Saudis hoard billions for own shale revolution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) The country's colossal state-run oil firm, Saudi Aramco, is investing another $7 billion (£4.64 billion) in unconventional gas (shale) drilling in the country. That's more than more…

Obama to call for reversal of mandatory budget cuts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Obama on Thursday will announce that his proposed budget for next fiscal year would reverse across-the-board budget cuts that went into effect two years ago. more…

New app analyzes odds of flight crashing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) A new app has been launched to help people conquer the fear of flying by providing cold hard stats on the unlikeness that their flight will more…

Big Mac attack: McDonald's CEO out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Amid a tumultuous past year for McDonald's, the fast food chain's CEO Don Thompson is retiring, effective March 1. The restaurant's Senior Executive Vice President and more…

The secret behind Megyn Kelly's rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORTUNE) — Megyn Kelly, the Fox News anchor who is giving Bill O’Reilly and other TV news stalwarts a run for their money, is on the cover of more…

Police stop teens seeking snow-shoveling work

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MYCENTRALJERSEY) — BOUND BROOK – School was closed for the blizzard that wasn't, but there was still enough snow on the ground that two Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School more…

California: Electronic cigarettes a health threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products. A report released more…

Stocks slammed by crude

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks declined on Wednesday afternoon, a day after the S&P 500 took its biggest hit in more than three weeks, as the energy sector expanded more…