Church groups take part in a protest against President Barack Obama's immigration enforcement policies outside the White House in Washington July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

House passes $694 million border security bill

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives approved $694 million in new funds to further secure the U.S. border with Mexico and to discourage Central Americans, including unaccompanied children, from migrating illegally to the United States.  Full Article 

Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks' 01 Aug 2014

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques." | Video

Palestinians look at an unexploded Israeli shell that landed on the main road outside the town of Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip August 1, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Israel looks for missing soldier

GAZA/JERUSALEM - The armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused it of abducting in the Gaza Strip, adding he may have been killed during an ambush.  Full Article | Video 


Ebola patient coming to U.S. for treatment

A U.S. aid worker infected with Ebola while working in West Africa will be treated in a high security ward at Emory University in Atlanta.  Video | Full Article 

A Facebook logo on an iPad is reflected among source code on the LCD screen of a computer, in this photo illustration taken in Sarajevo June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files

Student starts class action against Facebook

VIENNA - An Austrian law student appealed to a billion Facebook users around the world to join a class-action lawsuit against the social media site's alleged violations of its users' privacy.  Full Article 

Former President Bill Clinton gives a keynote address at a conference on ''inclusive capitalism'' organized by the City of London, in London May 27, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/ANNA GORDON/FINANCIAL TIMES

Clinton discussed bin Laden day before 9/11

NEW YORK - Former President Bill Clinton said he "could have killed" Osama bin Laden in remarks to an audience in Australia the day before al Qaeda's 2001 attacks on the United States, according to an audio tape that emerged this week.  Full Article 

NBC News anchor Brian Williams is applauded as he receives an honorary doctorate in humane letters during commencement ceremonies from George Washington University on the National Mall in Washington, May 20, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Brian Williams' summer job? Sweaty, hard work

NEW YORK - Summer jobs: The very mention brings up memories of low pay and long hours. And for celebrities like Jason Mraz, Brian Williams, Raul De Molina and Dana Perino, their experiences were no different.  Full Article 

"We have to bring him home": Israeli army spokesman

Israeli army spokesperson says two Israeli soldiers were killed and one captured when militants attacked soldiers searching for tunnels in Gaza. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Signs indicating discounted prices are seen at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles November 26, 2013.  REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Paying more than you think

Whatever you are saving at the cash register in Wal-Mart (or at McDonald’s, KFC, Target…), you are paying in taxes to feed the woman ringing you up.  Commentary