Stocks higher as Dow, S&P close at records

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks rallied into the close, with the Dow and S&P 500 ending the day at records amid encouraging economic reports on Wednesday. Earlier, stocks held more…

Walmart stays open after woman fatally stabbed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WYFF-TV) GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —After a woman was stabbed to death in a Walmart over the weekend, the store has experienced criticism from some for staying open following more…

Santa Claus boots girl with service dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) What should have been a joyful moment turned to sadness when a 7-year-old autistic girl was turned away by Santa Claus at The Shops at more…

House passes bill to end benefits for Nazis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — The House on Tuesday passed legislation to terminate Social Security benefits for suspected Nazi war criminals. Passed 420-0, the bill was approved after an October more…

Stocks rise on car sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow striking another peak, as investors cheered better-than-expected November sales from Ford Motor, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler. "Despite more…

Pizza Hut unveils mind-reading menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYRACUSE.COM) — Pizza Hut is developing a digital menu that knows what you want to eat better than you do. The new "Subconcious Menu" uses eye-tracking technology on more…

Girl Scout cookies sold without the girls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PENNLIVE) — Cookie sales are going digital for the first time ever, Girl Scouts of the USA announced on Monday. Digital Cookie will allow customers to purchase Thin more…

GOP takes shutdown threat off table

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) House Republican leaders, eager to dodge a government funding fight, have proposed a two-part spending plan that aims to block President Obama’s recent directive to stem more…

Russia forecasts recession in 2015

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) MOSCOW — After months of insisting that Russia could weather sanctions and plunging oil prices, Moscow has for the first time acknowledged that the economy more…