Democrats using Ebola to scare up cash

by Aaron Klein -- NEW YORK — Democrats have a long history of utilizing the threat of a potential Ebola outbreak to request massive federal funds while attacking Republicans for expressing skepticism more…

19-year-old so successful, he turned down Apple

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESS INSIDER) — Last week, 19-year-old John Meyer dropped out of a prestigious university computer-science program to work full time on his tech startup, Fresco News. His parents more…

Tax refunds cut for Obamacare recipients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT FREE PRESS) — A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of more…

PayPal billionaire looks to 'cure' death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — An hour into my conversation with Peter Thiel the conversation turns, as it seems conversations with Thiel often do, to the question of death. ‘Basically,’ Thiel more…

Obama aims to 'grow' aid for China

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration now has ambitions to expand the number of aid programs to China and is working on deploying a privately contracted overseer to "manage and grow" more…

ISIS-branded merchandise sold on Amazon, Facebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1248045" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Screenshots of various Facebook pages containing ISIS-related merchandise[/caption] Despite Facebook's claims that a cluster of pages peddling ISIS goods would be taken down, recent more…

NFL's tax-exempt status under fire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Birmingham News) After two weeks of mounting bad public relations, the NFL now finds itself under assault from Capitol Hill. Members of Congress are beginning to investigate whether more…

6th weekly gain in 7 as Dow ends at record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks mostly rose on Friday, with the Dow finishing at a record, as investors welcomed Alibaba's market debut and Scotland's vote to remain in the U.K. more…

Al-Jazeera America sues former VP Gore

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network that became Al Jazeera America. The more…