Reusable grocery bag carried nasty germ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) Oregon public health officials have traced a nasty outbreak of norovirus infections in a group of soccer players to an unlikely source: a reusable grocery bag contaminated more…

New fashion option for concealed weapons

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) — When he worked vice years ago, Houston police officer Brian Hoffner recalls, he concealed his weapon by strapping it to his thigh with an ACE more…

George Lucas strikes back at neighbors?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) — Filmmaker George Lucas is pushing forward with plans to build low-income housing at Marin County's picturesque Grady Ranch, a vow of his that was more…

Pet-food recall now includes 39 states

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) — The Food and Drug Administration has expanded a national recall of Diamond Pet Foods dog food manufactured between Dec. 9, 2011, and April 7, more…

Greeks warned of debt-deal anarchy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE AGE) — ALEXIS Tsipras, of Greece's radical left Syriza party, has issued an ultimatum to rival parties in the nation's parliament: they must renounce support for the more…

Japan to nationalize Fukushima utility

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Japan is set to nationalize Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the ravaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, under a ¥1 trillion bailout plan approved more…

Facebook kid porn: Reaction is fierce

by Chelsea Schilling -- (This is Part 4 of a multi-part series on child pornography on Facebook. You can read Part 1 here, Part 2 here and Part 3 here. Media wishing more…

IRS field agent: Here's how illegals scam system

by Jay Baggett -- "Angry, resigned, helpless." That's how one Northern California Internal Revenue Service employee described revelations that millions of illegal aliens are claiming and receiving billions of dollars in tax more…

OPEC accused of conspiracy against consumers

by Bob Unruh -- A unique claim of conspiracy against American consumers has been leveled against OPEC in a lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington by activist lawyer Larry Klayman of more…