Boeing patents 'Star Wars' force fields

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNET) — A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields seen protecting more…

Ex-Obama czar warns: Watch out for White House

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1825355" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama[/caption] Ron Klain, who served as Ebola czar for President Obama, has taken up pen and paper to press the American public of more…

GOP congressman rips 'cannibal' Boehner

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1824545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa[/caption] Rep. Steve King from Iowa said Speaker John Boehner's seeming revenge on Republicans who opposed his go-ahead to full funding more…

More Americans turn to tax-refund advances

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (APNEWS.MYWAY) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, more…

Putin calls for currency union with ex-Soviet allies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for a single currency with the Kremlin's closest ex-Soviet allies despite fraying ties in the region which is struggling more…