Napa quake shatters prized wine collections

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Prized collections and wooden casks crashed to cellar floors when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley on Sunday, but damage to the famous wine region more…

Obamacare now pays for gender reassignment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEDAILYBEAST) — Devin Payne had gone years without health insurance—having little need and not much money to pay for it. Then Payne, who had a wife and four more…

Detroit resumes water shut-offs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT NEWS) Detroit can expect more controversy, and more people paying up, as a monthlong moratorium against shutting off water for those behind on their bills expires at more…

High-powered vacuum cleaners banned

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — A British consumer group is warning households to rush out and buy powerful vacuum cleaners before they’re banned throughout Europe. As of Sept. 1, manufacturers will more…

Pizza man gets heat for church-bulletin discount

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — An atheist group is going after a small-town Arkansas pizza place for offering discounts to customers who brought in church bulletins on Sundays. Wisconsin-based Freedom from more…

Obama hatches plan to explode welfare

by Greg Corombos -- More than one-third of Americans are now receiving means-tested federal benefits, and Heritage Foundation analyst Rachel Sheffield says the Obama administration is planning to vastly increase spending on more…

Invasive insect threatens Florida citrus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Citrus has always been synonymous with Florida. The orange adorns the state license plate. The University of Florida's famed football stadium more…