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America's Craft Beer Craze Causing a Hops Shortage

Posted: 05/15/2014 - The average price for all hops rose to $3.59 a pound in 2013, from $1.88 a pound in 2004. For the specialty hops often preferred by craft brewers, the price increases to around $7 to $10 a pound.

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St. Louis Rams Pick Michael Sam in NFL Draft

Posted: 05/10/2014 - Michael Sam has been picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.

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Netflix Raises Prices for New Subscribers

Updated: 05/09/2014 - Netflix is raising its Internet video prices by $1 per month for new customers and giving its current U.S. subscribers a two-year break from the higher rates.

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The High Price of Incarceration in America

Updated: 05/08/2014 - Each U.S. resident is paying about $260 per year on corrections, up from $77 per person in 1980, thanks to the country's annual $80 billion price tag for incarceration, according to a new report from The Hamilton Project.

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Rosie the Riveter's Michigan Plant Saved from Wrecking Ball

Posted: 05/01/2014 - The Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter showed that a woman could do a "man's work" by building World War II-era bombers has been saved from the wrecking ball, organizers of a campaign to build a museum on the site announced Thursday.

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Are More Toll Roads in America's Future?

Posted: 04/30/2014 - A new transportation bill would fund crucial road improvements, but could allow states to add tolls on Interstate highways.

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UPDATE: NBA Bans Sterling

Updated: 04/29/2014 - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

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Stem Cell Cloning May be Aid Treatment for Diabetes

Posted: 04/29/2014 - Scientists used a patient's DNA to create insulin-producing cells. Researchers are also exploring transplants of insulin-producing cells from cadavers as a potential treatment for diabetes.

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Number of Military Suicides Dropped Last Year

Posted: 04/25/2014 - Suicides across the military dropped by more than 15 percent last year, but new detailed data reveals an increase in the number of Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers who took their own lives.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Va. Teens in the Hospital

Posted: 04/23/2014 - Police say a new LSD-like drug is a dangerous narcotic that first gives the user a euphoric feeling, but can then cause disorientation and violent behavior, and has even led to a number of deaths.

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Boston Marathon Begins Under Heavy Security

Posted: 04/21/2014 - The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began under heavy security Monday morning, a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.

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Pres. Obama Speaks at Ft. Hood

Updated: 04/09/2014 - President Obama spoke a memorial service Wednesday afternoon at the Fort Hood army base for the victims of last week's shooting rampage.

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UPDATED: Multiple People Stabbed at Western Pa. High School

Updated: 04/09/2014 - A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said.

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Death Toll in Washington State Mudslide Rises to 33

Posted: 04/07/2014 - The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso rose to 33 on Monday, according to the Snohomish County medical examiner's office, which said all but three have been identified.

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