Struggling Caribbean islands sell citizenship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Hadi Mezawi has never set foot on the Caribbean island of Dominica, has never seen its rainforests or black-sand beaches. But he's one of more…

Student sues university over C+ grade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MORNING CALL) — Megan Thode isn't the first Lehigh University student who was unhappy with the grade she received in a course. But she may be the first more…

11,000 Americans added to food stamps a day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — Since taking office in 2009, food stamp rolls under President Barack Obama have risen to more than 47 million people in America, exceeding the population of more…

NYC hikes taxes on Sandy-hit houses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — Homeowners in an exclusive waterfront enclave in Brooklyn thought Hurricane Sandy was as cruel a blow as they could suffer — until the taxman proved them more…

Impose new taxes without public vote?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Hey Northern Virginians! How would you like to pay another one percent of your income directly to your county or city, in addition to the federal more…

Gas prices hit historic high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CSMONITOR) — A combination of high crude prices, refinery shutdowns, and early speculation has sent gas prices soaring to seasonal highs earlier than usual this year, with no more…

Boosting your savings – now!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xhcmVhOTruJtexcCF2U15r5cl50e7wPt"] Cash in an envelope? A roll of $20s in a desk drawer. A stash in your local bank? Everyone needs a little savings, and this week, more…

Obama: Job of debt reduction nearly done

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — One thing you won’t hear when President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday: An ambitious new plan to rein in the debt. In more…

Watching porn is bad for your smartphone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — It is definitively a bad idea to visit pornography sites on your smartphone or tablet. Nearly one-quarter of malware on mobile devices comes from porn websites, more…

Fed: Fixing job market could take years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Healing the job market should take "center stage" on the Federal Reserve's agenda, but that task could still take years, a high-ranking member of the central more…