'Terrifying' Happy Meal mascot goes viral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NuYW95bTpq9tCjf3Vagk1s7_W0FgX7W0" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (FINANCE.YAHOO) — As Oscar Wilde once said, 'There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being more…

Seniors seek roommates to survive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Living with roommates when you're 25 is one thing. When you're 65, it's another story—but it's a reality for a growing number of older Americans. Middle-class more…

Led Zeppelin sued over 'Stairway to Heaven'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK) Weary from touring, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page retreated in 1970 to a stone cottage in Wales, called Bron-Yr-Aur, with no power or running water. Legend more…

Illegal-alien population surging under Obama

by Greg Corombos -- The national immigration debate is being rocked by the new report showing more than 36,000 criminals in the country illegally were released on American soil in just the more…

Best and worst companies for Internet privacy

by Bob Unruh -- A consumer organization concludes that when it comes to protecting customer information from government requests, Snapchat has a dismal record of failure, and Comcast, AT&T and Amazon aren't more…

Did Obama take pay cut he promised?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEBEACON) — The White House is refusing to confirm whether President Barack Obama followed up on his pledge to take a five percent pay cut due to sequestration more…

Stocks end higher in choppy trading

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks eked out gains after hovering around the flatline for much of the session Monday, as investors remained cautious amid recent mixed economic reports. The Nasdaq more…

U.N.: Tax unhealthy food ASAP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Unhealthy diets pose a greater risk to global health than the increasingly regulated sale of tobacco and governments should move fast to tax harmful food products, more…

Feds slap 'high risk' label on gun sellers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Gun retailers say the Obama administration is trying to put them out of business with regulations and investigations that bypass Congress and choke off their lines more…

China evacuates workers in Vietnam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two Chinese passenger ships were moored off a central Vietnamese port on Monday preparing to evacuate Chinese workers following deadly rioting last week, officials more…