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wallstreet-121514_21Feb17.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Tuesday. With the upward move on the day, the major averages have reached new record intraday highs. Currently, the major averages are hovering in positive territory. The Dow is up 87.46 points or...

wallstreet1-121214_21Feb17.jpg Following the long holiday weekend stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Tuesday. With the upward move, the major averages have climbed to new record highs. In recent trading, the major averages had pulled back off their best levels, but they remain in positive territory. The Dow is...

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Mexico City Wednesday for a two-day tour, the Department of State said Tuesday. He will be joined in Mexico by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly. During their visit, the two Secretaries will meet with President of Mexico Enrique Pena...

Monday, 11 Jewish community centers in the United States received bomb threats over telephone, all of which were turned out to be hoax, a Jewish organization in the country said. David Posner, director of strategic performance at JCC Association of North America, said in a statement that all JCCs...

Trump-WH-022117.jpg The White House has hailed President Donald Trump's first month as one of "Achieving Results for the American People." A statement released by the Press Secretary on Monday, when the Trump administration completed a month in office, detailed a long list of Trump's executive actions, initiatives and...

Scientists claim to have developed a new method of wireless power delivery that has the potential to seamlessly power electrical devices as easily as data is transmitted through the air. Research scientists at Disney Research in the US are introducing quasistatic cavity resonance (QSCR), which can...

The US Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death of a US soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq. Pfc. Brian. P. Odiorne, 21, of Ware, Massachusetts died Monday in Al Anbar Province from a non-combat related incident, the U.S. Department of Defense said. The incident...

Monday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a record setting $19.8 million January FEC report, making it the best post-presidential election month in the Party's history. "I am encouraged by the historic support shown by Americans across this country as our Party unites under President Trump,"...

HRMcMaster-022117.jpg US President Donald Trump has appointed Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as the new National Security Advisor a week after the controversial resignation of Lt. General Michael Flynn from the post. Gen. Flynn quit last Monday amid reports that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about a...

donaldtrump-022017.jpg US President Donald Trump tried to clarify through social media his reference to a security incident in Sweden on Friday which actually did not take place. Addressing a campaign rally Saturday, Trump alleged that something nefarious had recently taken place in Sweden. After outcry, the president...

Abraham Lincoln is the best president the United States had, according to a recent Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership. C-SPAN released the results of its third Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership, as the nation marks Presidents Day. A cross-section of 91 presidential historians...

Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff Sunday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. About 5,500 pounds of research equipment, cargo and supplies are packed...

SpaceX aborted a planned rocket launch from NASA's historic moonpad just seconds before lift-off on Saturday due to a technical issue. The company was set to launch its 229-foot tall Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft from the 39A launchpad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a mission...

MitchMcConnell-021717.jpg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., has expressed strong support for President Donald Trump's policies even though he is not a fan of the president's frequent use of Twitter. "I've been pretty candid with him and all of you that I'm not a great fan of daily tweets," McConnell said at a press conference on Friday.

ScottPruitt-021717.jpg President Donald Trump's controversial nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency was confirmed by the Senate on Friday. The Senate voted 52 to 46 in favor of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's nomination as EPA Administrator, with the vote largely coming down along party lines.

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