- A congressionally mandated report to assess the feasibility, practicality and affordability of the U.S. missile defense and its efficiency in countering nuclear or conventional missile attacks from Iran or North Korea has found that the nation's defense strategy suffers from major flaws.
- Crude oil output from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed by 90,000 barrels per day (b/d) in August to 31.54 million b/d as increases from Angola, Iraq, Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) outstripped decreases from Algeria and Iran, a Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts showed Tuesday. This follows July production of 31.45 million b/d and leaves OPEC overproducing its 30 million b/d ceiling by 1.54 million b/d.
- Pretty scary or scarily pretty was the choice revelers had to make after the Chris Benz presentation on Monday at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.
- Damages in a lawsuit filed against American Airlines (PINK:AAMRQ), United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) and other companies in connection to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could total upward of $2.8 billion.
Designer of the Year Carolina Herrera Debuts Spring 2013 Collection at New York Fashion Week [PHOTOS]Carolina Herrera, who was awarded Designer of the Year Wednesday night at the 9th Annual Style Awards, debuted her ultra flirty and glamorously feminine Spring 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week on Monday. Entitled "Timeless Influence," the Venezuelan designer utilized fine materials like gauze, organza, silk and Georgette with abstract geometric prints.
Google, Boingo Expand Wi-Fi Partnership With Another 4,000 Hotspots: What This Means For The Future Business Of Wireless ProvidersGoogle Inc. and Boingo Wireless Inc., made another bold move Tuesday to position themselves as a prominent resource for wireless services by establishing another 4,000 mobile hotspots across the United States. As a promotional event to advertise the new expanded partnership with the companies are also making Wi-Fi free in all the new locations "through the end of September," Boingo said in a statement.
- Once indefensible, industry trades have seen their influence diminish in recent years. Trade magazines such as Variety, the Hollywood Reporter, Backstage and Advertising Age have all tried different ways to cope with a migration of readers from print to the Web.
- Jon Stewart offered a moving speech when "The Daily Show" went back on the air after a period of not filming in the wake of the attacks of September 11, 2001, which rocked New York City, where the show is filmed and more than 2,000 people died that fated morning.
- Between 40,000 and 90,000 emergency workers and volunteers spent time sifting through the remains at Ground Zero, and were exposed to toxic materials that have been blamed for a range of respiratory illnesses and other ailments.
- The 2012 NFL Season is finally underway. The Patriots and 49ers top the NFL power rankings, for all 32 teams, through Week 1.
- A day ago, Scott Van Duzer was just another pizzeria owner. Today he's the talk of the Internet and the country, known as that guy who gave a bear hug to President Obama.
- Although still unfinished, One World Trade Center is now the most prominent building in the New York City skyline, leaving film and TV producers with a particular challenge: How do they deal with a skyline that changes by the day?
- Hassan Sheik Mohamud was just elected president of the volatile country of Somalia. With a new constitution and parliament behind him, it's full steam ahead. But can he reverse the country's 21-year curse of failed statehood?
- Floyd Mayweather won a $100,000 bet on the Chargers win against the Raiders. He also bet on the Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Falcons this past weekend.
- Eastman Kodak (Pink: EKDKQ) will win court approval to ax more people and sell units, a veteran bankruptcy lawyer said. But it won't get anything near full price for the units as well as for 1,100 patents that interest Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) because of the stain of bankruptcy.
- Fantasy owners can find each of these players on their league's waiver wire or as free agents.
- Here are the complete betting lines for all the 2012 NFL Week 2 games, including the point spreads and totals. These are the consensus odds from multiple sportsbooks in Las Vegas.
- A former high-level General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) executive -- widely considered to be the godfather of the company's foray into electric-vehicle production --struck back Tuesday at the assertion the carmaker might be losing nearly $50,000 on each one of the signature Volt plug-in vehicles the firm has sold so far.
- As the nation remembers the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a report in the New York Times states that there were some activities the summer before the attacks that would have looked suspicious had the administration taken the warnings more seriously.