Teen tricks Walmart out of $30,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RqbHZsazpUI2cD_sQaOWrNmpgONllCPB" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (KFOR-TV) — NORMAN, Okla. – A 17-year-old is facing charges after he tricked three Walmart stores out of nearly $30,000. Police aren’t releasing his name more…

Americans renouncing citizenship up 221%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — America is a great land and lures immigrants worldwide, yet record numbers of U.S. citizens and permanent residents are giving up their citizenship or residency. For more…

9 million pounds of meat recalled

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — Some 8.7 million pounds of meat from a Northern California company have been recalled because they came from "diseased and unsound" animals that weren't properly inspected, more…

Same-sex couples get expanded federal benefits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — The federal government will soon treat married same-sex couples the same as heterosexual couples when they file for bankruptcy, testify in court or visit more…

Obama spends $1 million on each of these

by Steve Peacock -- The federal government's portfolio of international health-care initiatives has grown so enormous that the Obama administration is infusing another quarter-billion dollars simply to help operate this global bureaucracy. more…

IRS takes $10,000 from gold medalists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ATR.ORG) — As 230 U.S. Olympic athletes gear up to compete in the 2014 Winter Games, the only thing colder than the slopes at Sochi is the fact more…

Starbucks harasses disabled vet about dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JjcmdsazqpHt8o01-2PMKwf2wje6V6Pz" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (KHOU-TV) — HOUSTON -- A disabled U.S. army veteran says he was confronted and embarrassed at a Houston Starbucks because of his service dog. Yancy more…

'Disturbing' fake-food scandal exposed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) If you're eating, it may be better to click off this article and read it later. Scientists have found "disturbing" problems in more than a third more…

Academics say they can predict stock prices

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Science20) Stock price movements are predictable during short windows, according to a paper written by academics in the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. They more…