His career could have killed him

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) In recent years, news of Angus Kennedy's seemingly perfect job made headlines around the globe. The 47-year-old resident of Maidstone, Kent in the UK had served more…

Obama uses the 'tax' word to describe mandate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) President Obama used the word "tax" to describe the health care mandate under his reforms, a departure from his prior etymological stance that it is a penalty. more…

Communist 'Monopoly' board game goes global

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Wonder what it was like to queue for hours for toilet paper or butter in communist-era Poland? Now you can experience the 'boredom' thanks to a more…

Shark tourism banned after 4 attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TravelersToday) Swimming with sharks may be a fun bucket list item to attempt, but those in Western Australia are calling for bans on shark tourism after four attacks more…

Secrets of Mormon financial empire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessWeeek) Late last March the Mormon Church completed an ambitious project: a megamall. Built for roughly $2 billion, the City Creek Center stands directly across the street from more…

Buffett: Muni bankruptcies set to climb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessWeeek) Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) (A), said municipal bankruptcies are set to rise as there's less stigma attached after three California cities more…

City under investigation for drained reserve funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessWeeek) Law enforcement officials are investigating possible crimes in San Bernardino's city government, which almost drained special funds to prop up its budget. The near-bankrupt state of the more…