Wave of retirements hitting federal workforce

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) A wave of retirements by senior federal employees has begun rolling across the government as aging baby boomers who held on to their jobs during the more…

What can't the iPad mini do? Tell time

by Bob Unruh -- Apple boasts that its iPad mini has a whole range of features: "A beautiful display, powerful A5 chip, FaceTime HD camera, iSight Camera with 1080p HD video recording, more…

Cruz: Only way to stop Obama's 'train wreck'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_504385" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas"][/caption] Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is blasting members of his own party for blocking efforts to defund Obamacare, but he more…

Woman gouges out eyes of 6-year-old boy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) BEIJING - Police in northern China launched a massive search Wednesday for a woman accused of gouging out the eyes of a 6-year-old boy. Authorities in the more…

Hack attack shuts down N.Y. Times online

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — The New York Times' website was experiencing widespread outages Tuesday afternoon as the apparent result of a malicious attack on the company's domain name registrar. People more…

Oil and gas prices: Boiling-frog effect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — Many readers will know about the claim that a frog plopped into boiling water will hop right back out if it can, while one put into more…

Top Republican now target of American wrath

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Fed up with his refusal to consider defunding Obamacare, protesters took the fight right into the backyard of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. A "Pull the more…