U.S. is about to change way it calculates GDP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The way some parts of U.S. gross domestic product are calculated are about to change in the wake of the debate over persistently depressed first-quarter growth. In more…

Uber: Disability laws don't apply to us

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) Sometimes it slips Kristin Parisi's mind that she's disabled. After 25 years in a wheelchair—the result of a car accident when she was 5 years old—her more…

Chicago has a billion dollar pension problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Last week, Chicago got some bad news from Moody's. On the heels of an Illinois Supreme Court decision that struck down a pension reform law, the ratings more…

Senate passes 'fast track' trade deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) After weeks of wrangling, Senate lawmakers approved legislation that would give President Obama "fast track" powers to negotiate international trade deals. The vote came after lawmakers more…

Democrats call for 'flood' of Muslims to U.S.

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_257961" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Syrian refugees on the run, displaced by the 5-year-old civil war.[/caption] A group of 14 Democrat senators has written a letter to President Obama more…

FOIA suits vs. feds costing taxpayers big bucks

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1939675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama vowed his administration would be the most transparent ever.[/caption] Sen. Chuck Grassley, head of the Judiciary Committee, has joined with ranking Democrat more…