For a glimpse at how a future Republican president might handle a global crisis, look no further than the Senate. There, three possible 2016 GOP presidential contenders — Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Marco Rubio of Florida — are weighing in on the situation in Ukraine.
First It Was A Guacamole Shortage, Now It’s An Increase In Malaria – What Isn’t Global Warming Responsible For
New research says that climate change will cause mosquitos to move into previously bug-free high-altitude territory, bringing the debilitating and often deadly disease with them as they climbs up warming hilly terrain
President Barack Obama's budget released this week and Republican House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp's recent tax plan didn't have much in common.
President Barack Obama appealed directly to Latinos on Thursday, telling them time is running out to sign up for health coverage this year and that they should enroll now to avoid problems.
After heated debate on the floor, the Senate voted to block Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's Military Justice Improvement Act, which would take major crimes like sexual assault outside the military chain of command.
Under Richards’s direction, the NSA is working on a report to document the privacy protections it enforces under each of its surveillance authorities, including Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which allows for the collection of phone call data.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says if he were to run for president again in 2016, he has learned some lessons from his 2012 experience on mistakes to avoid. “I won’t have major back surgery six weeks before the announcement,” Perry quipped Thursday on CNN…
Last year, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t invited to CPAC, and the snub was big political news. This year he was, perhaps on the theory that Bridge-gate has made him a target of the mainstream media.
Donald Trump bumped off a living president today. “I think by next month, we will have surpassed the late, great Jimmy Carter,” Trump said during his remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, a large annual gathering of conservative activists and political figures. Carter’s…
Is it a bridge too far? A controversial proposal to fix our roads and bridges also includes the right to repatriate assets at zero tax, a move some are calling "tax amnesty."
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Last night, at the apex of her career, standing before a TV audience of one billion, Cate Blanchett held the Best Actress Oscar in her hand and chided ‘filmmakers "who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films with women at the center are niche experiences. They are not.
The president of the United States has publicly declared that he knows the minimum wage any worker in the United States should earn as an hourly salary: $10.10. Why not $11.11 or $9.99 has been left a mystery. But what the president is sure of is that businessmen clearly are stonehearted money grabbers exploiting some of their workers by not paying them the real value of what their labor is worth.
Any rational person who watched Harry Ried declare that all of the negative stories about Obamacare were lies, had to feel their blood boil. Then reading a column by Paul Krugman in the New York Times would cause that boiling blood to completely boil over. What is the truth?
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There is more, of course, to international relations than simply the use of force. However, there is no greater responsibility for an American President than the national defense and keeping the peace. And, unfortunately, whether we like it or not, in the world in which we live maintaining the peace and protecting the country ultimately rely on a credible threat. People listen to us and avoid confronting us, because they believe we can and will respond forcefully if need be.
Last year I made a statement that LE PICH was a new cult classic in the making, rising rapidly. I knew you'd love it, but I NEVER could have imagined the amazing feedback that would pour in on this wine...
In under two minutes Jerry explains how the government can increase wages, lower prices, create jobs AND increase tax revenue. It’s ECON 101 Jerry Doyle style.
As we attempt to solve the budget deficit problem, most agree that we need to increase tax revenue. But that needs to be done in such a way that it is not harmful to economic growth. Is that possible?
Pabst Brewing Co., the 170-year-old brewery that makes Pabst Blue Ribbon—known as "PBR" to the mustachioed cognoscenti—is for sale, Reuters reported over the weekend. And the expectation is that the company will fetch as much as $1 billion.
New Yorkers are always complaining about the weather, while San Franciscans tend to moan about the city's perpetually poor MUNI bus service. That's not just a stereotype — it turns out there's hard, Twitter-based evidence for it.
Donal Skehan is a very busy man. The self-taught cook and food blogger has starred in the Irish TV series Kitchen Hero: Bringing Cooking Back Home (2011), Kitchen Hero: Great Food for Less (2012), and Kitchen Hero: Home Cooked (2013); written four cookbooks, including…
Some 23 percent of uninsured adults reported having not heard of the health law's marketplaces, say researchers at the Urban Institute, an economic and social-policy think tank. And among adults in low-income families, 27 percent said they had not heard of the exchanges.
A California man who lost $500,000 at blackjack and pai gow is suing a new Las Vegas casino, alleging he was too drunk to be allowed to gamble over a 17-hour period just before Super Bowl weekend.
Some said that Garfield was to blame for the incident. A source told The New York Post on Wednesday that the actor "refused to go by [the Academy's] script.
Staples, the largest U.S. office supplies retailer, will close up to 225 stores in North America by the end of next year because of slumping sales caused by shoppers turning to mass-market stores or going online.
Torvosaurus gurneyi, perhaps the biggest predatory dinosaur yet found in Europe, was an especially strong carnivore that likely used its four-inch-long (ten-centimeter-long), blade-shaped teeth and sharp-clawed forearms to rip into its prey.
Selling a product at or below profit margins to get shoppers in the door—a so-called loss leader—is a retail strategy as old as Thanksgiving turkeys. But it only works if the customers buy other things.
The Dalai Lama came out in support of marriage equality during a Larry King interview where he said that he is OK with same sex marriage. Though he has referred to Buddhist texts disallowing same sex intimacy in the past, his views on the subject appear to have evolved over the years.
The warming, called an El Nino, is expected to lead to fewer Atlantic hurricanes and more rain next winter for drought-stricken California and southern states, and even a milder winter for the nation's frigid northern tier next year, meteorologists say.
In July of 2013 I took a short trip to Marvel Studios in Manhattan Beach to visit the Captain America: The Winter Soldier set. While on the studio lot, I got a chance to chat with the cast and crew; I learned some of the secrets of the movie and about the making of the film.
The first trailer for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is light on plot, focusing instead on reintroducing audiences to the film's distinctive black-and-white visual style. It also makes a point of highlighting the sprawling ensemble cast: Joseph-Gordon Levitt, Josh Brolin, Jessica Alba, and a bunch of other celebrities whose names don't start with J.
Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., introduced a bill on Thursday that would create a "Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act (SIGMA)." He told Fox News the position is needed to follow the money.
Brazil's national soccer team, complete with superstar striker Neymar, played a friendly match (read: exhibition game) against South Africa in Soweto Wednesday. It was one of their final tune-ups before hosting the 2014 World Cup this summer.
Russia's parliament gave its defiant support Friday to Crimean lawmakers who want to see their region split from Ukraine and join Russia, saying no sanctions imposed by the United States or Europe will change its mind.
They come in crispy, crunchy and frosted varieties and are a Saturday morning necessity for kids nationwide. Form Golden Grahams to Fruity Pebbles, cold cereal is one of the most popular breakfast foods for American households.
Late last week, Goldman Sachs disclosed that regulators are probing how it allocates and trades bonds. Citigroup is reportedly in regulators' crosshairs as well, along with the rest of Wall Street. At issue is how banks decide who gets to buy into bonds…
It’s a question that plagues only a few: is marrying your cousin okay with God? Well, on The 700 Club Tuesday, Pat Robertson said there’s nothing in the Bible against marrying your cousin, the real problem’s gonna be making sure that if you have a baby, it doesn’t have any significant genetic issues.
This scientific quiz is the only way to be sure. Just in time for CPAC!
Here's a stat we've heard over and over: 58% of American adults own smartphones. Pair that with the fact that digital culture permeates almost every aspect of our lives, and we can already assume the average person spends a lot of time with electronic media.
Ready to sleep like a baby and start feeling well-rested? We've got you covered. For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. But because knowing what to do is totally different from actually doing it, we also hit up Tessa Miller at the how-to site Lifehacker to suggest some cheats for changing our ingrained bad behaviors.
After year a year of bruising tactical battles, the national conservative movement will gather Thursday for the annual three-day Conservative Political Action Conference near Washington DC to plot out strategy for the 2014 midterms and beyond.
Here's some good news for consumers: A sandwich shop may soon replace the RadioShack where you bought a phone charger that one time. On Tuesday, the electronics retailer announced plans to close up to 1,100 of its 5,100 stores as its same-store sales plunged 19% in the fourth quarter of last year.
"That's horrible, especially if you haven't seen them in a long time because you're super busy and you finally get to talk to them and they’re not even home!" That sentiment was expressed by an 8-year-old girl who'd just learned that, back in the day, you could only chat with a friend if (gasp!) you were both home at the exact same time
Apple is making it easier than ever to use your iPhone in the car. Some auto safety experts think that's not such a good idea. The tech giant's new "CarPlay" system allows drivers to make hands-free calls, dictate text messages, and access a number of other iPhone functions; in other words, a lot of potential distractions.
Shocker: The production of Linsday Lohan's first reality show did not go smoothly. As the first trailer depicts, Oprah Winfrey's effort to capture the struggling star turned into a show about trying to make the show itself.
Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world's oldest person, turned 116 on Wednesday and celebrated by tucking into a white cake decorated with strawberries and candles.
A company claims to have created a "fit beer" that can help replenish the body after a workout. We turned to science to see if beer and exercise can really go hand-in-hand. The answer? Yes – and no.
While the Senate Intelligence Committee was preparing a 6,000-plus page report on the Central Intelligence Agency's torture program, the committee experienced an "unprecedented action" from the agency.
Remembering names will help you stand out and make a good impression.
First, it is important to be clear about what Pope Francis did and did not just say. He did not affirm gay marriage. He did not announce Holy See support for civil unions. He reiterated, yet again, the traditional and non-changing Catholic teaching that marriage is between one man and one woman. Today his words about civil unions actually appeared to be about health care and economic equality, not marriage itself.
"From my knowledge, I know that Chicago wants to go a different route with me," Hester told the NFL Network. "All I can say is thanks to the fans for their support. They've always been great to me. Always been loyal.
Severe weather across much of the United States took a toll on shopping and consumer spending in recent weeks, leading to slower economic growth or outright contraction in some areas of the country, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.
Former first lady Barbara Bush is evolving in her views on a potential presidential run by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). Bush sat down with Fox News in an interview that aired Wednesday in which she said "maybe it's OK"
Target Corp.’s Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning, effective immediately, in the wake of the massive data breach during the holiday 2013 shopping season during which as many as 70 million customers had their personal information stolen, including 40 million debit and credit card numbers
Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.
During a 40-minute speech in Abu Dhabi yesterday, Ben Bernanke earned more money than he did last year leading the Fed, according to a report from Reuters.
You’ll never look at appetizers the same way again. This was inspired by the best and worst options to eat in New York Times bestselling author David Zinczenko’s book, Eat It To Beat It!
China's Shanghai Composite is down sharply, amid concerns that a bond default by a major Chinese solar firm will stoke the embers of credit risk in the world's second largest economy.
A 'Russia Today' anchor broke through the Iron Curtain. Liz Wahl, a (former) Washington, D.C. correspondent for the state-owned television station, quit live on-air Wednesday because she does not agree with the network’s backing of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region.
China is beefing up spending on high-tech weapons and upgrading combat readiness as it throws its military weight behind territorial claims that have stirred tensions with Japan and Southeast Asian neighbors.
Obama’s Nominee To Head Justice Department's Civil Rights Division Gets Shut Down In Bipartisan Effort
The U.S. Senate narrowly defeated President Obama's nominee to oversee the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division due to Republican and law enforcement objections to the role he played in the defense of convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday compared Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggression in Ukraine to actions taken by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler outside Germany in the run-up to World War II.
Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister, urged the West on Wednesday to ramp up pressure on Russia to force it to withdraw troops from Crimea.
A baby girl born with the virus that causes AIDS may have been cured by treatment administered four hours into her life, doctors at an AIDS conference reported Wednesday.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one year the tax penalty Americans will pay under President Barack Obama's healthcare law if they decline to enroll in health coverage.
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People who had lost their health insurance plans because they didn’t meet the requirements outlined in the Affordable Care Act will be able to keep those plans until Oct. 1, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Wednesday.
Sparks were flying Wednesday at a House Oversight Committee hearing. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) made his voice heard after Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) adjourned a hearing before the congressman could get his question in.
A New Jersey honor student suing her parents in a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit had her motions for financial support, including high school tuition payment, denied Tuesday by a judge who said it would set a bad precedent by setting limits on parenting.
With deployments underwater typically running 90 days, life on board a submarine is anything but normal. Cramped quarters are the norm, and sailors must have the right technical know-how as well as determination to spend months underwater at a time.
It’s Been 15 Years Since He Took The Field But Steve Young Looks To Score A Billion Dollar Touchdown
HGGC, the mid-market private equity firm whose partners include former NFL quarterback Steve Young, is in the midst of raising $1 billion for its second fund. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based firm disclosed its intentions in a recent SEC filing, and a source familiar with the situation says that a first close is just weeks away.
Burger King is tweaking its Kid's Meals with fries that are less nutritionally naughty.The burger giant Tuesday announced that its crinkle-cut Satisfries -- with 40% less fat and 30% fewer calories than McDonald's fries -- will immediately become the standard fries served in kids meals
J. Craig Venter, the scientist and entrepreneur involved in the first sequencing of the human genome and the first synthetic cell, today announced a typically ambitious project: tack another few decades onto everyone's lives through the largest human genome-sequencing project ever conceived.
There's a huge business opportunity hiding in the fields of East Africa. Teff, a golden, wheat-like grain, has quinoa-like potential. It's gluten-free, and boasts all kinds of highly marketable health traits that have made quinoa such a hit in countries like the United States: high in calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids. Teff even helps keep blood sugar levels steady, making it ideal for diabetics.
Chipotle Inc. is warning investors that extreme weather events “associated with global climate change” might eventually affect the availability of some of its ingredients. If availability is limited, prices will rise — and Chipotle isn’t sure it’s willing to pay.
We met 30 years ago, Barbara Block and I, over the body of a huge Pacific blue marlin. We were standing on the dock at Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, on opposite sides of the table supporting the fish.
Citing their concern over the unknown health effects of e-cigarettes, council members banned them in offices, most public parks and even locales that don't admit anyone under 21.
The soaring cost of cars and utilities as well as a strong currency have made Singapore the world's most expensive city in which to live.
Texas kicked off the 2014 midterm elections with a jam-packed primary today. Just as eye-popping as the races themselves are the campaign ads that accompany them. As the primary winds down, here’s a look at a few of the most surprising spots
Dave Anderson, who runs whale-watching charters out of Dana Point, Calif., used a small camera-equipped drone to capture video of a "mega-pod" of hundreds of common dolphins as well as three gray whale migrating off the coast of San Clemente.
President Barack Obama’s budget for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 says the Treasury is doing a “comprehensive review” of U.S. currency, including the production and use of coins. Three separate studies are looking at alternative metals for production, U.S. mint facilities, and how consumers use currency.
Harry Reid is leading a concerted election-year strategy by Democrats to demonize the Koch brothers, starting on the Senate floor. The Senate majority leader again lit into Charles and David Koch on Tuesday, showing little regard for GOP criticisms of his previous attacks on…
Barring something truly world-historic, catastrophic and unforeseen happening, 2014 will be Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s last year as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. And it would appear she intends to spend her last months on the job the same way she spent the previous 11 years — as the voice of conservatism’s wild and fear-stricken id.
High levels of dietary animal protein in people under 65 years of age was linked to a fourfold increase in their risk of death from cancer or diabetes, and almost double the risk of dying from any cause over an 18-year period, researchers found…
Obama Wants To Put $1B Into “Affordable Housing Fund” (Was That The Billion We Sent To The Ukraine?)
President Barack Obama proposed spending $1 billion next year for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to fund a federal affordable housing trust fund established by Congress six years ago, according to the 2015 White House budget.
George P. Bush took the first step toward continuing his family's political dynasty Tuesday, shaking off an under-funded primary challenger and securing the Republican nomination for the little-known but powerful post of Texas land commissioner
A California couple who found a stash of buried gold coins valued at $10 million may not be so lucky after all. The coins may have been stolen from the U.S. Mint in 1900 and thus be the property of the government, according to a published report. The San Francisco Chronicle's website reported that a search of the Haithi Trust Digital Library provided by Northern California fishing guide Jack Trout, who is also a historian and collector of rare coins, turned up the news of the theft.
Russia plans to test-fire two more intercontinental ballistic missiles in March, which should comply with a 1992 agreement between Kazakhstan and Russia on using Kazakhstan's test ranges
As Russia Becomes More Belligerent, How Does The Administration Justify Defense Department Budget Cuts?
Russia's impeccable timing for flexing its muscle in Ukraine comes as the Obama administration's budget proposal for 2015 would scale down parts of the defense budget to pre-World War II levels.
The American people trust Democrats more than Republicans on some of the key issues of the day, but that has not translated into any political advantage in the battle for control of the House and Senate in this year’s midterm elections
Forbes released the 2014 list of the World's Billionaires with a record number of women making this year’s ranks. Women made up slightly more than 10% of this year’s 1,645 listees
Five Vietnam veterans who claim they became afflicted with combat-related anxiety –- decades before PTSD became a common term –- assert in a new, class-action lawsuit that the Pentagon should upgrade the less-than-honorable discharges they and “tens of thousands” of other troops received…
As more than 1 million Americans enter their third month without unemployment insurance benefits, senators have begun expressing increased optimism that their chamber will soon pass an extension that restores checks for the long-term unemployed.
United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags, even sending some of them back to the ticket counter to check their luggage for a fee.
President Obama doubled down in support of natural gas while at the same time casting himself as a climate defender with the release Tuesday of his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. The budget, which outlines presidential spending and policy priorities for the coming year, touts the administration's "all of the above" energy strategy, a political posture that has drawn the ire of environmental groups by promoting fossil-fuel energy development alongside renewables.
President Barack Obama proposed new tax credits and job-training programs for U.S. workers on Tuesday in a 2015 budget that drew instant condemnation from Republicans, who dismissed the document as an election-year campaign pitch.
The pizza delivery man who fed stars at the Oscars received a best tip award for a supporting player: $1,000 in cash handed over by ceremony host Ellen DeGeneres.
But the plan also features a $56 billion growth and investment package that includes money for universal pre-K, infrastructure and job training. Obama proposes to pay for thoseinitiatives through additional spending restraint and increased revenue.
As early as this week, according to two sources, the White House will announce a new directive allowing insurers to continue offering health plans that do not meet ObamaCare’s minimum coverage requirements.
Dancing With the Stars has rounded up another eclectic cast of celebrity characters for Season 18. Competing on the show, which kicks off March 17 (ABC, 8 p.m.): Two Olympic ice dancing darlings (Charlie White and Meryl Davis), three singers (including Billy Dee Williams), former child TV stars from The Wonder Years and Full House, a double amputee snowboarding champ, a former pro hockey player, distance swimmer Diana Nyad, reality star NeNe Leakes and comedian Drew Carey.
Expect bulky, multi-layered Carnival costumes accompanied by rain gear to be de rigueur on Mardi Gras 2014, thanks to a cold and wet forecast for New Orleans, Baton Rouge and the north shore.
One of the biggest nights in American television was essentially unwatchable online, as technical problems marred various live streams of the Oscars and highlighted the huge gap between internet TV's promise and its glitchy reality. People in the United States reported widespread issues loading…
FedEx Corp, the world's No. 2 package delivery company, said its freight unit would raise shipping rates by an average 3.9 percent, effective March 31.
There are eight cities vying to be the home of the 2016 GOP convention: Las Vegas, Denver, Dallas, Kansas City, Mo.; and then three cities in Ohio that include Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus. The cities are currently presenting to the Republican National Committee -- although snow prevented all the cities from making it to D.C. on Monday. The GOP will choose the winner from this group
Steve Irwin Is Up In Heaven Screaming “Crikey!” - Photos Of Giant Snake Eating Equally Giant Crocodile
Marvin Muller snapped this picture of the final moments of the epic wrestling match. The entire battle took about four hours and attracted the attention of several people with cameras at Lake Moondarra. "Pretty cool experience, not something you think you're going to see…
In spite of being hit on all sides by bad news, the embattled virtual currency rallied sharply on Monday by nearly 20 percent, as questions swirled around the demise of the world's largest bitcoin exchange.
Apple is on a mass hiring spree for Asian staff, beginning in the middle of last year, as noted by the Wall Street Journal. The Journal says that Apple is trying to speed up product development in China and Taiwan to help launch a larger…
The 86th Academy Awards telecast on Sunday night drew a total of 43 million viewers across the U.S., delivering the biggest audience for the Oscars in a decade, and scoring a win for ABC
The rest of us must learn the hard way — or through others' unbearably unfortunate decisions. If you have to question whether or not something is a good idea, chances are it's totally not. That goes double if it involves gasoline, roofs or backflips.
Diane Gilbert-Diamond of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Lebanon, N.H., and colleagues said more than a third of U.S. children and adolescents are overweight or obese and an estimated 71 percent of children and adolescents ages 8 to 18…
"We certainly don't want to worry parents with this news; three in every four children experience nightmares at this young age," Professor Dieter Wolke explains. "However, nightmares over a prolonged period or bouts of night terrors that persist into adolescence can be an early indicator of something more significant in later life."
We've seen interactive rings that receive alerts from your smartphone and even rings that will give you the current time in a unique way, but a new ring leapfrogs the rest by acting as a full-on control mechanism.
Nepal's government has crafted a plan to keep Mount Everest from turning into a trash-filled peak by cleaning it up in five short years. But with Nepal's government corruption, those plans might be a bit optimistic.
“Dumb money” used to be a big joke in Hollywood. Rich folks who wanted to rub shoulders with glamorous stars would throw money at Hollywood and for some reason, their films never made any profit. Blame “creative accounting.”
Under the proposal, which is still in its infancy, the ball would be placed on the 25-yard line on extra points instead of the 2-yard line. Extra points would be 43-yard kicks instead of 20-yard kicks.
During harvest last year, banana farmers in Jordan and Mozambique made a chilling discovery. Their plants were no longer bearing the soft, creamy fruits they'd been growing for decades.
Massively Open Online Courses are becoming more mainstream, as more top-tier universities give the public access to their courses. A new study demonstrates continued wide-spread popularity with part-time students looking to substitute otherwise cat-video-filled downtime with ivy league lectures.
Osama bin Laden has been dead for nearly two years, but his daughter's husband, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, who has himself been accused of planning and promoting terrorist acts, was alive and well in federal court in New York on Monday for the jury selection
Bill Gates saw the potential in PCs before anyone else truly grasped the commercial value of the concept. His foresight allowed him to build Microsoft into a $400 billion behemoth, and made him a passionate believer in the system that allowed him to do so…
As another powerful winter storm pummeled the East Coast on Monday, tens of thousands of airline passengers faced another round of cancellations and delays that will leave them stranded far from their destination.
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China this month with her daughters, Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Robinson, for a trip built on the theme of education, her office announced Monday.
The Boy Scouts organization is “disappointed” by the decision, which will affect the organization’s ability to serve children, Deron Smith, a Boy Scouts spokesman, said in a statement Sunday. Disney does not provide direct funding to the Boy Scouts, but it donates money to…
Seeking to salvage an elusive Middle East peace plan, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to make the "tough decisions" needed to move forward on talks with the Palestinian.
At least 92 U.S. anti-poverty programs that cost a combined $799 billion in the 2012 fiscal year form a “complex web” that often contributes to keeping people poor, according to a report from the House Budget Committee.
A video posted online and shared Saturday by the media monitoring group Middle East Media Research Institute purports to show two Los Angeles gangsters fighting alongside the forces of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria’s civil war.
US lawmakers said Monday they will introduce a "critical" economic support package to Ukraine authorizing $1 billion in loans to the nation in the grips of a geopolitical face-off with neighbor Russia.