Shutdown? Americans occupy America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TWITCHY) Tax-paying, hard-working families aren’t letting White House shutdown politics stop them from enjoying America’s beauty. They’re defying the orange cones at Mount Rushmore. They’re breaching the barrycades at Zion more…

Chinese buying up Florida real estate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Miami Herald) It's still a long way from Asia to Florida, yet a growing number of Asians are joining the throng of foreign investors buying Florida real estate, more…

Why agriculture industry hates Chipotle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) People love Chipotle's "The Scarecrow" — a touching animated short film that's basically a polemic on industrial food. The agriculture industry hates it. But the fast-growing burrito more…

Blue Ridge hotel defies Park Service shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The Pisgah Inn, a private hotel that holds a concession on the Blue Ridge Parkway, has become a national sensation as it defies "intimidation" and a more…

Birth rate poses looming economic cloud

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Leslie Fain China's got a shortage of workers, impacting its economy, because of the nation's years-long limit of one child per family and Russia's Vladimir Putin fears more…

Grocer sues IRS over seizure of $35,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Livingston Daily) It has been eight months since the Internal Revenue Service seized more than $35,000 from the bank account of Tarik “Terry” Dehko’s grocery store in Fraser. more…

5 ways to rob a bank using the Internet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Earlier this year, a man walked into a branch of Barclays in north London and stole £1.3 million without touching a single bank note. Instead, he more…