Verizon breaks silence on surveillance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) Verizon responded to allegations that the telecom was served with a top-secret court order demanding it provide the FBI and the NSA with customer call records continuously, more…

Google, Facebook, Apple 'participate' with NSA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) The National Security Agency and FBI have been engaging in a highly classified program that mines data from leading U.S. internet companies, according to a bombshell more…

Too old for life insurance?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, Is it ever too late to get life insurance? Tiffany Dear Tiffany, The only time it's really too late to get life insurance is after you're more…

Rush Limbaugh doing 'very well' in 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) NEW YORK - Rush Limbaugh’s distributor on Thursday said there is no denying the conservative radio host’s controversial comments about Sandra Fluke hurt advertising last year — more…

'Spock' apologizes for 'embarrassing' IRS video

by Jerome R. Corsi -- WASHINGTON — Tax-payer funding of lavish hotel suites along with high-cost dance and "Star Trek" videos with low production values were hard to defend at today's hearing of the more…

Obama defends phone-record seizure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Obama administration is defending the policy of gathering phone records from American citizens while neither confirming nor denying a report that the National Security Agency more…

TSA drops plan to allow small knives on planes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Obama administration said Wednesday it was abandoning a plan that would have let passengers carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment more…

Monsanto modified-wheat mystery deepens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Investigations continued this week into how unauthorized genetically modified wheat ended up on a farm in Oregon. No varieties of GM wheat have been cleared for more…

2 IRS staffers placed on leave

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The IRS has placed two staffers on administrative leave for inappropriate behavior at a 2010 conference in California and has initiated the process to dismiss them, more…