Democrats push election-year Constitution change

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors' influence. With plenty of politics but more…

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SEATTLE TIMES) The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a $15 minimum wage Monday, giving its lowest-paid workers a path over the next seven years to the nation’s highest more…

Obama giving 'amnesty' to 200,000 kids by 2016

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) White House officials said Monday that they are treating a wave of youthful illegal immigrants as a “humanitarian situation” that requires billions of dollars in aid more…

Obama set to 'kill economy' with 1 simple move

by Greg Corombos -- President Obama is moving forward with a central component of his climate-change agenda, as the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that carbon emissions must be reduced by 30 more…

Obama bypasses Congress to make costly energy changes

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_917701" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Washington coal facility near Sandersville, Ga."][/caption] WASHINGTON — As he has often threatened when he can't get legislation approved, President Obama has used his more…

Is owning a home really worth it?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — Owning a home may be a hallmark of the American Dream, but is homeownership really an option in today's uncertain economy? For many, the answer appears more…

1/3 of 18-34-year-olds live with parents

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESS INSIDER) — Increasing numbers of young Americans are heading to college, where they're racking up debt to pay for rapidly increasing tuition costs. Those graduating are being more…

Dow, S&P 500 post new closing highs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks closed narrowly mixed on the first trading day of June, but the Dow and S&P 500 squeezed out gains to finish at fresh highs. In more…