Jimmy Carter declares U.S. 'democracy' dead

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2456655" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Jimmy Carter[/caption] Former President Jimmy Carter, 91, who just revealed his liver cancer has spread to his brain, told an Oprah Winfrey "SuperSoul Sunday" more…

China's prez to chat cybersecurity with U.S.

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1450365" align="aligncenter" width="596"] China and the U.S. are due to talk cybersecurity.[/caption] China's President Xi Jinping is poised to kick off cybersecurity talks with the United States more…

'Happy Birthday' copyright ruled invalid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) The world's most popular English-language song is potentially free from copyright after a federal judge ruled on Tuesday that filmmakers challenging Warner/Chappell Music's hold on "Happy more…

L.A. commits $100 million to fight homelessness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) Acknowledging their failure to stem a surge in homelessness, Los Angeles’ elected leaders on Tuesday said they would declare a “state of emergency” and devote more…

Ben Carson: Money's flying in

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1986775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben Carson[/caption] Ben Carson, who just moved into third place in recent presidential polls, said on a Wednesday morning Fox & Friends interview his more…

PETA sues for monkey's right to own its selfies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BALTIMORESUN) — A macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs should be declared the copyright owner of the photos, rather than the nature photographer who positioned the camera, more…

Hillary finally takes stand on Keystone Pipeline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWS) — After months of declining to take a position on the Keystone XL pipeline, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she opposes the construction of the project. more…

Stocks down 179 as growth concerns weigh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower Tuesday as investors weighed declines in oil, concerns about global growth, and the implications of the Federal Reserve's more…