Painkiller epidemic grips U.S. workplace

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden, recently referred to opioid abuse — including prescription painkillers — as "a growing more…

'Hoverboard' fires probed by feds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — At least 11 reports of "hoverboard" fires in 10 states are being investigated by a federal agency. "We consider this a priority investigation," Patty Davis, a more…

Ryan-Pelosi budget deal does not block refugees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Speaker Paul Ryan told House Republicans on Monday night that the yearlong $1.1 trillion government-funding bill contains policy victories for the GOP, but not as many as more…

Plumber sues car dealer over ISIS truck

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) You might remember a story from about a year ago of a plumber from Texas whose used truck ended up in hands of Islamist militants in Syria. more…

HHS warns U.S. can't afford new border surge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) SAN ANTONIO – On the heels of reassurances by Texas officials to residents that the federal government will provide the funds and support for the hundreds more…

Obamatrade's fine print reveals security threat

by Curtis Ellis -- UNITED NATIONS – The fine print of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a reading has revealed, reverses policies put in place to prevent the foreign takeover of the United States' more…

Climate expert: Obama's deal a 'scam from top to bottom'

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2739575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Barack Obama's silhouette against the outside decorations of the White House as he makes his way to the Oval Office (White House photo)[/caption] more…

Dow up 100 as oil snaps 6-day losing streak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, helped by a pause in the oil price slide amid continued concerns about the high-yield debt market. Investors also awaited the more…

Auditor: EPA broke law to push water rule

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency engaged in “covert propaganda” in violation of federal law when it blitzed social media to urge the general public more…