Justice sues S&P over mortgage ratings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is accusing the debt rating agency Standard & Poor's of fraud for giving high ratings to risky mortgage bonds that helped bring about more…

Look which companies dumping Boy Scouts

by Art Moore -- Major corporations that have donated to the Boy Scouts of America in recent years are largely remaining quiet ahead of the highly anticipated vote Wednesday on the organization's more…

Gas prices at all-time high for February

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Consumers have been spending more on gasoline than they have in nearly three decades. With pump prices at their highest level on record for this time more…

Baker probed for nixing lesbian wedding cake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The Oregon attorney general’s office is investigating a Portland-area bakery after a lesbian couple filed a complaint alleging that the owner discriminated against them when he more…

Feds pushing free WiFi, telecoms resist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls more…

Beware 'credit supernova' looming ahead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Pimco's Bill Gross looks at the investing universe and sees a dangerous supernova - a looming explosion that could see investors lost in space. The head more…

Beer will help power Alaska brewery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer. The more…

U.S. carbon emissions lowest since 1994

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — A new report, written by Bloomberg New Energy Finance for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), has shown that carbon dioxide emissions in the US more…

U.S. violating own sanctions on Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — An audit of U.S. defense spending in Afghanistan finds the Pentagon may have spent a significant amount of money on fuel for the military there that more…