'Bad, bad idea': Payroll-tax fight returns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Just before Christmas, House Republicans and Senate Democrats were at a stalemate over extending the existing payroll tax rates. Republicans demanded a year-long extension and approved that plan more…

Dems propose 'Reasonable Profits Board'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Six House Democrats, led by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), want to set up a "Reasonable Profits Board" to control gas profits. The Democrats, worried about more…

Easy come, easy go ...

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESS INSIDER) — Athletes are always in the news for saying and doing ridiculous things. They also tend to make ridiculous purchases. Whether it's crazy expensive, or just more…

Labor union, greens part ways over pipeline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) left the BlueGreen Alliance on Friday, citing a disagreement with the group’s members over the Keystone XL more…

Feds shut down popular file-sharing website

by -NO AUTHOR- -- McLEAN, Virginia — One of the world's most popular file-sharing sites was shut down, and its founder and several company officials were accused of facilitating millions of illegal downloads more…

Hitler's 'Wolf's Lair' for rent in Poland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- For rent: 32 woodsy acres in northeast Poland. Previous tenant was history's most coldblooded killer. Officials in the Eastern European nation are hunting for investors to turn one more…

Murdoch company settles with 36 hacking victims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Rupert Murdoch's media empire has agreed to pay substantial damages to several dozen high-profile victims of phone and e-mail hacking, and lawyers for those victims said Thursday that more…