Nasdaq stock closed at 5,008.10 on Monday as an optimistic response to an interest rate cut in China and upbeat economic data. The last time that happened, Bill Clinton occupied the White House and America Online had agreed to buy Time Warner for $165 billion
The Iraqi government launched a large-scale offensive Monday to push ISIS out of Tikrit, Saddam Hussein’s hometown
A federal judge has blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect until March 9
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed “regret” Monday that his address to Congress has become politicized, but pledged to continue to criticize the emerging Iran nuclear agreement. “My speech is not intended to show any disrespect," he said
L.A.'s police chief said Monday there was evidence that a homeless man shot and killed by officers on Sunday had struggled over one of their guns, but a bystander who captured a viral video of the deadly incident says he never saw the man reach for a weapon
The Maryland Senator and longest serving woman in Congress will retire from her current position as United States senator at the end of her term in 2016 — leaving a gaping hole in the state's Democratic power structure
Google confirmed Monday that it’s moving into the wireless phone business, unveiling an ambitious plan to launch a mobile network using a combination of cell towers and Wi-Fi hotspots
The artist who created the portrait of President Bill Clinton that hangs in the National Portrait Gallery has admitted he snuck a subtle reference to the Lewinsky scandal into the background of the painting. The shadow is "a metaphor in that it represents a shadow on the office he held"
A Maryland couple has been found responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect for letting their children walk home from a park alone. The children, ages 10 and 6, were picked up by police while walking home alone, sparking a two-month long investigation
Smith said that she will not be returning to the popular British melodrama to continue her role as Violet Crawley, the feisty Dowager Countess of Grantham — as well as giving a broad hint that the show itself would not be coming back either
The Nasdaq touched 5,000 on Monday and investors are having some heady Y2K flashbacks. The tech-heavy index last approached such lofty heights in 2000, when the stock market bubble had yet to pop.
No need to waste time looking for your phone charger: Some new IKEA furniture will be able to charge your phone wirelessly beginning in April, the company announced. The wireless charging stations will be integrated into pieces like desks, tables and lamps