Drought threatens U.S. fracking industry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) The two years of drought in the central United States is placing strains on the water-intense oil and gas fracking industry, according to a new study Wednesday. more…

Obamacare kills 2.5 million jobs?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) One of the precepts of Obamacare is that all employees ought to have affordable health coverage. That's a laudable goal, but the details have become more than more…

New York Times profit falls 12%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) The New York Times announced Thursday that operating profits had fallen 12% in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same period a year before. Earnings more…

Twitter clobbered with 21% loss

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Social media site Twitter saw its shares tumble 21 percent on Thursday, despite reporting quarterly results that exceeded Wall Street expectations. Analysts gave a mixed assessment of more…

Stocks rally as growth worries fade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks surged on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average marking its best session this year, as Wall Street embraced a drop in applications for jobless more…

Terry McAuliffe rerouted funds for inaugural

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Virginia legislature years ago banned governors from donating excess inauguration funds to political causes, but that hasn’t stopped Gov. Terry McAuliffe from finding a way to route $211,000 from his inaugural more…

'IRS probe a sham, nonexistent'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_630197" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Cleta Mitchell testifies on Capitol Hill on Feb. 6."][/caption] WASHINGTON — "The IRS scandal is not over. It is continuing to this day. And more…

House Republican pushing vehicle-mileage tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster said he favors user fees including a vehicle miles tax to pay for a long-term U.S. highway bill that would extend more…