$9 for a loaf of bread in Tokyo? $2,100 for a dinner bill in Paris? To see which cities are the most expensive for residents and visitors, the Economist looked at the prices -- in U.S. dollars -- of everyday items in cities worldwide.
Federal investigators say Canadian company Enbridge's neglect of cracks in one of its oil pipelines and its slow response to a 2010 rupture in southwestern Michigan caused the most expensive onshore spill in U.S. history.
Birthdays are times for giving gifts, but what does one buy the country that has everything? Something BIG, of course. As we mark this 236th national birthday, DailyFinance decided to take a look back at America's biggest gifts to itself.
Last week, the Army Corps of Engineers flooded Vicksburg, Miss., to save New Orleans, an awful choice that speaks volumes about how hard it is for even modern technology to fight Mother Nature. 24/7 Wall St. looks back at other times when water won the battle.