WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects.
BOSTON - Even as police prepare for a major, 3,500-officer presence at Boston's first marathon since the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured 264, inevitable security risks remain. Full Article
March 14 - Efforts to defuse tensions between Russia and the West over Crimea and its upcoming referendum are ongoing with meetings taking place in London. Nathan Frandino reports.
Waxy Abe, gay tourism boost and the ongoing battle over where to bury a medieval English monarch. Click here to read this and other stories you may have missed. By Amy Tennery. Full Article
George Soros says Europe’s great project, the European Union, is at risk. Even if it survives it is doomed to a period of stagnation and fragility, rendering it powerless on a world scene dominated by powerful blocs. Commentary
The battle royale for media supremacy will soon be engaged. But rather than pit old media against new, it will pit the sharpies of the advertising industry -- who know more about attention and profit than us all -- against everybody else. Commentary