Court Vacancy Could Raise Election Stakes

A GOP pledge to block President Obama from nominating a successor to Justice Scalia could have a huge impact on 2016 and beyond.

Streaming And VR The Biggest Things In Digital

The last day of the Digital Entertainment World expo featured a big announcement and more excitement about streaming and virtual reality.

The FDA’s Chronic Recruitment Problem

An infectious disease expert says the FDA needs to work harder to recruit and keep young scientists, to convince them the agency does not stifle good work.

China Central Bank Head Breaks Silence On Yuan Devaluation

Zhou Xiaochuan, China’s Central Bank Governor, said the country has ample foreign exchange hoards to fulfill its trade commitments and to defend the stability of its currency.

UN Records 11,002 Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan In 2015

The country has been facing insurgency from militant groups like Taliban, while the Western forces are training the local troops to bolster their defense.

To Conservatives, Scalia Was Court’s ‘Solid Rock’

Antonin Scalia, 79, appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, was found dead Saturday in Texas.

Frustrating Night For The Front-Runner

While other Republican candidates held their own in Saturday's debate in South Carolina, Donald Trump was often booed by the crowd.
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Bush, Trump Spar On National Security

Jeb Bush at Saturday night's GOP debate in South Carolina said he's fed up with what he sees as Donald Trump's uninformed opinions on serious issues.

Market Uncertainty Fuels Rush To Gold

The metal has become a haven for investors amid renewed fears of deflation stemming from falling oil prices that have pushed down interest rates.

Iranian Oil Begins To Flow West

The French oil giant Total will soon receive its first order of 2 million barrels following the lift of sanctions against Iran.

Campaigning For The Democratic Party’s Soul

What was supposed to be a coronation turned into a battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for control of an increasingly liberal party.

The Rise And Fall Of ‘Boomtown, USA’

A recent oil rush — and the accompanying avalanche of money — has reshaped Williston, North Dakota. But what becomes of a boomtown as crude prices collapse?