Obama’s ‘Mad Men’ reference on campaign trail

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — With an election four days away, President Barack Obama urged women to raise their voices in favor of economic policies that benefit them and against politicians that he said belong in a "Mad Men" episode from a bygo... Read the rest of this entry »

UN: Worldwide recruiting for jihadists is working

New report says foreign fighters joining terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," 15K in Syria, Iraq alone. Read the rest of this entry »

State Dept. defends balance of career vs. political posts

Foreign service officers vs. political appointees, round 1 million. The State Department rejects criticism that President Barack Obama's administration has given too many diplomatic jobs to political appointees. Read the rest of this entry »

Investigation continues into deadly Kansas airport plane crash

By Alice Mannette WICHITA Kan. (Reuters) - The bodies of four people killed when a small twin-engine turboprop airplane crashed into a building at Wichita's airport remained in the smoldering ruins on Friday as federal officials investigated the c... Read the rest of this entry »

Bodies of three young U.S. citizens identified in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The bodies of three people, tied-up and with gunshot wounds to the head, have been identified as siblings from Texas reported missing earlier this month, a northeastern Mexico state prosecutor said on Friday. The siblings' suspe... Read the rest of this entry »

Tech-savvy grandma saves Kansas Democrats

Joan Wagnon, 74, is close to reviving her party after a stunning GOP defeat in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Fireworks factory fire leads to massive blaze

Fireworks factory fire leads to massive blaze Read the rest of this entry »

U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects main engine failure

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem. Te... Read the rest of this entry »

Suspect arrested in killing of S. Africa’s national soccer team captain

By Zandi Shabalala JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain and goalkeeper of South Africa's national soccer team has been arrested after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, police said in a statement on Friday.... Read the rest of this entry »

This Week In Credit Card News: A Rival To Apple Pay, Why Card Companies Can’t Stop Hacks

Some U.S. Retailers Shun Apple Pay, Eye Rival Payments System Read the rest of this entry »
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