Legislation that would ban the sale of products made through slave labor is on its way to becoming a law.

News Giants Call on Iran to Free American Journalist
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

The leaders of 25 newsrooms and media advocacy groups are urging the U.S. government to secure Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian's release from an Iranian prison.

What Should We Expect From President Obama's Final State of the Union?
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

On Tuesday night President Barack Obama will give his final State of the Union and the White House is saying it will be non-traditional.

Harvard Professor Laurence Tribe Say's Ted Cruz Eligibility Still 'Unsettled'
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

The legal and constitutional issues around qualification for the presidency on grounds of US citizenship are "murky and unsettled", according to the scholar cited by Donald Trump in his recent attacks on Ted Cruz.

Chipotle Sued for Allegedly Misleading Investors on Food Safety
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

The lawsuit goes on top of a nightmarish few months for the Mexican grill chain that has suffered outbreaks of foodborne illnesses.

DOJ, DHS form 'Countering Violent Extremism Task Force' to Fight Online Propaganda
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

The group will work on social media to counter ISIS and other groups.

Wall Street Tough Talk from Both Sides of the Aisle
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

William Daley, managing partner at Argentiere Capital, examines the Wall Street policies of both political parties ahead of this year's U.S. presidential election.

Cancer Takes David Bowie
  • Mon, January 11, 2016

Musician David Bowie lost his 18-month battle with cancer. Bowie was a true original, whose persona and image transcended music.

Kerry Says China Can't Continue Its "Business as Usual" Approach Towards North Korea
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he made clear in a phone call with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi that China's approach to North Korea had failed and it was time to end "business as usual" with Pyongyang after its nuclear test.

Gov. Haley Plans to Address the Nation in GOP Rebuttal
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley talks about her address to the country after the president's State of the Union on Tuesday.

Liberal Group Demands DNC Chairwoman Resign
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

Debbie Wasserman Shultz is facing calls for her resignation after suggesting that young women are not fighting hard enough on abortion issues.

Lawyers of Emanuel Tried to Block Video of Infamous Shooting
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

The Daily Beast reports that, contrary to the claims of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his administration tried to prevent the release of video footage showing the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the hands of police.

North Korea Sanctions Vote Could Come Next Week
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) promised that measures sanctioning North Korea for their recent nuclear tests would have strong bipartisan support.

Netflix is Taking Over the World
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

Many companies have brought an impressive showing to the Consumer Electronics Show in Nevada this week. But Netflix's announcement was quite a showstopper.

China's Stock Market Ceased Trading Today After Only 15 Minutes
  • Thu, January 07, 2016

The country's stocks are falling so fast that they're panicking investors and tripping automatic levers called "circuit breakers" that shut down the entire market when it's crashing.

Once Again, Alabama's Supreme Court Wants to Block Gay Marriages
  • Wed, January 06, 2016

They have said that it is not yet clear whether last year's federal Supreme Court case upholding same-sex marriage applies in the state even though it was a federal law change.

Hillary Clinton Can't Explain Difference Between a Democrat and a Socialist
  • Wed, January 06, 2016

Desperate to hold onto the ultra-liberal base without marginalizing moderates, Secretary Clinton won't say where, if any, the real differences lie.

How Big a Hit Has Chipotle Taken in Food Scare?
  • Wed, January 06, 2016

Chipotle, struggling to rebound from multiple outbreaks of foodborne illness, reported a worse-than-expected plunge in fourth-quarter sales and said it was served with a grand jury subpoena in a federal criminal investigation.

North Korea Annonces it Has Conducted a Hydrogen Bomb Test
  • Wed, January 06, 2016

Experts doubt what we saw resulted from a proper H-bomb, but have a few thoughts on what else might have happened.

Ryan: Obama's Gun Control Orders a "Distraction"
  • Wed, January 06, 2016

Speaker Ryan warns that the President's latest executive actions are distracting the country from real issues.

'God Bless America' At New Jersey School is Unconstitutional
  • Tue, January 05, 2016

Glenview Elementary School parents countered by convening at the playground and saying the phrase loudly.

David Cameron to Let Government Ministers Campaign to Leave the EU
  • Tue, January 05, 2016

A source in David Cameron's office said, the British Prime Minister will make clear on Tuesday that he will let government ministers campaign to leave the European Union in an upcoming referendum.

More Countries Follow Saudi Example in Cutting Ties with Iran
  • Tue, January 05, 2016

The UAE, Sudan and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Iran Monday after Saudi Arabia did the same Sunday.

France Pays Tribute to Charlie Hebdo, Jewish Shop Victims
  • Tue, January 05, 2016

France this week commemorates the victims of last year's Islamist militant attacks on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket with eulogies and the unveiling of memorial plaques.

Donald Trump Faces Question About the Use of Morocco Border Footage in His TV Ad
  • Tue, January 05, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is facing questions about the footage he chose to illustrate his arguments in his first TV ad.

Hillary Clinton Praises President's Gun Control Efforts
  • Tue, January 05, 2016

Hillary Clinton praised the president's new gun control efforts and rallied supporters Monday night in Des Moines.