The order for at least 460 "narrowbody" passenger jets is split between Boeing and Europe's Airbus. The planes are to be delivered between 2013 and 2022. And American has options on 465 more. Financing the first 230 alone will total $...
The United Nations has escalated its dire warnings about what's happening in the Horn of Africa, declaring today that drought and famine in southern Somalia threaten millions of people.
A solid majority of American say they prefer to eat organic over non-organic food. But the fondness for organic food isn't universal. Older people don't care for it nearly as much as the rest of the population. And the cost of organic food...
Prime Minister David Cameron defended his former communications chief Andy Coulson before an emergency session of Parliament, saying he believes that people are innocent until proven guilty. He said an inquiry would be launched into the relationship...
While there are still millions of people struggling for food, the number of people living in poverty is far less than it was 20 years ago. Charles Kenny of The New Republic has done some math and for about $100 billion, the world could buy its way...
House Republicans have passed a new "Cut, Cap and Balance" bill and while the president has said he will veto the legislation, the problems don't end there. Ed Kilgore of The New Republic believes the Republican push could prove...
After the plan approved by House Republicans last night, president Barack Obama proposed that the debt ceiling be raised by $2.4 trillion dollars roughly the amount of debt after World War II. Jeffrey H. Anderson of The Weekly Standard sees...
What the closing of one of the last big books-and-music chains means to classical music fans.
The head slap seen 'round the world has some in the news media declaring that she did more than anyone else has to boost the News Corp. chief's image.
There was an unusual increase in the number of canceled contracts, the National Association of Realtors says. It isn't yet known why cancellations rose, but tight credit may have been a factor.