Dow's worst start since 1991

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) China's crashing stock market and cheap oil are seriously spooking the markets. The latest scare came on Thursday as China's stock market crashed 7% overnight, losses so more…

Powerball jackpot climbs to $700 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lottery official says the estimated prize for this weekend's Powerball drawing has grown to about $700 million, making it the largest jackpot more…

China stocks suspended again as shares plunge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — China's stocks were suspended from all trade on Thursday after the CSI300 tumbled more than 7 percent in early trade, triggering the market's circuit breaker for more…

New dangers found in latest Obama gun orders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paul Bremmer Among the provisions of what Barack Obama calls "common sense" measures to stop "gun violence" – which critics condemn as the president's latest unconstitutional end-runs more…

Stocks fall on geopolitical jitters, big energy drop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, pressured by continued concerns about global economic growth, low oil prices and increased geopolitical tensions. The major averages closed down more more…

GOP's 'bearded wonder' behind Obama's 'lawless' gun grab

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2758065" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Paul Ryan[/caption] Laura Ingraham, a top conservative radio host, tore into House Speaker Paul Ryan in a recent broadcast, saying the newly minted Republican leader actually more…

Chipotle subpoenaed by federal grand jury

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., struggling to rebound from multiple outbreaks of foodborne illness, said sales plunged even more than expected in the fourth quarter and it was more…