Dow notches 17th record close since Trump win

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks rose on Tuesday, led by financials, as investors remained unfazed by geopolitical tensions, while the Dow Jones industrial average kept marching toward 20,000. At session more…

Kids using social media less satisfied with real life

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Children who chat on social media suffer the consequences, a British survey finds. The research digs into why social media-active adolescents report lower satisfaction with their more…

Woman fired for observing Passover fights back

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_742761" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Unleavened bread called matzo is eaten during Passover.[/caption] An Orthodox Jewish woman who worked for the company that runs both Reagan National and Dulles airports more…

Stocks close higher, just under 20,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Monday as telecoms led and traders bought some recently less-favored sectors, while some top postelection plays lagged. Telecommunications traded more than 1 more…

IMF chief found guilty over tycoon payout

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, was negligent in her handling of a long-running fraud case, a French court has ruled. A special court more…

Airline crew sacrifices goat before flight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) Pakistan's national airline has been mocked after a goat was sacrificed to ward off bad luck following one of the country's worst air disasters. Pictures went more…

U.S. official: Internet like old 'Wild West'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Today's global Internet in some ways is like America's "Wild West," a federal official says, with individual groups on duty to "look out for themselves," according to a more…

Obama sneaking in 1 final global-warming spending orgy

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration is attempting to slip in another pricey climate-change initiative before Donald Trump takes office, potentially costing U.S. taxpayers another $90 million if it survives its more…