In testimony given a few weeks after the mass shooting in Newtown, gun rights lobbyist Gayle Trotter emphasized to US senators that the best way for women to keep themselves and their children safe was to be armed. "An assault weapon...Show More Summary
Maybe you already know the famous hypothetical dilemma: A train is barreling down a track, about to hit five people, who are certain to die if nothing happens. You are standing at a fork in the track and can throw a switch to divert the train to another track—but if you do so, one person, tied to that other track, will die. Show More Summary
MADRID (Reuters) - U.S. casino operator Las Vegas Sand plans to abandon a major investment project in Spain to build a gambling resort known as Eurovegas outside Madrid, El Mundo newspaper reported on Friday, citing government sourc...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The number of people with jobs in the euro zone was unchanged for the second consecutive quarter in the three months to September, showing the bloc's economic recovery has not yet filtered through to the labor market.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen said on Friday its group vehicle sales rose 4.3 percent in November, boosted by strong growth in China, where sales increased 16.7 percent.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's central bank said on Friday it had withdrawn the licenses of three more banks in a crackdown on shady financial activities a day after President Vladimir Putin renewed a drive to stem capital flight.
DENVER (Reuters) - Four people were stabbed, with one critically wounded, in a melee late on Thursday in a parking lot outside a stadium hosting a U.S. National Football League game, police said.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets were mostly restrained on Friday as investors fret over the outlook for U.S. policy stimulus, but Japanese stocks forged ahead as the yen slid to a five-year trough on the dollar.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anadarko Petroleum Corp and its Kerr-McGee unit acted with "intent to hinder" when they spun off Tronox, the paint materials company that later went bankrupt, and should pay billions of dollars in environmental cleanup costs, a jud...
Again, they can't be this stupid and incompetent.
Obamacare cuts $716 billion from Medicare over the next decade, with more than $200 billion coming from MA plans.
N.J. Dem: "Part of my challenge in trying to listen to the administration is some of the same statements I've heard in the past." PLUS: State Dept. admits six-month period hasn't started yet.
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HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston school board gave preliminary approval on Thursday to a policy to stop using mascot names such as "Redskins" that reference Native American culture and have been called offensive by advocacy groups.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Machinist union leaders on Thursday rejected a labor contract offer from Boeing Co that would have located production of the new 777X jetliner in Washington state, according to a Boeing statement.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Iowa has reached a tentative agreement with federal officials on a plan to expand the number of low-income state residents eligible for Medicaid under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, Iowa's governor said on...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of guns are being offered for sale illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on a single U.S. website, according to a report released on Thursday by a group of U.S. mayors campaigning for gun control.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc encountered a user revolt for the first time as a public company after it tweaked its "block" function on Thursday, prompting an outcry from those who said the new policy empowered perpetrators of online abuse.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A massive cross that serves as part of a war memorial on a San Diego hilltop must be dismantled because it has been found to violate a constitutional ban on government endorsement of religion, a federal judge grudgingly ruled on...
On the Republican side, 170 voted for the package while only 62 opposed.