Study: Thousands of surgeries unnecessary

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="YweGV0YzpiPBUJr3NNuhl95mCKzJOERV"] Tens of thousands of Americans each year undergo surgical procedures that are not necessary because their physicians are "immoral, incompetent and indifferent," according to a study more…

Paris to welcome back Le Whopper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) There is soon to be another item on the fast food menu to have with a side of French fries as Burger King returns to more…

Illicit online bazaar breaks cover on YouTube

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) A brazen new online black market where users can buy drugs, forgeries and hacking services has broken cover to advertise itself in a YouTube clip. more…

Scores of new Chevys stored for decades for sale

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!News) Lambrecht Chevrolet of Pierce, Neb., was like many Midwestern, small-town dealers — owned and operated by a family, with minimal overhead and little need for advertising since more…

'Blood in the water': Media 'sharks' devour Deen

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_468885" align="alignright" width="313" caption="Chef superstar Paula Deen"][/caption] How did Paula Deen, a spunky 66-year-old TV chef, go from being the much-loved "queen of Southern cuisine" to exiled more…

Mortgage rates: Biggest hike since '87

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) This week's sharp increase in mortgage rates — the biggest one-week leap in 26 years — won't likely be repeated, but a long era of historically more…

McDonald's not lovin' Israel's settlements

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) McDonald's Israel on Wednesday said it would not open a branch in the city of Ariel, located beyond the Green Line. Omri Padan, the local more…

NFL criminal cases put focus on vetting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Two felony charges in one day were more than a bump in the NFL's offseason. They pointed to an ongoing problem for the league — players more…