Grocery mogul gives stores to employees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STARTRIBUNE) — BEMIDJI, MINN. - Joe Lueken spent 46 years becoming a successful grocer and community benefactor here. Finally, at 70, he's ready to sell the business, travel more…

J. Crew boss acknowledges lesbian lover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — They may have been dating since March, but for the first time since her divorce from Vincent Mazeau last year, Jenna Lyons has publicity acknowledged her more…

In communist Cuba, the tax man cometh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Most Cubans have not paid taxes for half a century, but that will change under a new code starting January 1. The landmark regulations will change the more…

County gives $100,000 to help illegal aliens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) – Officials inMontgomery County, Maryland, an affluent suburb of Washington, D.C., voted to approve $100,000 of public money to help illegal aliens sign up for President Barack Obama’s administrative amnesty more…

Durbin: Fiscal cliff now, entitlements later

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) WASHINGTON — A top Democrat pressured fellow progressives Tuesday to consider long-term changes to the social safety net, even as the party digs in for more…

Obama vs. House on guns: Who will prevail?

by Art Moore -- Gun retailers continue to report record-high sales since the re-election of President Obama, but Second Amendment advocates say any moves by the White House to restrict access to more…

New tax idea 'to save U.S. from fiscal cliff'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1wMTY5Nzqtw5ng4sbLIYbi83_3RwXoS-"] With the nation just five weeks away from plunging off the so-called "fiscal cliff," U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said the lines currently drawn in this more…

Record-breaking gun sales on Black Friday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) For the second consecutive year, prospective gun buyers joined Black Friday shoppers in record numbers as firearms dealers swamped the FBI with required buyer background check more…

Rand Paul won't support tax hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) - While some Republicans have indicated they may break their no-tax-hike pledge, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is not among them: "I made a pledge to the people more…

Buffett urges Congress to raise taxes on rich

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Billionaire Warren Buffett is again calling for higher taxes on America's "ultrarich" and he's urging Congress to compromise on spending cuts and tax increases. Buffett said more…