Irish moonshine on its way to U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Kickstarter, a website that helps entrepreneurs raise funds, is helping an ambitious Irish woman to bring the historic Irish liquor poitín (pronounced puh-cheen) to the United States. It’s more…

Good Samaritan faces foreclosure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Like the biblical good Samaritan, Brian Burns of Pinole stopped to help an injured traveler. He nearly paid for it with his life. More than five years later, more…

Student debt pushing more toward bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Student loan debt is pushing an increasing number of young people and their parents toward bankruptcy, according to a survey released Tuesday. More than four-fifths of bankruptcy attorneys more…

S&P threatens U.S. with another downgrade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Will A be the new AA+? Perhaps, if the S&P follows through with its latest threat. Bloomberg reports that, "the U.S., lacking a plan to contain $1 trillion more…

Government dependence surges 23% under Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The American public's dependence on the federal government shot up 23% in just two years under President Obama, with 67 million now relying on some federal program, according more…

Cost of new WTC rises to $14.8 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The agency building the new World Trade Center is "dysfunctional" and has let costs get out of control on the $14.8 billion project, auditors said Tuesday. The projected more…

Farah: No more red ink!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXBUSINESS) — WND Editor Joseph Farah explains how he’s trying to pressure Republicans to hold to their promises on raising the debt ceiling in the coming political battle more…

U.S. intensifies probe into Murdoch

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — U.S. authorities are stepping up investigations, including an FBI criminal inquiry, into possible violations by employees of Rupert Murdoch's media empire of a U.S. law banning more…

'Obama trying to put coal industry out of business'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hkZnZnMzrj85Eis-L_rrKYnm2imvUfwc"] Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) is denouncing the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency in particular for imposing new regulations that have already forced six coal-fired more…