Stocks rally as Ukraine fears ease

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 bouncing back after their worst hit in a month, as concerns over the Ukraine ebbed. "Investors more…

Pentagon to cut 6,300 civilians in 2015

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The Pentagon plans to reduce the number of its civilian workers from about 755,400 in 2014 to 749,100 in 2015 — a reduction of 6,300 workers, more…

Obama renews gun-control push in budget

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) President Obama is resuming his push for stronger gun control, following a year that saw his hopes for more stringent federal regulations dashed. The president’s fiscal more…

Obama budget seeks Democrat unity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) President Obama will unveil a budget Tuesday that drops earlier proposals to cut future Social Security benefits and seeks new money for infrastructure, education and jobs more…

All 50 governors battle National Guard cuts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) America's governors disagree on a lot of issues. But they're united on one front -- stopping the Pentagon from proceeding with planned cuts to the Army more…

Girl Scout cookie fight surges

by Bob Unruh -- A boycott of Girl Scout cookies by Texas pro-lifers in protest of the organization's links to Planned Parenthood is reaching new levels, with dueling videos over a defense more…

1 in 3 personally hurt by Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONALREVIEW) — One-third of Americans say the Affordable Care Act has had a negative impact on them personally, while 14 percent say the law has helped them, according more…

Worst day in a month for Dow, S&P

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks declined sharply on Monday, sliding along with other global equities, as worries about Russian intervention in the Ukraine has investors fleeing assets perceived as more…

Record number of women on billionaires list

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEGUARDIAN) — From Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg to a British online gambling entrepreneur, a record number of women have entered the global club of billionaires. A more…

Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank talk merger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — NEW YORK (AP) — Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. are moving a bit closer to a possible combination, announcing they are exchanging certain more…