S&P 500, Nasdaq end up as Fed in no rush to raise rates
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 31.75 points, or 0.19 percent, to 16,880.36, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 0.12 points, or 0.01 percent, to 1,970.07, and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 20.20 points, or 0.45 percent, to 4,462.90.
Allison Williams to star in NBC's live 'Peter Pan' musical
Allison Williams, who stars in the HBO comedy "Girls," will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC," the television network said on Wednesday.
Record low July temperatures in southern U.S., Alabama at 49 degrees
Record-breaking low temperatures across the southern United States on Wednesday made July feel more like October, with the mercury dipping to 49 degrees Fahrenheit in Alabama.
Kids are accepting healthier school lunches: survey
A recent study suggests that most elementary age students are okay with eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.
World Chefs: Judy Joo brings Korean flavors to home cooks
Riding the wave of global popularity of Korean cuisine, chef Judy Joo travels around her parents' homeland and adopts kimchi, pickled cabbage, and other local dishes for home cooks on her Cooking Channel TV show "Korean Food Made Simple."
Terrorism in the Israeli Attack on Gaza
As I’ve written many times before, “terrorism” is, and from the start was designed to be, almost entirely devoid of discernible meaning.
Whistleblower Calls For Impeachment of Obama Over NSA Spying
NSA Wistleblower, William Binney, says intelligence agencies are running government
U.S. homeownership rate falls to 19-year low in second quarter
Homeownership in the United States hit a 19-year low in the second quarter as financially squeezed Americans opted to rent, pointing to a sluggish housing market recovery.
Bosh officially re-signs with the Heat
The Miami Heat on Wednesday officially confirmed the re-signing of nine-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh, nearly three weeks after the move had been reported by multiple media outlets.
'Big Brother' airport installs world’s first real-time passenger tracking system
Civil liberty groups criticize a new tracking device at Helsinki Airport that can monitor passengers’ footsteps, from arrival at the car park to take-off
Peace Corps pulls volunteers from West Africa due to Ebola
The U.S. Peace Corps said on Wednesday it was pulling all 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea because of the spreading Ebola virus that has killed 672 people in the three countries since February.
Carnage at U.N. school as Israel pounds Gaza Strip
Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a U.N.-run school and another 17 near a street market on Wednesday, Gaza's Health Ministry said, with no ceasefire in sight after more than three weeks of fighting.
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