Obama has broadened the legal scope of the war on extremism, the White House confirmed Monday.
Why should it be when the person they chose for president also has no government or policy experience. Based on early reviews from GOP senators, the retired neurosurgeon is on a glide path to confirmation next year after President-elect Donald Trump selected him Monday to lead the department. Everyone from Trump’s former presidential foes to [...]
Google's latest home product brings plug-and-play wireless networking to any sized house. Google's latest effort to step into your living room comes in the shape of a small puck. Google Wifi claims to be just what you need to get Wi-Fi to all your devices, no matter how big your home might be. Show More Summary
The far-right 'Freedom Caucus' in the House is signaling it won't go along with Paul Ryan's "Repeal and Delay" plan to repeal Obamacare. As I've said, I think the bigger challenge is going to come in the Senate. But it may not be that easy for Ryan in the House either. Show More Summary
Get the early word on three new Atlanta restaurants: Tea House Formosa, C&S Chowder House, and Nexto
Abstract: Are coastal cities adjusting to rising sea levels? This paper argues that large-scale events have the potential to ignite the process. We examine the effects of hurricane Sandy on the New York City housing market. We assemble a large plot-level dataset with rich geographic data on housing sales in...
Google Wi-Fi is an easy to use home networking system using mesh technology to blanket your house in a stong Wi-Fi signal.
Flint, Michigan, moved a step closer Monday to federal help to clean up its water supply with passage in the Senate of a massive waterways bill that also authorizes drought relief for California. The measure now goes to the House. Congress will have to provide funds for the measure in the...
REVIEW: One of Google’s new hardware products this holiday season, the Google Wifi router, is now shipping to customers in time for the holiday season. On paper it looks good, and in hand it feels good. In my house, I didn’t think the performance — internet speed and throughput — was very impressive. The real significance […]
Even by the Jets’ standards, Monday’s 41-10 loss to the Colts was ugly. It’s time to clean house in New York, again. The Indianapolis Colts defeated the New York Jets 41-10 on Monday Night Football MetLife Stadium. It was the ugliest loss of the season for the Jets, who have now dropped four in a row. Show More Summary
Better start saving up your pennies
A House committee says the price of new U.S. embassies will give you sticker shock. CBS News received the draft of the new report on allegations of wasteful spending at the State Department. The report says the new embassy being built in London will rise beyond its $1 billion price tag. Margaret Brennan reports.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will make the case on Tuesday that his counterterrorism policies have helped protect Americans from evolving international threats as he prepares to hand over the White House to a successor who has been critical of his approach. Show More Summary
Just around 16 percent of rural houses in Myanmar have electricity access, but that about to change. A government-led project aided by private companies could power up the entire country using off-grid solar energy. The electricity could...Show More Summary
MICKEY KAUS: “Here’s why Harvard economist George Borjas would be an inspired choice to run the Council of Economic Advisers in Trump’s White House.”
One year ago, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced the city was creating a new Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (hereafter DHSH). While Director Jeff Kositsky and DHSH did not formally begin until last June, the new department brought Read More » The post Is SF Making Progress on Homelessness? appeared first on Beyond Chron.
Tired of your Lightning cables not being able to withstand your daily usage habits? Well, Kodiak's cable with its aluminum housing may be just what you need. The housing will prevent kinks and breaks in the cable, and right now you can pick one up for just $13.95. ...
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is an AR app designed to help people learn about the history and significance of the United State's capital building
Here is what you need to know. A top Republican says he won't back Trump's plan for huge tariffs. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he won't support President-elect Donald Trump's plan to impose a 35% tariff on companies that leave the United States. There's an unintended consequence of the Trump-Carrier jobs deal. Show More Summary
Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald Trump’s conservative populist agenda. On Monday, leaders of both houses of the legislature introduced measures to protect undocumented immigrants in the state from efforts by a Trump...