Local police gobble up discarded military gear

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="VjMzNyZDq3WzyaGrHipMVWOKJJ2UFaik"] MORVEN, Ga. (AP) — Small-town police departments across the country have been gobbling up tons of equipment discarded by a downsizing military — bicycles, bed sheets, more…

Canada threatens U.S. if Keystone not built

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — On 6 July, a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic train carrying 72 tank cars filled with oil exploded after its brakes apparently failed, sending it rolling into more…

Black robbers wear white masks to fool victims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — Somebody deserves an Oscar for special effects. A crafty trio of black robbers bought amazingly lifelike disguises from a Hollywood special-effects firm to transform themselves into more…

Feds yank state's education funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MCCLATCHYDC) — The Department of Education notified Georgia on Tuesday that it plans to withdraw $9.9 million of the state’s $400 million Race to the Top education grant more…

Chilling: How Hollywood helped Hitler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOLLYWOODREPORTER) — In devastating detail, an excerpt from a controversial new book reveals how the big studios, desperate to protect German business, let Nazis censor scripts, remove credits more…

Fees for carry-on luggage 'inevitable'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The chief executive of Ryanair has said it is “probably inevitable” that airlines will charge passengers for carry-on bags – though he insisted he had no more…

Why gasoline prices keep climbing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDO SENTINEL) — Gas prices leapt recently, as crude oil costs reached their highest level in more than a year. Annoying to all, confounding to many, rising fuel more…

1,200 applicants for 20 teaching jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE) — When Bethlehem Area School District advertised it was looking to hire 20-some elementary school teachers this summer, the response was overwhelming. The district received more than more…

Finally, real details on which cars made in U.S.

by Roger Simmermaker -- We finally have an American-ness auto index that rightfully blows the Cars.com American-made index out of the water! The deeply flawed and misleading Cars.com index found the Toyota more…