Brooklyn hospital to declare bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — A financially troubled hospital serving a largely African-American and Caribbean niche of central Brooklyn is planning to declare bankruptcy this week, hospital officials said on Sunday, more…

Few places to hide as taxes higher worldwide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Death and taxes are the only certainties in life, if you believe Benjamin Franklin. Had he been around today, he might have observed that taxes also more…

Tax hitmen to track your spending

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Up to two million people are to have their credit files secretly checked under a crackdown on tax evasion to be unveiled by George Osborne to more…

54 Christmas trees in White House

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.INVESTORS) — Amazing how a reelection can reshape an incumbent's thinking about many things. Now safely ensconced in the White House for 49 more months, the Obamas have more…

Ultra high-definition TV has 4 times resolution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — ‘The Amazing Spiderman,’ ‘Taxi Driver’ and ‘The Karate Kid’ are getting some real resolution. The new, restored and rebooted films from Sony Pictures are among the more…

Obama fiscal proposal 'classic bait and switch'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — The top-ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee accused President Obama of pulling a "bait and switch" this week with the administration's proposed deal to more…

Fiscal cliff threatens 700,000 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JnMjNjNzo-MMge54IYmJoY_r6SBYj5Nd"] Lawmakers have exactly one month to avert the onslaught of tax hikes and spending sequestration known as the "fiscal cliff." Thus far, Democrats claim anything that more…