Guilty verdict in McDonnell corruption trial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) A federal jury Thursday found former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, guilty of public corruption–sending a message that they believed the couple more…

City mandates free pot for low-income patients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Weed welfare? That’s what the Berkeley City Council in California has unanimously approved, ordering medical marijuana dispensaries to donate 2 percent of their stash to patients more…

Fast-food workers: 'We're a movement now'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Fast food workers are expected to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, with employees in many locations planning nonviolent civil more…

Each family's bill for Obama presidency: $61,000

by Bob Unruh -- The national debt racked up under President Obama's administration now amounts to $61,000 per household, more than the average household income. "Need a new ride? Obama and Congress more…

Mystery: Fake cell-phone towers intercepting calls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESS INSIDER) — Seventeen fake cellphone towers were discovered across the U.S. last week, according to a report in Popular Science. Rather than offering you cellphone service, the more…

Major eBay glitch blocks access

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — E-retailing giant eBay's users are reporting difficulty signing in to the site from locations in the India, the US, the UK and other parts of Europe. more…

Facebook goes down, prompting angst

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — Social media site Facebook crashed Wednesday afternoon, preventing some one billion users from accessing the popular site. “Sorry, something went wrong,” the site’s homepage read around more…

Stocks mixed, Apple hit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, coming off morning highs amid economic reports and central bank news. "I think all eyes will be on the ECB, more…