Army cutting 40,000 troops in 2 years

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="dzbm0zdjrhTsXE1sTEN2XCRpXbqOnzFS" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The U.S. Army is due to lose about 40,000 troops in the next two years, making it the smallest size it's been since before World more…

Greece in black hole as banks bleed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JqaDUzdjrXL65axbUhE65PUiRS4ruOgj" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYTIMES) — BRUSSELS — Greece’s prospects for staying in Europe’s currency union darkened on Tuesday after the new Greek finance minister showed up for an more…

Stocks end higher after choppy trade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after a choppy trading session as investors eyed developments in the Greece debt crisis and the start of corporate earnings more…

U.S. states face shaky financial futures

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — States are mounting an uneven fiscal recovery from the Great Recession, with energy-rich states leading and Northeastern states with big pension obligations lagging, a new study more…

Chinese chaos worse than Greece

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — WHILE the world worries about Greece, there’s an even bigger problem closer to home: China. A stock market crash there has seen $3.2 trillion wiped from more…

Girl's birthday cake a 'Frozen' nightmare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) A little girl's fairy tale party certainly didn't have a happy ending when her birthday cake arrived looking like a nightmare version of Frozen's Queen Elsa. more…

Subway pitchman Jared Fogle in police raid

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="VucXgydjosGgoE7LLG0cHanLS3AyRJx3" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's Indiana home was invaded and searched by law enforcement authorities Tuesday. Authorities with the FBI and Indiana State Police didn't say more…

Economy in Puerto Rico spurs mass exodus to U.S. mainland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="U4eDQzdjo8N6Jw8B23j-LLyJyN0AyZlz" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (MIAMI HERALD) Yessenia Puente is disenchanted with the Isla del Encanto. She became a widow six years ago. Public schools don’t provide a safe environment more…

Bank fires 6 for faking ISIS execution

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="txc3cydjq-8s53pqe2fjK1qCY6gmIe-a" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] HSBC fired six of its employees after discovering they produced and played in a mock ISIS execution, then distributed the video among colleagues to boost more…