Hundreds of thousands of homeowners facing higher federal flood insurance premiums under reforms passed last year would win a temporary one-year reprieve under a measure that began its advance through the Senate on Tuesday.
Comic-Con veterans share what they’re most looking forward to at the 44th annual edition of the international pop-culture celebration this week in San Diego:
— “My No. 1 most anticipated film of the year is ‘Gravity.’ I have
The iBookstore’s Official Book Charts for the week ending July 15, 2013:
1. “Hidden Order,” by Brad Thor (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)
2. “Inferno,” by Dan Brown (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)
3. “Second Honeymoon,” by James Patterson & Howard
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trekking to San Diego for Comic-Con is usually just another summertime destination for the likes of “The Walking Dead” mastermind Robert Kirkman. However, this year’s pop-culture bonanza will serve as a major milestone for
App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 15, 2013:
Top Paid iPhone Apps:
1. WhatsApp Messenger (WhatsApp Inc.)
2. Where’s My Mickey? (Disney)
3. iTranslate Voice (Sonico GmbH)
4. Minecraft – Pocket Edition (Mojang)
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending July 15, 2013:
1. “Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell),” Robin Thicke
2. “We Can’t Stop,” Miley Cyrus
3. “Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)”, Jay-Z
4. “Radioactive,” Imagine
An ambitious, bipartisan effort to overhaul the military justice system and stanch the increasing number of sexual assaults gained crucial support from conservatives Tuesday, setting up a showdown with the Pentagon’s top brass.
Plain Jane, some may say, but the simplicity of vanilla beans, fresh milk and cream come to together (in the matter of 30 minutes to an hour) to create something spectacular – Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream.
“Mystery Girl” (Thomas & Mercer/New Harvest), by David Gordon
While you might not yet have mastered the technique of rainbow swirls yet, try this quick sherbet recipe that encapsulates some of the flavor memories of my childhood favorite, chockful of sweet, tropical mangoes.
Facing apparent Russian objections, the countries that regulate Antarctic fishing failed Tuesday to agree on proposals to create giant marine sanctuaries in the continent’s oceans.
Disappointing earnings news pushed the stock market lower on Tuesday.
U.N. officials say approximately 5,000 people a month are being killed in Syria and the flight of refugees is the worst since the 1994 Rwanda genocide.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned home Tuesday after 80 days of treatment in France following a stroke, the state news agency reported.
Much of the power in the country is vested in the office
WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Democrat Edward Markey on Tuesday became the newest member of the Senate, taking the oath of office after serving 37 years on the other side of the Capitol in the House.
Markey, 67, takes
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are moving lower on Wall Street after the latest batch of corporate earnings failed to impress investors.
Coca-Cola fell 2 percent to $40.22, the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average, after
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A team of researchers has concluded that pockets of oil trapped in the wreckage of the sunken Deepwater Horizon are the likely source of oil sheens that have been spotted in the Gulf of