Re-evaluating blind faith in the sun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DER SPIEGEL) — The costs of subsidizing solar electricity have exceeded the 100-billion-euro mark in Germany, but poor results are jeopardizing the country's transition to renewable energy. The more…

‘GOP gave up on debt-ceiling battle in August’

by -NO AUTHOR- -- House Republicans rejected Obama's debt-ceiling hike today – but their vote is merely symbolic, thanks to the bipartisan deal reached last summer that gave the president authority to more…

Obama rejects Keystone oil pipeline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The State Department on Wednesday will reject the Keystone XL pipeline, multiple sources following the project told POLITICO. The formal announcement is expected at 3 p.m. from Deputy Secretary more…

German automakers go on U.S. hiring binge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- German automakers are going on a U.S. hiring binge this year. Daimler Trucks North America, the U.S. truck division of Mercedes-Benz, said it will hire 1,100 workers this more…

House to reject debt-limit increase

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) The House returns this week to a vote on a resolution to reject President Obama’s request to raise the national debt limit, now 15.24 trillion, more…

Obama: I'm going to Disney World

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDO SENTINEL) — WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, set to unveil a new policy for boosting U.S. tourism on Thursday, has chosen a fairy-tale setting for the announcement: more…

Burger King tries home delivery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — The door-to-door Whopper may soon be on the menu. Burger King, the No. 2 burger chain, has quietly begun testing home delivery of its burgers, fries more…