Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that the Holocaust would have been “greatly diminished” had Jewish people in Europe been armed with guns.
“I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed,” Carson said.
(NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.) — A city in South Carolina has reached a $6.5 million settlement with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white city police officer.
First of all, let’s be clear: House Republicans have no plan.
What they are doing right now is the political equivalent of chaos scientists staring at fuzz on television screens looking for meaning.
(SKHIRAT, Morocco) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is announcing a national unity government for Libya after months of difficult talks between the north African country’s two rival governments.
Bernardino Leon has told a press conference that the names of candidates for the national unity government have been decided.
The Nobel Peace Prize, one of five Nobel prize categories created by Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, is one of the world’s most prestigious awards and has been recognized internationally since its conception in 1901.
American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.
Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn’t one of those companies.
Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive.
In most instances, meeting with a colleague over dinner or lunch provides a way to speak casually without the rigid feel of an office environment. There usually isn’t an agenda or bulleted list of points that need covering.
If you’re an oldest child, stereotypes suggest you’re probably organized, an overacheiver, perhaps a tad bossy.
And now, science suggests you’re probably also more nearsighted than your younger siblings, too.
Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in rural Iran, U.S. officials told the New York Times Thursday.
After delaying an execution last month over a drug mix-up, it emerged this week that Oklahoma reportedly used the wrong drug in the January lethal injection of Charles Warner.
An esteemed economics professor at the University of Texas at Austin resigned in the wake of a new open carry law that could allow people to have concealed weapons in college buildings.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush came out against reauthorizing parts of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court in 2013, suggesting he would resist bipartisan calls to reinstate a key component of the law if he became president.
(GIBSON, La.) — State police say three workers have died from an explosion and fire at a natural gas facility along a small highway near the oil and gas city of Houma.
In May this year, Vincent Van Gogh’s depiction of an autumnal landscape in southern France, Les Alyscamps, sold for more than $66 million at auction, close to the most ever paid for a landscape painting.
A NASA spacecraft has discovered that there is blue sky and red ice on Pluto.
New Horizons returned its first color images of Pluto’s atmosphere last week, according to a release by NASA, and the images show a bright blue haze.
(NEW YORK) — Rupert Murdoch, who founded the News Corp. media empire that includes Fox News Channel, apologized on Thursday for a Twitter message suggesting that President Barack Obama isn’t a “real black president.”
Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich received the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday. She is the 14th woman out of the 111 winners in the prize’s history. In other words, almost 90% of awardees have been men.
The maritime arrival this year of more than 560,000 people on Greek and Italian shores, and their subsequent, dramatic trek across the continent by bus, rail, car and on foot, has latterly been described as a “European migrant crisis.”
TIME editor-at-large and president of Eurasia group Ian Bremmer discusses how the striking images from the migrant crisis captivated the world, and what America’s response says about the country.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday against a man accused of impersonating a special agent to get tickets to Comic Con.
Jonathon Wall allegedly posed as a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations on Sept.
Hillary Clinton announced a far-reaching plan on Thursday to regulate Wall Street institutions and punish transgressions by executives, but stopped short of calling for a key measure coveted by liberals that separates investment and commercial banking.
When Teejay Stainer’s parents posted a picture of their son with his prosthetic leg covered with Eminem’s image to Facebook, they could only hope it would somehow reach the rapper.
Mars was once able store water in lakes for lengthy spans of time, the nation’s space agency announced on Thursday.
If you’re a fan of American Ninja Warrior, the high-intensity obstacle course reality show that tests the strength and endurance of its competitors, you’ll like it even more with dinosaurs.
The musical stage adaptation of Disney’s The Lion King is the most successful theatrical production of all time, according to a new book on the history of Broadway: it has grossed $6.2 billion worldwide.
U.S. mortgage rates took a tumble this week following a weak September jobs report. According to Freddie Mac, the average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage fell from 3.85% last week to 3.76% this week.
As airlines have struggled over the years, many of them have turned to charging fees for “extras” like snacks, in-flight entertainment and checked baggage. Passengers who are unable to limit their belongings to carry-on luggage have to dole out extra cash — sometimes amounting to hundreds of dollars.
(NEW ORLEANS) — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.
The FBI conducted 1,795,102 firearm background checks through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in September, suggesting gun sales were at an all-time high that month.
The number of background checks represents a new record, up more than 20% from the previous September high set in 2012, when 1,459,363 background checks were conducted.
Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.
Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.