"The suspects had massive amounts of ammunition either taped to or strapped to their bodies," says the police chief of Stockton, Calif. Two suspects and one hostage died.
The tax was imposed on about 350 of the nation's top polluters under the country's previous center-left government.
A new article in Bloomberg Businessweek explores what looked a few years ago to U.S. officials like a massive cyberattack directed against one of the big American stock exchanges, the Nasdaq market.
Reporters have been piecing together the hunt -- not for Red October -- but for the origins of dangerous software that was somehow hacked into Nasdaq's computers. The bad code has long since been eradicated.
According to Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Michael Riley, the malware was discovered by the FBI in late 2010, tracked by the National Security Agency, and determined to likely be Russian in origin.
Click the media player above to hear Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Michael Riley in conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.
It's the second plane in recent days that Kiev says was downed by a missile fired from Russian territory — the strongest accusation to date of Moscow's direct involvement in the separatist conflict.
A large layoff is under way at Microsoft, as the technology company says it will cut 13,000 jobs in the next six months. All but 500 of those layoffs are related to the Nokia phone division.