The U.S.-led coalition bombing Islamic State terrorists in Syria is unlikely to attack the extremists who have seized the ancient city of Palmyra and its archaeological treasures, according to a senior Defense Department official.
There is a tacit understanding between the coalition and Bashar Assad's Syrian government that Palmyra and other areas, particularly those protected by modern air defenses, are off limits to airstrikes, sa...
For those who have worried that Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign would be a repeat of the chaotic operation she ran eight years ago, her advisers have often pointed to her time in between at the State Department —...
Philly.com - By : Jeff Kearns, Jeanna Smialek and Craig Torres
A first-quarter economic chill won't deter the Federal Reserve from its plan to raise interest rates this year, chair Janet Yellen said, assuring investors the pace of subsequent tightening would be gradual.
Although the labor market is nearing full strength, "we are not there yet," she said Friday in a speech in Providence, R.I., emphasizing that the Fed would proceed cautiously. - Referenced Article
The long-rumored morphing of Google Shopping into a marketplace that could compete head-on with the likes of Amazon and Ebay appears to be getting closer. “Buy” buttons could start appearing on select Google mobile search ads in a matter of weeks.
The Wall Street Journal cited anonymous sources saying Macy’s is among the retailers in discussions with Google to join the launch. - Referenced Article
David Blatt graduated from Princeton in the early 1980s, playing under legendary coach Pete Carrill before an extended pro career overseas.
He finished with a bachelor's degree in English Literature, writing his senior thesis on Brooklyn-born Bernard Malamud, author of the 1952 baseball novel "The Natural," as an expression of his affinity for sports literature. - Referenced Article
Kraft and Goodell have done more to manipulate the NFL than simply deflating footballs; Kraft lobbied Belichick's complete philosophy of the game and preserved mediocre 6th round pocket QBs like Brady in the league. Welker, Woodhead and Kevin Faulk could not have existed with out the Kraft/Goodell pact.
The Senate finally appears to have a Plan B -- or at least the beginnings of one -- to break the standstill on funding the Department of Homeland Security.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Monday that the chamber will vote on a stand-alone bill to block President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions that could allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain in the country and work. - Referenced Article
A Fox TV affiliate in San Diego suffered a major broadcast blunder when it showed a picture of President Obama instead of an image of a suspected rapist. KSWB-TV, also known as Fox 5 San Diego, displayed a picture of Obama speaking at a microphone rather than art of a suspect in a rape case in a report during its newscast on Friday night. - Referenced Article