ByKyle Spencer: Economics majors say that they're not interested in Bitcoin yet. That's a pity. The battle currently playing out on r/Bitcoin and its affiliated subreddits is the stuff of legend. Say what you like about the gall of programmers...Show More Summary
by Jill Stanek The other side is becoming increasingly hostile, attacking the religious freedoms of pro-life Christians with greater boldness. From The New York Times, December 2: The American Civil Liberties Union announced on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit against the nation’s Roman…
Last week we shared what savory food you can expect at the market, but there are many sweet options as well. And if the shopping has tired you out or you want to escape the crowds, there are plenty of great options nearby to sit down with some coffee or hot chocolate and a sweet or two.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Reuters) - Unions representing public employees in Illinois blasted a bill to reform the state's woefully underfunded pension system on Tuesday and said they would take legal action if the bill is passed by the legislature.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators will fine five banks including Citigroup and Deutsche Bank for rigging yen Libor and Tibor interest rate benchmarks, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), claiming that their pro-life...
Rousing herself from a state of rapturous awe over her phone’s ability to send and receive typed telegrams, with no trip to Western Union required, Barbara Walters has revealed 2013’s Most Fascinating People, her annual list of those...Show More Summary
Croats voted overwhelmingly in favour of defining marriage in the constitution as a "union of man and woman" on Sunday, a move initiated by Roman Catholic groups but criticised by opponents as discrimination against homosexuals.
By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Public employee unions in Illinois are trying to kill pending pension reform, even though the state is making some extraordinary promises. Even though the state would pay more and guarantee billions for the defined contribution plans before lawmakers decide how much to spend on schools, roads,...
If you're a fan of Union Square Greenmarket vendor Tamarack Hollow Farm's pasture-raised bacon and organic produce, now's the time to lend a helping hand. The farm is raising money to move to higher ground, out of a flood plain that's seen three major and costly floods in the last three years.
On Sunday the voters of Croatia approved a ban on same-sex marriage in a Catholic Church-sponsored national referendum that was strongly opposed by both the president and the prime minister. In a revenge move, yesterday the government declared that it will put forward a civil unions bill. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will keep its strong relationship with the United States even if it votes to leave the European Union in a planned referendum, a leading Republican senator tipped as a possible 2016 presidential contender said on Tuesday.
One day after the people of Croatia voted to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage, the government says it will pursue civil partnerships for gay couples, the NYT reports: Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic’s center-left government said on Monday that it would move...
At long last, beleaguered taxpayers will not have to put up with nonsense from public unions about the sanctity of pensions.In spite of Michigan constitutional provisions, the federal judge presiding over the Detroit bankruptcy filing...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of a Wisconsin woman, is suing Catholic bishops, arguing that their anti-abortion guidelines to affiliated hospitals are leading to medical negligence. The suit was filed in federal court...Show More Summary
Ruling clears the way for Detroit to move forward in shedding billions in debt, over objections from unions and retirees
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 3 1775 - Lt. John Paul Jones raises the Grand Union flag on Alfred. First American flag raised over American naval vessel.
A judge just ruled that the City of Detroit, which filed for Chapter 9 protection, is now eligible to seek bankruptcy protection. The city owes a whopping $18 billion in debt, when no real solution, but bankruptcy, in sight. Unions,Show More Summary
A federal judge said Tuesday that Detroit can move forward with bankruptcy proceedings, opening the door for the beleaguered city to possibly shed billions in debt to unions, pension funds and other creditors. The decision by U.S. Bankruptcy...Show More Summary
Isaac the robot will help light this well-known giant San Francisco public menorah Tuesday evening. (Credit: Chabad of SF) Tuesday night, when Rabbi Yosef Langer lights a 22-foot menorah in San Francisco's Union Square, he'll get a helping hand -- an aluminum helping hand, that is -- from Issac the robot. Show More Summary