S&P 500 closes at new high, led by banks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record, as investors cheered a batch of better-than-expected economic reports and merger activity. "The more…

Radio stars fired for whacking unusual Dem policy

by Joe Kovacs -- The firing of two upstate New York radio hosts because they questioned their local government's paying for transgender surgery and counseling for city employees is raising questions about more…

Fixing Detroit blight to cost $850 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT NEWS) — The city’s Blight Task Force says it will cost $850 million and up to five years to remove the 84,641 Detroit properties that are blighted. That more…

John Edwards chasing ambulances again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Former Sen. John Edwards came within a few electoral votes of being vice president of the United States. But now, after a loss in the 2004 more…

VA hands out millions in bonuses since 2011

by Alana Cook -- WASHINGTON – More than 12,000 Veterans Administration employees in several states have received nearly $9 million in bonuses since 2011, according to a government watchdog group. To add more…

Real-life Gerber baby turns 87

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lyMjMybjoIVOgrdN_EE-jBRb42lfeUfK" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (DAILYMAIL) — The woman whose face inspired the Gerber baby drawing has opened up about what it has meant to be such an iconic symbol more…

Famous actress: Working women make lousy moms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Nanny McPhee said what? Millionaire actress Emma Thompson declared Sunday that women who work can’t be great mothers. The 55-year-old British actress — who starred more…

KFC worker suspended over 'pubic hair'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALES ONLINE) — Fast-food firm KFC has suspended a Cardiff employee over a social media site posting claiming a customer’s order had been laced with pubic hair. A more…