Doctors refusing to operate on smokers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MACON TELEGRAPH) CHARLOTTE An irate man contacted me recently to complain he’d been turned down for back surgery because he’s a smoker. “It’s just not right,” said the more…

'Chinagate' fundraiser feared Clintons would murder him

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4166581" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chinese-American businessman Johnny Chung (left) with Bill and Hillary Clinton, in a photo signed by Hillary wishing him "best wishes" and expressing "appreciation"[/caption] Stories more…

Too fearful to open her bills

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, After listening to your show, I want to try to get control of my finances, but I'm afraid to open up the bills. I make about more…

1 winning ticket sold for $435M Powerball

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) LOUISVILLE — The winning ticket for Wednesday's Powerball drawing, which was worth an estimated $435 million, was sold at a gas station in Lafayette, Ind., a more…

Dow on hottest streak since March 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) The streaky Dow on Thursday did what it hasn’t done in nearly four years: Finish higher for 10 consecutive trading days. The Dow Jones industrial average more…

ISIS 'poised to go broke in Iraq, Syria'

by Cheryl Chumley -- ISIS is on the path to poverty, according to a new joint study, "Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State's Financial Fortunes," from the London-based International Center more…

Dow posts 9th straight record close

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities closed mixed Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's previous meeting hinted that a rate hike coming "fairly soon." "We're back to figuring out more…