Stock market losing streak hits 4 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN Money) — Investors are weighing the possibility that the U.S. government might shut down on October 1st. But even if a shutdown is avoided, the bigger concern more…

Ewww! Look what's clogging up pipes now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around more…

Expert warns of coming chaos in cities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="01ZTV3ZToL-UFjj3qKxeOnl5Lmo7mnbP" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] If people standing in line for a toy, like a new phone, get into fights, just imagine what they'd do if they were standing in more…

Democrat: Arrest 'Obamaphone' cheats

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) on Monday called for criminal charges to be filed against people who defrauded a federal phone subsidy program. McCaskill sent a letter to the more…

State set to allow illegals to practice law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO BEE) CHICO -- For Sergio Covarrubias Garcia and his supporters, a critical word is missing from the door of the “Offices of Sergio C. Garcia” – “Law.” Garcia, more…

Apple sells 9 million iPhones in debut weekend

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Apple Inc. (AAPL) sold a record 9 million iPhones in the weekend debut of two new models, as consumers flocked to stores to buy handsets with more colorful options more…

IRS honcho Lois Lerner to retire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the controversy surrounding the agency’s scrutiny of Tea Party groups, has retired effective today, according to a more…

Wealthy Chinese seek U.S. surrogates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Wealthy Chinese are hiring American women to serve as surrogates for their children, creating a small but growing business in $120,000 "designer" American babies for China's elite. Surrogacy more…

George Soros, 83, marries for 3rd time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - George Soros, the 83-year-old billionaire investor, philanthropist and supporter of liberal political causes, married for a third time on Saturday, tying the knot with education consultant more…

40% of U.S. food is tossed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) Leah Weinroth can only hope her son Trey's obsession with expiration dates is a passing phase. If yogurt in the Bethesda, Md., writer's refrigerator is more…