Obama tips hand on 2 major initiatives

by Drew Zahn -- For the next two years, President Barack Obama's political agenda will be tempered by opposition from a Republican Congress, but that doesn't mean the man who ran on more…

Poll: Obama, Hillary most admired in world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GALLUP) — PRINCETON, N.J. -- Americans continue to name Hillary Clinton as the woman living anywhere in the world whom they admire most, and name Barack Obama as more…

Russians wipe feet on U.S. flag doormats

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Russian business owners are using American flags as doormats as resentment over U.S. economic sanctions puts the squeeze on traders. Customers have been filmed wiping their more…

Scientists: Drunk birds sing like drunks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) — If you've ever listened to karaoke at a bar, you know that drinking can affect how well someone can sing. Christopher Olson and his colleagues at more…

Soldiers relocate wedding due to Obama's golf

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Natalie Heimel and her fiancé, Edward Mallue Jr., a pair of captains in the Army, were walking from their wedding rehearsal on Saturday at the 16th more…

Cruise-ship worker 'gropes sleeping passenger'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — NEWARK, N.J. – Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a cruise ship worker responsible for restocking guest room minibars groped a sleeping passenger. Karan Seechurn more…

Google's Gmail blocked in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — Easy access to Google's email service Gmail is now blocked in China, according to reports. Using Gmail directly via Google's site has been impossible in the more…