U.S. mutual funds unload on Puerto Rico debt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. mutual funds with heavy exposure to Puerto Rico bonds have sold off some of the cash-strapped island's debt to meet investor redemption demands, taking heavy losses more…

Teen unemployment rate hits 21%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) -- The teen unemployment rate went up in January to 20.7% -- from 20.2% in December-- and is now more than three times the national unemployment rate of more…

Bumbling burglars commit epic blunder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DENVER (KDVR-TV) — This may seem unbelievable, but a group of Denver thieves got caught because they tried to sell stolen items to  the woman they had just more…

Obama economy in deep freeze

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) - 1,154,000 fewer Americans are working today than six years ago, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In January 2008, 146,378,000 Americans 16 and more…

Crist accused of trading money for judges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida now seeking his old seat as a Democrat, has received the worst type of attention at the start of more…

The next weak nuclear link?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Almost three years on from the Fukushima nuclear disaster and safety concerns about the expansion of nuclear power plants, especially in developing economies, run high. "Sitting here more…

California drought to lower hydro generation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) The record drought in California will cut into the availability of water for hydropower generation in the coming months, according to the Energy Information Administration. Nearly 60% more…