Friday, December 6, 2013
Health care jobs powerhouse slowing
Even in the darkest days of the recession, the health care sector reliably created jobs. But that could be changing.
Boehner: GOP should support its openly gay candidates
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday he believes the GOP should support the party's openly gay candidates.
White House: Extend jobless benefits
President Obama's newest priority is pushing Congress to extend federal unemployment benefits by another year, and Republicans say they're willing to consider the idea.
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday. He was 95.
Russian diplomats charged in Medicaid fraud
Russian diplomats take part in a scheme to illegally obtain nearly $500,000 in Medicaid benefits.
2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack
Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week.
Poll: Quarter of uninsured say they'll pay Obamacare fine
More than one in four Americans who lack health insurance say they're more likely to pay a government fine for not having coverage rather than sign up for insurance, according to a new national poll.
Ron Paul: Bitcoin could 'destroy the dollar'
Imagine a world in which you can buy anything in secret. No banks. No fees. No worries inflation will make today's money worth less tomorrow.
Rabbi teaching self-defense classes to combat 'knockout' attacks
Rabbi Gary Moskowitz is a black belt, a former NYPD cop and a Jewish man.
PlayStation 4 sales top 2 million
Sony's PlayStation 4 may be turning into the hit the company needs.