Top Dem sees new train wreck for own party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – A former high-ranking Clinton administration official and law partner with Hillary Clinton sees potential political disaster for Democrats in 2014 over Obama administration health-care policies. But more…

Bitcoin refuses to flip

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Future generations of Bitcoin billionaires may someday look back on 2014 with knowing smiles. Here was a year when thefts spread, exchanges collapsed, rates gyrated like more…

Judge issues brisket injunction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Palm Beach Post) For true connoisseurs, the difference between kosher deli-style brisket and Texas barbecue brisket is as dramatic as the difference between a bagel and a bun. more…

Fracking wastewater triggered Oklahoma quake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) One of Oklahoma's biggest man-made earthquakes, caused by fracking-linked wastewater injection, triggered an earthquake cascade that led to the damaging magnitude-5.7 Prague quake that struck on Nov. more…

Using airplane Wi-Fi?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Accessing private information from someone on an airplane isn't as hard as portrayed in "Inception." In fact, the act can be completed simply by using onboard more…

Chick-Fil-A targeted by black mob

by Colin Flaherty -- [ooyala code="t5bWgwbDpe6FIkgwyzJjPyOZYRmzU7Rd" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (Editor's note: Colin Flaherty has done more reporting than any other journalist on what appears to be a nationwide trend of skyrocketing black-on-white crime, violence more…

Providers of medical marijuana face new fears

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) There should be, one might think, a note of triumph or at least quiet satisfaction in Muraco Kyashna-tocha’s voice. Her patient-based cooperative in north Seattle more…