Job growth plunges, workers leaving labor force

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Stocks dropped more than 1 percent across the board Friday, with all key S&P sectors in the red, following a much weaker-than-expected March unemployment report in addition to more…

Maple sap theft on rise in Maine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) Sticky-fingered thieves are stealing the sap right out of Maine's maple trees. With little more than a spout-like tap and a bucket, people are looting the more…

As economy flails, debtors' prisons thrive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MoneyWatch) Thousands of Americans are sent to jail not for committing a crime, but because they can't afford to pay for traffic tickets, medical bills and court fees. more…

EPA settlement: $76,952 to replace light bulbs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNS News) As part of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Collins Inc. of Clinton, Iowa has agreed to a “re-lamping” of its facility with low-mercury more…

How did $300M minesweeper become scrap metal?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NuYmFxYTqKOA3LVDxIubK0eMmLsUqLoR"] (Fox News) The commanding officer and three crewmembers aboard a U.S. Navy minesweeper have been relieved of their duties amid an investigation into how the $300 more…

Push lil sis out of the nest?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My younger sister moved to Atlanta, and she came to live with my husband and me a few months ago. She's 19, has a job and more…

GOP: Amnesty deal will cost billions in welfare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Senate Republicans estimated Thursday that the annual cost to taxpayers of legalizing illegal immigrants could be in the billions, if they use their status to apply more…

Cancer clinics turn away Medicare recipients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Cancer clinics across the country have begun turning away thousands of Medicare patients, blaming the sequester budget cuts. Oncologists say the reduced funding, which took effect more…

Unemployment claims at 4-month high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="h3ZGRxYTorGhDaOVz4_uLTU7gvh5vaS9"] (AP) The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week by 28,000, the third straight increase. Weekly applications increased to a seasonally adjusted 385,000, the more…

Seinfeld laughing all the way to bank

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Independent) Ending Seinfeld at its peak has proved the most lucrative decision comic Jerry Seinfeld ever made. The sitcom has generated $3.1billion (£2.05 billion) in repeat fees more…