Stocks close mixed as Street eyes Fed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors eyed options expirations and weighed the Federal Reserve statement that indicated a rate hike would come gradually. "It's a more…

Obama spits out 'hot' new executive order

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1713225" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama signs a document.[/caption] President Obama – who once famously declared that he has a pen and a phone, and therefore doesn't need more…

GAO: Federal crop subsidies went to billionaires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Free Beacon) Federal crop insurance subsidies went to billionaires, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) program more…

Feds let 30,558 illegal criminals go free

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1812905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Federal authorities released more than 30,000 criminal illegal immigrants from jail in fiscal 2014.[/caption] Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced the agency had released more…

IRS blames Obamacare for shoddy customer service

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The IRS is blaming Obamacare for the agency's poor customer service, with Commissioner John Koskinen telling Congress on Wednesday that he has had to take money more…

Stocks roar after Fed drops 'patient'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday as investors cheered the Federal Reserve's statement that indicated a rate hike would come later rather than sooner. (Tweet more…

AP admits: 'Economy looking bit paler'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSBUSTERS) Apparently, the sheer number of weak to awful economic reports seen during the past month or so finally led Josh Boak at the Associated Press, aka the more…