Fitch: U.S. AAA rating on rating watch negative

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Fitch Ratings put the US government's "AAA" credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday, saying that the standstill on the U.S. debt ceiling negotiations risks undermining more…

Women sell hair, breast milk, eggs to keep up

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Hair, breast milk and eggs are doubling as automated teller machines for some cash-strapped Americans such as April Hare. Out of work for more than two more…

City stops business selling cuddles, hugs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WKOW-TV) — MADISON, Wis. — The opening of a Madison business involving staff members cuddling clients on beds is delayed, as the business operator attempts to allay city more…

GM boosts price of trucks to pay for rebates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — General Motors has boosted prices of its redesigned 2014 full-size pickups $1,500 – enough to pay for a $1,500 rebate currently offered on most models. "It's more…

Nationalities that steal the most hotel items

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.COM.AU) — Aussies, you've been busted! A global survey has found more than a quarter of Australian travelers admit to stealing items from hotel rooms. Surprisingly, it wasn't more…

Powerful Obamacare official in IRS scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYCALLER) — The White House official who exchanged confidential taxpayer information with the IRS is a longtime Obama advisor and progressive activist who is currently the most powerful more…

Why stop with cuts in Obamacare?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dscXJ0ZjodFSURHcCLpBf-nhmvi8Wikr" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] This week's "Follow the Money Weekly," podcast, hosted by economist, columnist, radio host and international speaker Jerry Robinson, raises the question about why Americans should more…

1 group without fear of shutdown, default

by -NO AUTHOR- -- There's one particular segment of American society that appears to hold little fear about what happens in Washington, even if the government is shut down or in default. more…

Obama 'crashing health-care site on purpose'

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="92cDl1Zjr9hNQKFhzI3y13YtlIDAovv1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Obamacare officials were so worried about the reaction should Americans actually see what their health coverage will cost under the president's signature law that they more…

Living on $5,000 a year, on purpose

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — More than two decades ago, then-33-year-old Dan Price had a wife, two small children, a high-interest mortgage, and a stressful job as a photojournalist in Kentucky. more…