The Jeff Ward Show

The item in question: a new report showing that China just became the world's top oil importer. According to the Financial Times, Chinese trade data revealed that crude imports jumped 13% in April. Hitting a total of 3.029 million metric tons -- or about 222 million barrels...
Over the last 15 years, the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Chief Actuary has consistently underestimated retirees’ life expectancy and made other errors that make the finances of the retirement system look significantly better than they are, a new study by two...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Department employees used their government credit cards to pay for more than $1 million worth of casino and adult entertainment purchases over the course of a year, an audit of transactions by the Pentagon inspector general has found. Pentagon...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A proposal seeking full legalization of marijuana on religious grounds has cleared an unlikely legislative hurdle. Republican state Rep. David Simpson of Longview argues marijuana comes from God and therefore shouldn't be banned by government. The tea party...
As the US debates drug policy reforms and marijuana legalization, there's one aspect of the war on drugs that remains perplexingly contradictory: some of the most dangerous drugs in the US are legal. Don't believe it? The available data from the Centers for Disease Control and...
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is coming under scrutiny from social conservatives for investing taxpayer money in a company with ties to pornography. The former Florida governor invested $1.3 million from the state’s pension fund into Movie Gallery, a film rental...
Whole Foods ( WFM ) is trying to change its reputation as a grocery with fresh food at high prices by opening a separate chain of lower-priced stores aimed at Millennials. The new stores will cater to a new generation of shoppers who are still interested in organic and natural...
NEW YORK (AP) — An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations. The NFL began investigating...
CRANE COUNTY, Texas — Sexually active students at a Texas school that does not offer broad-spectrum sex education are experiencing a chlamydia outbreak, according to a letter sent home to parents. Several students at schools in Crane County have been diagnosed with chlaymida in...