U.S. debt clock surges past $18 trillion

by -NO AUTHOR- --   The U.S. debt clock has swept past $18 trillion without so much as a flicker of hesitation. But what is $18 trillion? How about figuring it in more…

Major malware attack unleashed in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The FBI warned U.S. businesses on Wednesday that unknown hackers have released destructive malware that is capable of wiping data on hard drives. The attack makes more…

Republicans huddle to counter Obama on amnesty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Conservatives circulated draft legislation Monday aimed at blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration from taking effect, as Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson prepared to offer more…

Nasdaq snaps longest win streak since April

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks declined on Monday, with the Nasdaq Composite falling for the first session in seven, as a lackluster start to the holiday shopping season mostly more…

Cafeteria chief 'steals $50,000 from school'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGO.CBSLOCAL) — CHICAGO – The cafeteria manager at a west suburban high school skimmed more than $50,000 from daily lunch sales at the school over a seven-month period, more…

Feds take record $341.5 billion in tax revenue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The Daily Treasury Statement that was released Wednesday afternoon as Americans were preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving revealed that the U.S. Treasury has been forced to issue more…

Black Friday sales plummet 11%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) Even after doling out discounts on electronics and clothes, retailers struggled to entice shoppers to Black Friday sales events, putting pressure on the industry as it heads more…

Pirated Sony movies leaked online

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) If Sony Pictures employees return to work Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend without computer or email access, it will mark the beginning of the second more…

Now spies hidden in your mobile device

by Steve Elwart -- With worldwide shipments reaching 2.1 billion units by the end of this year, smartphones have become an essential took in the minds of many. But with their record more…