World's largest airline takes off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DALLAS (AP) -- American Airlines and US Airways agreed Wednesday to a merger that will create the world's biggest airline. The deal caps a turbulent period of bankruptcies more…

Economist: Obama using 'abracadabra budgeting'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hvazdjOTqmDgncI6JtZC2Ey9T2FytVZH"] President Obama claimed significant progress in deficit reduction, called for additional tax hikes and pushed dozens of new programs that he says won't add a dime more…

Higher taxes slow retail sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Retail sales barely rose in January as tax increases and higher gasoline prices restrained spending, setting up the economy for only modest growth in the first more…

DHS pursues zero welfare-dependent illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYCALLER) — In a response letter to four top Republican lawmakers, the Department of Homeland Security revealed it initiated only one case against an immigrant for becoming a more…

Bizarre diaper shortage in Norway

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ESSENTIALMUMS) — Southern Norway is in the midst of a diaper shortage after a supermarket price war lured enterprising bulk shoppers from eastern Europe who have cleaned out more…

Struggling Caribbean islands sell citizenship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Hadi Mezawi has never set foot on the Caribbean island of Dominica, has never seen its rainforests or black-sand beaches. But he's one of more…

Student sues university over C+ grade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MORNING CALL) — Megan Thode isn't the first Lehigh University student who was unhappy with the grade she received in a course. But she may be the first more…

11,000 Americans added to food stamps a day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — Since taking office in 2009, food stamp rolls under President Barack Obama have risen to more than 47 million people in America, exceeding the population of more…

NYC hikes taxes on Sandy-hit houses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — Homeowners in an exclusive waterfront enclave in Brooklyn thought Hurricane Sandy was as cruel a blow as they could suffer — until the taxman proved them more…

Impose new taxes without public vote?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Hey Northern Virginians! How would you like to pay another one percent of your income directly to your county or city, in addition to the federal more…