Feds charge 'Real Housewives' stars with fraud

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Reality stars Teresa and Joe Giudice appeared before a federal judge this morning in Newark. The "Real Housewives of New Jersey" couple, who were indicted more…

Court dumps NYC ban on big sodas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FINANCE.YAHOO) — NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice. An appeals court ruled Tuesday that New York City's Board more…

Copper theft 'epidemic' sweeping U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Copper is such a hot commodity that thieves are going after the metal anywhere they can find it: an electrical power station in Wichita, Kan., or half more…

Google collects data on 'every human activity'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — The common explanation for the extraordinary breadth of Google services is that it helps the company target ads and that’s certainly part of the equation, advertising more…

70 days: Debt exactly $16,699,396,000,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — According to the Daily Treasury Statement for July 26, which the Treasury released this afternoon, the federal debt has been stuck at exactly $16,699,396,000,000.00 for 70 more…

Dentist who silenced patients now on run

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ARSTECHNICA) — A lawsuit regarding a dentist and her ticked-off patient was meant to be a test of a controversial copyright contract created by a company called Medical more…

China launches audit as debt worries grow

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — China has a government debt problem -- but even Beijing doesn't know exactly what is lurking on the books of local and provincial governments. In order more…