U.S. oil workers on 1st major strike since 1980

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — The United Steelworkers union, which represents employees at more than 200 U.S. oil refineries, terminals, pipelines and chemical plants, began a strike at nine sites on more…

Insurance to be canceled over 'Christ' on car

by Joe Kovacs -- Christians beware. Having messages about Jesus Christ on your car could cancel your insurance. That's what a pastor from Wales is learning as she grapples with her insurance more…

Craigslist sex blamed for jump in HIV

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STARTRIBUNE) — Cruising for sex on Craigslist personal ads resulted in a 15.9 percent increase in HIV infections after the website entered various U.S. markets, according to a more…

Super Bowl final act of NFL's worst season

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (APNEWS.MYWAY) — PHOENIX (AP) — Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL more…

China draining global gold inventory

by Mark Leibovit -- Editor's note: Mark Leibovit is one of the investment world's top-rated gold timers, and helps investors anticipate and benefit from both the ups and the downs of the more…

These 9 cars have zero recorded driver deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Mechanics) The crash safety of modern cars is pretty astounding. Folks in new cars regularly walk away from crackups that not very long ago would have been more…

Seized: Cats smuggled from China for consumption

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Police in Hanoi saved thousands of cats from potentially becoming barbecue after seizing a truck in Northern Vietnam carrying more than 3 tons of live more…