More states are hiking tax rates on the sale of retail items, gasoline and cigarettes according to a recent survey of state consumption taxes.
When the FCC decided in 2004 to start fining broadcasters over the use of fleeting expletives, the agency became a caricature of a state censor. Now, the Second Circuit has ruled that the 'indecency' policy was unconstitutionally vague. So what's next for dirty words?
President Barack Obama isn't yet ready to vacate his residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., but that didn't stop real-estate website Redfin from recently, if incorrectly, posting that the White House was for sale.
Protesters converged on D.C. last weekend expressing rage at what appears to be a deck stacked against middle class America. Whether the ultimate villain is Wall Street banks, K Street lobbyists, Capitol Hill or all three, millions of Americans are furious.
As the Tea Party Express reached its final stop in Washington's Freedom Plaza, the focus was on taxes, but all eyes were set on November's elections.
In Oregon, six California sea lions have been euthanized this year by state wildlife officials under a special federal program that allows them to be killed if they are caught eating endangered fish. But as the sea lion death toll mounts, so too does the anger over their deaths.
Regulators shut down banks in Nevada and Washington on Friday, marking the 21st and 22nd failures this year of federally insured banks.
President Obama's approval rating has dropped. But here's something investors should know: The rate has declined for nearly every president from the first year to the second. A lot of the drop stems from the poor economy and the unemployment rate. A stronger economy always reverses the trend.