Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurs

The University of Missouri has temporarily suspended a fraternity over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a year

Energy shares lead Asian stocks higher on OPEC output deal

Energy companies led a rally in Asian stock markets Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut

Republican leaders set to rubber stamp Obama’s internet giveaway

(Paul Mirengoff) Last week, I asked whether Republican leaders will rubber stamp President Obama’s internet giveaway. My fear was that they would end up backing a continuing resolution that does not include language blocking the transition away from U.S. oversight of the Internet’s domain name system.

When Mrs. Eisele Took Manhattan: Big City Failed To Awe Minnesota Journalist

In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.

Open thread for night owls: 'From Dunderhead to Demogogue'

In the New York Times, Michiko Kakutani reviews Volker Ullrich’s new book examining Adolf Hitler’s remarkable rise from “pathetic dunderhead” to infamous figure. The short, striking piece is worth reading in full.

LEADING OFF: Ortiz plays last game at Yankee Stadium

LEADING OFF: Ortiz plays last game at Yankee Stadium, AL and NL wild-card chases hit home stretch, Nats hope for Harper's return, Urias gets one more start for Dodgers

Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress approved a stop-gap funding bill on Wednesday that averts a looming federal government shutdown and provides urgently needed money to help battle an outbreak of the Zika virus.

32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

At least 32 people are missing after two landslides struck villages in southeastern China following a typhoon

FBI's Hillary Clinton Probe Looking Even More Like a Coverup

Paul Sperry, NY PostItâ??s bad enough that FBI Director James Comey agreed to pass out immunity deals like candy to material witnesses and potential targets of his investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clâ?¦

Will Hillary Pay for Bill Clinton's Mistake?

Jordan Weissmann, SlateOn May 24, 2000, Bill Clinton clinched what many believed would be the last great legislative victory of his presidency. That afternoon, the House of R ...


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