Frack-ture: Obama tries to kill U.S. energy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="B3MHVyYjohgLQejzOvuNBWXPZ0W8jmLd"] The Interior Department is proposing new federal rules for hydraulic fracturing, but the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee warns they're unnecessary and will only more…

New class of people identified as IRS enemies

by Gina Loudon -- By Gina Loudon It is no secret that the IRS watches certain groups of taxpayers with increased scrutiny. For instance, millionaires have about a one-in-eight chance of being more…

U.K. 6 hours from no natural gas in March

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The Crown Estate, the organisation in charge of managing the Queen’s property portfolio, including vast caverns under the sea bed used to store natural gas, stated more…

Google Glasses to record everything

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BITS.BLOGS.NYTIMES) — Perhaps the best way to predict how society will react to so-called wearable computing devices is to read the Dr. Seuss children’s story “The Butter Battle more…

Dead Sea Scrolls fragments up for sale

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale — in tiny pieces. Nearly 70 years after the discovery of the world’s oldest biblical more…

Texas OKs drug tests to get unemployment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU) — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Workers who lose their jobs would have to clear a drug screening to qualify for unemployment compensation under a proposal approved by more…

New Zealand, China in currency talks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Seeking to help its exporters, New Zealand is negotiating with China to make their currencies directly convertible, a spokeswoman for more…