Clinton, Sanders vie for minority votes

MILWAUKEE - Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

'Cessation of hostilities' in Syria lets Russia keep bombing 8:55am EST

MUNICH Major powers agreed on Friday to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war.

Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the "Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress" in Capitol Hill, Washington February 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Yellen's dilemma

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the central bank if an economic downturn forces a return to unconventional methods.  Full Article 

Patches on the sleeve of a militiaman is seen at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, January 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
Oregon standoff

Authorities search for explosives

BURNS, Ore. - Law enforcement officials were preparing to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered.  Full Article 

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Elon Musk's vision is not for the faint of heart

Leave it to Elon Musk to make a company's stock jump nearly 5 percent a day after reporting widening losses - all in the middle of a market selloff.  Full Article 


Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump waits to come into the spin room with his wife Melania after the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by ABC News at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

SEVNICA, Slovenia - If Melania Trump succeeds Michelle Obama as First Lady, she may trace her road to the White House back to 1987 and a chance encounter in the capital of her native Slovenia.  Full Article 

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Rapper Williams: World needs protest music

'Music reflects the times,' rapper Saul Williams talks to Reuters TV about his new album, Beyonce's politically charged Super Bowl performance and why protest music is needed more than ever.

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