Oil rises past $103 on geopolitical turmoil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The price of oil rose 2 percent Thursday on lower U.S. inventories and concerns that geopolitical tensions could disrupt global supplies. Benchmark U.S. crude for August more…

Younger adults move back home in droves

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A record 57 million Americans, or 18.1 percent of the U.S. population, lived in households with two or more generations in 2012, with young adults leading more…

New sanctions hit top Russian firms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A tightening of Western sanctions on Russia rattled world markets on Thursday, sending Moscow stocks and the rouble tumbling and lifting traditional safe-haven currencies and bonds. more…

Next Captain America to be black

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - An African American character will soon strap on the star-emblazoned shield and step into the red, white and blue uniform of Captain America in the pages more…

Russian hackers tried to steal NASDAQ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert. The signal was coming from Nasdaq (NDAQ). It looked like more…

Houston moms rage at cost of illegal influx

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON -- The immigration crisis is touching nerves in every pocket of America. That includes the city of Houston. "Don't bring them here," said Bernadette Lancelin. "We more…

Microsoft layoffs for 18,000 workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Microsoft confirmed it will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, part of the tech titan's efforts to streamline its business under new CEO more…

House guts IRS budget, blocks exec bonuses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) The House voted to block performance bonuses for senior Internal Revenue Service executives Wednesday, The Hill reported. “Giving out bonuses is ludicrous and amounts to a slap in the more…

'Gun-free' Target, Jack in the Box robbed again

by Bob Unruh -- Police agencies in two states launched investigations Monday into armed robberies at local outlets of chains that have declared their properties are gun-free zones. The retailer Target, as more…