A man places collects bags containing the newly released iPhone 6, outside an Apple store in Hong Kong September 19, 2014. According to the people buying the phones outside the store, they are planning to sell their newly purchased phones in mainland China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

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 

U.S. existing home sales fall, investors pulling back 1:52pm EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in August as investors stepped away from the market, but the decline probably does not signal renewed weakness.

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 

Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) fights for the ball with Belgium's Axel Witsel (L) and Toby Alderweireld during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia July 5, 2014.  REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Qatar should not host World Cup: FIFA official

BERLIN - The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said.  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 

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Climate protesters to risk arrest during Wall Street sit-in

Hundreds of protesters assemble in NYC's financial district during an unsanctioned blockade on Wall Street to draw a link between economic policies and climate change. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).


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