Obama pouring $300 million into Detroit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (DETROIT FREE PRESS) — Nearly $300 million in aid for Detroit — from federal and state coffers, private businesses and charitable foundations — will be announced Friday as more…

Dead bodies for renewable energy?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Oilprice) Could human corpses end up providing our next renewable energy source, or is this controversial idea dead in the water? A crematorium in the city of Durham more…

Joblessness for black youth still soaring

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RemappingDebate) When you've looked for monthly unemployment data, you have probably noticed that you can pretty readily find those data sliced by race or gender. Sometimes you can more…

Cantaloupe farm charged in fatal listeria outbreak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Denver Post) Two Colorado brothers who grew listeria-contaminated cantaloupe linked to a 2011 outbreak that killed 33 people nationwide and sickened hundreds more were criminally charged Thursday by more…

Man tries to pay water bill with cocaine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Police in Deltona, Fla., are trying to sniff out the identity of a man who allegedly attempted to pay his water bill with cocaine. The unidentified more…

Governments stealing from bank accounts

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The questionable practice of "bail-ins" begun by Cyprus a year ago to keep banks solvent is beginning to spread to other nations, and holders of large more…