The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfront neighborhood are employing a new tactic: arguing that homeless people are bad for the environment.
Tempers flared in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday as an outspoken Playboy magazine writer nearly came to blows with conservative activist and former Donald Trump aide Sebastian Gorka.
A Royal Navy frigate was forced to train its weapons on three Iranian boats that tried to seize a British oil tanker off Iran yesterday. read more
But when the CBO was asked to study the potential effects of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, the apparently couldn't ignore what was right in front of their faces: It would kill jobs ... a lot of them
Billionaire philanthropist and Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot is dead at 89, CNBC has confirmed. Perot, who ran for president twice in 1992 and 1996, died after a five-month battle with leukemia, a representative for the Perot family said. read more