Existing-home sales 'unexpectedly' plunge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Previously owned home sales fell unexpectedly in June as tight supply and increasing rates for mortgages imperiled the real-estate market recovery in the U.S. Purchases fell more…

Man tries to repay $18,000 in welfare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AU.BUSINESSINSIDER) — In 2009, Sam Eisho walked into the Centrelink office at Maroubra and tried to give the staff a cheque for more than $18,000. Told to line more…

Some Democrats quitting on Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — The landmark health-reform law passed in 2010 has never been very popular and always highly partisan, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that a more…

Shutdown looms over Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — ObamaCare is at the center of a rapidly escalating fight that threatens to shut the government down this fall. Senate Republicans, including two members of more…

Couple toss out fridge with life savings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWYORK.CBSLOCAL) — Workers at a scrap yard in Queens were looking for a couple who lost their life savings on Saturday. Thousands of dollars were found inside of more…

Fox News parent co. funneling money to Dems?

by Drew Zahn -- The popular perception in America is that while most major media networks lean left, Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation – owner of Fox News, the Wall Street Journal and more…

Obamacare's branch of the NSA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONALREVIEW) — President Obama has had a poor record of job creation, but at least one small economic sector is doing well: community organizing. The Department of Health more…

Barbie sales drop as other dolls take lead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PARENT HERALD) — Mattel announced that its second-quarter net income fell 24 percent due to a continued decline in Barbie sales and a $14 million write-down on the more…

Gas prices rocketing higher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone. AAA more…