Maria Bartiromo leaving CNBC for Fox Biz

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDIABISTRO) — Maria Bartiromo is leaving CNBC to join Fox Business. “After 20 years of groundbreaking work at CNBC, Maria Bartiromo will be leaving the company as her more…

Private firms selling mass surveillance systems

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Private firms are selling spying tools and mass surveillance technologies to developing countries with promises that "off the shelf" equipment will allow them to snoop more…

Judge: Bible talk unacceptable on job

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DES MOINES REGISTER) — A southwest Iowa grocery store owner who lectured an employee on her religious beliefs must pay her unemployment benefits, a state judge has ruled. more…

White House looks to bypass Healthcare.gov

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — On a mission to help people bypass distressed health-insurance websites, the Obama administration said it may allow big insurers to directly sign up those who qualify more…

Joan Jett kicked off Macy's Thanksgiving float

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — Rock star Joan Jett was removed from a parade float representing South Dakota in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade after ranchers protested her appearance, saying she's more…

Dow tops 16,000 barrier for 1st time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="piNzJmaDqnnikD5_25a4rxM0wKF_EdB7" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (CNBC) Stocks were having a milestone day on Monday when the Dow Jones industrial average pushed above the 16,000 barrier for the first time ever. more…

Midwest counts cost of deadly tornadoes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZqNzJmaDoA0gLSwy8dwhATiIq9vs6qU1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (NBC NEWS) Devastated communities began to take stock of the damage Monday after a deadly storm system brought widespread destruction to many parts of the more…