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  1. Latest on Hastert: Boehner 'shocked' by reportsSat, 30 May 2015 01:48:06 GMT
    Federal prosecutors have indi... . FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek re-election for a 12th term in Yorkville, Ill. More...
  2. Cuba officially off U.S. terror blacklistFri, 29 May 2015 21:41:31 GMT
    The United States officially removed Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism on Friday, setting the two nations up for a full renewal of diplomatic ties. President Barack Obama originally announced in April that he was recommending that Cuba be removed from the terror blacklist after a State Department review. More...
  3. US proposes lowering required amount of ethanol in gasFri, 29 May 2015 17:36:36 GMT
    The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the overall amount of ethanol blended in U.S. gasoline in coming years, a blow to renewable fuel companies that have pushed to keep high volumes of their product flowing into drivers' gas tanks. The move is unlikely to mean much for consumers or prices at the pump, but the ethanol policy has been popular in farm states that have profited over the years from higher corn prices linked to the use of corn-based ethanol. More...
  4. New Bipartisan Cause: Cheaper TequilaFri, 29 May 2015 14:34:25 GMT
    Raising a glass of whiskey, rum, or tequila to the spirit of bipartisan cooperation could become cheaper under a bill introduced to the House yesterday. The Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act, co-sponsored by Indiana Republican Todd Young and Kentucky Democrat John Yarmuth, would dramatically cut federal taxes on distilled spirits, the Hill reports. More...
  5. Strong earthquake strikes off Alaska coastFri, 29 May 2015 13:28:16 GMT
    A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican.... A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the... Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies. More...
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  1. GM, Subaru Models Added to Air Bag Recall ListSat, 30 May 2015 01:53:45 GMT
    The expanded recall includes about 375,000 GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks and 60,000 Subaru Impreza and Saab 9-2x cars. More...
  2. American Express President Dies After Falling Ill on FlightFri, 29 May 2015 20:17:17 GMT
    "This is deeply painful and frankly unimaginable for all of us who had the great fortune to work with Ed," CEO Ken Chenault said in a letter Friday. More...
  3. Bug-Ageddon: After the Flooding, Come the InsectsFri, 29 May 2015 18:23:06 GMT
    The recent deluge that hit several Southern states has brought a reprieve from years of drought, but might pack its own curse: invasive insects. More...
  4. Go Figaro! Mozart's Hair Outsells Beethoven'sFri, 29 May 2015 14:41:40 GMT
    It looks like Mozart's hair is worth more than Beethoven's. More...
  5. Severe Winter Took Bite Out of Economy in 1st QuarterFri, 29 May 2015 13:12:20 GMT
    The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year. More...
  6. Eiffel Tower Pickpocket Gang Stole $4,000 Daily: CopsFri, 29 May 2015 13:04:04 GMT
    A gang of pickpockets who each allegedly earned up to $3,000 per week by preying on tourists at the Eiffel Tower was dismantled by French police. More...
  7. Jackson's Neverland Up for Sale, If You Can Afford ItFri, 29 May 2015 11:11:51 GMT
    Neverland, the California property that once served as Michael Jackson's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million. More...
  8. FIFA Scandal: We're Accused of Nothing, Nike SaysFri, 29 May 2015 08:19:47 GMT
    Nike Inc said on Thursday that charging documents regarding the FIFA bribery scandal do not allege the company is engaged in criminal conduct. More...
  9. Farmers Leave Nearly $100M Worth of Apples to RotFri, 29 May 2015 08:08:00 GMT
    A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple growers. More...
  10. SkyMall is Back and has Big PlansThu, 28 May 2015 21:12:01 GMT
    SkyMall is back from bankruptcy and ready to return to your seatbacks to sell you garden Yetis and foldable beds. More...