Illegals collect billions in tax credits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The federal government’s decision to pay out billions of dollars in tax credits to illegal immigrants likely was made by midlevel bureaucrats and has never received more…

Obama funds Kenya project during shutdown

by Steve Peacock -- Just one day prior to the partial government shutdown, the Obama administration slipped in a contract to help Kenyan and other East African power companies more effectively tap more…

Macy's to open Thanksgiving Day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Macy's will open at least some stores for the first time ever on Thanksgiving, according to a report from a Chicago newspaper. It isn't clear as more…

U.S. risks joining 1933 Germany in default

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Reneging on its debt obligations would make the U.S. the first major Western government to default since Nazi Germany 80 years ago. Germany unilaterally ceased payments more…

Forget shutdown, Bidens vacation at Camp David

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — Despite the government shutdown, Vice President Joe Biden is vacationing at Camp David this long weekend. He's joined at the Maryland retreat by his family, including more…

China calls for 'de-Americanized' world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The looming prospect of a US default on debt prompted China to call for the world to “de-Americanise”, amid warnings of a new global recession. In more…

IMF: U.S. debt-limit dance 'very concerning'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — The chief of the International Monetary Fund said Sunday the United States’ stalemate over spending and its debt limit is “very, very concerning” and has rocked more…

Hospitals cut thousands of jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Hospitals, a reliable source of employment growth in the recession and its aftermath, are starting to cut thousands of jobs amid falling insurance payments and inpatient more…