• President Obama pardons a turkey or two

    At the White House, the president spared two turkeys from near-certain death

    CBS News
  • Parliament winter session today, Govt says will discuss intolerance, GST

    On the eve of the winter session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to the Opposition, seeking their support for the smooth functioning of the House. The government made it clear that while it was ready for a discussion on the issue of “growing intolerance”, there could not be…

    The Indian Express
  • Wolverton: A drone present may come wrapped in red tape

    Drones are expected to be a popular gift this holiday season, but new owners may have to register with the Federal Aviation Administration and other new rules may be heading their way.

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Democrats Too Often Prioritize Political Opportunism Over Principled Policymaking

    Two things that happened last week illustrate much of what's wrong with the Democratic party.First, Hillary Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon doubled down on Clinton's commitment, voiced at the last Democratic debate, to avoid any tax increases at all on the "middle class." Second, the…

    Huffington Post
  • Disney-Style Monorail Legitimately Pitched in Sandy Springs

    For Perimeter dwellers who wish every day was like a Disney World trip, a new transportation proposal being studied by Sandy Springs may be the Minnie to your Mickey. Lee Duncan, the city's Planning Commission chair, has convinced the...

    Curbed Atlanta
  • UK £4.7bn-a-year science budget ringfenced in Autumn Statement

    The £4.7bn-a-year science budget that focuses on basic research will be protected in real terms for the rest of this parliament. Scientists welcomed Chancellor George Osborne's announcement - a better ...

    Financial Times
  • Video Is Never Enough

    On October 20, 2014, a white Chicago Police Department officer named Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots at a black Chicago resident, a 17-year-old named Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke started shooting McDonald while he had his back turned on the officer, and he continued firing after McDonald had fallen to…

    The Atlantic Wire (RSS)
  • New Jersey weighing development at Liberty State Park

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A low-rise hotel or an amusement park could be coming to Liberty State Park if some of the developments outlined Tuesday in a report from Gov. Chris Christie's administration come to fruition.

    Associated Press
  • President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law

    And just like that, American asteroid mining efforts are legal. President Obama has signed the US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (CSLCA) into law following Congress' approval, letting companies ...

  • Italy court clears PM Renzi over expense claims when Florence mayor

    A court in Florence has closed its investigation into expense claims filed by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi when he was mayor of the city between 2009 and 2014 and concluded there was nothing wrong with them, the mayor's office said on Wednesday. The accounting court, which is responsible for…

  • FAA wants to track your drones—here's how

    After the release of recommendations for registering drones, regulators face a new challenge: getting owners to sign up.

  • Hawaii Moves To Ban Wild Performing Animals

    Hawaii likely will become the first U.S. state to ban the use of elephants, bears and other exotic wild animals for entertainment purposes.The Hawaii Department of Agriculture board on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed rules change that would define "dangerous wild animals" and prohibit the…

    Huffington Post
  • Your Money - Passengers Face Unnecessary Delays, Cancellation This Holiday Season

    As passengers head home for Thanksgiving and Christmas they will inevitably be facing unnecessary delays and cancellations because airlines refuse to do anything about their dismal on-time rate preferring instead to pad schedules to game the system into making you think you are arriving on time.…

  • 5 things to know about Colorado energy this week: Anadarko, Noble, Who's Who in Energy event and more

    Here’s your five things to know about Colorado’s energy sector this week, short and sweet: We tried something new this week: Telling a story via video first. Watch what we found here, and check back with every Monday for more of what we call "Take3" video stories…

    American City Business Journals
  • 6 Denver deputies on restricted duty after jail inmate dies

    DENVER (AP) — Six Denver sheriff's deputies were placed on restricted duty while authorities investigate an incident at the downtown jail involving an inmate who later died, the latest problem for a troubled agency trying to reform after a series of misconduct and excessive-force allegations.

    Associated Press
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    Heightened Security as Millions Are on the Move For Thanksgiving

    With beefed up security across the country at airports, train stations and other soft targets, President Obama tries to offer reassurance to travelers.

    ABC News Videos
  • 'No Specific' Threat to US as Holidays Approach, Obama Says

    President Obama said today there’s “no specific” threat to the United States nearly two weeks after the terrorist attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and scores injured. The president’s remarks followed an update from his national security team on the state of homeland security in the wake…

    ABC News
  • Research firm to pay $375,000 for insider-trading lapses -SEC

    A political intelligence firm has agreed to settle charges that it failed to properly alert its compliance officers about potential inside tips received from federal employees in 2010, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday. New York-based Marwood Group Research, LLC, whose business includes giving hedge…