Stocks squeeze out gains

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher for a second straight session in light volume trading as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions. "Besides seasonal factors more…

Black principal racially abused white teacher

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1130205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Principal Angelique Simpson-Marcus of Largo High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland[/caption] A white schoolteacher in Maryland has won a $350,000 discrimination award after his more…

Amazon turns Orwellian in fight with authors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Amazon must be spooked by the idea of writers massing against it, because over the weekend it launched its own counterrevolutionary force. The retailer created a more…

Print is down, and now out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — A year ago last week, it seemed as if print newspapers might be on the verge of a comeback, or at least on the brink of, more…

Obama seeks to appease pagan gods

by Steve Peacock -- [caption id="attachment_1121715" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Temple to Sobek[/caption] Amid surging violence in the Mideast, from Gaza to Syria to Iraq, the Obama administration is stepping up efforts in Egypt more…

'Aunt Jemima' heirs file $2 billion lawsuit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) D.W. Hunter, the great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit against PepsiCo, The Quaker Oats Company, more…

Life coaching 1 of fastest growing careers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DigitalJournal) After the 2007 economic crash, many individuals were faced with unemployment and the challenge of finding a new career, leading some to venture into what has become more…