Strange Things Are Happening at Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s Trial

By Krishna Andavolu If the trial had happened in federal court in New York City, like the Obama administration originally wanted, it’s unlikely that the surreal shenanigans of justice that went down this week at the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s pre-trial hearings in Guantanamo Bay would have gone so unnoticed. After …

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Hilarity ensues as Twitter users caption and Photoshop Obama’s shooting photo

Wait, did we say Twitter users have been Photoshopping that picture of President Mom Jeans and his shotgun? Can’t be. As Twitchy reported earlier today, the White House issued the photo with the stern warning that it “may not be manipulated in any way.” Some of these are just captions, …

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Soda, candy out under USDA’s proposed school snack rules

By Elise Viebeck – 02/01/13 01:45 PM ET The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling unhealthy snacks. The 160-page regulation from the Department of Agriculture (USDA) would enact nutrition standards for “competitive” foods not included in the official school meal. In practice, the proposed …

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Chemicals banned in Europe still make their way into US foods

Published: 23 January, 2013, 23:33 Reuters / Mike Blake Have you ever tasted a soft drink so good you thought it should be illegal? In some parts of the world, ingredients used in beverages available across the United States are outlawed — but not because they’re dangerously delicious. Drinks including …

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And We’re Back! Dow 14,000 Fuels a New Wealth Boom

The next American wealth boom has officially begun. It may not feel like it for many Americans. But with the Dow breaching 14,000, shareholders and investors have recovered the more than $8 trillion in wealth lost during the recession and attained levels of paper wealth they haven’t seen since the …

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