FOIA suits vs. feds costing taxpayers big bucks

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1939675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama vowed his administration would be the most transparent ever.[/caption] Sen. Chuck Grassley, head of the Judiciary Committee, has joined with ranking Democrat more…

ISIS: Michelle Obama worth only $40

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) The newest issue of English-language ISIS propaganda mag Dabiq promises to bring slave markets to the West—and claims the first lady won't fetch a large price. more…

Stocks fail to hold gains

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, failing to hold highs touched during the session, as investors eyed inflation data and Fed Chair Yellen's speech ahead of the more…

City faces fiscal pain for anti-illegals law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) May 22 One Pennsylvania city's controversial attempts to gain more power over immigration enforcement could push that city into state fiscal oversight if it loses a ruling more…

Eiffel Tower shut down over pick pockets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Paris (AFP) - Paris's iconic Eiffel Tower was shut to tourists on Friday as staff walked off the job to protest a surge in gangs of pickpockets roaming more…

Health insurers seek hefty premium hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) Major insurers in some states are proposing hefty rate boosts for plans sold under the federal health law, setting the stage for an intense debate more…

Clinton charity reveals $26 million more in funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) The Clinton Foundation reported Thursday that it has received as much as $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from major corporations, universities, foreign sources and other more…

Desperate Californians spray-painting grass

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2038895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Californians are spray-painting grass.[/caption] Gov. Jerry Brown's mandated restrictions on Californians' water usage have led desperate homeowners to hire spray painters to color their more…