News

Man picked to fix AIG will step down after massive loss

Three weeks after AIG reported a massive loss, the person chosen to turn things around at the insurance company is stepping down

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Backlash, boycott threats in Boston after gay vets banned from St. Patrick's Day parade

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Twenty-five years ago, the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, which organizes the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, refused to allow a gay veterans group...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Democrats not expected to support Trump pick for ambassador to Israel

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's controversial pick to serve as U.S. ambassador to Israel will likely earn the committee approval Thursday necessary for his...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Belgian woman arrested over possible attack plan

Belgian authorities have arrested a woman suspected of helping people who planned to launch an attack somewhere in Europe

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Bearded Michael Stipe finds doppelganger in David Letterman

Former R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe has found a doppelganger in David Letterman

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Putin hosts Netanyahu for talks set to focus on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks expected to focus on the situation in Syria

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Greece sees progress in ongoing bailout talks with creditors

Greece's left-led government says it has made considerable progress in complex bailout talks with its creditors, and still hopes to have ironed out remaining differences over the next ten days

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

British artist Howard Hodgkin dies at 84

Renowned British artist Howard Hodgkin, whose bold paintings fused abstraction with the glorious beauty of nature, has died at the age of 84

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Famine final straw as war-weary South Sudanese flood capital

(c) 2017, Bloomberg.Since South Sudan's war erupted, Mary Nyal's husband has vanished and she narrowly escaped being raped by armed men. But it was looming famine that finally forced her to flee...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Obamacare revision clears first hurdle in House committee early Thursday

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - A key committee in the House approved a Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act before dawn on Thursday morning after roughly 18 hours of...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Former CBS anchor Dan Rather writing book on patriotism

Dan Rather, the former CBS anchor who has become a prominent voice against President Donald Trump, is working on a book about patriotism

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mom who mocked pregnant giraffe livestream gives birth

A South Carolina mom whose impression of a livestreamed a pregnant giraffe was viewed more than 30 million times on Facebook has given birth

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press