State law raises minimum hourly wage to $10

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) California has become the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $10 per hour, although the increase will take place gradually more…

Hackers crack iPhone's fingerprint scanner

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) Just a few days after Apple unveiled its new iPhone with a fingerprint ID scanner, German researchers say they've cracked the scanner using a fake rubber print. more…

Poachers kill 90 elephants with cyanide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Almost 90 elephants have been slaughtered by poachers who poisoned them with industrial cyanide, authorities in Zimbabwe said Wednesday. Rangers in the Hwange National Park discovered more…

Delaying Obamacare could save $35.4 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNS News) — As Sen. Ted Cruz R-TX prepares for his filibuster of the Obamacare defunding bill that passed the House, the Urban Institute noted that delaying the more…

'Massive fraud' at center of BofA trial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp's Countrywide unit placed profits over quality in a "massive fraud" selling shoddy mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a U.S. government lawyer said on more…

Stock market losing streak hits 4 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN Money) — Investors are weighing the possibility that the U.S. government might shut down on October 1st. But even if a shutdown is avoided, the bigger concern more…

Ewww! Look what's clogging up pipes now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around more…

Expert warns of coming chaos in cities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="01ZTV3ZToL-UFjj3qKxeOnl5Lmo7mnbP" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] If people standing in line for a toy, like a new phone, get into fights, just imagine what they'd do if they were standing in more…