U.S. economy shrinks for 1st time since 2011

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) The economy in the U.S. contracted for the first time in three years from January through March as companies added to inventories at a slower pace and more…

Report: Top VA execs took home millions

by Bob Unruh -- The highest-paid Department of Veterans Affairs executives and doctors in Phoenix, where the deadly treatment scandal was exposed, were paid a total of about $70 million from 2011 more…

Religious film Son of God flops in Australia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sydney Morning Herald) Cinema distributor Mike Vile has learnt the difference between religious devotion in the U.S. and Australia. While Son of God took $A64 million in North more…

Capitol Hill fireworks during rare evening hearing

by Garth Kant -- [ooyala code="d4YTIzbjoxYFOeYakarV0RuFa_YJTn37" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON — It was perhaps the most dramatic moment, so far, in the deadly VA scandal. Having lost all patience with the witness, the congressman more…

Stocks halt 4-day win streak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, ending a four-session rally that lifted the S&P 500 to a record, with investors skittish as benchmark Treasury yields fell to more…

Fox News hires 'Clueless' actress

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) A “Clueless” star is headed to Fox News Channel. The cable network announced Wednesday that it has hired actress Stacey Dash as a contributor. According to more…

Dad recruited own kids to help rob banks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) An Oregon man who started robbing banks because he fell behind with his bills realized he could get much more money if he had helpers. So more…

Google driverless car has no brakes, steering wheel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="I4YXUybjpjTDHGenIIKCAzLvgSLR8tze" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (ABCNEWS.GO) — No driver, no brakes, no problem? Not so fast. Google's fully autonomous self-driving car could be sharing the road with human drivers in more…