Muslim claims 'discrimination' over go-kart ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) When 13-year-old Noorah Abdo went with her family in August to the Boomers amusement park in Livermore, the ride she especially looked forward to was the go-karts. more…

U.S. homeownership rate lowest since 1995

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) The homeownership rate in the U.S. declined to the lowest in almost 19 years as rising property prices and mortgage rates held back demand. The share of more…

Detroit homeowners shoot burglars as police await cars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Even as bankrupt Detroit’s residents have resorted to gunning down neighborhood burglars, its police await money for patrol cars, radios, armored vests and modern computers. Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr last more…

Minimum-wage bill set to die in Senate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The Democrats’ minimum wage bill is set to die on the Senate floor Wednesday. Despite an intense push by President Obama and Democratic leaders on Capitol more…

Fox News star takes on 'Dirty Harry' Reid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="gydmhsbTpwbTBcZaZJ03BMVOVnLbyMjy" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Fox News commentator Jeanine Pirro is asserting the federal Bureau of Land Management's surge of interest in land used by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy to more…

Racism cop Harry Reid mum on NBA owner

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_794381" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="V. Stiviano and Donald Sterling"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Less than a week after demanding Republicans denounce Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy for remarks interpreted by some more…

Stocks higher as Dow approaches record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks finished higher Tuesday, with the Dow approaching a record high, as investors cheered a round of better-than-expected quarterly earnings and largely shrugged off worries over more…

Michelle O's 2-day hotel bill: $222,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) Michelle Obama wrapped up her March visit to China with a stop in Chengdu, arriving on March 25 and departing for the United States on the following more…

Clippers owner 'banned for life' by NBA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life from the NBA and fined the maximum $2.5 million for his infamous racist rant, league Commissioner more…

SEC chief: 'The markets are not rigged'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday pushed back against a new book that claims the financial markets are “rigged” by high-frequency traders. more…