25,000 starving children in North Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) About 25,000 children in North Korea require immediate treatment for malnutrition after a drought cut food production by a fifth and the government reduced rations, Unicef has more…

Chicago beggars sue over lost wages

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2876604" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A court case is looking at whether certain forms of panhandling is a First Amendment right.[/caption] Two panhandlers in Chicago sued their local sheriff's more…

Sanders: 'We will raise taxes. Yes, we will'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer A0SQuh0d] Self-declared socialist Bernie Sanders pledged at CNN's sponsored town hall debate to raise taxes if he was elected president – to, in effect, act like a more…

'Hillary for prosecution, not president'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – With the possibility fading of Barack Obama's Justice Department prosecuting the inevitable Democratic Party presidential nominee, a new independent campaign has arisen to expose Hillary Clinton's more…

Dow plummets 200 amid oil plunge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday, weighed by a renewed decline in oil prices, as investors awaited key inputs on economic growth. A swath of earnings more…

Disney sued over foreign workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) Even after Leo Perrero was laid off a year ago from his technology job at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. — and spent his more…

Top execs leave Twitter amid reshuffle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Twitter Inc. fell after the company lost four members of its executive leadership team, including its product and engineering chiefs, signaling any attempts to boost growth at more…