Study: Shorter workday isn't key to happiness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Science) When it comes to working hours, less apparently is not more. Proponents of the six-hour workday will be saddened to hear that, as delightful as shorter more…

Texas converting roads into gravel paths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Texas is thought of by many Americans as the heart of the oil industry. The current oil boom has seen production grow massively in the lone star more…

UPS to drop 15,000 spouses from insurance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) UPS will follow thousands of other companies this fall in ending health insurance coverage of employees' spouses if they can get coverage elsewhere. Partly blaming the more…

NSA 'goes after man who mocked agency'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_505377" align="alignright" width="394" caption="The NSA has claimed copyright infringement after a businessman created a parody version of the agency's logo."][/caption] The National Security Agency, the secretive federal more…

Judge Judy rakes in the bucks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (E! ONLINE) The gift of gab seems to be paying off nicely for Jon Stewart. According to TV Guide, The Daily Show host is now pulling in more money than his late more…

Al Jazeera America sues AT&T

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) AT&T Inc. (T), the largest U.S. phone company, was sued by Al Jazeera over its refusal to to carry the Qatar-based broadcaster’s new U.S. cable-news channel as part of its more…

Huge tab to fight wildfires in West

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) More than 40 uncontained, active and large wildfires dot the Western U.S. from Arizona to Washington state and Alaska, taxing national firefighting resources and helping to more…

Prominent Democrat blasts unions for 'chokehold'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The former majority leader of the California State Senate, who describes herself as a "longtime liberal Democrat" who "still pay(s) union due," is complaining about the influence of more…