Atlantic City's newest casino to close

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA.CBSLOCAL) — ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the more…

Armed guards protect shops from rioters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RIVERFRONT TIMES) Nobody is robbing St. Louis Ink Tattoo Studio anytime soon. Or County Guns, for that matter. The two north county businesses share a storefront in a more…

Mayor makes startling disclosure on looters

by Gina Loudon -- The mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, says many of the people who smashed, looted, burned and destroyed in the aftermath of protests following a fatal police shooting of a more…

Glenn Beck lawyers: Toss that suit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — BOSTON - Attorneys for U.S. television commentator Glenn Beck on Monday asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit charging their client with defamation for wrongly accusing more…

Stocks squeeze out gains

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher for a second straight session in light volume trading as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions. "Besides seasonal factors more…

Black principal racially abused white teacher

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1130205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Principal Angelique Simpson-Marcus of Largo High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland[/caption] A white schoolteacher in Maryland has won a $350,000 discrimination award after his more…

Amazon turns Orwellian in fight with authors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Amazon must be spooked by the idea of writers massing against it, because over the weekend it launched its own counterrevolutionary force. The retailer created a more…

Print is down, and now out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — A year ago last week, it seemed as if print newspapers might be on the verge of a comeback, or at least on the brink of, more…