Media noise hides a glaring weakness in oil

Media noise hides a glaring weakness in oil

By G.S. Early I’m a contrarian. That means when people are telling me to stay away from some sector, I am inversely intrigued. What I mean is, the louder they shout, the more interested I am. I should be screaming to buy oil right now. Just in the last week, these were the headlines I […]

Uber says it gave U.S. agencies details on over 12 million app users

Uber says it gave U.S. agencies details on over 12 million app users

Uber gave U.S. regulators and law enforcement agencies details concerning roughly 14 million riders and drivers during the last half of 2015, the ride-share company revealed in its first transparency report released on Tuesday. Between July and December 2015, Uber said it received 415 requests from law enforcement agencies interested in obtaining information related to […]

Eric Peters: A nationwide “safety” inspection mandate?

Eric Peters:  A nationwide “safety” inspection mandate?

By Eric Peters One of the most obnoxious trends lately is the leveraging of government force to pad the pockets of private businesses. Obamacare is perhaps the most grotesque example (pssst… you don’t get “free” or even “reduced cost” medical care; you are forced to buy an insurance policy, and that is something quite different) […]

Joseph Bottum: ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ book review

Joseph Bottum: ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ book review

By Joseph Bottum We construct buildings for shelter from the elements—shelter from wild animals, for that matter. We build for warmth in the winter and cool in the summer. We build to maximize acreage, piling floor on ceiling until the idea of a second-story office becomes something like the Empire State Building. We build for […]

Martin Rubin: ‘Mussolini’s Army in the French Riviera: Italy’s Occupation of France’ book review

Martin Rubin: ‘Mussolini’s Army in the French Riviera: Italy’s Occupation of France’ book review

MUSSOLINI’S ARMY IN THE FRENCH RIVIERA: ITALY’S OCCUPATION OF FRANCE By Emanuele Sica University of Illinois Press, $40, 312 pages, illustrated The lamentable story of Nazi Germany’s occupation of France in World War II is well-known and has been the subject of countless books examining every aspect of it from how it happened so precipitately […]

Once-a-day epilepsy drug may stop seizures for good

Once-a-day epilepsy drug may stop seizures for good

Weakened nerve endings, sudden changes in breathing, and the feeling as if you’re going through an out-of-body experience encapsulate the struggles of living with seizures. Patients may find it difficult to control these random attacks, especially if medicines need to taken more than once a day. Now, a study to be presented at the American […]

Southwest Airlines raises EarlyBird Check-In fees

Southwest Airlines raises EarlyBird Check-In fees

From Travel Pulse The EarlyBird Check-In feature offered by Southwest Airlines has become popular with travelers, but the company has increased the price of the option by 20 percent. According to FoxNews.com, Southwest Airlines has increased the cost of the EarlyBird Check-In feature from $12.50 to $15 for a one-way trip. When the program was […]

Mills to represent Arizona at NCAA Championships

Mills to represent Arizona at NCAA Championships

By Danielle Bracamonte / UA Sports FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Arizona women’s gymnastics’ Lexi Mills will compete in Fort Worth, Texas at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships. Mills will compete for the indivual balance beam title on Friday, April 15 at 1 p.m. CT/11 p.m. PT. She will compete in the third rotation with LSU. […]

Cats place 12th at Western Intercollegiate

Cats place 12th at Western Intercollegiate

By Ricky Martinez / UA Sports The University of Arizona men’s golf team concluded play at the Western Intercollegiate on Wednesday at the Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif. The team finished in 12th place with a score of 1,119 (+69). Leading the Cats in the final round was redshirt sophomore Jake Kreuz and […]