optional, and the city council is pushing for all performers to be licensed. The performers have responded with an announcement that they're organizing for collective action.