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OVERTIME: Bad for the Economy or About Time?

Anyone making under $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for time-and-a-half pay when they work 40 hours a week or more, according to a new rule announced by the White House.

/ May 18, 2016
E-cigarette explosion

E-Cigarette Explosion Injuries On the Rise [WARNING: Graphic]

In the last decade, millions of smokers switched to vaping e-cigarettes thinking it was safer. Unfortunately, over 150 explosions have been reported and dozens of people have been severely burned, blinded, or permanently scarred.

/ May 17, 2016

Supreme Court Backs Off Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit challenging the Obamacare "abortion pill" mandate back to lower courts.

/ May 16, 2016

Warren Buffet Bets Big on Apple, Yahoo

The "Oracle of Omaha" has bought a $1 billion stake in Apple and offered to buy out Yahoo.

/ May 16, 2016

WTF, TSA? Passengers Express Outrage At Insane Lines

TSA asks Congress for more money as airport wait-times skyrocket. What does this mean for your travel plans?

/ May 13, 2016

Saudis “Supported” 9/11 Hijackers, Says Commission Member

Is Obama protecting the Saudis? We think it's time to release those 28 pages.

/ May 12, 2016
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Scientists Develop “Second Skin” to Fight Wrinkles

Scientists at MIT have created a new material that can temporarily tighten skin, smooth wrinkles, and potentially deliver medications to treat psoriasis or eczema.

/ May 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia Plan Shocks Global Oil Market

As global oil prices crash, Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to diversify its economy and maintain power in the Middle East. How? Pump more oil in 2016 and have the biggest IPO ever.

/ May 11, 2016

Is OxyContin’s 12-Hour Dosing Claim a Lie?

It's no secret that opioid painkillers are addictive. So why did OxyContin fuel an epidemic of abuse? Some say it doesn't actually last 12 hours, leaving many patients craving more — and Big Pharma knew it.

/ May 10, 2016

IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed Against Cook Medical, Boston Scientific

Over 750 lawsuits have been filed against multiple manufacturers of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. Lawsuits claim the filters break, tilt, migrate, and perforate the heart or lungs.

/ May 10, 2016