Wal-Mart offers benefits to same-sex couples

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) In what the largest U.S. gay rights group calls a "historic move," Walmart told employees Monday that it would extend its health and other benefits to more…

How many furlough days did feds actually take?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Federal News Radio) A great hue and cry occurred in March when agencies suddenly realized the long- dreaded sequester was actually going to happen. As agency heads struggled more…

Wave of retirements hitting federal workforce

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) A wave of retirements by senior federal employees has begun rolling across the government as aging baby boomers who held on to their jobs during the more…

What can't the iPad mini do? Tell time

by Bob Unruh -- Apple boasts that its iPad mini has a whole range of features: "A beautiful display, powerful A5 chip, FaceTime HD camera, iSight Camera with 1080p HD video recording, more…

Cruz: Only way to stop Obama's 'train wreck'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_504385" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas"][/caption] Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is blasting members of his own party for blocking efforts to defund Obamacare, but he more…

Woman gouges out eyes of 6-year-old boy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) BEIJING - Police in northern China launched a massive search Wednesday for a woman accused of gouging out the eyes of a 6-year-old boy. Authorities in the more…