Breast milk becomes a commodity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) When Gretty Amaya took an unpaid maternity leave five months ago, she started what she calls a part-time job to help pay the bills. Ms. more…

Police departments hiring immigrants as officers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Law enforcement agencies struggling to fill their ranks or connect with their increasingly diverse populations are turning to immigrants to fill the gap. Most agencies in more…

Stocks surge on weaker dollar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks jumped about 1 percent to close near highs on Friday, continuing several days of alternating gains and losses as investors weighed a weaker dollar amid more…

Fire takes out 50,000 chickens

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1817575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chicken farm[/caption] A poultry farm in upstate New York, right near the Canadian border, went up in flames, leaving an estimated 50,000 chickens dead. more…

FBI investigating GOP congressman's expenses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has begun interviewing people close to Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, signs of a criminal investigation and serious legal trouble for the Republican more…