Thursday, November 23, 2017
More than 15 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans were unemployed in January, far higher than the national jobless rate and the highest since the government began collecting data on veterans in 2005, the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
U.S. intelligence agencies are drawing criticism from the Oval Office and Capitol Hill that they failed to warn of revolts in Egypt and the downfall of an American ally in Tunisia. President Barack Obama has told National Intelligence Director James...
As if being stranded in a blizzard for 12 hours on Lake Shore Drive isn't bad enough, many of those hundreds of unlucky motorists haven't found much help locating their abandoned cars. One woman relied not on the city, but...
The harsh winter has left densely populated cities and towns in the Northeast with huge mounds of snow, and some wondering if local waterways might be a good place to dump it. In Boston, one state senator suggested tossing the...
Julian Assange: I didn't do nothing wrong

Encourage leaks? Who? Me?

WikiLeaks founder c says once again he's done nothing wrong in releasing secret U.S. documents, noting he's never asked anyone to take the classified material. Assange, in an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" scheduled to air Sunday, denied encouraging anyone...
It's a striking statistic. Without President Barack Obama's health care law, as many as 129 million Americans — half of those under age 65 — could be denied coverage or charged more because of a pre-existing medical condition. The new estimate...
Under withering opposition from hundreds of historians, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. abruptly abandoned plans Wednesday to build a Supercenter near a hallowed Civil War site where Robert E. Lee first met Ulysses S. Grant on the field of battle in...
U.S. health officials have raised their estimate of how many Americans have diabetes to nearly 26 million. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the new estimate Wednesday. It means about 1 in 12 Americans have diabetes, a disease...
South Carolina unions filed suit on Thursday against new Republican Governor Nikki Haley and her administration, saying hostility toward unions and workers joining unions is unconstitutional. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by the International Association of Machinists and...
Susan Maushart lived out every parent's fantasy: She unplugged her teenagers. For six months, she took away the Internet, TV, iPods, cell phones and video games. The eerie glow of screens stopped lighting up the family room. Electronic devices no...