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Pizza Hut backs down on firing of manager who closed for Thanksgiving

Pizza Hut backs down on firing of manager who closed for Thanksgiving

A store manager of a Pizza Hut franchise in Indiana is mulling over a rehire offer from the worldwide pizza chain after he was fired for refusing to open the…

Stores that opened on Thanksgiving Day not mobbed

Stores that opened on Thanksgiving Day not mobbed

Some early U.S. shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving Day in search of discounted holiday gifts on a day long reserved for American families to bond over turkey and football.…

Virginia governor’s scandal-tainted term coming to an end

Virginia governor’s scandal-tainted term coming to an end

Bob McDonnell‘s national profile ascended fast in four years as Virginia governor. He delivered the 2010 Republican response to the State of the Union Address. He became chairman of the…

‘Penny Lane:’ Another secret CIA operation at Gitmo

‘Penny Lane:’  Another secret CIA operation at Gitmo

A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret. A dirt…

Another holiday, another Obamacare delay

Another holiday, another Obamacare delay

As Obamacare turns more and more into the health care “reform” that isn’t, the administration today announced a one year delay for online enrollment for small businesses trying to purchase…

A working website won’t cure Obamacare’s ills

A working website won’t cure Obamacare’s ills

The Obama administration says it is on target to make its problematic healthcare insurance website work smoothly for the “vast majority” of users by this weekend, but some Americans who…

Problems piling up in Asia for Obama administration

Problems piling up in Asia for Obama administration

While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast’s thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted…

New Supreme Court showdown over Obamacare

New Supreme Court showdown over Obamacare

President Barack Obama’s health care law is headed for a new Supreme Court showdown over companies’ religious objections to the law’s birth-control mandate. Amid the troubled rollout of the health…

Katie Couric joining Yahoo News as new ‘Global Anchor”

Katie Couric joining Yahoo News as new ‘Global Anchor”

Katie Couric, once the queen of daytime news talk shows as co-host of the NBC “Today” program, is expanding beyond mainstream TV to become the “Global Anchor” of Yahoo News.…

Ethanol’s political clout? What political clout?

Ethanol’s political clout?  What political clout?

For decades, presidential candidates’ chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state’s corn-growing economy. That rule of politics…