Salty food, belching cows win in final budget

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — Health insurance companies preserved their tax breaks. Farmers and ranchers were spared having to report on pollution from manure. Tourist destinations like Las Vegas more…

ACLU: Give us $1 million for killing marriage

by Drew Zahn -- First they successfully sued to overturn a voter-passed, state constitutional amendment securing marriage as between one man and one woman. Now they want Wisconsin's voters to pay them more…

'Exodus' lands No. 1 with $24.5 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOLLYWOODREPORTER) — Exodus: Gods and Kings easily topped the U.S. box office this weekend with a $24.5 million debut, dethroning The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which more…

Now you can buy your own Greek island

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Fed up with Britain's icy blasts and soaring house prices? Then why not bask in the sun and paddle the azure seas from the shores of more…

Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — The Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill late Saturday that funds the government through next September, averting a partial government shutdown and sending the measure more…

Man can't challenge $280,000 tax bill he doesn't owe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mechanicsburg Patriot News) With undisguised reluctance, Commonwealth Court has issued an order requiring a Philadelphia man to pay a $280,772 tax bill that he probably doesn't really owe. more…

'Cold, dead hand' of Reid steers Congress in 2015

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_1101895" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.[/caption] The House of Representatives avoided a government shutdown Thursday night, but Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., says it came at the more…