Florida condo changes name from 'ISIS'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — An unfortunately named luxury condo development being built in south Florida called ISIS Downtown, recalling the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has changed more…

CBO: National debt doubles since financial crisis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The federal debt this year will be double what it was before the financial crisis, Congress’ official budget scorekeeper projected Wednesday morning. The debt is on pace to reach more…

'Holocaust pajamas' spark outrage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — The fashion retailer Zara has come under fire for selling a striped shirt embellished with a yellow star in its children's range following comparisons between the more…

Is first class done for on airlines?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hkamd3bzpG-zVl90dUgOXlJFnjaW-X6_" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BLOOMBERG) — The world’s top airlines are questioning the need for first-class cabins as flat-bed seats cradle corporate customers in once-unimaginable comfort, making the premium more…

Lerner's Blackberry deliberately wiped clean?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Lois Lerner’s Blackberry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn more…

Ivory atrocity: Extinction fears for elephants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) An insatiable Chinese demand for ivory and the increasing involvement of organized crime syndicates in smuggling are causing the mass killing of Africa’s elephants and could more…

S&P 500 pushes to another record close

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, lifting the Dow to an all-time high and the S&P 500 to its first finish above 2,000, after better-than-expected reports -- more…

Typewriter sounds pumped into Times' newsroom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Almost as if the digital revolution never happened, the newsroom of The Times once again resounds to the clatter of the old-fashioned typewriter. Nearly three decades more…

Teamsters threaten 'Top Chef' cast

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DEADLINE.COM) The Teamsters picketers were already mad. By the time Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi’s car pulled up to the Steel & Rye restaurant in the picturesque New more…