Stocks close mixed as Street eyes Fed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors eyed options expirations and weighed the Federal Reserve statement that indicated a rate hike would come gradually. "It's a more…

Obama spits out 'hot' new executive order

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1713225" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama signs a document.[/caption] President Obama – who once famously declared that he has a pen and a phone, and therefore doesn't need more…

GAO: Federal crop subsidies went to billionaires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Free Beacon) Federal crop insurance subsidies went to billionaires, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) program more…

Feds let 30,558 illegal criminals go free

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1812905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Federal authorities released more than 30,000 criminal illegal immigrants from jail in fiscal 2014.[/caption] Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced the agency had released more…

IRS blames Obamacare for shoddy customer service

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The IRS is blaming Obamacare for the agency's poor customer service, with Commissioner John Koskinen telling Congress on Wednesday that he has had to take money more…