India: 1 woman killed every hour over dowry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes, indicating that the country's economic boom has made demands for dowries even more persistent, women's more…

Facebook personal-data tactics exposed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hong Kong Standard) Facebook is drawing fire from privacy activists again, after unveiling a new policy which could turn user data and pictures into advertising. The new plan more…

Taxpayers on hook for state-pension liabilities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reason) A new assessment of state pension obligations suggests the problem is even worse than it already appears. How much worse? Using a more conservative method of accounting more…

Bye bye, VW bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) Only Brazil still produces the classic 56-year-old VW camper van, but not for much longer. With a final special edition series of the beloved vehicle wrapping more…

IRS spent $10,000 on 'Apprentice' video

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The Internal Revenue Service released a new parody video to Congress on Friday, this time in the styling of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice." The four-minute video was more…

The 2 elements needed for prosperity

by Star Parker -- An important new book has recently been published that addresses the question of global poverty, but it does so by provoking the reader to also consider our own more…

August: Economy gains just 169,000 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) The Labor Department reported the economy created 169,000 jobs in August after adding 104,000 in July. Unemployment fell to 7.3 percent, largely because 516,000 more adults are more…

Student loan bubble starting to burst

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The largest bank in the United States will stop making student loans in a few weeks. JPMorgan Chase has sent a memorandum to colleges notifying them that more…