A 4% drop in pint orders and higher prices may signal worse luck ahead for brewers, which rely on March to start a seasonal upswing.
After failing to ban large sodas, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to require convenience stores to hide cigarettes.
A girl's prank order for 6,000 boxes of cookies taken by troops in Oregon prompts a community bailout.
The USPS has said it will stop weekend service, but Congress is mulling a move to block the change.
Extortionists threaten to add a nasty new ingredient to the energy drink unless the company pays up.
Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigns amid a scandal involving the Allied Veterans of the World, which is accused of funneling money to politicians.
If you're in a far-off suburb more than 45 minutes from a major city, there's a strong chance your area is losing population.
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Bargain hunting gives silver a boost after a nasty dive in overnight markets. But worries about rising interest rates and a possible U.S. debt downgrade gives the metal a boost.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.