Houston curfew to combat looting, 'lowlives'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Houston authorities imposed an overnight curfew Tuesday, incensed that criminals impersonating law enforcement officers in the wake of Hurricane Harvey were victimizing the city's hardest-hit residents. more…

U.S. offers incentives to keep pilots in air

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Facing a massive shortage, the United States Air Force is launching an incentive program to retain experienced pilots and bring back retirees, according to a report in Joseph more…

Consumer confidence jumps in August

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — U.S. consumer confidence jumped for the second straight month in August, surpassing expectations amid buoyant feelings about the present situation, according to a monthly survey more…

Astronomical price-gouging in flooded Texas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STAR-TELEGRAM) -- When they checked rates online as Hurricane Harvey was strengthening and about to make landfall in Texas, a room with two queen beds was between $120 more…