Bitcoin's roller-coaster ride gets wilder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ArsTechnica) Bitcoin has been on a rollercoaster ride for most of its four-year history, with a series of dizzying price spikes and stomach-turning plummets, often in close succession. more…

Market losing streak hits 5 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Good economic news put pressure on the stock market again as investors brace for the Federal Reserve to begin dialing down its stimulus. The Dow Jones industrial more…

Moms: Famous store can't be trusted with kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_583415" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots""][/caption] The famous American department store Macy's, celebrated by generations of shoppers and immortalized by Hollywood, is busy hawking more more…

Paul Ryan huddling with Patty Murray on budget

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) WASHINGTON — The contours of a mini-deal to avert another government shutdown emerged Wednesday, a rare glimmer of bipartisanship in a Congress noted for division and dysfunction. Crafted by more…

Blacks happier at work than whites

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) Despite working in more routine and less autonomous jobs, having fewer close friends at work, and feeling less supported by their coworkers, blacks report significantly more positive more…

New wave of U.S. mortgage trouble threatens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble, a trend that could deal another blow to more…

Google's mystery barge under investigation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge on more…