In this era of home foreclosures and high unemployment, it's hard to sympathize with the professional athlete laid low by the high life. It seems almost impossible that an athlete making $5 million, $10 million, or, in the case of Derrick Coleman, $90 million over a career could lose all his money.
The European Union and the International Monetary Fund are still struggling over how to deal with the Greek debt crisis. When Greece received billions in international bailout loans last year, they demanded spending cuts and financial reform.
On the eve of a major address on the Middle East, President Obama took a significant step Wednesday in responding to the Syrian government's recent crackdown against protesters.Obama signed an executive order imposing sanctions aimed at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as well as several other top
The first woman elected to Congress, Jeannette Rankin, died 38 years ago today. She served two terms, each time voting against U.S. entrance into a world war.It was the day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and Americans were afraid.
In his speech addressing the Muslim world on Thursday, President Obama will attempt partially to close the gap between U.S. ideals about democracy and its strategic interests in the Middle East and North Africa.