Why Texas is booming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reason) "A state like this where you see so much growth and so much change…having a limited government apparatus on top of that and a robust private sector more…

Hospitals plot end of insurance companies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FISCAL TIMES) The problems with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act may be masking another major change in the way health care is delivered to U.S. consumers, experts more…

Mayor resigns after corruption arrest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER) Patrick Cannon, who rose from public housing to become mayor of North Carolina’s largest city, was arrested Wednesday by the FBI and accused of accepting tens more…

Secret Service also had trouble in Miami

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican senator expressed concern Wednesday over an alleged incident involving a drunken Secret Service more…

Rand Paul builds 50-state network

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Sen. Rand Paul has become the first Republican to assemble a network in all 50 states as a precursor to a 2016 presidential run, the latest more…

Suing Obama's NSA gets super-sized

by Bob Unruh -- Use Facebook? Millions do. Maybe Google? Just about everyone. Then there's Yahoo, YouTube, Skype, AOL, Sprint, AT&T, Apple, Microsoft, PalTalk "and other certain telecommunications and Internet service providers." more…

Home demolitions turn Detroit into blank canvas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — The families of Detroit's Brightmoor area are delighted that the day is finally approaching when bulldozers will arrive to level more of their neighborhood. After more…

Drought spurs mini gold rush in Sierra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- COLFAX, Calif. (AP) — There's gold in them dry hills! Or gold seekers anyway. And they see a historic opportunity in California's historic drought. Low water levels have led to more…

Republicans pass law to rein in tea party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) SALT LAKE CITY — Four years ago, the fledgling tea party claimed one of its first and greatest victories in Utah, ousting the state's veteran Republican senator more…