House Votes To Stop Funding NPR

House Votes To Stop Funding NPR

Although it’s unclear whether the government will actually stop funding National Public Radio and place the public news source in jeopardy of shutting down, the U.S. House of Representatives took a step in that direction Thursday, voting to strip the organization of federal funding and forbidding radio stations from using public grants to pay NPR. [More]

Recession Is The Grinch That's Stealing Independence Day Fireworks

Recession Is The Grinch That's Stealing Independence Day Fireworks

Hoping to snap out of your recession-borne funk by kicking back and enjoying some fireworks July 4? If so, you’d better hope you don’t live in one of the 40 locales that have canceled their fireworks celebrations due to budget concerns.