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John Kasich's Unforgivable Truth About Obamacare

John Kasich.

Ohio governor and smart money 2016 GOP hopeful just complimented Obamacare, and said a repeal isn't happening. Can the Republican base ever get over this moment of honesty?

When we Washington types sit around and handicap the GOP field for 2016, we tend to talk about the

All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

Here's more proof the middle class is dying.

The middle-class share of American wealth has been shrinking for the better part of three decades and recently fell to its lowest level since 1940, according to a new study by economists Emmanuel Saez of the University of Calif

Can Asian Americans Sustain Political Growth?

Asian American Political Growth.

According to the 2014-2015 National APA Political Almanac, over 300 Asian Americans hold political positions at the state and local levels compared to the 13 Asian Americans who hold seats at the federal level.

James Lai says that the increase in Asian Americans elected o

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges.

Francis, who has said he wants a more merciful and less rigi

The richest person in all 50 states

That must be how Bill Gates and 49 other heavy-hitting Americans feel, after Wealth-X released a report ranking the wealthiest individuals in each state.

Gates tops the list as the richest Washingtonian, with an estimated net worth of $81.5 billion. He's f

John Kasich's Unforgivable Truth About Obamacare

John Kasich's Unforgivable Truth About Obamacare

Ohio governor and smart money 2016 GOP hopeful just complimented Obamacare, and said a repeal isn't happening. Can the Republican base ever get over this moment of honesty? When we Washington types sit around and handicap the GOP field for 2016, we tend to talk about the known quantities, the people prancing around before us on a daily basis thrusting their elbows in one another’s general direction, your Pauls and Cruzes and Perrys and so on....

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All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

Here's more proof the middle class is dying. The middle-class share of American wealth has been shrinking for the better part of three decades and recently fell to its lowest level since 1940, according to a new study by economists Emmanuel Saez of the University of California, Berkeley, and Gabriel Zucman of the London School of Economics. In other words, remember the surge of the great American middle class after World War II? That's all gone, at...

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Can Asian Americans Sustain Political Growth?

Can Asian Americans Sustain Political Growth?

According to the 2014-2015 National APA Political Almanac, over 300 Asian Americans hold political positions at the state and local levels compared to the 13 Asian Americans who hold seats at the federal level. James Lai says that the increase in Asian Americans elected officials at the local level is encouraging. Lai says that it’s a start for getting more Asian Americans elected to federal office. “You need political capital starting at the local level,” Lai said....

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Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges. Francis, who has said he wants a more merciful and less rigid Church, made his comments in a sermon to some 70,000 people in St. Peter's Square for the ceremonial closing of a two-week assembly, known as a synod. The working session...

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The richest person in all 50 states

The richest person in all 50 states

That must be how Bill Gates and 49 other heavy-hitting Americans feel, after Wealth-X released a report ranking the wealthiest individuals in each state. Gates tops the list as the richest Washingtonian, with an estimated net worth of $81.5 billion. He's followed by Warren Buffett of Nebraska, Larry Ellison of California, David Koch of Kansas and the top five's lone lady, Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton of Arkansas. The list is based on Wealth-X's assessment of assets...

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She's America's youngest female billionaire - and a dropout

She's America's youngest female billionaire - and a dropout

America's youngest self-made female billionaire is 30 years old and a college dropout. The company she founded has the potential to change health care for millions of Americans. Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford University at 19 with a plan to start her own company. For money, she cashed out the funds her parents had saved for tuition. Now, she counts billionaire Larry Ellison as an investor and has former secretaries of state on her board. "I think a...

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The Fatal Consequences Of Policing Mental Illness

The Fatal Consequences Of Policing Mental Illness

In January 2011, wheelchair-bound Randal Dunklin, 55, was denied services at a mental health clinic in San Francisco. Outside the clinic, he grew upset and began vandalizing cars. He pulled out a knife, prompting police to arrive at the scene. When he wouldn't drop the weapon, plainclothes officers pepper-sprayed him, and Dunklin stabbed one of them in the arm. The police shot him. Dunklin survived, but many in need of mental health services who find themselves...

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Headline News

Parliament's sergeant-at-arms hailed as …

22-10-2014

Parliament's sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero

Kevin Vickers is credited with fatally shooting a gunman during an attack at the Canadian Parliament.... Read more

Latest update in Canada shootings

22-10-2014

Latest update in Canada shootings

Police search for suspects near the National War Memorial in central Ottawa.... Read more

2 dead in shooting at Canadian Parliamen…

22-10-2014

2 dead in shooting at Canadian Parliament

Parliament remains on lockdown after a uniformed soldier and a gunman are both fatally shot.... Read more

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq s…

22-10-2014

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that... Read more

Technology News

Sprint undercuts AT&T, Verizon with …

22-10-2014

At $20, Sprint is offering twice as much data as Verizon and more than three times the data as AT&T.... Read more

That iPad Air 2 can be yours -- today, e…

22-10-2014

Apple said its new tablets would launch later this week, but stores across the country already have the Wi-Fi models of the iPad Air 2... Read more

Vintage Apple computer built by Woz sell…

22-10-2014

One of the 50 original Apple-1 computers built by Steve Wozniak himself sold for a whopping $750,000 at an auction Wednesday.... Read more

Apple defeats GPNE's $94M patent-infring…

22-10-2014

A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.... Read more

Business News

Sold! Vintage Apple-1 Computer Fetches $…

22-10-2014

The winning bid for one of the few remaining examples of Apple's first pre-assembled computer far outstripped expectations.... Read more

Bungled Air Bag Alerts Leave Car Owners …

22-10-2014

After the nation's highway safety watchdog botched alerts about defects in almost 8 million air bags, owners wonder if they can get theirs fixed.... Read more

Bank of America: Sorry for Double Chargi…

22-10-2014

A number of Bank of America customers took to Twitter to complain they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new system.... Read more

Bungled Airbag Alerts Leave Car Owners S…

22-10-2014

The nation's highway safety watchdog bungled alerts about defects in almost 8 million air bags, and owners are wondering if they can get theirs fixed.... Read more

Sports News

Leafs-Senators game postponed after shoo…

22-10-2014

Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings (Yahoo Sports)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of shootings in Ottawa.... Read more

British government wants an NFL team in …

22-10-2014

British government wants an NFL team in London (Yahoo Sports)

LONDON (AP) -- The British government wants an NFL team based in London.... Read more

Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for…

22-10-2014

Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday (Yahoo Sports)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy remains the Washington Redskins starting quarterback as of ''right now'' - but the coach called Robert... Read more

Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at…

22-10-2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- More than 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes - enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up... Read more

Health News

Overweight Women Tend To Earn Less Pay: …

22-10-2014

A new study shows obese females tend to occupy lower-paying, more-strenuous jobs when compared to average-sized women and men in the workforce.... Read more

12 Key Health Items to Carry Every Day

22-10-2014

Toting these essential items in your purse or wallet could save you when a sudden health issue strikes.... Read more

10 Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy

22-10-2014

Make your feline friend happy with these 10 smart strategies... Read more

Just a Bite: Why Sharing Cake Makes You …

22-10-2014

Want to feel better about eating that luscious piece of chocolate cake? Here’s one way to make it guilt-free: Have a friend invite you to share it.... Read more

Political News

Retiring GOP Senator Takes Aim At DC Was…

22-10-2014

Zombies, aliens and teaching different types of “monkeys” how to do things are some of the big themes in Republican Coburn’s 2014 “Wastebook.”... Read more

DSCC Back Up On the Air in Kentucky

22-10-2014

NBC News confirms that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has begun to advertise again for Alison Grimes (D) in Kentucky's Senate race.... Read more

White House Confirms U.S. Officials In T…

22-10-2014

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest talks about the close relationship the U.S. and Canada share and adds that U.S. officials are reaching out their Canadian counterparts.... Read more

Different Worlds: What Your Favorite Res…

22-10-2014

Facebook data gives a glimpse into how where you live and where you dine can correlate to how you vote.... Read more