Saturday, October 10th, 2015
  • Obama says 'it's about the families' after Oregon meeting

    President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that something must be done about deadly gun crimes. But given the freshness of the week-old tragedy, he said, "Today, it's about the families." […]

  • Why urbanization is globally on the rise

    Urbanization — the expansion of cities — is on the rise. People across the globe are heading into urban areas looking for work, education and health care. Others arrive, fleeing wars and natural disasters. Without the proper planning, the rapid increase in urban areas, especially in developing countries where most growth is happening, can lead to some big problems. […]

  • NLDS Game 1: Mets win as Jacob deGrom bests Clayton Kershaw in K duel


  • Leading Republican Ryan reconsiders House speaker run: lawmakers

    WASHINGTON/JANESVILLE, Wis. (Reuters) - A leading Republican congressman with allies on the right wing of the party, Paul Ryan, is weighing a bid to replace retiring U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, fellow lawmakers said on Friday as they sought to defuse a leadership battle. Numerous House Republicans and even 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney have asked Ryan to run for […]

  • Student charged with killing one, wounding three at Arizona university

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An 18-year-old student killed a classmate and wounded three other students when he opened fire during a confrontation on the campus of Northern Arizona University early on Friday, in the latest shooting to hit a U.S. school, authorities said. The suspected gunman, Steven Jones, a freshman at the state university in northern Arizona, was taken into custody […]

  • California border patrol supervisor accused of false alerts on U.S. resident

    A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor has been charged with creating bogus alerts in the agency's database to force routine stops, sometimes at gunpoint, of a legal U.S. resident who frequently crosses the border with Mexico, court documents said on Friday. The supervisor at the border station in San Diego, Martin Rene Duran, was trying to force his target to withdraw allegations that his […]

  • Bernie Sanders outraises every Republican candidate

    It’s undoubtedly the era of Big Money in politics. But for the time being... […]