National News

Syria truce stops fighting

Syria truce stops fighting

  • Sat, 02/27/2016 09:54 PM

On Saturday, Syria went quiet on guns and Russian air raids with the cessation of hostilities appearing effective for its first day. The United Nations described it as the best hope for peace...

Chris Christie backs Trump

Chris Christie backs Trump

  • Sat, 02/27/2016 09:09 PM

On Friday, Republican candidate Donald Trump won a surprise endorsement of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the most prominent mainstream Republican to get behind the former reality TV...

Moderates making gains in Iran election

Moderates making gains in Iran election

  • Sat, 02/27/2016 09:33 PM

Unofficial results on Saturday show moderates and reformists supporting President Hassan Rouhani exhibited a strong showing in high stakes elections that could speed or slow Iran's...

Cruz and Rubio Attack Trump in debate before Super Tuesday

Cruz and Rubio Attack Trump in debate before Super Tuesday

  • Fri, 02/26/2016 08:10 PM

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz jointly, attacked Donald Trump on a number of issues at a rowdy Republican debate on Thursday, the attacks included his business record they even tried to turn the...

US test fires ICBM

US test fires ICBM

  • Fri, 02/26/2016 08:15 PM

To demonstrate its nuclear arms capacity, the US military test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a week, this event comes amidst rising strategic tensions with Russia and...

Fewer Bees and other pollinators causes concern

Fewer Bees and other pollinators causes concern

  • Fri, 02/26/2016 08:59 PM

A new United Nations scientific mega-report warns of many species of wild bees, butterflies and other critters that pollinate plants, shrinking toward extinction and called to do something...

Order of finish in Nevada Trump Rubio Cruz

Order of finish in Nevada Trump Rubio Cruz

  • Wed, 02/24/2016 07:02 PM

p>On Tuesday night, Donald Trump scored a convincing third straight victory in the Nevada Republican Caucus, thereby building his momentum heading into next week's Super Tuesday and...

Record number of child immigrants floods the border

Record number of child immigrants floods the border

  • Wed, 02/24/2016 07:26 PM

Leading members of the Senate’s Judiciary Committee forecast a record-breaking rise in the number of illegal immigrant children entering the United States in 2016 as deportations decrease....

Bernie giving up in South Carolina

Bernie giving up in South Carolina

  • Wed, 02/24/2016 07:26 PM

With a few days left until the South Carolina Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders seems to be losing hope with the state as reflected by his schedule and his presence in Massachusetts on...

Rubio picks up broad Republican endorsements

Rubio picks up broad Republican endorsements

  • Tue, 02/23/2016 09:11 PM

With the GOP establishment looking like its coalescing behind the Florida senator to head off Donald Trump, Marco Rubio succeeded in picking up a flurry of endorsements on Monday from key...

Chicago homicide rate double last year

Chicago homicide rate double last year

  • Tue, 02/23/2016 09:15 PM

As of Monday morning, the two homicides along with four over the weekend had spiked Chicago's homicide count so far this year to double the same period last year. This year, the city...

China buying American companies at record pace

China buying American companies at record pace

  • Tue, 02/23/2016 09:53 PM

Lawmakers are freaking out over the fact that Chinese companies are steadily buying up foreign businesses, including American ones, at a record rate. Already sold are General Electric's...

90 million more air bags may have to be recalled

90 million more air bags may have to be recalled

  • Mon, 02/22/2016 02:53 PM

US auto safety regulators are considering recalling an additional 70 million to 90 million Takata Corp. airbag inflators because they may endanger drivers, according to a person with...

Republican Candidates set different strategies for the future of the race

Republican Candidates set different strategies for the future of the race

  • Mon, 02/22/2016 02:10 PM

Post the first three intimate contests, the Republican presidential race has accelerated to full throttle with a truly national election that appears to favor celebrity front-runner Donald...

Trump questions Rubio eligibility

Trump questions Rubio eligibility

  • Mon, 02/22/2016 02:52 PM

Donald Trump’s crosshairs now encompasses Marco Rubio along with Ted Cruz. Elated with Saturday’s win in the South Carolina Republican primary, Trump, on Sunday questioned if Rubio, a...

Apple makes deal with DOJ

Apple makes deal with DOJ

  • Sun, 02/21/2016 07:19 PM

The White House looks ready to compromise with Apple in its fight with the tech giant to comply with a federal court order to provide “reasonable technical assistance” in the...

Republican field shrinking after North Carolina

Republican field shrinking after North Carolina

  • Sun, 02/21/2016 07:10 PM

The South Carolina primary may dramatically altered the Republican nomination contest, winnowing and clarifying the largest and most rambunctious GOP field in decades. Growing impatient with...

Cameron pushes EU deal

Cameron pushes EU deal

  • Sun, 02/21/2016 07:44 PM

After winning over 27 fellow European leaders to do a deal to save Britain’s EU membership, Prime Minister David Cameron rushed back to London on Saturday to try to convince senior members...

Obama 'regrets' decision to filibuster previous Supreme Court nominee

Obama 'regrets' decision to filibuster previous Supreme Court nominee

  • Thu, 02/18/2016 01:40 PM

On Wednesday, a top White House spokesman stated that President Obama “regrets” his 2006 decision to filibuster the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Republicans facing...

Oil extends rally after Iran welcomes output freeze

Oil extends rally after Iran welcomes output freeze

  • Thu, 02/18/2016 01:28 PM

Thursday saw oil prices rising to $35 a barrel after Iran supported plans by Russia and Saudi Arabia to freeze output and an industry report showed a surprise drop in US inventories. The...

 Bernie Sanders fights against national security

Bernie Sanders fights against national security

  • Thu, 02/18/2016 01:04 PM

Since stepping into Congress, Bernie Sanders has been a fierce crusader against Pentagon spending after introducing a bill in 1995 to terminate America’s nuclear weapons program or blame...

Apple forced by federal judge to unlock apple iPhone

Apple forced by federal judge to unlock apple iPhone

  • Wed, 02/17/2016 12:22 PM

Apple has been ordered by a federal judge to help the government unlock the iPhone used by one of the shooters involved in the December 2nd San Bernardino, CA, terrorist attacks after the...

Trump leads and Hillary and Bernie are tied

Trump leads and Hillary and Bernie are tied

  • Wed, 02/17/2016 12:51 PM

The new CNN/ORC Poll ahead of Saturday's caucuses show Democratic caucus goers in Nevada split almost evenly between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Though Clinton enjoys an edge...

China sends missiles to island in South China Sea

China sends missiles to island in South China Sea

  • Wed, 02/17/2016 12:32 PM

US officials stated that on one of its disputed islands in the South China Sea, Taiwan, China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system. This has heightened tension even as US...

Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze production of oil - Iran says no

Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze production of oil - Iran says no

  • Wed, 02/17/2016 06:25 AM

On Tuesday, two giant oil exporters, Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to freeze production of oil with the condition of it being contingent if other producers join in a major sticking point as...

Zika virus gets horrible in Venezuela

Zika virus gets horrible in Venezuela

  • Wed, 02/17/2016 06:32 AM

p>The Zika epidemic striking the socialist-ruled country of Venezuela is fast spiraling into economic chaos and the public health system has been stripped of many basic tools of modern...

New cancer treatment has great promise

New cancer treatment has great promise

  • Wed, 02/17/2016 06:18 AM

On Monday, scientists disclosed that early trials of a potential cancer treatment in which white blood cells were modified to target certain types of the disease had been an "extraordinary"...

After Antonin Scalia’s death a fight is brewing

After Antonin Scalia’s death a fight is brewing

  • Mon, 02/15/2016 02:03 PM

Sunday saw Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardening their stance on blocking President Obama’s move to fill the Supreme Court seat left by the late conservative Justice...

War in Syria Aleppo going out of control

War in Syria Aleppo going out of control

  • Mon, 02/15/2016 02:31 PM

In the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, the battle with global forces involved risks erupting into a wider war with Russian warplanes bombing from the sky and Iraqi and Lebanese militias,...

Trump accused of attacking Republican Party

Trump accused of attacking Republican Party

  • Mon, 02/15/2016 02:23 PM

Even though the Republicans have long seen the election as a way to showcase a fresh and broadly appealing conservative vision, the GOP now faces a risk of tearing itself apart over its past...

Stock and bonds collapse as gold surges

Stock and bonds collapse as gold surges

  • Fri, 02/12/2016 08:18 AM

On Thursday, Gold hiked up about 4 percent reaching its highest in a year as fears about financial instability, a lower dollar and US Treasury yields propelled investors to seek safety in...

South Korea pulling out of industrial zone in North Korea

South Korea pulling out of industrial zone in North Korea

  • Fri, 02/12/2016 08:28 AM

p>North Korea declared they are kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone on Thursday. This was called a retaliation move in response to South's move to...

Supreme Court stops Obama Climate plan

Supreme Court stops Obama Climate plan

  • Fri, 02/12/2016 08:22 AM

In an unexpected move, the US Supreme Court blocked President Barrack Obama's policy to cut pollution from coal plants, highlighting a key weakness in the rules; a provision that expands...

New Hampshire results bring talk of Hillary campaign implosion

New Hampshire results bring talk of Hillary campaign implosion

  • Wed, 02/10/2016 08:59 PM

On Monday, the day before the storied primary, when New Hampshire was amidst snow, speculation went rampant there that Hillary's world was imploding. An email was shot from the editor in...

Trump wins big

Trump wins big

  • Wed, 02/10/2016 08:36 PM

Despite current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemning him or the conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper calling him a "a con man" on the front page,...

Janet Yellen positive despite global crisis

Janet Yellen positive despite global crisis

  • Wed, 02/10/2016 08:19 PM

p>On Wednesday, in a prepared testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that tightening financial conditions due to falling stock prices, the economic uncertainty over...

New Hampshire voting started

New Hampshire voting started

  • Tue, 02/09/2016 07:19 PM

Soon after midnight on Tuesday, the three small New Hampshire towns voting will start in the Granite State's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. The contest has several candidates,...

Michael Bloomberg eyeing 2016 presidential run

Michael Bloomberg eyeing 2016 presidential run

  • Tue, 02/09/2016 07:06 PM

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media owner and former New York mayor, openly stated of considering the presidential run for the first time. It could dramatically reshape the 2016 race for...

Obama to Release $4 Trillion Budget

Obama to Release $4 Trillion Budget

  • Tue, 02/09/2016 07:59 PM

In his eighth and final budget, President Barrack Obama unveiled a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's loaded with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes. He sent it to...

Bill Clinton assault victim to campaign against Hillary

Bill Clinton assault victim to campaign against Hillary

  • Mon, 02/08/2016 07:08 PM

A woman who had formerly accused US President Bill Clinton of sexual assault stated of consenting to work with an anti-Clinton political group, formed by a former advisor to Republican...

North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

  • Mon, 02/08/2016 07:00 PM

North Korea's newest satellite passed almost right over the Super Bowl stadium just an hour after it ended. Keeping aside the motives of Pyongyang to develop nuclear-tipped long-range...

EU bank stocks crash

EU bank stocks crash

  • Mon, 02/08/2016 07:46 PM

The region’s banking gauge, the Stoxx Europe 600 Banks Index FX7, -4.45% recorded declines for six straight weeks, marking it the longest stretch since 2008 when they booked 10 weeks of...

Paris attack leader came with 90 extremists

Paris attack leader came with 90 extremists

  • Fri, 02/05/2016 09:52 PM

The Belgian, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who headed the November 13th attacks on Paris, bragged of slipping into France with a group of 90 extremists from Europe and the Middle East. This was...

Clinton warns Sanders of sexist and demeaning attacks

Clinton warns Sanders of sexist and demeaning attacks

  • Fri, 02/05/2016 09:22 PM

Hillary Clinton’s campaign today issued a warning to rival Bernie Sanders against a few of his supporters “crudeness” -- particularly attacks from a social-media contingent loosely...

Job growth in the US slowed in January

Job growth in the US slowed in January

  • Fri, 02/05/2016 09:59 PM

US employment gains lost momentum in January with hiring slowing from unseasonably mild weather faded though an expected rebound in wages and a steady jobless rate indicates that the labor...

Zika mosquito virus spread by sex

Zika mosquito virus spread by sex

  • Wed, 02/03/2016 03:33 PM

Health experts predict the spread of the Zika virus to the United States by April or May, borne by a mosquito that craves human blood, feeds during the day and lives under beds and inside...

Rand Paul suspends Campaign

Rand Paul suspends Campaign

  • Wed, 02/03/2016 03:06 PM

On Wednesday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul suspended his Republican presidential campaign since he finished fifth in the leadoff Iowa caucuses. In spite of exceeding expectations in the Iowa...

 NATO outgunned in the Baltic area

NATO outgunned in the Baltic area

  • Wed, 02/03/2016 03:11 PM

In the present situation, if Russian tanks and troops venture into the Baltics, the outgunned and outnumbered NATO forces would be overrun in less than three days. This sobering conclusion of...

Cruz wins GOP - Clinton and Sanders in tie

Cruz wins GOP - Clinton and Sanders in tie

  • Tue, 02/02/2016 04:54 PM

With his anti-Washington message, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas rallied a broad coalition of conservatives and won Iowa’s presidential caucuses on Monday night, edging out Donald Trump in their...

Trump loses in Iowa

Trump loses in Iowa

  • Tue, 02/02/2016 04:48 PM

Tuesday, Donald Trump tasted defeat. After dominating the Republican race and predicting a win in Monday’s caucuses, Trump now heads to New Hampshire with his veneer of invincibility...

The repercussions of cheap oil

The repercussions of cheap oil

  • Tue, 02/02/2016 04:25 PM

Last year, falling pump prices saved an extra $115 billion in Americans' pockets. Currently, oil is costing below $30 a barrel. It is not a good sign but a symbol of a crash. In West...

Iowa voting today

Iowa voting today

  • Mon, 02/01/2016 12:29 PM

Post their fill of candidate speeches, media coverage, advertising, and telephone calls for over a year, Iowans will cast their votes Monday night on who they think should be the next US...

Clinton emails contained operational intelligence

Clinton emails contained operational intelligence

  • Mon, 02/01/2016 12:13 PM

A US government official who has reviewed the highly classified Hillary Clinton emails deemed as too damaging to national security to release by the intelligence community and State...

Consumer spending softens

Consumer spending softens

  • Mon, 02/01/2016 12:38 PM

Though US consumer spending was unchanged in December, a jump in savings to a three-year high suggested consumption could rebound in the months ahead. On Monday, the Commerce Department...