Feds ditch employee ratings over low scores

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a watchdog department created in 2011 to create a level financial playing field for American consumers, has scrapped its internal more…

Ingenious thieves find new way to steal fuel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Ingenious fuel thieves are causing alarm all over the U.S., as station owners and industry officials grapple not only with loss of revenue but danger to public safety. more…

State looks to steal teachers from N. Carolina

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="UwNGkybjptaMyb3fO01GOFoAV-fZsiIv" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (ABC11) — RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The biggest school district in Texas appears to be trying to take advantage of low teacher salaries in North Carolina. more…

'Billions' of data points profiling Americans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Data brokers that quietly gather billions of pieces of data on Americans should be required to operate more openly, so that those categorized as “financially challenged” more…

S&P 500 closes at new high, led by banks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record, as investors cheered a batch of better-than-expected economic reports and merger activity. "The more…

Radio stars fired for whacking unusual Dem policy

by Joe Kovacs -- The firing of two upstate New York radio hosts because they questioned their local government's paying for transgender surgery and counseling for city employees is raising questions about more…

Fixing Detroit blight to cost $850 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT NEWS) — The city’s Blight Task Force says it will cost $850 million and up to five years to remove the 84,641 Detroit properties that are blighted. That more…

John Edwards chasing ambulances again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Former Sen. John Edwards came within a few electoral votes of being vice president of the United States. But now, after a loss in the 2004 more…