Risk of double-dip recession rises

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — The odds the United States will slip back into recession next year have risen, ratings agency Standard & Poor's said, citing risks from the European more…

Syphilis outbreak prompts porn shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Jolted by the possibility of a syphilis outbreak among its ranks, a Los Angeles-based trade group that represents the adult film industry announced a nationwide moratorium more…

Boston Market yanks salt shakers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Salt shakers are getting the heave-ho at Boston Market. The casual-dining chain, best-known for its spinning chicken rotisseries and its tasty but often-salty side dishes, is more…

Obama touts student loans with new website

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — President Obama's campaign launched a new website Tuesday highlighting the president's student loan program, looking to target the youth vote that buoyed his efforts in more…

Now Germany frets over financial health

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Germany’s central bank warned on Monday that the country could be stressed by the region’s ongoing financial crisis, with signs of a slowdown accumulating in the more…

New ranking: Best places in U.S. to live

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYFINANCE) — Like selecting a soulmate, finding a great place to live can't be done just by the numbers. This year, MONEY set out to find America's best more…

Solyndra glass tubes used as modern art

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PAJAMAS MEDIA) One of the great mysteries of the 2011 Solyndra bankruptcy was: What happened to all that money? After the United States government “loaned” Solyndra $535 million, more…

Study: Red states more charitable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Red states give more money to charity than blue states, according to a new study on Monday. The eight states with residents who gave the highest share more…

Record-setting gas prices as summer ends

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The price of gasoline is setting a record as the summer draws to a close. AAA says drivers paid an average of $3.72 per gallon Monday, which more…