Shake 'n' bake: Quakes, volcanoes in sudden eruption spree

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_3197614" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Japan was rocked by earthquakes on April 14 and April 16 (Credit: CNN)[/caption] A flurry of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions wreaked havoc around the more…

Major WND probe snubbed by Pulitzers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_627653" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Miriam Carey[/caption] An Associated Press investigative series on labor abuses in the seafood industry in Southeast Asia that helped free 2,000 slaves captured the more…

Dow flirts with highest close since July

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, with consumer discretionary and health care stocks among the top gainers, as oil prices pared most of their overnight losses. "I more…

FCC commissioner blows whistle on 'Obamaphone' waste

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3204644" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Ajit Pai[/caption] Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission, took to national television Monday morning to tell the watching audience his more…

45% of Americans pay no federal income tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) — Many Americans don’t have to worry about giving Uncle Sam part of their hard-earned cash for their income taxes this year. An estimated 45.3% of American more…

Arabic-speaking student yanked off U.S. flight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) A college student was pulled off a Southwest Airlines flight earlier this month after another passenger became concerned when he made a telephone call in Arabic, more…

Analyst: Russia went to Syria chasing dollars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1814065" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Russian President Vladimir Putin[/caption] Much has been speculated about the short-lived Russian intervention in Syria's civil war, when it dispatched jet fighters late in more…

Teen with 4.0 average panhandling for college cash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTON.CBSLOCAL) — LOWELL, Massachusetts – A Lowell teenager is hoping to help raise money for medical school in an unorthodox way – panhandling. Eighteen-year-old Emily Stutz started an more…

Uproar forces KFC to yank racy ad

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INSIDE EDITION) — An ad for fried chicken that was meant to be funny ended up infuriating many KFC customers recently. The ad for the fast food chain more…