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ChuckHagel-112414.jpg President Barack Obama announced Monday that Chuck Hagel will be stepping down as Defense Secretary after less than two years at the Pentagon. Reports have suggested that Hagel's departure reflects an effort to transition from a period of reform at the Defense Department to an era more focused on external threats such as the terrorist group known as ISIS.
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Boehner-112114.jpg On the heels of President Barack Obama's controversial decision to take executive action on immigration, House Republicans have filed a lawsuit over the president's unilateral actions on the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare.
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JoblessClaims-112014.jpgFirst-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits saw a modest decrease in the week ended November 15th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged down to 291,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week.
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People in unhappy marriages may be more likely to suffer from poor cardiovascular health, according to a new study from researchers at Michigan State University. For the study the researchers reviewed health data from 1,200 married couples who were surveyed as part of the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project.
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India's benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty hit fresh record highs on Monday, with metal stocks leading the gainers, as the prospects of further policy stimulus in Japan, China and Europe raised investors' appetite for risk. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to opposition parties...
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Apparel retailer Gap Inc. (GPS), on Thursday reported an increase in profit for the third quarter, reflecting lower tax rate and decline in sales costs. Nevertheless, revenues for the quarter dropped from last year, hurt mostly by the continued weak sales at its namesake brand. Both earnings and revenues...
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Though a $123 million opening was actually below most expectations, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" still posted far and away the biggest opening of 2014 over the weekend, hauling in nearly $30,000 per site at an aggressive 4,151 total theaters. Meanwhile, "Dumb and Dumber To" had a sharp drop-off from its opening total.
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