Castro: U.S. owes Cuba millions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Havana (AFP) - Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by insisting the United States owes Cuba "many millions of dollars" because of the half-century-old American trade embargo. more…

Lois Lerner: GOP critics 'evil and dishonest'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Newly released emails from Lois Lerner show the former IRS official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting scandal calling Republican critics “evil and dishonest,” more…

Did EPA deliberately cause toxic mine spill?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GATEWAY PUNDIT) Last Wednesday, a small EPA-supervised work crew inspecting the Gold King mine accidentally knocked a hole in a waste pit, releasing at least three million gallons more…

Federal watchdogs charged with school-lunch fraud

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2319325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Federal workers were charged with fraud in the school lunch program.[/caption] Five workers with the Government Accountability Office – the agency that's supposed to more…

Don't buy these 10 back-to-school items

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that parents will spend an average of $630.36 for each child going back to school this year to cover clothes, more…

Stocks recover from sharp losses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Wednesday, recovering from sharp intraday declines as gains in energy offset earlier pressures from growth concerns. "We did hold the more…

China intervenes to support tumbling yuan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSJ) BEIJING—China intervened to prop up the yuan Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter, just a day after it had let it decline sharply, underscoring the more…