07/30/14 10:34 AM
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said....
07/30/14 10:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed. It still beat Wall Street expectations, and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit expectations for the year. Its shares fell in...
07/30/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending. The rebound reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department followed a sharp 2.1 percent...
By Terence Jeffrey | 07/30/14 10:10 AM
The movement demanding legal recognition for same-sex marriage has made a radical and profoundly uncharitable assumption.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/30/14 10:08 AM
U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Wednesday morning. Real GDP grew at a 4 percent annual rate, beating analysts' expectations and marking a sharp swing back toward economic expansion after the first quarter's contraction.
By Austin Bay | 07/30/14 10:07 AM
Military historian A. A. Nofi told me that in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm definitely believed the Austrians had won the diplomatic struggle over the murder of Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Ferdinand. However, he failed "to fully grasp that the Austrians wanted a war to crush the Serbs."
By Michelle Malkin | 07/30/14 10:06 AM
It is now all the fashionable rage in Washington, D.C., to proclaim solidarity with America's working poor in front of the cameras — while stabbing them in the back behind closed doors.
By John Stossel | 07/30/14 09:57 AM
Markets do not automatically taint science. As with every other service the market provides, it is the anti-capitalist attitude that does more harm.
By Philip Klein | 07/30/14 09:39 AM
Health care spending was nearly flat in the second quarter, growing at a mere 0.7 percent rate, according to data released on Wednesday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
07/30/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month. Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June, payroll provider ADP said Wednesday. It was the fourth straight month of job gains...
By Becket Adams | 07/30/14 09:22 AM
NBC News' Chuck Todd criticized the White House on Wednesday morning for its most recent -- and desperate --fundraising ploy: Talking up the Republican Party's supposed plans to impeach President Obama.
07/30/14 09:16 AM
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it....
07/30/14 09:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/30/14 08:54 AM
Though both Democrats and Republicans in Congress want to address the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border before the August recess starts, a deal looks farther away than ever.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/30/14 08:15 AM
Was the illegal targeting of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants by the IRS during the 2010 and 2012 election campaigns encouraged by Obamacare?
By Paul Bedard | 07/29/14
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By Charles Hoskinson | 07/28/14