Molten gold signals Mother Lode revival

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The gold miners who made California famous were the rugged loners trying to shake nuggets loose from streams or hillsides. The ones who made the state more…

British paper sues Armstrong over libel payment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) British newspaper The Sunday Times said on Sunday, December 23 that it is suing Lance Armstrong for over £1 million ($1.6 million, 1.2 million euros) over more…

How to help money-challenged family

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm trying to help my son and daughter-in-law by encouraging them to get out of debt and live on a budget. It hasn't been a problem more…

Toyota to pay $1 billion in acceleration claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it has reached a settlement worth more than $1 billion in a case involving unintended acceleration problems in its vehicles. more…

Opposed to 'gay' marriage, company closes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Baltimore Sun) An Annapolis company whose old-fashioned trolleys are iconic in the city's wedding scene has abandoned the nuptial industry rather than serve same-sex couples. The owner of more…

For Obama, veto isn't overriding concern

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) That yawn you heard was Congress reacting to another veto threat from President Obama. Mr. Obama threatened to veto the $633 billion defense authorization bill, which more…

Trade deficit on course for surplus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) While Washington wrestles with the nation's burgeoning budget deficits, some good news has emerged on the other deficit front: The nation's bloated trade deficit appears to more…

Germany 'exporting' old, sick to foreign care homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Growing numbers of elderly and sick Germans are being sent overseas for long-term care in retirement and rehabilitation centres because of rising costs and falling standards more…