4 Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) WASHINGTON — A federal jury on Wednesday returned guilty verdicts for the four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 more…

Best day of 2014 for S&P 500, Nasdaq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite extending gains into a fourth day, as investors embraced earnings from corporations including more…

Not so fast with those red-light camera tickets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATCHDOG.ORG) — MIAMI — Big changes could be coming to cities with red-light cameras after a Florida District Court of Appeals judge said it’s illegal for camera operators more…

McFly! Hoverboard soars into reality

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Want a hoverboard before Marty McFly (who looks just like Michael J Fox) arrives in October 2015 to fly one around his town square? Arx more…

Afghan poppy cultivation at 'all-time high'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) Cultivation of the illegal poppy plant in Afghanistan has reached an “all time high” following a $7.6 billion counternarcotics campaign paid for by the United more…

Americans' gloom marches into 2nd decade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) The depressive donkey in A.A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh” stories pretty much matches the mood of Americans lately, according to the new Wall Street Journal/NBC more…

Americans at Walmart funding Beijing spies?

by Drew Zahn -- Every day, millions of Americans walk through their local Walmart's sliding doors, meander the bright blue aisles and, tempted by yellow smiley-faces, buy more items than are written more…