He would scrap itemized deductions, except for some of the biggest and politically sensitive, such as those for charitable contributions and mortgage interest, the newspaper said.
Jindal estimates his changes would reduce federal tax revenue by 22 percent over 10 years, the Journal reported.
14 Mayors Have To Join Forces And Beg Verizon To Upgrade Its DSL Network...
We've long noted how it's now Verizon's modus operandi to take millions in subsidies and tax cuts from state or local governments in exchang
Research improves efficiency from larger perovskite solar cells
Perovskite solar cells are cheaper to make than traditional silicon cells and their electricity conversion efficiency is improving rapidly.
Rand Paul Hits Rock Bottom As 50 People Show Up For Rally In His Home St...
Republican Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul tried to lend his popularity to Kentucky gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin, bu
Afghanistan: MSF Staff Killed, Hospital Partially Destroyed in Kunduz
Kabul, October 3, 2015: At 2:10 AM local time on Saturday October 3, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) Trauma cent
Cotton Slavery in Uzbekistan, Explained in Two Minutes
Last week in Uzbekistan, hundreds of thousands of people, including children, were forced from their jobs and schools and into the cotton fi
Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Promises to Be an “Arts President”
First he picks up an endorsement from the rapper (and one half of Outkast) Big Boi, and now he’s made a video promising to be an “arts presi
Nvidia GeForce Now Aims to be the 'Netflix of Games' for Just 8 Bucks a ...
Nvidia on Wednesday laid out its plans to become the “Netflix of games,” with a new streaming service for its line of Shield devices that wi
Researchers find pigment from fossils, revealing color of extinct animals
Scientists from Virginia Tech and the University of Bristol have revealed how pigment can be detected in mammal fossils, a discovery that ma
Court Smacks Prosecutors For Refiling Identical Charges In Hopes Of Keep...
Prosecutors hate losing -- so much so that they're willing to color outside the legal lines for a chance at a win. Plenty of prosecutorial m
The Story of a Mysterious Artist Colony in India and Its Looming Eviction
“Our hope is that our audience gets to see the colony like the many artists in it see it: as a world with no distinction between life and ar
Science "Pirate" Attacks Elsevier's Copyright Monopoly in Court - Torren...
In a lawsuit filed by Elsevier, one of the largest academic publishers, the operator of Sci-Hub.org is facing millions of dollars in damages
The animal populations that humans selected to domesticate grew increasi...
A reduced fear of humans can be the driving force behind the characteristics that have developed since wild animals became domesticated, acc
Change in early human ancestor diet came earlier than thought
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers in the U.S. has found that our early human ancestors expanded their diet to include savannah grasses and ot
Federal money to make school lunches healthier remains unspent in many s...
Secretary Tom Vilsack says districts around the country complain about not having enough money for lunch improvements, but nationally they’v
Media, Twitter users racially stereotyped Richard Sherman after controve...
In a brief interview following a 2014 National Football League playoff game, African-American football player Richard Sherman made controver
Religious groups push U.S. to take in 100,000 Syrian refugees - Religion...
Groups pushing for this include the Church World Service, representing 37 Christian denominations, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops,