Polluted bubble ready to burst in Florida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (N.Y. TIMES) CLEWISTON, Fla. — On wind-whipped days when rain pounds this part of South Florida, people are quickly reminded that Lake Okeechobee, with its vulnerable dike and more…

Life insurance plays role in military suicides

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (L.A. TIMES) Army Spc. James Christian Paquette walked into the benefits office at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska, with a question: Did his military life insurance policy pay in cases more…

Abercrombie loses ruling over Muslim garb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) Abercrombie & Fitch and its Hollister Co.outlet in San Mateo violated the religious rights of a Muslim employee who was fired for refusing to remove her more…

Is 'great deceiver of mankind' in your wallet?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="94NnJjZTquQzJu6O1waswhNIgoqwWzzS"] Is the "great deceiver of mankind" in your wallet? Probably, according to economist, columnist, radio host and international speaker Jerry Robinson, who this week uses his more…

Talk-radio giant issues SOS

by Art Moore -- In a dramatic statement warning industry colleagues they could face a similar predicament, conservative talk-radio syndicator Talk Radio Network announced today it is cutting back to "basic operating more…

Government confiscates half of citizens' pensions

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – Quietly, as the looming possibility of a U.S. military attack on Syria dominated news internationally, the government of Poland announced a decision to confiscate half more…

Senator: 'We can stop this law!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_519709" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Rep. Rand Paul, R-Ky., address anti-Obamacare rally at the Capitol"][/caption] By Alice Chao WASHINGTON — "How about, we defund the whole damn thing?!" Rep. more…

Printing new $100 bill botched for 3rd time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI.CBSLOCAL) — Imagine having $3 billion in cash sitting in front of you, teasing you – that you couldn’t use. That’s what happened to the Federal Reserve this more…

Chase pays $300 million over forced insurance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PALM BEACH POST) — In what plaintiff attorneys are calling a precedent-setting case, JP Morgan Chase Bank has reached a $300 million settlement with homeowners who said the more…

43% of Americans pay no income tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — That "47 percent" quote that helped sink Mitt Romney's presidential hopes? Better make that 43 percent now. The share of households who aren't paying any federal more…