Health experts: Let fat people, smokers die

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) -- Faced with the high cost of caring for smokers and overeaters, experts say society must grapple with a blunt question: Instead of trying to more…

Obama's football comment raises eyebrows

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — In an interview with the New Republic, President Barack Obama is asked, "I'm wondering if you, as a fan, take less pleasure in watching football, knowing more…

Illinois credit downgraded to worst in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WGNTV) — A warning came Saturday morning from state treasurer Dan Rutherford (R) IL State Treasurer. The Standard and Poor’s downgrade from A to A-minus puts Illinois last more…

Mitt Romney: 'I'm not going away'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Mitt Romney’s campaign ended, but he’s not getting out of politics. Romney told top Washington bundlers, donors and senior campaign leadership in a meeting Friday morning more…

More than 200 die in nightclub fire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — At least 245 people have been killed in a Brazil nightclub after a fire ravaged through the building in the early hours of this morning. Initial more…

World Bank: Red Sea-Dead Sea project feasible

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YNetNews) The World Bank announced that the Red-Dead pipeline project, meant to connect the Red Sea with the Dead Sea, is financially feasible. The Bank deliberated the project more…

Child labor uncovered in Apple's supply chain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Apple has discovered multiple cases of child labour in its supply chain, including one Chinese company that employed 74 children under the age of 16, in more…