Buycott app lets you vote with your wallet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNet) Supermarkets are labyrinthine behemoths laid out in a convenient linear fashion. So where's the maze? On the supermarket shelves, of course. Food products galore stare back at more…

IRS scandal raises fears about Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Internal Revenue Service scandal would be bad enough if the IRS just handled issues like collecting income taxes and granting nonprofit status. But the immensely powerful federal more…

Police chief asks citizens to provide ammo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JkbXNvYjq10QDji_yed-LvS6LadOER6r"] (CNSNEWS.COM) As the "Great Ammunition Shortage" continues, police departments across the country are struggling to supply their arsenals. One police chief turned to the community for help, more…

Venezuela running out of toilet paper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - First milk, butter, coffee and cornmeal ran short. Now Venezuela is running out of the most basic of necessities , toilet paper. Blaming political more…

How career con man cost Google $500 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) On February 25, 2009, a then 34-year-old career con man named David Anthony Whitaker left the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls, Rhode Island, and slid into more…

The greatest investment opportunity of the decade

by Porter Stansberry -- America's energy infrastructure has long been the envy of the world. We have more natural gas pipelines and refineries than anyone else. Yet this infrastructure was designed to more…

'Fired' IRS commissioner already planned exit

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="pscTRvYjoMSg2Mpu29cXuwsNcg9MculY"] President Obama has announced the ouster of Steven Miller, the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, as the administration is embroiled in controversy for targeting more…

Look who IRS blames for targeting tea party

by Joe Kovacs -- The Internal Revenue Service is now claiming two "rogue" employees in the agency's Cincinnati office are responsible for "overly aggressive" handling of requests by conservative groups for tax-exempt more…

Obama classmate: See, I told ya so about IRS

by Art Moore -- As Attorney General Eric Holder orders an investigation of the Internal Revenue Service after a top official admitted targeting conservative groups with extra scrutiny, an outspoken critic of more…

Florida quietly shortens yellow lights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTSP) — TAMPA BAY, Fla. — A subtle, but significant tweak to Florida's rules regarding traffic signals has allowed local cities and counties to shorten yellow light intervals, resulting more…