Compost or get ticketed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Seattle Times) The Seattle City Council passed a new ordinance Monday that could mean $1 fines for people who toss too many table scraps into the trash. Under more…

Church won't sell property to marijuana grower

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Florida Baptist Witness) The small congregation of Bethel Baptist Church in Lake Wales has shut down GrowHealthy's plans to open a medical marijuana growing facility less than 1,000 more…

U.S. stocks rally on positive housing data

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq halting a three-day losing run, after an upbeat report on new-home sales and as investors bet more…

Barry Manilow: 'I sing with dead people'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SHOWBIZ411) — Barry Manilow has recorded an album of duets with dead people. They are all dead. Dead, dead, dead. And he’s releasing it a few days before more…

Walmart to offer checking accounts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Here comes Wal-Bank. After years of thwarted efforts to break into banking, Walmart is making its biggest foray yet into everyday financial services. Walmart, the nation’s more…

The others targeted by IRS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — It is now well known that the IRS targeted tea party organizations. What is less well known, but perhaps even more scandalous, is that the IRS more…

'Shemitah' starts at sundown: Are you ready?

by Leo Hohmann -- [ooyala code="wyajducDp9jkQ8reVQSXUTj4-DYH_aYp" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The ancient principle of the "Shemitah" goes back 3,000 years to the time of Moses, but a rabbi from New Jersey is warning Americans to more…

Obama announces executive actions on climate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) — President Obama announced a series of executive actions to fight climate change on Tuesday, during a speech to the United Nations Climate Summit in New York more…

Phony transactions in wake of Home Depot breach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — A large data breach at Home Depot Inc. has started to trigger fraudulent transactions that are rippling across financial institutions and, in some cases, more…