Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy Facing Mounting Criticism

WASHINGTON — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. The CIA launched a drone strike last month on a Yemeni beach at three men i

Arizona man confesses to killing married couple, burying bodies in Maricopa …

An Arizona man has confessed to murdering a missing couple and burying them in his Maricopa yard after a scuffle while they were all allegedly high on meth, court documents show. Authorities say the bodies of Michael and Tina Careccia were dug up

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Isis militants smash Palmyra statues

Islamic State militants have used sledgehammers to smash statues that they claimed were from the UN World Heritage site at Palmyra in Syria. The terrorist group published images on a website of militants in combat gear reducing what appeared to be 

Aetna to buy rival health insurer Humana for $37 billion

Aetna (AET) will acquire all outstanding shares of Humana (HUM) for a combination of cash and stock, at roughly $230 per Humana share, according to a joint statement. That's 23% higher than Humana's closing price on Thursday. The new company will ...

Solar Impulse 2 breaks world record for longest non-stop solo flight, project …

A Swiss pilot has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight across the globe in an aircraft powered only by solar energy, according to the project team. Solar Impulse 2, departed Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey and is 

5 Things Every New American Should Know about Personal Finance

A As the nation celebrates Independence Day, many Americans think about what it was like for the early settlers arriving on our shores for the first time. Those early pioneers faced much uncertainty when it came to basic survival and the ability

The one thing stopping you from early retirement

A recent survey from Wells Fargo finds 44% of Americans believe personal finance is the most difficult subject to talk about, beating out death and politics at 38% and 35%, respectively. About a third of respondents even admit to having difficul

Best Personal Finance Books For All Ages

Summer is a great time to catch up on your reading while you're catching rays at the beach or relaxing by the pool. It's also a great time to learn something new, like tai chi or, just a suggestion, more about your personal finances. If you invest

Welcome to the Real World: Personal Finance Tips for New Grads

Dear Carrie,. My daughter just graduated from college. Although she took several economics classes, she really doesn't have a clue about handling her own money. How can I help her start out on the right foot? -- A Reader. Dear Reader,. Congratulatio

6 personal finance hacks to maximise your savings

Whether you're trying to stick to a budget or become more creative with your savings, there are a number of clever ways to do more with your money. Some involve financial tools you have, like credit cards, while others help you take a closer look

Ask Carrie: Welcome to the Real World—Personal Finance Tips for New Grads

The unfortunate reality is that most young adults have received little instruction about personal finance at the moment they need it most: when entering the workforce and starting “real life.” To help your daughter start out with confidence—a

7 Apps to Teach Your Kids Personal Finance Skills

Before the age of smartphones and online gaming, teaching kids how to save came in the form of a piggy bank sitting in their bedroom. Now, that age-old piggy bank is moving to the digital world, powered by apps. Mia Wenjen, the blogger behind Pragmati

Personal Finance: Why you will always be poor

GOBankingRates talked to numerous personal finance experts, asking them all the same question: What is the No. 1 reason people end up poor or in financial hardship? Read on to find out what problems they say are keeping you broke, as well as what the

Prudential Financial again teams with The Root to produce weekly personal …

The online video series, produced by Prudential Financial, Inc. and The Root, now in its fourth season, addresses a range of personal finance issues during the 16-week series. With new 10-minute episodes running weekly, the series features thoug

Money wisdom for new grads

Most recent American college grads never had a personal finance class yet will soon know the dizzying, dangerous euphoria of a regular paycheck. You still have time to give a grad a priceless gift: tools, tips and words of money wisdom on investi

Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy Facing Mounting Criticism

WASHINGTON — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. The CIA launched a drone strike last month on a Yemeni beach at three men i

Arizona man confesses to killing married couple, burying bodies in Maricopa …

An Arizona man has confessed to murdering a missing couple and burying them in his Maricopa yard after a scuffle while they were all allegedly high on meth, court documents show. Authorities say the bodies of Michael and Tina Careccia were dug up

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Isis militants smash Palmyra statues

Islamic State militants have used sledgehammers to smash statues that they claimed were from the UN World Heritage site at Palmyra in Syria. The terrorist group published images on a website of militants in combat gear reducing what appeared to be