Obamacare sticker shock: Premiums soar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Thousands of Californians are discovering what Obamacare will cost them — and many don't like what they see. These middle-class consumers are staring at hefty increases more…

News bias could cost BBC $5.8 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The BBC could lose its exclusive right to the licence fee if it does not tackle a “culture” of secrecy, waste and unbalanced reporting, a senior more…

Sabbath-observing water meter invented

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMES OF ISRAEL) — Smart metering – the ability to constantly monitor usage 24/7 – has come to the ultra-Orthodox town of Bnei Brak in central Israel. But more…

10 things Obamacare won't tell you

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) — 1. “You might want to avoid signing up right away.” In the offices of certain government officials and health insurance companies, a ticking countdown to a more…

Thefts, scams, phantom purchases at nonprofits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) For 14 years, the American Legacy Foundation has managed hundreds of millions of dollars drawn from a government settlement with big tobacco companies, priding itself on more…

Star Parker: Free enterprise a cure for nation's woes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="B4Y3Y2Zzq1DHk-2pwklpyxKlnrg4Ru2I"] The chief of the Washington-based Center for Urban Renewal and Education says the social experiment implemented over the last 50 years in the United States has more…

Welfare lesbians demand bigger home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Star) Civil partners Lisa and Carrie-Ann Beaney currently live in a single B&B room with their four children, and claim that they are too stressed to more…

'Jesus Calling' outselling '50 Shades of Grey'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TabletMag) The only person who can outsell the rabidly popular 50 Shades of Grey series? Jesus, apparently. In today's New York Times, Tablet contributor Mark Oppenheimer tracks down more…