Obama Sandy aid filled with non-storm goodies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — President Obama’s $60.4 billion request for Hurricane Sandy relief has morphed into a huge Christmas stocking of goodies for federal agencies and even the state of more…

Millions face higher taxes real soon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Millions of families and businesses will get hit by big tax increases a lot sooner than many realize if Congress and the White House don't agree more…

'Hobbit': $84.8 million debut is December record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (E ONLINE) — The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey came away with an estimated $84.8 million at the weekend box office, its studio reported, the largest-ever Friday-Sunday debut for more…

Boehner caves, pitches millionaire tax hike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Speaker John Boehner has proposed allowing tax rates to rise for the wealthiest Americans if President Barack Obama agrees to major entitlement cuts, according to several more…

U.S. banks warned of cyberattack on accounts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) The U.S. financial services industry has issued a warning that a Russian cyber-gangster is preparing to rob American banks and their customers of millions of dollars. more…

New federal rules restrict soot in air

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday issued its first major regulation since the Nov. 6 election, imposing new air quality rules on soot pollution in what more…

Domino's founder sues over Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The founder of Domino's Pizza is suing the federal government over mandatory contraception coverage in the health care law. Tom Monaghan, a devout Roman Catholic, says more…

Inventor of bar code dies at 91

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) Scanned more than five million times a day, instantaneously encoding product data while boosting work production, it was with Norman Joseph Woodland's fingers in the more…