Is this third-world America?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- It's a practice more closely associated with third world countries, but in bleak times in a Chicago-area suburb, 30 people were buried in a mass grave on Wednesday. more…

Canada will look to China to sell its oil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In a phone conversation that came as little surprise, President Barack Obama called Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday afternoon to explain why he had rejected the Keystone more…

Money insider: Sell Treasuries, buy gold

by Jerome R. Corsi -- This is the third of a three-part series reporting on Wall Street financial analyst Charles K. Ortel’s analysis of the strategies for obtaining investment returns given the likelihood more…

Dow, S&P 500 close at highest since July

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) NEW YORK – A surprisingly strong report on the housing market and the prospect of more cash for the International Monetary Fund to fight off a financial more…

Drivers again faulted over Toyota acceleration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE DETROIT BUREAU) — A two-year study looking for possible causes behind Toyota’s rash of unintended acceleration issues has put primary blame on driver error — but the more…

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…