Judge axes NYC giant-soda ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — New Yorkers have more time to savor the sugar. A state judge has put a stop to New York City’s planned ban on super-sized sugary drinks, more…

Trump willing to fund White House tours

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Donald Trump said Monday that he’d be willing to foot the bill for the White House tours that President Barack Obama’s administration nixed because of sequestration more…

Record 47,791,996 on food stamps

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture quietly released new statistics related to the food stamps program, officially known as SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance more…

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…