Massive Obama travel bill remains secret

by Bob Unruh -- There always have been a few voices raising concerns over wildly lavish travel expenses for the Barack Obama, and sometimes his family, while they are not in residence more…

Stocks slip on pre-weekend caution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks fell on Friday, with the S&P 500 easing gains after rising to an intraday record, as investors considered Ukraine ahead of the weekend. "As the more…

Feds rang up $1.3 million booze tab in 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Move over, “Animal House,” Hollywood’s got nothing on the federal government when it comes to buying booze. Federal spending records show the government spends seven-figures a more…

Michelle O tours China on taxpayers' dime

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Beijing (AFP) - US First Lady Michelle Obama took her daughters and mother to Beijing's former imperial palace Friday, on a China tour the White House emphasises will more…

Holder's personal trips cost taxpayers millions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Senior Justice Department officials including Attorney General Eric Holder and former FBI Director Robert Mueller used federal aircraft for hundreds of personal trips that were not more…

What to expect from Starbucks's new booze menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Businessweek) First, Starbucks (SBUX) wanted you in its cafes for lunch and the afternoon, so it spruced up its food offerings and started serving cold "Refreshers" and testing more…

Texas sitting on $140 billion in oil wealth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) A new report finds that Texas holds an estimated $140 billion in "petro-wealth" in proved reserves. About $110 billion of that total is owned by corporations, $22 more…