Archive: 10/24/2009

Hong Kong air pollution equals record high

Hong Kong air pollution has equalled a record high registered in 2000, triggering a warning for people with heart or respiratory illnesses, according to the Environmental Protection Department.

dateOct 24, 2009 in Environment
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Industry backs off food labels after FDA criticism

(AP) -- A food industry group is voluntarily halting promotion of its nutrition labeling program after federal regulators said such systems may be misleading consumers, officials with the group said Friday.

dateOct 24, 2009 in Health
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A long night falls over Saturn's rings

As Saturn's rings orbit the planet, a section is typically in the planet's shadow, experiencing a brief night lasting from 6 to 14 hours. However, once approximately every 15 years, night falls over the entire ...

dateOct 24, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Analysts see more growth ahead for Amazon

(AP) -- Low prices, solid customer service and an increasing willingness by consumers to spend on discretionary items contributed to Amazon.com Inc.'s solid third quarter, and the growth should continue despite ...

dateOct 24, 2009 in Business
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