Ex-Detroit mayor convicted of racketeering

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT FREE PRESS) Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his longtime friend have just been convicted of racketeering and extortion, marking an end to a more than decade-long more…

America and the 'Age of Fiat'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JvNm51OTpHnLWtthWA3nIJmmVs6RojZh"] What does the outlook for the Chinese Yuan mean to you? Maybe more than you'd like. The subject comes up during this week's podcast by economist, more…

Mall boots 'gay' couple for kissing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO.CBSLOCAL) — There was a strong show of support at Roseville Galleria on Saturday for a gay couple asked to leave the mall recently because they had been more…

Feds kept calling dry land 'water'

by Bob Unruh -- A lawsuit by a New Mexico couple whose dry, sandy homestead had been classified as a wetland by federal government regulators is being dropped after Washington agreed to more…

Ryan: House GOP budget has Obamacare repeal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, said Sunday that his new budget includes the repeal of President Obama’s health-care reform law known more…

JC Penney 'could fail very quickly'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — JC Penney under CEO Ron Johnson "could fail very, very quickly" if it doesn't take action to replace its leadership, retail veteran Mark Cohen said Friday. more…

'Firearms Equality Movement' triples in 2 weeks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNS News) On February 22, "Right Views" reported that a growing number of firearm companies have suspended the sale of guns to states, counties, cities and municipalities that more…

NYSE prepares disaster-backup plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The New York Stock Exchange is readying plans to be able to operate without human traders in case another disaster, such as Superstorm Sandy, forces the shutdown more…