Domestic News

Jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $257 million.

(Reuters) – Mega Millions rule changes aimed at creating bigger and faster-growing jackpots boosted the potential top prize for Friday’s drawing to an estimated $230 million, but no winning ticket had been sold, pushing higher the potential haul, lottery officials […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News

U.S. Winter Wheat Crop In Danger

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Bitter cold conditions expected to move through the U.S. Plains wheat belt next week will put the young crop at risk of

by · November 29, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

National standards needed to reduce death and damage from tornados

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) – National standards should be set for building construction, storm shelters and emergency communications to reduce death and damage from

by · November 27, 2013 · Domestic News

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Unfettered Capitalism

By Naomi O’Leary VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis attacked unfettered capitalism as “a new tyranny” and beseeched global leaders to fight poverty and growing inequality, in a document on Tuesday setting out a platform for his papacy and calling […]

Winter storm watches and warnings were in place for New York And New England

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A powerful winter storm is lashin much of the eastern United States with rain and snow on Tuesday, threatening

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

North Korea Detains American Veteran

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The wife of an 85-year-old American man detained in North Korea appealed to the reclusive Asian nation on Monday to

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, Uncategorized

Obama Defends Iranian Deal

By Jeff Mason SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – President Barack Obama took on critics of a newly brokered nuclear deal with Iran on Monday by saying

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, World News

Noreast’er To Slam NYC Area On Tuesday!

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major winter storm set to hit the East Coast on Tuesday and Wednesday is threatening to snarl millions of Thanksgiving travelers’ holiday plans, forecasters said on Monday. The same storm that lashed New […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

Warning for those traveling this week

┬áThe National Weather Service is predicting a pre-Thanksgiving nor’easter to hit Long Island. The storm is set to begin sometime Tuesday and extend into Wednesday.   (Reuters) – Thanksgiving travel may be snarled by a wintry storm system heading for […]

by · November 24, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

Car Plunges into Freezing Pond Five Young Children Hurt

By Todd Melby MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Five young children were seriously injured after the car they were riding in veered off a rain-slicked highway ramp and slid into a near-freezing pond in the Minneapolis area on Thursday morning, officials said.

by · November 21, 2013 · Domestic News

Skakel Walks For Now

By Richard Weizel STAMFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) – Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who spent 11 years in prison for the 1975 murder of a teenage neighbor in Greenwich, Connecticut, walked free on Thursday after a judge granted him

by · November 21, 2013 · Domestic News

Congress Runs Out Of Time Can’t Pass Trade Bill

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration’s hopes of securing “fast-track” trade negotiating authority from Congress this year look certain to be dashed given the limited time left on the congressional calendar, the No. 2 House Democrat said […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

No revenue hike No grand budget deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration said on Tuesday that budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a far-reaching deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues and overhaul the tax code.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Virginia state senator stabbed

(Reuters) – A Virginia state senator and former gubernatorial candidate was stabbed and critically wounded at his home early on Tuesday, and his son was found dead of a gunshot wound, local media reported. Creigh Deeds, a Democrat, was being […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Domestic News

College Enrollment Down ? Will Tuition Be Next?

By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. college enrollment is declining. That may cause students and their parents to hope tuition costs will go down, but they should not count on that. In classical economics, lower demand typically triggers […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Education News