Dow, S&P close at 2016 highs after Yellen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, led by gains in tech stocks, as investors digested afternoon remarks from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The S&P 500 and Dow more…

Lawmaker draws $71,000 salary from jail

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — DETROIT — State Sen. Virgil Smith started serving his 10-month jail sentence Monday as punishment for shooting his ex-wife’s Mercedes-Benz, but he never resigned from his more…

Thomas the Tank Engine gets diverse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — It's been beloved by children since 1984. And now classic TV-series Thomas the Tank Engine is set for a revamp, with fourteen new engines introduced to more…

Feds hack terrorist iPhone, drop case against Apple

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2054425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The FBI dropped its case against Apple after reportedly hacking into the iPhone used by the San Bernardino terrorist.[/caption] Federal authorities dropped a suit more…

Why this president opposed a 'United States Bank'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3108274" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Promissory note issued by Second Bank of the United States, December 15, 1840[/caption] "When a Christian people feel themselves to be overtaken by a more…

Authors say capitalism, communism are ... different!

by Paul Bremmer -- President Obama only last week urged young Argentinians to forget about the "interesting intellectual arguments" among capitalists, communists and socialists and "just choose from what works." And if more…

Cops ransack man's home for anti-Islam tweet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A man who tweeted about stopping a Muslim 'women' (sic) in the street and challenging her to "explain Brussels", has said he will sue the Metropolitan more…