Stocks close higher as oil rises after Fed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday, helped by a rise in oil prices, following the release of the Federal Reserve's statement and economic projections. Fed Chair Janet more…

Feds target WhatsApp over encrypted messages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) The US Department of Justice is in a longstanding encryption row with messaging platform WhatsApp, according to reports. The New York Times reports that the Facebook-owned company's more…

D.C. in chaos as subway shuts for emergency repairs

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3067144" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Washington, D.C., shuttered its entire Metro system for emergency repairs.[/caption] Washington, D.C., was in a state of chaos Wednesday after Metro subway's chief officers more…

Fox News pollster paid $340,000 to advise Rubio

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) Pollster Frank Luntz of Fox News fame was paid $340,000 to shape Sen. Marco Rubio's political career before the Republican became a senator and eventually a presidential more…

CBS looks to exit radio business

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — CBS Corporation announced on Tuesday that it was putting its radio business on the block, as the media company aims to streamline its business to focus more…

Carson super-PAC morphs into Trump VP vehicle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — After spending more than $10 million in a failed bid to make Ben Carson president, the main super-PAC supporting the retired neurosurgeon is now transforming more…