Salvation Army moves into funeral business

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) The Salvation Army has entered Australia’s funeral industry, a move welcomed by consumer advocates concerned by a "long history" of unscrupulous providers taking advantage of the more…

L.A. to tax itself to raise billions for homeless

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Homelessness advocates in America’s second largest city were savoring a seeming double victory after Los Angeles voters appeared to choose to tax themselves to raise more more…

Nike creates 'Pro Hijab' for Muslim women

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) The head cover, called the "Nike Pro Hijab," boasts a single-layer pull-on design made from lightweight polyester in dark, neutral colors. The fabric's tiny holes will make more…

Opposing sides of GOP's Obamacare replacement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4203711" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Republican congressional leaders unveiled their new health care plan March 6, 2017[/caption] Critics on the left and right are savaging the new House Republican more…

Health expert: GOP's Obamacare replacement 'a first step'

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_4203711" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Republican congressional leaders unveiled their new health care plan March 6, 2017 (Photo: Screenshot)[/caption] Conservatives and liberals are savaging the House Republican health-care plan, more…

Stocks close mostly lower after oil plunges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities closed mostly lower on Wednesday as investors dealt with plunging oil prices and digested scorching employment data. The Dow Jones industrial average fell about more…