An employee counts money while selling new iPhone 6 phones at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on the first day of sales in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Ten million iPhones sold

Apple sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.  Full Article 

Wall Street ends lower on housing data 4:06pm EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since early August as the latest housing data came in much weaker than expected, raising new concerns about the level of growth in the economy.

A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Islamic State urges attacks on U.S. citizens

BAGHDAD - Islamic State urged its followers to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group.  Full Article 

A foot is seen atop a soccer ball during the final training session of Mexico's national soccer team in Fortaleza June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Qatar defiant in quest to host World Cup

BERLIN - Qatar remained adamant it would host the 2022 soccer World Cup despite a FIFA Executive Committee member suggesting that the tournament would have to move because of scorching temperatures.  Full Article 

A MG3 automatic weapon that is part of a German military aid shipment for Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq is on display for the media at a storage facility of the Bundeswehr armed forces in Waren, north of Berlin, September 18, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Germany exports massive amounts of hypocrisy

Compared to the fierce German onslaughts in World War One and Two, today’s Germany is as aggressive as a pussycat.  Commentary 

A protester carries a sign with an image of the Statue of Liberty wearing a gas mask as he takes part in the "People's Climate March" down 6th Ave. in the Manhattan borough of New York September 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Climate protesters risk arrest in Wall Street

NEW YORK - Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district to call attention to what organizers say is capitalism's contribution to climate change.  Full Article 

Rutgers student killed by black bear

Police say a Rutgers University student was killed by a black bear while hiking in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey. Linda So reports.


Strong Senate candidates can help flip statehouses

By Grover G. Norquist and Patrick Gleason    

A model eats before the Donna Karan Spring/Summer 2015 collection show during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York September 8, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Avoid low-fact diets

By David Seres