Japan Firm Opens Whale Meat Vending Machines to Push Sales

(AP) A Japanese whaling operator, after struggling for years to promote its products amid protests from conservationists, has found a new way to cultivate...

Border Police Dealing with New Smuggling Problem: Eggs

(The Center Square) The United States Customs and Border Protection is asking Americans to stop trying to smuggle in raw eggs from Mexico.  As avian...

Lots of Sound and Fury on Debt Limit, But Not a...

(AP) For all the sound and fury about raising the nation's debt limit, most economists say federal borrowing is not at a crisis point...

Bill Gates — After Reaping Huge Profits Selling BioNTech Shares —...

(Michael Nevradakis, Children's Health Defense) Bill Gates, long recognized as one of the world’s foremost proponents of vaccines, raised some eyebrows at a recent...

4th Quarter 2022 GDP Shows Growth, But Deteriorating Fundamentals

(Peter C. Earle, American Institute for Economic Research) Real GDP rose 2.9 percent in the 4th quarter of 2022, exceeding estimates ranging from 2.6...

Public Library Reportedly Denounces Event Excluding White People

(Ken Silva, Headline USA) A Nordic spoon-carving class reportedly advertised to be held at a public library for non-whites only was, in fact, “incorrect,” according to...

Did Your Health Plan Rip Off Medicare?

(KHN) The audits, which cover billings from 2011 through 2013, are the most recent financial reviews available, even though enrollment in the health plans...

House GOP Seeks Restrictions on Biden’s Use of Oil Stockpile

(AP) For the second time this month, House Republicans are seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile — a proposal...

Seattle Sues Kia and Hyundai over Increased Car Thefts

(The Center Square) Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison has filed a lawsuit against Kia and Hyundai for their alleged role in an exponential increase...

Airline, Hotel Elite Status: Harder to Get (or Keep) in 2023

(Sally French, NerdWallet) For the past couple of years, hotel and airline loyalty programs have extended elite status in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Report: Consumer Confidence Dwindles as Economic Fears Rise

(The Center Square) Consumers feel 13% less confident about their financial outlook now than they did just a year ago, with the overall dip...

FBI Infiltrates Big Ransomware Gang: ‘We Hacked the Hackers’

(AP) The FBI has at least temporarily dismantled the network of a prolific ransomware gang it infiltrated last year, saving victims including hospitals and...

Armed Man Robs South Carolina Chick-fil-A, Gas Station within 30 Minutes

(WYFF 4) An Upstate man is accused of robbing an Upstate Chick-fil-A and a gas station within 30 minutes, according to the Anderson County...

Soaring Egg Prices Prompt Demands for Price-Gouging Probe

(AP) With egg prices more than doubling in the past year, calls are coming for an investigation into possible price gouging. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed...

Justice Dept. Sues Google over Digital Advertising Dominance

(AP) The Justice Department and eight states filed an antitrust suit against Google on Tuesday, seeking to shatter its alleged monopoly on the entire...

Soros Spent $40M Electing Prosecutors Who Disregard Law and Order

(Ezekiel Loseke, Headline USA) Infamous oligarch George Soros spent $40 million on electing prosecuting attorneys who will not enforce the law, in yet another example of him purchasing government...

Anti-Gold Bias: The Big Secret Wall Street DOESN’T Want You to...

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Last year was one of the worst on record for a conventional stock and bond portfolio. The major stock...

Federal Reserve and the Markets in Standoff on Rate Hikes

(AP) Sooner or later, either Wall Street or the Federal Reserve has to blink. Nearly a year into the Fed’s drive to quash inflation by...

CBO Projects Social Security Funds to Be Exhausted by 2033 without...

(The Center Square) Fresh projections from the Congressional Budget Office show the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund would be exhausted by 2033 if benefits are...

Senators Grill Ticketmaster After Taylor Swift Fiasco

(AP) Senators grilled Ticketmaster Tuesday, questioning whether the company's dominance in the ticketing industry led to its spectacular breakdown last year during a sale...