Alaska mulls 1st income tax in 35 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) – Oil money no longer pays the bills here. The governor, facing a profound fiscal crisis, has proposed the imposition of a personal income tax more…

German emissions scandal threatens Mercedes, BMW

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Deutsche Welle) German auto giant Daimler has made legal threats against an environmental group after it tested diesel cars. The results appeared to show that Mercedes and BMW more…

The rise of America's gun

by Jim Fletcher -- In one of those delicious historical ironies, America's weirdly mysterious anti-gun president is making gun manufacturers rich. When candidate Barack Obama said in 2008 that real Americans "cling more…

Busted: Nonprofit promoted adult adoptions of illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KCRA) Adult immigrants in Northern California are being adopted by American families with the promise of gaining U.S. citizenship, KCRA Investigates has learned. Hundreds of immigrants from Sacramento more…

Dealing with family at the holidays

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I haven't spoken to my mom and sister in more than six months. Over time, I realized we have a real clash of moral values that more…

More than 45,000 register drones in 2 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) More than 45,000 drone owners registered with the Federal Aviation Administration in the two days after the registry opened to the public. The FAA announced the number more…