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Austin, TX - Democrat Julian Castro Says He'll 'likely' Run In 2020 Today 12:23 AM Austin, TX - Democrat Julian Castro said Tuesday that he will likely seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signals from former President Barack Obama's housing secretary that he's preparing for a White House run. "I'm likely to do it," he told The Associated Press. The 44-year-old...

Cologny, Switzerland - WEF: U.S. Regains Crown As Most Competitive Economy For First Time Since 2008 Yesterday 11:59 PM Cologny, Switzerland - The U.S. economy sits atop of the World Economic Forum's annual global competitiveness survey for the first time since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, benefiting from a new ranking methodology this year, the Swiss body said on Tuesday. In its closely-watched annual Global...


Washington - New Campaign Seeks Support For Expanded Supreme Court

Yesterday 11:25 PM

Washington - A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign to build support for expanding the Supreme Court by...Read More »

United Nations - At U.N., Cuban Diplomats Shout Down U.S. Event On Political Prisoners

Yesterday 10:30 PM

United Nations - Protesting Cuban diplomats shouted, chanted and banged their hands on desks at the United Nations on Tuesday to drown out the launch...Read More »

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Washington - Nancy Pelosi: I'm Confident Democrats Will Retake The House

Yesterday 10:05 PM

Washington - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident Democrats will retake the House in next month's midterm elections. Pelosi...Read More »

New York, NY - Over 1000 NYC Bus Shelters Closed For Emergency Inspections

Yesterday 09:30 PM

New York - Eleven days after a bus shelter collapse in Staten Island, approximately one third of the city’s bus shelters have been temporarily...Read More »

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San Francisco - Apple Adds Cream Cheese To Its Bagel Emoji After Complaints

Yesterday 09:22 PM

San Francisco - When Apple released its bagel emoji earlier this month people weren’t exactly kvelling. On social media, New Yorkers and bagel...Read More »

Washington - AP Interview: Trump Says He's Not To Blame If Republicans Lose House, Cohen Was 'Lying' In Testimony

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Washington - Facing an electoral defeat that could imperil his presidency, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Ugandan Jew Denied Visa To Study At Yeshiva In Israel

Yesterday 08:35 PM

Jerusalem - A Jewish man from Uganda who led a Birthright trip to Israel in September was denied a visa to study at a yeshiva there. Asiimwe...Read More »

Cape Canaveral, FL - NASA Astronaut Describes Close Call Following Failed Launch

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Cape Canaveral, FL - The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing knew he needed to stay calm. Air Force Col...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Says 'my Biggest Threat Is The Fed'

Yesterday 07:30 PM

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending...Read More »

Dallas - As An Oil Giant, Saudi Threats Against US Loom Large

Yesterday 07:28 PM

Dallas - Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it the power to jolt the global economy — if it wants. That was the kingdom's...Read More »

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New York - Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping New York Woman

Yesterday 07:17 PM

New York - An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her in the back seat and then left her on the...Read More »

United Nations - U.N. Allows Palestinians To Act More Like Full Member In 2019

Yesterday 06:43 PM

United Nations - The 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during...Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - As Hate Charges Dropped, 2nd Victim Of Car Service Driver Comes Forward; Wife Says Driver Is Schizophrenic

Yesterday 05:57 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Just one day after the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office dropped hate crime charges against a car service driver who inexplicably...Read More »

New York - Can Pinterest Succeed With Slow-growth Strategy?

Yesterday 05:27 PM

New York - If Instagram is the dream vacation you'll never go on and Facebook is Thanksgiving with too many relatives arguing over politics...Read More »

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London - Google To Charge For Apps On Android Phones In Europe

Yesterday 05:00 PM

London - Google plans to start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe...Read More »

Tehran - Iran Says It Has Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attack On Military Parade

Yesterday 04:30 PM

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of...Read More »

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New York - Stocks Surge On Earnings And Economic Data; Dow Climbs Over 500 Points

Yesterday 04:02 PM

New York - Stocks are surging on Wall Street, clawing back some of the ground lost last week, after several big U.S. companies reported standout...Read More »

Shanghai - Check-in With Facial Recognition Now Possible In Shanghai

Yesterday 04:00 PM

Shanghai - It's now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai's Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious...Read More »

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Washington - Head Of Firm Behind Trump Dossier Won't Talk To House Panel

Yesterday 03:25 PM

Washington - The co-founder of a political research firm that was behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to...Read More »

New York - Cases Of Mysterious Paralyzing Illness in Children Reported In 22 States

Yesterday 03:00 PM

New York - U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an...Read More »

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New York - BAML Poll: Investors Gloomiest On World Growth Since 2008, Cut U.S. Equity Holdings

Yesterday 02:30 PM

New York - Global investors have the most pessimistic outlook on the world economy since the 2008 financial crisis, according to Bank of America...Read More »

Llano, Texas - Video: Floods Destroy Bridge, Force Evacuations In Central Texas

Yesterday 02:08 PM

Llano, Texas - Fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes and led to numerous water rescues in Central...Read More »

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New York - Tonight’s Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $667,000,000: Richest In Game History

Yesterday 01:35 PM

New York - The Mega Millions prize was already giant, but now it's even bigger. Lottery officials have increased the estimated jackpot for Tuesday...Read More »

Manhattan, NY - Called Out On Twitter For Swastika In New Lane Markings, DOT Acts Swiftly To Eradicate Hate

Yesterday 01:35 PM

Manhattan, NY - A graffitied swastika that appeared on a freshly paved Harlem street has been rendered unrecognizable just three hours after it was...Read More »

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Washington - Justice Watchdog: FBI Official Accepted Reporter's Tickets

Yesterday 01:01 PM

Washington - A senior FBI official accepted two tickets to a sports event from a television reporter who regularly covered the bureau, the Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday. The official did not pay for the tickets despite having initially claimed...Read More »

Beijing - China Says Camps For Muslims Lead Them To 'modern' Life

Yesterday 12:38 PM

Beijing - China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who...Read More »

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London - Washington Has Stood By Riyadh Through Multiple Crises

Yesterday 11:59 AM

London - The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had...Read More »

Bronx, NY - Man Dies After Shirt Gets Caught In Subway Escalator

Yesterday 11:24 AM

Bronx, NY - New York police say a man who died after he was found unconscious in a subway station probably choked to death when he fell on an escalator and his shirt got caught. Police say 48-year-old Carlos Alvarez fell at a station in the Bronx early Sunday, where...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Lashes Out At Warren Over DNA Test, Calls Her 'phony!

Yesterday 11:00 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some...Read More »

Panama City, FL - Florida Families Still Seek People Missing In The Hurricane

Yesterday 10:47 AM

Panama City, FL - Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter...Read More »

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Washington - Mattis: Trump Says Defense Chief's Job Is '100 Percent' Safe

Yesterday 10:31 AM

Washington - Amid speculation that he may soon be replaced, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump told him he supports the retired...Read More »

Lakeland, FL - Video Shows Florida City Commissioner Shooting Alleged Thief

Yesterday 10:04 AM

Lakeland, FL - Prosecutors are trying to determine whether a Florida city commissioner should be charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of...Read More »

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