07/28/14 12:32 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity." The U.N. chief accused Israeli Prime...
07/28/14 12:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare hospital fund to stay solvent until 2030, four years later than previous estimate.
07/28/14 12:30 PM
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — NY parolee convicted of murder in shooting of police officer, carjacking victim on Long Island.
07/28/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income customers The deal...
By Washington Examiner News Staff | 07/28/14 11:13 AM
Hugo Gurdon, editor in chief of The Hill, has been hired as editorial director of the Washington Examiner.
By Zack Colman | 07/28/14 11:59 AM
The Obama administration's proposed greenhouse gas emissions rule for existing power plants is "changing the tone" of the international dialogue on climate change, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday.
By Paul Bedard | 07/28/14 11:22 AM
Ron Paul is expanding his media footprint with a call for an "epidemic of truth-telling" by whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Vietnam War-era tipster Daniel Ellsberg.
07/28/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 last month. The index...
By Ashe Schow | 07/28/14 10:52 AM
Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two sentenced to death in Sudan for being Christian, is expected to arrive in New Hampshire this week, CNN reports.
By Ed Sykes | 07/28/14 10:37 AM
After a weekend of continued fighting in Gaza, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday, "that doesn't mean you turn away. You have to keep doing it."
By Steve Chapman | 07/28/14 10:37 AM
When trouble flares up around the world, U.S. presidents get blamed. The latest polls show that only about 36 percent of Americans approve of Barack Obama's handling of foreign affairs -- down from 51 percent in May, 2011, after the death of Osama bin Laden.
By Lawrence Kudlow | 07/28/14 10:36 AM
Just for once, wouldn't it be great if President Obama actually defended American business, instead of attacking it?
07/28/14 10:30 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials: airstrike hits main Gaza hospital compound, causing casualties.
By Becket Adams | 07/28/14 10:21 AM
Mitt Romney would win the popular vote against President Obama in a re-vote of the 2012 presidential election, according to a new poll.
07/28/14 10:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,964 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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