Study: Not all college work boosts future earnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A short-term college certificate, for a very specific job-training program like how to use computers for office work, probably won't help students earn more money in more…

Costco weighs dropping AmEx as U.S. card partner

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Costco Wholesale Corp., the retailer that replaced American Express Co. as its credit-card issuer in Canada, is considering a similar move with its larger U.S. portfolio, according more…

Doing college without thousands in debt

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My daughter is a freshman in college, but I didn't save for her education. My parents said it was my job to pay for my college, more…

Investors flocking into index funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) In addition to all the usual dilemmas over where to put money, investors have been in a heated debate over how to invest. Specifically, the debate between more…

U.N. blames rich nations for Ebola outbreak

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_1201595" align="aligncenter" width="596"] WHO Director General Margaret Chan and Assistant Director General for Health Security Keiji Fukuda.[/caption] NEW YORK – The United Nations World Health Organization appears more…

China delegation buys illegal ivory in Africa

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) BEIJING — When President Xi Jinping of China and his entourage of government officials and business leaders arrived in Tanzania in March 2013, it was more…

Starbucks dress code bans wedding rings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY.COM) Starbucks has banned employees from wearing engagement rings and other rings that have stones. While plain wedding bands are acceptable, rings with rocks seem to pose a more…