Financial investor Warren Buffett looks on during an announcement ceremony at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, January 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Buffett cooling on America?

NEW YORK - Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of opportunity." This year he could write something quite different.  Full Article 

Turkish police seal off street outside U.S. consulate, detain suspect 5:08am EST

ISTANBUL - Turkish police on Friday sealed off a street outside the U.S. consulate in Istanbul, a Reuters witness said, and local media reported a suspect had been detained.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is interviewed onstage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland  February 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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'I'm still standing:' Christie

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Governor Chris Christie dismissed critics, telling a gathering of conservatives: "I'm still standing."  Full Article 

A U.S. border patrol officer sits in his vehicle along the border with Mexico near San Ysidro, California February 25, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Congress mulls domestic security funding patch

WASHINGTON - Republicans in the House of Representatives were planning to pursue a temporary funding bill to keep the lights on at the domestic security agency for three weeks, postponing the threat of a partial agency shutdown.  Full Article 

A police officer is silhouetted against the Apple logo in Grand Central Terminal in the Manhattan borough of New York January 13, 2015.      REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Victorious patent firm drags Apple to court again

Fresh off a $532.9 million jury win against Apple, a Texas company is again suing the tech giant, this time over the same patents' use in devices introduced after the original case was underway.  Full Article