Al Jazeera America sues AT&T

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) AT&T Inc. (T), the largest U.S. phone company, was sued by Al Jazeera over its refusal to to carry the Qatar-based broadcaster’s new U.S. cable-news channel as part of its more…

Huge tab to fight wildfires in West

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) More than 40 uncontained, active and large wildfires dot the Western U.S. from Arizona to Washington state and Alaska, taxing national firefighting resources and helping to more…

Prominent Democrat blasts unions for 'chokehold'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The former majority leader of the California State Senate, who describes herself as a "longtime liberal Democrat" who "still pay(s) union due," is complaining about the influence of more…

U.N. more certain humans drive global warming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — Scientists are more convinced that human activity is behind the increase in global temperatures since the 1950s, which has boosted sea levels and the odds of more…

Mall becoming cheaper than Amazon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — You might think the biggest challenge for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is figuring out how to make money running a print newspaper, but here more…

Clinton foundation spent $50 million on travel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — Bill Clinton’s foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses since 2003, an analysis of the non-profit’s tax forms reveal. The web of foundations more…

In Silicon Valley, age can be curse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — In 2012, three high-tech companies in Silicon Valley announced they were laying off a combined 48,000 employees. Layoffs continue this year, including last week's announcement that more…

Fed's ownership of debt breaks $2 trillion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The Federal Reserve’s holdings of publicly traded U.S. Treasury securities—federal government debt—pushed above $2 trillion for the first time last week, hitting approximately $2,001,093,000,000 as of more…

Blame Walmart's slide on 'higher taxes'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RyNjh3ZDqb9hv2mEzEYky33NEttuEjKO"] Talk about a rugged economy: Even Wal-Mart missed the expectations of analysts and cut its profit outlook for the rest of the year, notes economist, columnist, more…