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Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and beca

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges.

Francis, who has said he wants a more merciful and less rigi

John Kasich's Unforgivable Truth About Obamacare

John Kasich.

Ohio governor and smart money 2016 GOP hopeful just complimented Obamacare, and said a repeal isn't happening. Can the Republican base ever get over this moment of honesty?

When we Washington types sit around and handicap the GOP field for 2016, we tend to talk about the

All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

Here's more proof the middle class is dying.

The middle-class share of American wealth has been shrinking for the better part of three decades and recently fell to its lowest level since 1940, according to a new study by economists Emmanuel Saez of the University of Calif

Latinos Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

Latinos Converting to Islam.

Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion.

According to the organization whyIslam.org, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino. 

And according to Latino American Dawah Organization (LADO), a group that promotes Latino conversions, a li

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and became famous for his role in toppling another, Richard Nixon, in the Watergate scandal. Bradlee died at home Tuesday of natural causes, the Post reported. He was 93. Ever the newsman and ever one...

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Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges. Francis, who has said he wants a more merciful and less rigid Church, made his comments in a sermon to some 70,000 people in St. Peter's Square for the ceremonial closing of a two-week assembly, known as a synod. The working session...

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John Kasich's Unforgivable Truth About Obamacare

John Kasich's Unforgivable Truth About Obamacare

Ohio governor and smart money 2016 GOP hopeful just complimented Obamacare, and said a repeal isn't happening. Can the Republican base ever get over this moment of honesty? When we Washington types sit around and handicap the GOP field for 2016, we tend to talk about the known quantities, the people prancing around before us on a daily basis thrusting their elbows in one another’s general direction, your Pauls and Cruzes and Perrys and so on....

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All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

Here's more proof the middle class is dying. The middle-class share of American wealth has been shrinking for the better part of three decades and recently fell to its lowest level since 1940, according to a new study by economists Emmanuel Saez of the University of California, Berkeley, and Gabriel Zucman of the London School of Economics. In other words, remember the surge of the great American middle class after World War II? That's all gone, at...

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Latinos Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

Latinos Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion. According to the organization whyIslam.org, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino.  And according to Latino American Dawah Organization (LADO), a group that promotes Latino conversions, a little more than half of new converts are female.  Greisa Torres arrived in Miami four years ago from Cuba. While she felt at home in the Florida city, where two out of the three residents are Hispanic, Torres says...

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Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats

Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats

Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia. Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either contest, but it's not his flooring business that's kept him too busy to care, or his infant daughter who's taken away his interest. Rather, he cited President Obama and his failure to overhaul the nation's vexing...

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The richest person in all 50 states

The richest person in all 50 states

That must be how Bill Gates and 49 other heavy-hitting Americans feel, after Wealth-X released a report ranking the wealthiest individuals in each state. Gates tops the list as the richest Washingtonian, with an estimated net worth of $81.5 billion. He's followed by Warren Buffett of Nebraska, Larry Ellison of California, David Koch of Kansas and the top five's lone lady, Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton of Arkansas. The list is based on Wealth-X's assessment of assets...

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Headline News

Sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero

22-10-2014

Sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero

Kevin Vickers is credited with shooting a gunman in an attack at the Canadian Parliament.... Read more

Koch Brothers Super PAC adds another $6.…

22-10-2014

Koch Brothers Super PAC adds another $6.5 million in TV ads

The Koch brothers-backed super PAC is adding to its TV spending over the final two weeks leading up to the midterm elections, dropping an additional... Read more

Latest update in Canada shootings

22-10-2014

Latest update in Canada shootings

Police search for suspects near the National War Memorial in central Ottawa.... Read more

2 dead in shooting at Canadian Parliamen…

22-10-2014

2 dead in shooting at Canadian Parliament

Parliament remains on lockdown after a uniformed soldier and a gunman are fatally shot.... Read more

Mexico News

Political satire in Mexico - The Economi…

22-10-2014

Political satire in Mexico - The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)... Read more

Florida men held three years in Mexico o…

22-10-2014

Florida men held three years in Mexico on drug charges return to US - Reuters

Florida men held three years in... Read more

Three Keys to Understand the 2015 Budget…

22-10-2014

Three Keys to Understand the 2015 Budget Debate in Mexico - Forbes

Three Keys to Understand the 2015 Budget Debate in... Read more

Entertainment

Tyga Disses Drake by Calling H…

22-10-2014

Tyga Disses Drake by Calling Him Fake, Sets the Record Straight on Kylie Jenner Dating Rumors

Ooooh, shots fired! Tyga came into the game as part of Young Money Entertainment and Cash Money Records, but during an interview with Vibe magazine, the rapper admitted he's......

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Elizabeth Hurley Gets in the D…

22-10-2014

Elizabeth Hurley Gets in the Disney Spirit During Mother-Son London Outing—See the Pic!

Who says you need to visit the theme parks to experience a little Disney magic? Elizabeth Hurley headed to Harrods, a luxury department store, Tuesday afternoon to enjoy a little time......

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Britney Spears Is Now Making E…

22-10-2014

Britney Spears Is Now Making Even More Money for Her Las Vegas Shows—Find Out How Much!

Britney Spears is making some serious money. No, for real. The pop princess already made headlines after scoring a Las Vegas residency last year and inking nearly $30 million for two......

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Katie Holmes Shares Her Quirki…

22-10-2014

Katie Holmes Shares Her Quirkiest Beauty Tips—Watch Now!

Actress Katie Holmes has a few beauty tips for moms-on-the-move. And, we have to admit—they're a little out there. E! News recently caught up with the actress during a photo......

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Sports News

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World …

22-10-2014

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series (Yahoo Sports)

Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back... Read more

Leafs-Senators game postponed after shoo…

22-10-2014

Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings (Yahoo Sports)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game... Read more

British government wants an NFL team in …

22-10-2014

British government wants an NFL team in London (Yahoo Sports)

LONDON (AP) -- The British government wants an NFL team... Read more

Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for…

22-10-2014

Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday (Yahoo Sports)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy remains... Read more

Latin America News

Could this be the next medicinal marijua…

22-10-2014

Ayahuasca is a psychedelic drink that's attracting more and more tourists to the remote corners of the Amazon. Here's what you need to know:... Read more

Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees

21-10-2014

The tiny faces pressed against the airport window stare in wonder at the aircraft waiting for them at the end of the sky bridge: this... Read more

Cuba sending workers to fight Ebola

21-10-2014

In all likelihood, the 91 Cuban health workers heading to West Africa on Tuesday will face the most perilous assignment of their careers.... Read more

Cuba commits hundreds to fight Ebola

20-10-2014

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro engages in some "Ebola diplomacy," writing that Cuba's health workers would quote "gladly cooperate" with their U.S. counterparts to stop... Read more

Political News

The GOP's 2016 tech deficit

22-10-2014

The party doesn't have enough tech experts to staff up a wide-open primary campaign.... Read more

A Facebook scoreboard for the midterms

22-10-2014

The new dashboard shows three candidates are ahead of their opponents in their number of likes.... Read more

CDC steps up Ebola monitoring

22-10-2014

The announcement comes amid growing clamor from lawmakers for travel bans.... Read more

George P. Bush looks to his future — and…

22-10-2014

He is running for Texas land commissioner -- his first run for office and probably not his last.... Read more