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.
Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 8:58 am
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar intends to step down at the end of March, his office confirms to NPR's Jeff Brady.
Word of Salazar's plan broke over night. According to The Denver Post, the former senator from Colorado intends to "return to Colorado to spend time with his family."
As the Post writes: