Police departments hiring immigrants as officers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Law enforcement agencies struggling to fill their ranks or connect with their increasingly diverse populations are turning to immigrants to fill the gap. Most agencies in more…

Stocks surge on weaker dollar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks jumped about 1 percent to close near highs on Friday, continuing several days of alternating gains and losses as investors weighed a weaker dollar amid more…

Fire takes out 50,000 chickens

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1817575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chicken farm[/caption] A poultry farm in upstate New York, right near the Canadian border, went up in flames, leaving an estimated 50,000 chickens dead. more…

FBI investigating GOP congressman's expenses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has begun interviewing people close to Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, signs of a criminal investigation and serious legal trouble for the Republican more…

Puppies saved from dinner plate at meat farm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Fifty-seven dogs have been rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea where they spent their entire lives in small, filthy cages. The mistreated more…

Teacher for 1 day sues for $30,000 pension

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) After working one day as a substitute teacher in Illinois, David Piccioli could be entitled to an annual pension of more than $30,000. And he's suing more…