Postal chief: Stop Saturday mail to survive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — The U.S. Postal Service reported a record annual loss last week of almost $16 billion -- nearly three times higher than the year before. Postmaster General more…

City of Detroit to be dissolved?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT.CBSLOCAL) — It would no doubt be controversial, but the idea of dissolving the fiscally struggling city of Detroit and absorbing it into Wayne County is being tossed more…

Cracks in Republican unity on tax rates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Republican unity against raising tax rates for the wealthy began to show cracks on Wednesday after a conservative congressman said he would back an agreement with more…

Motivational maestro Zig Ziglar dies at 86

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — Hilary Hinton “Zig” Ziglar, 86, the man of a million motivational maxims who bucked up and cheered on three generations of Willy Lomans over a 40-year more…

Norquist rips Obama's 'left-wing fantasy theories'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist, dismissed discussion of GOP defections from his “no new taxes” pledge, and President Obama’s tax more…

Grocery mogul gives stores to employees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STARTRIBUNE) — BEMIDJI, MINN. - Joe Lueken spent 46 years becoming a successful grocer and community benefactor here. Finally, at 70, he's ready to sell the business, travel more…

J. Crew boss acknowledges lesbian lover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — They may have been dating since March, but for the first time since her divorce from Vincent Mazeau last year, Jenna Lyons has publicity acknowledged her more…

In communist Cuba, the tax man cometh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Most Cubans have not paid taxes for half a century, but that will change under a new code starting January 1. The landmark regulations will change the more…

County gives $100,000 to help illegal aliens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) – Officials inMontgomery County, Maryland, an affluent suburb of Washington, D.C., voted to approve $100,000 of public money to help illegal aliens sign up for President Barack Obama’s administrative amnesty more…

Durbin: Fiscal cliff now, entitlements later

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) WASHINGTON — A top Democrat pressured fellow progressives Tuesday to consider long-term changes to the social safety net, even as the party digs in for more…