Central bankers in some countries have pushed interest rates in negative territory. What does that mean? In general, it means people don't get interest on deposits -- but pay the bank to hold their money.
The President and congressional Democrats are lining up behind the idea of banning anyone who appears on the government's "no fly" list from purchasing a firearm. Their logic is simple: if you can't fly on an airplane, why should you be able to buy a gun?
The federal government's increasing use of subpoenas without first getting a warrant -- let alone asking a judge to consider the matter -- is generating a lot of pushback from civil libertarians and conservatives. And rightly so. The fed's latest targets are private medical records: