Obama donor to probe IRS tea-party targeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Justice Department selected an avowed political supporter of President Obama to lead the criminal probe into the IRS targeting of tea party groups, according to top Republicans who said more…

Extreme cold freezes U.S. fuel supply

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The U.S. has been recently hit with cold weather that has broken records in many states, including in New York where the minus 16 Celsius managed more…

Noah's Ark risks sinking without buyers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — A Kentucky theme park to be built around a full-scale replica of Noah’s Ark may sink unless investors purchase about $29 million in unrated municipal bonds more…

Extending unemployment 'killing economy'

by Greg Corombos -- The Obama administration has wasted little time in 2014 demanding an emergency extension of federal unemployment benefits with no spending cuts attached and questioning the compassion of those more…

Study: Extending benefits hikes jobless rate

by Jerome R. Corsi -- Amid the feel-good passage of a 13th extension of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation bill, providing nearly two years of unemployment benefit in most states, conservative consultants have begun more…

Macy's lays off 2,500 amid cost-cutting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — In the same breath as it announced a “successful” holiday season, Macy’s Inc. said it would lay off some 2,500 employees as it attempts to achieve more…

Date set for Hobby Lobby vs. Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFENEWS) — The Supreme Court has set the date for oral arguments for Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the Obama HHS mandate. The nation’s highest court will hear debate more…

'Toy Story' star's lion kill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON MIRROR) Toy Story star R. Lee Ermey has sparked outrage after posting these sickening snaps of him with lions he shot. The gun-toting actor, voice of little more…

Study: Recession caused physical illness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Did the recent recession make people feel physically ill? A study of Google queries suggests it did. Researchers counted queries for health terms — abdominal pain, more…

Bank teller can't read robber's note

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS) — ANTIOCH, Calif. -- A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday morning after he tried to rob a bank with a note the teller couldn't more…