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4 hours ago

Scotland Remains Part of Britain After Historic Vote

The United Kingdom remained intact Friday after 55.3 percent of Scottish voters rejected independence in a record-breaking national referendum, NBC News reported. The final tally had 'No' with 2,001,926 votes (55.3 percent) while 'Yes' garnered 1,616,989 votes (44.7 percent). More than 84 percent of registered voters turned out. Meanwhile, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron vowed early Friday to draft laws as soon as January giving Scotland's regional parliament more say over tax, spending and welfare. He also promised to grant a "new and fair settlement" for the other three nations in the U.K. Scottish independence leader Alex Salmond announced his resignation as first minister after the defeat, The Associated Press reported. Read »
6 hours ago

Dow Sets Record But Stocks Mostly Flat After Alibaba Debut, Scotland Vote

5 hours ago

Obama: D.C. Is "The Capital of Cynicism"

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Drones Flew Close to Planes Flying Into NYC: Report

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Obama Calls on Men to Stand Up to Sexual Assault

President Barack Obama on Friday called on young men to help protect women from sexual assaults on college campuses while announcing a new nationwide public awareness campaign, NBC News reported. “The issue of violence against women is now in the news every day. We started to, I think, get a better picture of what domestic violence is all about,” Obama said in introducing "It’s on Us" campaign. The White House said the campaign will enlist celebrities to get the youth involved. The problem of violence against women has received renewed attention since the NFL has been forced to confront a number of domestic abuse cases. Read »
3 hours ago

Ice Cream Entrepreneur Crushed by Security Gate: Cops

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Sierra Leone Begins Three-Day Ebola Lockdown

2 hours ago

Fla. Man Kills 6 Grandchildren, Daughter, Self: Police

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:56 AM

French Fighter Jets Bomb ISIS for First Time

5 hours ago

Russian Firm Buys American Brewery Pabst

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Pa. School Board Bans Boys From Field Hockey Team

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Apple Locks Itself Out of Devices With Passwords

4 hours ago

Welding Company Cited in Boston Blaze That Killed 2 Firefighters

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Chicago Man Confesses in Bali Killing, Police Say

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Peterson Case Reboots Child Spank Debate