Stocks close up 1%, Dow jumps 300

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday to close up more than 1 percent higher in a second consecutive day of gains, boosted by a surge in oil more…

OPEC leader: Oil could shoot back to $200

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer FcWNssTq] (MONEY.CNN) — Right now the oil market is totally focused on finding a bottom for oil prices. However, according to OPEC's Secretary-General Abdulla al-Badri we've already more…

Mexican farmers' poppies meet U.S. heroin demand

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The multibillion-dollar Mexican opium trade starts here, with poppy farmers so poor they live in wood-plank, tin-roofed shacks with no indoor plumbing. Mexican farmers from three villages interviewed more…

Bakery to pay same-sex couple up to $150,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Gresham bakery discriminated against a same-sex couple who wanted to purchase a wedding cake, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries announced Monday. The owners of Sweet more…

Mooove over: Pork surpassing beef in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — In the U.S., the country that made the hamburger a global icon of American fast-food cuisine, beef is about to fall another spot on the meat more…

DISH bends federal rules to gain licenses from FCC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREE BEACON) DISH Network, whose co-founder is a major Democratic donor, cashed in on a $3.3 billion taxpayer-funded discount to purchase wireless licenses from the Federal Communications Commission more…

Audit: 'Rude' postal workers threaten revenue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) The U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) rude employees could cost the government $288.5 million in lost revenue, according to an audit by the Office of Inspector more…

Obama wants to strip funds from veterans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Obama’s 2016 budget blueprint proposes rolling back a program that gives veterans the right to receive faster care outside of the long waitlists at the more…