American Headline News for 26 Feb 2015
Lionfish, a non-native species to the region, have played havoc with the marine ecosystem in the decades since they were introduced.
A multibillionaire hedge fund owner could be on the hook for nearly $1 million a month in child support.
Both sides set to begin their opening statements on March 4
A polar bear gets curious, snow coats the Capitol and more.
Over the next few days, children, babies, couples, adults and families in colorful costumes evoking super heroes, princesses and movie characters will march in Jewish-friendly neighborhoods across the... globe to celebrate the holiday of Purim. The day often called the Jewish Halloween is actually a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia as recounted in the Book of Esther.
The search giant is investing $350 million in a fund to cover home solar panel installations
Whenever a military crisis breaks out, American hawks talk about sending in the troops, and doves sputter about imperialism. But the key role of the U.S. military is usually far away from these hot... spots, and instead in Eastern Europe, the Taiwan straits, the Korean peninsula, and the world's shipping lanes. Like it or not, in a world where the U.S. spends more on its military than every other country put together, and where the only plausible contenders with the U.S. for global predominance are unsavory regimes like Putin's Russia and authoritarian China, the U.S. military is the unseen guarantor of most of the peace and prosperity on the planet. But all of that depends on the U.S. military being, you know, good. The main reason why the U.S. military can promote global peace is because of...
French authorities arrested three Al Jazeera journalists Wednesday for flying a drone in western Paris. Police have been investigating a swarm of unidentified drone sightings over the French capital... in recent nights, increasing tension in a country already on high alert for terrorist threats.
Official: Body found in Northern California wetlands area is missing baby
Jury gets case, will decide punishment for convicted murderer Jodi Arias in Arizona
So-called basket studies offer what many patients have long craved: a way to get promising drugs quickly.
"I would have a duty to protect the United States," the 2016 contender said
A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of dry dog food.
No fatalities were reported but some injuries were serious
A 911 emergency dispatcher who told a young caller to “stop whining” after her father was struck and killed by a car along a Maryland highway has left the position,...
A stubborn, hard-to-treat ???super bug??? causes more than half a million infections a year and is responsible for nearly 30,000 deaths in the United States, the CDC reports.
The men were arrested today.
Experts said that in the meantime, parents and their doctors should consider how urgently surgery is required for children younger than 3 years.
The Federal Communication Commission earned a lot of ink today for its historic vote approving the strongest possible new net neutrality rules, a move that the cable and telecom industry has described... as disastrous. But just before that much-publicized vote was another, quieter one—one that has to do with municipal broadband rules. With that vote,…
The anniversary comes at a difficult time for the soda maker
We thought we'd seen the death of the McMansion with everyone flocking to live in a tiny home. Although small-space living does have its perks -- it's good for the environment, saves money, and offers... the opportunity to get creative with your space -- who wouldn't want to live like a king or queen? We can certainly understand the appeal of grand staircases, incredible architecture and the reaction you'll get after you tell people you live in a chateau. If that's your thing (because it is a thing, apparently), you're in luck. Step inside five castles on the market right now: 1. Château de Vigny in Val d'Oise, France Price tag: About $6 million Credit: Photographer Sebastien Lory, Courtesy of realtor: Xavier Attal of Immo Best International Located about 35 miles from Paris, Rihanna once...