BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of the Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He felt stung by the politics that helped define his life — and resolved to keep a distance. But in death, the Rev. Billy Graham on Wednesday received a rare tribute from the nation’s top political leaders under the Capitol Rotunda.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS.N) on Wednesday said it was permanently curbing certain gun sales at all of its stores in the wake of the recent massacre at a high school in Florida that has re-ignited a fierce debate over gun control in America.
FOX News - In the middle of her work shift Sunday morning, Tori Burley received a text message from her father that gave her a tingle of excitement: "The blue ice is back!"
ABC News - While the Midwest and central United States are cleaning up from last week’s flooding, a new storm system is moving into the area late Wednesday into Thursday.
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — About 50 uniformed officers marched into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School early Wednesday, just one aspect of the heavy security as classes resumed for the first time since 17 students and teachers were killed by a troubled teenager with an AR-15, thrusting them into the center of the nation’s gun debate.
MSN - The German word gemütlich loosely translates as "cozy"; but, like many German words, it means so much more. It has been said that its English counterpart refers principally to the softness of a corner armchair, for example; gemütlich, on the other hand, refers to the feeling of sitting in that armchair beside a crackling fire, cupping a hot mug of spiked wine, surrounded by your friends.
NBC News - Gone are the glory days of glowing praise and good PR for big tech companies. For years, tech giants and their CEOs could count on glowing praise and friendly media coverage that hyped up just how much their products would change the world.
NBC News - BEIJING — The next phase of Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption crackdown will see almost five times as many officials in Beijing under the state's watchful eye, officials said Tuesday
Reuters - LONDON - U.S. cable giant Comcast offered to buy Sky in an unsolicited approach, taking on Rupert Murdoch's Fox and Bob Iger's Walt Disney in the battle for Europe's biggest pay-TV group.