As a former Girl Scout Troop Leader, I have a theory about why membership is dropping. It’s not the badges. It’s not the cookies. It’s the endless, endless forms.
News from Ferguson, Mo., in anticipation of the grand jury’s decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Michael Brown.
Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney criticized the president, while Democrat Bill Pascrell defended the White House.
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Harry Reid, speaking in an interview about his chief-of-staff, David Krone, who has a reputation for revealing sensitive Oval Office meetings and Congressional correspondence.
The value of getting a college degree abroad can seem more attractive amid rising college costs, but it's not a good fit for everyone.
Some enveloped themselves in sleeping bags. Others relied largely on layering. All were cold and at least a little uncomfortable.
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Despite recent ups and downs, hedge funds are now more in love with Japan than at any time in the last decade.
The filing of the suit the morning after Obama unveiled his major executive actions on immigration was clearly intended to underscore GOP lawmakers' desire to paint the president as a chief executive intent on overstepping his legal bounds.
A major Colorado hospital system will refuse to hire anyone who uses tobacco products starting Jan. 1.
Russia may cut oil production to shore up flagging prices, but no decision has been made yet, its energy minister said.
U.S. stocks are rising after a surprise interest rate cut in China and hints that the European Central Bank will step up its economic stimulus efforts.
A judge has reinstated a sexual assault case against pitcher Evan Reed, overturning a decision by another judge who found inconsistencies in the woman's story.
Three people face charges after another night of protests in Ferguson.
A Connecticut father charged with causing his 15-month-old son's death by leaving him in the car for hours on a hot July day has pleaded not guilty.
Federal agencies have doled out billions in erroneous payments over the last five years, but the problem is worsening, Fiscal Times reports.
Gold is cheap right now. Investors think that you should invest in gold and gold related companies. USA Today reports.
Speaker John A. Boehner said that President Obama had “chosen to deliberately sabotage any chance of enacting bipartisan reforms that he claims to seek.”