House GOP to Senate: No budget, no paychecks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — House Republican leaders on Friday announced a plan to condition a three-month increase in the debt limit on the Senate committing to pass more…

Lawyer bills client for sex

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PIONEER PRESS) An Eagan lawyer is suspended indefinitely after having an affair with a client whom he represented in a divorce, then billing her for time they spent more…

Stolen food-bank truck found … without food

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUART NEWS) FORT PIERCE — A food-laden truck stolen from the nonprofit Food and Outreach Center overnight Sunday has been found in Hollywood, minus the food. And it more…

Obama jobs council: 1 year without meeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) President Barack Obama's Jobs Council hit a notable milestone on Thursday: one year without an official meeting. The 26-member panel is also set to expire at the more…

Lithium batteries central to Boeing's 787 woes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, a problem that apparently is more…

Cities short on pension, health care funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The Great Recession has taken a heavy toll on public pension and retiree health care funds in dozens of the nation's biggest cities, according to a more…

Adult-film execs warn on condom law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!News) Some of the adult film industry's top executives warned Thursday that a new Los Angeles County law requiring porn actors to wear condoms while shooting sex scenes more…

Subway 'crisis': Footlong sub 11 inches?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) What's in an inch? Apparently, enough missing meat, cheese and tomatoes to cause an uproar. Subway, the world's largest fast food chain with 38,000 locations, is more…

Obama has U.S. on 'road to bankruptcy'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9sYjZpODoibuzsvB8hWThlaY1WkMvtBx"] President Obama wants a clean hike in the debt ceiling and insists he is doing substantial work to reduce our debt and deficits. But both of more…