1 Taco Bell item created 15,000 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AOL) It may take a village to raise a child. But all it takes to raise employment is a taco. That seems to be the situation at Taco more…

The Twinkie's back!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Good news for Twinkies lovers — the company that bought Hostess Brands Inc. expects to put the famed snack back on store shelves as early as more…

Geithner to write book on financial crisis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Timothy F. Geithner, the former Treasury secretary who managed the Obama administration's response to the global financial crisis of 2008 and the recession that followed, more…

Sinkhole buyout awaits evacuated homeowners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Science Monitor) Texas Brine will offer buyouts to Assumption Parish residents whose homes are in a swampy area under evacuation because of a nine-acre sinkhole, Gov. Bobby more…

France: Cost of nuclear disaster 3 times GDP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Catastrophic nuclear accidents, like Chernobyl in 1986 or Fukushima No. 1 in 2011, are very rare, we're incessantly told, and their probability of occurring infinitesimal. But when more…

Ethanol mandate: Jumping the gun in big way

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) U.S. consumers aren't sure the ethanol math is adding up here as they prepare for this year's new federal mandate—they're also not sure whether it's good for more…

Washington Times extends reach with cable network

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Herring Broadcasting, owner of the Wealth TV network, and The Washington Times announced Thursday that they have joined in a strategic partnership to create a new more…

'Real' writers get paid … sometimes

by Jim Fletcher -- In a society where one can have relative freedom on the economic scale (we all need dough), it's instructive for the writer to think about, well, at some more…

Google snoopers slapped for WiFi tapping

by Alyssa Farah -- WASHINGTON – Attorneys general representing 38 states and the District of Columbia have reached a $7 million settlement with Google Inc. over consumer protection and privacy claims. The more…