Business

Gun Believed To Be Wyatt Earp’s Sold For $225,000

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000. A telephone bidder in New Mexico made the winning bid for the Colt .45 revolver … [Read More...]

White House Refuses To Comment On Petition To Deport Justin Bieber

Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has had high-profile run-ins with the law recently but the White House doesn't appear set to add to his growing catalogue of woes. Just under 275,000 people have added their names to a petition on the White House … [Read More...]

What Happened To 7 Of The Earliest Employees Who Launched Amazon

When Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie started driving northwest from New York in 1994, they were setting off on a journey to create one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the United States, based in Seattle. Although they took that first long … [Read More...]

The New York Attorney General Is Going After Airbnb For What It Calls ‘Illegal Hotels’

The New York Attorney General's office filed legal paperwork on Friday to compel Airbnb to turn over names of some of its users. The AG wants to subpoena Airbnb's records to locate people it believes are running "illegal hotels," according to an … [Read More...]

US Politics

As Obama prepares for overseas trip, Asia seeks his assurance in territorial spats – Fox News

Washington Post (blog)As Obama prepares for overseas trip, Asia seeks his assurance in territorial spatsFox NewsAs President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in … [Read More...]

Obama: Your Question, Ms. Keith? – NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)Obama: Your Question, Ms. Keith?NPR (blog)I officially became NPR's White House correspondent in January. But the job didn't seem real until Thursday at 3:56 p.m., when the president of the United States looked down at a white … [Read More...]

Kansas families complain about Michelle Obama giving high school graduation … – Fox News

PoliticoKansas families complain about Michelle Obama giving high school graduation ...Fox NewsA furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

Raj-Ann Rekhi and Pavan Gill – New York Times

Raj-Ann Rekhi and Pavan GillNew York TimesShe graduated from Syracuse University and received a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics. She is the daughter of Ann H. Rekhi and Kanwal S. Rekhi of Monte … [Read More...]

US seeks investment-friendly policies from new Indian government – indiatvnews.com

indiatvnews.comUS seeks investment-friendly policies from new Indian governmentindiatvnews.com"We know that India has the potential to exceed all of our expectations, and it has done so in the past," she said speaking on "US Foreign Policy in … [Read More...]

Obama Adds Malaysia To His Asia Itinerary – Valley Public Radio

Obama Adds Malaysia To His Asia ItineraryValley Public RadioHe's a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. Josh, welcome. JOSHUA KURLANTZICK: Thank you for having me. GOODWYN: Josh, Malaysia has been a country … [Read More...]

Justice

Justice Scalia Tells Law Students ‘Perhaps You Should Revolt’ If Taxes Become Too High

CREDIT: AP During an event at the University of Tennessee’s law school on Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suggested to the capacity crowd that perhaps they should revolt against the U.S government if their taxes ever get too … [Read More...]

Baltimore Will Stop Automatically Detaining Immigrants, Maryland Governor Says

CREDIT: Shutterstock The Baltimore City Detention Center will start scrutinizing federal orders to hold immigrants for deportation instead of automatically granting these requests, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) announced Friday. The … [Read More...]

Half of New York City Teens Behind Bars Have A Brain Injury, Study Finds

CREDIT: Shutterstock About half of teens between the ages of 16 and 18 suffered a traumatic brain injury before being locked up in a New York City jail, a new study finds. Traumatic brain injuries can cause mood and behavior changes that vary … [Read More...]

Elections 2012

Leftist presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo

Egyptian leftist politician submits bid to run for president

Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypt's presidency, making him the second candidate for next month's election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected … [Read More...]

Political advisor of France's President Francois Hollande, Aquilino Morelle, arriving at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris on February 25, 2013

Bespoke shoes scandal claims scalp of Hollande aide

A close advisor to Francois Hollande resigned on Friday after allegations about a conflict of interest and his extravagant lifestyle dealt a fresh blow to the beleaguered French president. In a statement to AFP, senior political advisor Aquilino … [Read More...]

Former White House advisor David Axelrod walks into the West Wing of the White House on November 15, 2013 in Washington

Labour hires Obama election strategist

David Axelrod, the mastermind behind US President Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 election victories, is to advise Labour in the run up to next year's general election, the party announced. He will work alongside shadow foreign secretary … [Read More...]

World News

Divers pulling bodies from sunken ferry, death toll at 49 – USA TODAY

The HinduDivers pulling bodies from sunken ferry, death toll at 49USA TODAYDivers on Sunday finally found a way into the sunken South Korean ferry Sunday, recovering more than a dozen bodies from inside the vessel. More than 250 people are still … [Read More...]

Hunt for missing plane at "very critical juncture" – CBS News

Financial ExpressHunt for missing plane at "very critical juncture"CBS NewsPERTH, Australia -- A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week … [Read More...]

13th Body Pulled From Snow in Everest Avalanche – ABC News

Economic Times13th Body Pulled From Snow in Everest AvalancheABC NewsNepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest … [Read More...]

Politics & Media

The Hunger Games: Media Edition – We Cast the Media in Catching Fire

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Read This Before Impulsively Buying the Easter Bunny

The House Rabbit Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to responsible rabbit ownership, is not crazy about Easter according to a new … [Read More...]

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Supreme Court Justice to Students: ‘You Should Revolt’ If Taxes Get Too High

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia visited the University of Tennessee College of Law this week, and while he was there he reportedly told … [Read More...]

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Ted Cruz Writes Thank You Letter to Obama in POLITICO

This week’s POLITICO Magazine contains an uncharacteristic show of gratitude from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to President Barack Obama. Under the … [Read More...]

Economy

Fired Yahoo Executive Made More Than The Company’s Female CEO

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer CREDIT: AP/Peter Kramer The chief operating officer Yahoo fired in January made $96 million for his 15 months in the … [Read More...]

Poor People’s Lives Are Getting Shorter

CREDIT: Shutterstock Although life expectancy has been rising for Americans as a whole, the people who live in this country aren’t … [Read More...]

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Stuck Without Work Thanks To Bad Luck

Unemployed workers waiting to enter a career fair CREDIT: AP The long-term unemployed have most likely been out of work for so long simply … [Read More...]

A Year After The Deadly West, Texas Explosion, No New Regulations

The aftermath of the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion CREDIT: AP A year after a fertilizer plant exploded in West, Texas, no new … [Read More...]