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U.S. Says ISIS Chemical Weapons Expert Killed By Airstrike In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - An Islamic State chemical weapons expert was killed in a coalition airstrike last week near Mosul, Iraq,...

Shake Shack IPO Launches Shares Into 'Nosebleed' Territory

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business

* Shares rise as much as 150 pct, valuing company at nearly $2 bln * Daniel Meyer's 21 pct stake worth about $390 mln at high ...

Latinos Delay California U.S. Senate Nods As Ex-Mayor Mulls Run

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

(Adds Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia endorses Harris) By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 30 (Reuters) - Califor...

Tiger Woods Shoots Worst Round As Professional

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Sports

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods slumped to his worst round as a professional when he carded an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Waste Manageme...

Arpaio To Seek Seventh Term

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Controversial Phoenix area sheriff Joe Arpaio told supporters Friday he would run for a seventh term at the helm of law enforceme...

Shake Shack Soars In First Few Minutes Of Trading

Reuters | Amrutha Gayathri | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Shares of gourmet hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc soared 150 percent in their first few minutes of trading on Friday, valuing the c...

Ebola Flare Ups Continue Where Victims Don't Trust Aid Groups

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact

* Red Cross Ebola coordinator says virus flaring up * Still areas of Guinea where it has "no access" By Stephanie Nebeha...

Japan, Jordan Seek News On Fate Of ISIS Hostages

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Elaine Lies AMMAN/TOKYO, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Japan and Jordan scrambled on Friday to find out what had...

Putin's Former Judo Partner To Build Russian Bridge To Crimea

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

By Elizabeth Piper MOSCOW, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Russia has handed a multi-billion dollar contract to build a bridge to the...

Google To Change Its Privacy Policy

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Technology

(Adds Google comment) By Leila Abboud PARIS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Search engine Google has agreed to better inform users ...

Dozens Killed In Pakistan Mosque Explosion

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and ZARAR KHAN | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 56 pe...

Britain Marks 50th Anniversary Of Churchill's Funeral

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Britain marked 50 years on Friday since the state funeral of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, with the boat w...

Louisiana Frees Inmate From Controversial Life Sentence

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2015 | Crime

By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A Louisiana inmate whose case for leniency is before the U.S. Supreme Court was f...

Wrongfully Convicted Man Who Spent 21 Years In Prison Awarded $6 Million

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Crime

By Richard Weizel NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A Connecticut man who spent 21 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape...

Couple Who Imprisoned Paralyzed Woman Hear Their Fate

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Crime

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A New York couple who faced life imprisonment on charges of holding a paralyzed woman ...

Idaho Republicans Reject Gay Rights Measure

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

By Laura Zuckerman Jan 29 (Reuters) - A bill granting job and housing protections for gay and transgender people in socially conserva...

Public Defenders Appear In Video That Advocates Killing Cops

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Crime

(Moves comments from Bronx Defenders to paragraphs 4-5) By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Attorneys at a N...

Professor Sues University Of Illinois After Losing Tenured Post

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | College

By Mark Guarino CHICAGO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A professor who lost out on a tenured position at the University of Illinois after he made...

Medical Marijuana Advocates In Illinois Losing Hope Amid Program's Delays

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Advocates for medical marijuana in Illinois are concerned that delays in issuing distri...

Gov. Mike Pence Cancels Plans To Launch News Outlet

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media

By Mark Guarino Jan 29 (Reuters) - Indiana Governor Mike Pence said on Thursday he was terminating immediately a planned media website...

Organ Donation Is Hard Enough Without Having To Worry About This, Too

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living

By Randi Belisomo (Reuters Health) - When Sigrid Fry-Revere decided to donate a kidney to a friend in 2010, she thought she knew what ...

Poll Finds Gaping Chasm In Views Between U.S. Public, Scientists

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American scientists and the general public hold vastly different views on key scientific issues in...

Vatican To Offer Haircuts, Shaves To Rome's Homeless

Reuters | Philip Pullella | Posted 01.30.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The Vatican will offer homeless people in Rome not only showers but also haircuts and shaves when new facilities op...

Man Misses Lotto Jackpot By 7 seconds

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Weird News

TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian man who was denied part of a C$27 million jackpot because he missed the deadline to buy the ticket by seven seconds has...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Bans New Oil And Gas Leases On State Land

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an executive order reinstating a moratorium on new leases for oil and natural g...