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Rally_02Jul15.jpg President Barack Obama traveled to Wisconsin on Thursday to tout his recently announced plan to provide more overtime pay for U.S. workers.

confederateflag-070215.jpg A majority of Americans see the Confederate flag as a symbol of Southern pride rather than a symbol of racism, according to the results of a CNN/ORC International poll, although most still say the flag should be removed from government property.

airlines-070215.jpg The Justice Department has initiated a probe to find out if airlines are colluding to limit seating capacity in order to benefit from higher airfares.

reid-070215.jpg Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., touted Thursday's monthly jobs report as a sign of economic progress but said his Republican colleagues could be doing more to help American workers.

sanders-070215.jpg Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has seen a significant jump in support in the Iowa Democratic Caucus, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll, although he continues to trail front-runner Hillary Clinton.

AlwaleedBinTalal-070115.jpg Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud has pledged to give away his entire wealth amounting to $32 billion for charity. He said the fund will be utilized for cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth, provide vital disaster relief and create a more tolerant and accepting world.

A few hours after keeping Washington Navy Yard on lockdown, US Navy has confirmed that there is no sign of shooting at the Navy Yard facility in Washington D.C. A tweet from the U.S. Navy said all personnel are ok. "Follow-on NCIS investigation ongoing," it added. Earlier Thursday morning, the...

A tweet from the U.S. Navy says the Navy Yard facility in Washington D.C is on lockdown with order to shelter in place. No incident is confirmed yet, but reports said the Metropolitan Police are checking for a shooter at the Navy Yard. The Navy said investigation is continuing. TV news footage showed...

UnivisionIPO-070215.jpg Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Holdings Inc. intends to pursue an initial public offering in the U.S. The company filed on Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO of up to $100 million, but that could be a nominal figure used to calculate registration fees.

Toyota-JulieHamp-070215.jpg Toyota accepted the resignation of its Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp, following her arrest in Japan for allegedly mailing banned painkillers to her address in Japan from U.S.

The US Government has asked Switzerland to extradite the seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich over suspected corruption amounting to millions of US dollars. The formal extradition requests were submitted to the Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) yesterday evening, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice...

Social enterprise visionary Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh was announced as the winner of this year's World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security. The name of the award winner was announced...

The first phase of transitional arrangements for free movement of Croatian workers came to an end on 30 June. By that date Member States were required to notify the Commission whether they will maintain restrictions on access of Croatian citizens to employment during the next three years or whether they...

The European Economic and Social Committee, a bridge between Europe and organized civil society, Wednesday urged the European Union to act positively and open itself to Russian citizens wishing to come to EU member states for various purposes. At the meeting between Russian and European civil society...

The European Union on Wednesday condemned the massive attack by Islamic State-linked militants on Egyptian military posts in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula that has killed at least 50 soldiers. EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini said, "An ongoing terrorist attack against...

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