Stocks close lower, with Dow below 18,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, with telecoms leading declines amid the latest batch of earnings. "The S&P 500 is definitely weighed on by United, Travelers and Verizon," more…

Obama on the nickel? Publication pushes yes

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2946474" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama (White House photo)[/caption] A left-leaning news publication has taken the announced replacement of Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman from the $20 bill more…

WSJ full-page advert denies Armenian genocide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mediaite) The Wall Street Journal ran a full-page ad Wednesday for a website that denies the Armenian genocide, an ethnic cleansing that left 1.5 million people dead. "Truth more…

Dow closes at highest since July

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday amid earnings and stabilization in oil prices. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly added more than 100 points in afternoon trade more…