The Justice Department announced today that it would try to block AT&T Inc. from acquiring T-Mobile USA Inc., arguing that a merger of the two would "substantially lessen competition" in the wireless market."
While Hurricane Irene may, according to The New York Times, "prove to be one of the 10 costliest catastrophes in the nation's history," the recovery efforts as work gets going to repair the estimated $7 billion to $10 billion in damages are not going to give the overall U.S.
In a report released today by human rights group Amnesty International, Syria is described to be in the middle of a brutal crackdown. The report alleges that amid protests, more people are being detained and more people are dying behind bars."
Jailed polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is suffering from pneumonia and is not in a medically-induced coma, as has been widely reported, a source familiar with Jeffs' condition tells NPR.According to the source, the 55-year-old leader of the nation's largest polygamist group was sedated, pharmacol
Algeria's state news agency is reporting that the government there says members of Moammar Gadhafi's family are now in that country, The Associated Press and other news outlets say.It's thought that they include the ousted Libyan leader's wife, two sons and a daughter.