Stocks end lower as tech weighs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as disappointing tech earnings weighted down on the three major indices. "Basically, it's a repeat of yesterday," said Peter Cardillo, more…

'Teacup' pigs abandoned across America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) LOS ANGELES -- Eva Monroy bought a mini pig for her family and fed it what the breeder instructed: a half-cup of food in the morning more…

Airport workers prep to strike in NYC

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2248775" align="aligncenter" width="601"] LaGuardia airport[/caption] Security workers and baggage handlers at two of the nation's main airports – New York's John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia – more…

Obama defends: IRS didn't target tea party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) — President Obama defended the IRS Tuesday in an interview with “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, saying the tea party-targeting scandal was actually Congress‘ fault for more…

Apple: Spoiled forecast, shares fall 7 percent

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Apple Inc shares slumped nearly 7 percent in after-hours trading as its fourth-quarter revenue forecast fell short of estimates and it missed some targets for iPhone more…

3 million more kids in poverty under Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — Ever since President Obama took office, the poverty rate among children has soared to 22 percent, with three million more children living in poor conditions, more…

Florida gun store becomes 'Muslim-free zone'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSWEEK) — A Florida gun shop owner has banned Muslims from entering his store. Andy Hallinan, owner of Florida Gun Supply in Inverness, declared his business a "Muslim-free more…

Dow off triple digits as IBM, UTX slide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average pressured by lackluster earnings from a few blue chips. "Basically it's all about two more…