Woman rents out neighbor's foreclosed home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PALM BEACH POST) — A West Palm Beach woman is accused of commandeering her neighbor’s empty and foreclosed-upon home, renting it through Craigslist and collecting more than $13,000 more…

Woman jailed for flipping off judge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCMIAMI) — A woman facing a drug possession charge got a harsh lesson in justice after a Miami-Dade judge sentenced her to 30 days in jail for flipping more…

N. Korea now cited as nuclear threat to U.S.

by Taylor Rose -- The United States has opened the door to a possible nuclear attack from North Korea simply by failing to address the possibility that the nation's electrical grid could more…

Paul Ryan seeking speaker of House?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Paul Ryan feels pinched by competing paths to power. His friends tell us the most obvious route — a run for the White House in 2016 more…

Dems push to make voting, registration easier

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — With studies suggesting that long lines at the polls cost Democrats hundreds of thousands of votes in November, party leaders are beginning a push more…

LA Fitness sued over 'sexy exercises'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DFW.CBSLOCAL) A Dallas woman has filed suit against LA Fitness for comments and exercises her trainers made her do. She says they were sexually suggestive. You would think more…

Jet-setting Leon Panetta's $32,000 commute

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) As Leon Panetta ends a decades-long Washington career capped by his service as defense secretary, he has said repeatedly he is ready to get back to his family’s more…

Sheriff Joe's credit-card info stolen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- February 4, 2013 (AP) -- It looks like Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has become a victim of credit-card fraud. Sheriff officials said Monday that Arpaio's credit-card information was more…

More teachers boycott standardized tests

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The standardized-testing boycott that began with teachers in Chicago last year and reached new heights recently in Seattle may be exploding into a full-blown national movement. more…

Justice sues S&P over mortgage ratings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is accusing the debt rating agency Standard & Poor's of fraud for giving high ratings to risky mortgage bonds that helped bring about more…