Yahoo's business now worth less than nothing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Yahoo's stock took a nosedive on Wednesday following another disappointing earnings report. With the company continuing to lose market share in online advertising, investors now say more…

Stocks close near session lows amid earnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, as investors took in fresh corporate earnings. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 traded in a range before closing near their more…

Feds spend $1.5 million studying 'freshman 15'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREE BEACON) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent over $1.1 million studying the “freshman 15,” trying to determine whether friends influence their college peers to eat more…

Advertisers to probe media buying practices

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — A leading advertising trade association has hired two companies to look into the practices of media agencies, reflecting rising concern among advertisers over a lack of more…

Ben Carson: I'll freeze national debt

by Bob Unruh -- WASHINGTON – Dr. Ben Carson, the only close rival to Donald Trump in Republican presidential polls, says he will do something no president or Congress has done in more…

Dow snaps 3-day winning streak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping a three-day winning streak, as Wall Street digested a slew of corporate earnings reports more…

GOP votes scarce on debt-ceiling hike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has his work cut out for him in passing a bill to raise the $18.1 trillion debt ceiling. The lame-duck Speaker more…

Apple bans iPhone apps secretly gathering info

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Apple has removed hundreds of apps from the iTunes App Store that secretly collected personal information from anyone who downloaded them. Most of the 256 affected more…

Obama spends $2 million on airfare for golf

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Two golf outings taken by President Obama earlier this year put taxpayers on the hook for nearly $2 million in costs on air transportation alone. The more…

Hillary's State Dept. paid men more than women

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREE BEACON) Hillary Clinton’s State Department paid men $16,000 more on average in annual salary than women, according to data from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). An more…