Originally published on Thu January 17, 2013 2:08 pm
In December, the actor Dustin Hoffman sat in a box seat at the Kennedy Center as his old friend, Robert De Niro, saluted him at a celebration marking one of the highest accolades for an artist in the United States: a Kennedy Center Honor.
Sorry we're late with the roundup. We've had quite a few things to post about already today, as you can see:
-- Before Obama's Plan Is Out, NRA Calls Him An 'Elitist Hypocrite'
-- Inflation Rate Slowed Sharply In 2012; Prices Were Flat In December
Originally published on Mon September 9, 2013 9:45 am
Last summer, we learned about fake poop made from soybeans that The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation used to test high-tech commodes at their toilet fair.
Now, we've come across another type of artificial poop, and it's being created to help people with really bad cases of diarrhea.
Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 10:50 am
Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 9:21 am
Consumer prices rose just 1.7 percent in 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. That's about half the pace of 2011 — when prices went up 3 percent.
In December, BLS says, prices were unchanged.