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Field Museum slashes budget by $5 million

CHICAGO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History officials said they would make $5 million in staff cuts and limit research breadth of in order to stay open.

U.S. utility backs cap-and-trade scheme

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Market mechanisms for cap-and-trade systems will drive down energy prices for U.S. consumers while addressing climate change, Exelon executives said.

Exelon ready to end takeover bid in N.J.

CHICAGO, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Exelon Corp. is close to dropping a proposed $17.8 billion purchase of a New Jersey utility if it doesn't come to terms with state officials soon. The Chicago-based utility said things need to happen in the next two weeks or it will abandon efforts to buy

Ancient artifacts belong to the world

CHICAGO, May 27 (UPI) -- A row over an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus has ended amicably, with an agreement to lend it indefinitely to Chicago's Field Museum.

Corporate sarcophagus irks Egyptian

CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- A major U.S. sponsor of a traveling exhibit of Egyptian King Tutankhamen artifacts has been criticized for keeping a sarcophagus in its headquarters.

Aetna chairman, CFO to retire

HARTFORD, Conn., April 27 (UPI) -- Health insurance giant Aetna Thursday said its executive chairman and chief financial officer would retire within one year.
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