House passes $619 billion compromise defense bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The fiscal 2017 defense policy bill includes several provisions that will change the organizational structure of the military and get at some of the Goldwater-Nichols reform more…

GOP senator: Obamacare repeal will take years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFEZETTE) Full repeal of the Affordable Care Act will take time, and even after the legal repeal happens, implementation of new health policy could take years, according to more…

Employers added 178,000 jobs in November

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) The labor market perked up modestly in November as employers added 178,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low, providing more evidence of more…

3 killed after truck crashes into Walmart

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DES MOINES REGISTER) PELLA, Iowa — Don French, a cashier at the Walmart here for almost five years, was shopping inside the store Thursday morning when he heard more…

Charlie Hebdo hits German newsstands

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The first German edition of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo arrived on newsstands Thursday, nearly two years after an attack on the publication’s headquarters more…

The grandkid Christmas gift dilemma

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, We have three preschool grandchildren, and they get tons of stuff for Christmas every year. We're in really good shape financially and would like to do more…

Nasdaq sheds more than 1% as tech stocks slide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities closed mostly lower on Thursday as declines in tech offset a rally in financial stocks, while investors digested economic data. The Dow Jones industrial average more…