India's external affairs minister says he plans to talk with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday in an effort to defuse a public spat over the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was arrested in New York last week.
David Just, an economics professor at Cornell University, looks at the big jackpot won in this week's Mega Millions lottery and how lottery playing among the poor is really just a Hail Mary investment strategyâ€”a small ray of hope among the hopeless.
Some people like Christmas. Some people love Christmas. And some people are so overcome by their love for the holiday season they decorate homes, gardens, even their vehicles in decorations so spectacular you have to worry about their energy bills.
With a parade of performers already canceling appearances at SeaWorld, now at least one school class says it's dropping a long-scheduled trip to the park over concerns about the treatment of whales as shown in the documentary "Blackfish."
For the first time in what seems like ages, Congress has passed a government spending plan without resorting to last-minute brinkmanship such as midnight negotiations to prevent an imminent government shutdown.
The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or an active cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes - a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
The Wolf of Wall Street vividly remembers he was so stoned out of his mind at that mohagany-laden restaurant with the imposing edifice, while savoring a bottle of 1945 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, running up a $30,000 tab in one night.