Legal setback for Keystone pipeline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) A Nebraska state court ruling Wednesday opened up the possibility of even more lengthy delays for the long-postponed Keystone XL pipeline. The ruling tossed out the state more…

Retirement watch: Boehner buys condo in Florida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Speaker John Boehner and his wife have bought a condominium in Marco Island, Fla., a tony vacation town in southern Florida. The Ohio Republican purchased the condo more…

Cruise-ship worker accused of raping passenger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A cruise ship worker is accused of raping a passenger aboard a Holland America Line vessel and then trying to throw her overboard, authorities said Tuesday. more…

Minimum wage report puts Democrats on defensive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A report by Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts seems to have thrown Democrats onto the defensive after it concluded that the party's drive to boost the federal more…

San Francisco rent prices will make you cry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) Ever since the U.S. housing market bubble busted and bottomed, San Francisco was one of the handful of markets to roar back so aggressively that some more…

Is it time for guaranteed income?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reason) Switzerland will soon hold a nationwide referendum on granting a guaranteed and unconditional minimum monthly income of $2,800 for each Swiss adult. In America, where Lyndon Johnson's more…

Netflix traffic throttled by broadband companies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) For years, the Netflix streaming business has been growing like a parasite, happy to piggyback on established broadband infrastructures, where the broadband companies themselves have becomes competitors more…

IRS 'trusted partner' is Obamacare propaganda tool

by Chelsea Schilling -- A purportedly "objective" think tank and taxpayer-funded federal contractor – described by the IRS as its "trusted partner" – is acting as the Obama administration's propaganda tool for more…

'We need the iPhone of guns'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) One of California's largest firearm stores recently added a peculiar new gun to its shelves. It requires an accessory: a black waterproof watch. The watch's primary more…