Stocks up, Dow halts 4-day losing streak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, with the S&P 500 bouncing back from its biggest weekly drop since 2012, as companies including Berkshire Hathaway reported results. "I've more…

Hotel charges $500 for every bad review

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PAGESIX) — A hotel in tony Hudson, NY, has found a novel way to keep negative reviews off Yelp and other sites — fine any grousing guests. The more…

Federal debt up $7 trillion under Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The total federal debt of the U.S. government has now increased more than $7 trillion during the slightly more than five and a half years Barack more…

Parents erupt over uniforms at F-rated school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDOSENTINEL) — A new dress-code proposal at an F-rated elementary school has rekindled a debate in Lake County over mandatory school uniforms, once again sparking opposition from parents. more…

Obama: Facts say U.S. economy is better

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ECONOMIST) — AS HE prepares to host a summit in Washington, DC, that will bring together leaders from across Africa, how does Barack Obama see the continent's future more…

VA whistleblower exiled to basement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — PHOENIX — On her 71st workday in the basement, Paula Pedene had something fun to look forward to. She had an errand to run, up on more…

D'Souza's 'America' No. 6 political documentary

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DEADLINE) — America: Imagine the World Without Her, the latest documentary from conservative writer/director Dinesh D’Souza, is starting to ease its way out of theaters, but not without more…

Obama bails out Big Pharma – in Kenya

by Steve Peacock -- After the Kenyan government failed to meet a planned deadline, the Obama administration found a way to give one of its favorite corporate recipients $224 million and a more…

U.S. Army to force out 550 majors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — WASHINGTON — About 550 Army majors, including some serving in Afghanistan, will soon be told they have to leave the service by next spring as more…