Obama: 'We have risen from recession'

by Chelsea Schilling -- In an attempt to show the world that he has no plans to be a lame-duck president, Obama went on the offense in his sixth State of the more…

Stocks in positive terrain as volatility reigns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after switching direction multiple times during the session, as investors tracked the price of oil and fourth-quarter earnings from corporations including more…

Walmart to offer tax refunds in cash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer v8hza80L] (USATODAY) — Walmart will turn tax refunds into immediate green this year by offering cash refunds at all of its stores, the retailer said Tuesday. Walmart more…

Data firms spying on Obamacare users

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer m6juzDNW] WASHINGTON (AP) — A little-known side to the government's health insurance website is prompting renewed concerns about privacy, just as the White House is calling for more…

Paris to sue Fox News

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer QYIF0jgE] (CNN) Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told CNN Tuesday she intends to sue Fox News in the wake of the channel's coverage of supposed "no-go zones" for more…

Woman pays $164,000 to live on cruise ship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer mXoMw04v] (ASBURY PARK PRESS) — Lee Wachtstetter, an 86-year-old Florida widow, took her daughter's advice. She sold her five bedroom Fort Lauderdale area home on 10 acres more…

Homeowner sued for Ford F-150 in driveway

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYRACUSE.COM) A homeowners' association has filed a lawsuit seeking to bar a resident in the town of Manlius from parking his own pickup truck in his driveway. The more…

Governor bans Yuengling beer from inauguration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW) HARRISBURG — Rep. Mike Vereb is calling it “beergate.” The transition team of Gov.-elect Tom Wolf, a Democrat, banned Yuengling beer from his inaugural bash in more…

5-year-old boy billed for birthday no-show

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1608995" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alex Nash, 5, and his dad Derek (courtesy the Plymouth Herald)[/caption] Does this give new meaning to "party pooper?" A 5-year-old British boy didn't more…

Davos arrives as society on verge of breakdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — LONDON — Do-gooding captains of industry and government will travel up a Swiss mountain this week for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos with more…