WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to veto a deal still under negotiation in Congress that would make several expiring business tax breaks permanent.
(Reuters) - A U.S. district judge on Tuesday struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.
The sharing economy is supposed to offer a new kind of capitalism for regular folks. But a class of well-heeled professionals are outperforming the amateurs.
At least one person was injured Tuesday evening after a car drove through a crowd of Ferguson demonstrators in downtown Minneapolis. In this video, a female protester is knocked and dragged by a vehicle before other protesters pull her to safety. According to police officials, "the driver was not in custody and has not been ticketed." The woman has been taken to an area hospital.
A new year is coming, faster than you thought, and the new crop of calendars is ready to keep your 2015 straight! Calendars make great Christmas gifts, due to the timing, and due to the fact that they come in so many different flavors. Here are a few new ones that might make a meaningful gift for someone you know, even if it’s yourself. Prepare yourself- many of them feature cute animals and/or attractive people showing skin.1. Animals With Moustaches The RSPCA has an entire catalog of gifts that help support the Society’s programs for animals, including quite a few calendars. Many of the
Wikimedia CommonsThe First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 155th installment in the series. NEW: Would you like to be notified via email when each installment of this series is posted? Just email RSVP@mentalfloss.com.November 25, 1914: The Gallipoli PlanThe tragic Gallipoli campaign, which lasted eight months from April 1915 to January 1916 and saw around half a million casualties from combat and illness on both sides, had its origins in First Lord of the Ad
Earlier in the month, we showed you a free jailbreak tweak called Safe Alarm by iOS developer Douglas Soares that made it so you could have a custom volume level for each of you individual alarms that was separate from the regular ringer volume level.Soares has just released a paid version of the tweak called Safe Alarm PRO, which includes even more features for those that are serious about their alarms in iOS. You will notice all of the new features
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge ruled on Tuesday that an Arkansas constitutional amendment defining marriage as being only the union of one man and one woman was unconstitutional, striking down a measure overwhelmingly approved by voters a decade ago.