Obama aims to 'grow' aid for China

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration now has ambitions to expand the number of aid programs to China and is working on deploying a privately contracted overseer to "manage and grow" more…

ISIS-branded merchandise sold on Amazon, Facebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1248045" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Screenshots of various Facebook pages containing ISIS-related merchandise[/caption] Despite Facebook's claims that a cluster of pages peddling ISIS goods would be taken down, recent more…

NFL's tax-exempt status under fire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Birmingham News) After two weeks of mounting bad public relations, the NFL now finds itself under assault from Capitol Hill. Members of Congress are beginning to investigate whether more…

6th weekly gain in 7 as Dow ends at record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks mostly rose on Friday, with the Dow finishing at a record, as investors welcomed Alibaba's market debut and Scotland's vote to remain in the U.K. more…

Al-Jazeera America sues former VP Gore

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network that became Al Jazeera America. The more…

Alibaba launches biggest IPO in U.S. history

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) Alibaba (BABA) is officially the biggest U.S. initial public offering of all time. When market makers at the New York Stock Exchange finally gave the OK more…

Joan Rivers from grave: 'I bought an iPhone!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Comic legend Joan Rivers has been dead for over a week now, but apparently that hasn’t stopped the Fashion Show star being chuffed to bits with her new iPhone 6-feet-under. more…

Busch Gardens ditches severed heads, apologizes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) Busch Gardens has removed headless figures and severed heads from the Halloween display at its Williamsburg, Va. theme park after some people complained they were a more…