Seized: Cats smuggled from China for consumption

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Police in Hanoi saved thousands of cats from potentially becoming barbecue after seizing a truck in Northern Vietnam carrying more than 3 tons of live more…

Obamacare's tax troubles mount

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Obama administration officials and other supporters of the Affordable Care Act say they worry that the tax-filing season will generate new anger as uninsured consumers more…

Big-money donors push Romney out for Bush

by Drew Zahn -- Well-placed whispers. Emails sent to deep-pocket donors. A silent, but swift campaign behind the scenes to swing support from the old establishment darling to the new. The net more…

Marijuana vending machines coming to Seattle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Independent) Grabbing cannabis in Seattle will be as easy as indulging in crisps, candy and cola next month, when a marijuana vending machine will open in the more…

Stocks skid for 2nd month – Dow falls 250 pts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks declined on Friday, with benchmarks down for a second month, after data showed U.S. economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter and Russia's central more…

Judge: Men have right to pee standing up

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) A judge in Germany has reaffirmed the male right to pee standing up, even if the male is a bit sloppy with his aim. The more…

John Kerry fined for not shoveling sidewalk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTON GLOBE) As the globe-trotting secretary of state, there simply is no time to, let’s say, clean up after a massive snowstorm. And the city took notice. On more…