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The S&P 500 rose to a new high for the year Friday as resurgent technology stocks closed out their best week in four months with solid gains.Financial, health care and consumer stocks also helped lift the market. The gains erased losses from last week, when the S&P 500 had its worst week of the year. The benchmark index finished at 2,822.48, up 12.6 percent for the year and down 4 percent from th
For 25 years, William "Rick" Singer was in the business of helping high school students get into some of the country's top colleges, gaining a reputation as a master salesman who got results, but also someone who came across as devious and way too slick, say some of those who knew him professionally.
The family of Keila Flores, who was killed after someone threw a rock from a highway overpass that blasted through the windshield of the vehicle she was in, made a desperate plea for justice on Monday, asking the suspect to come forward and confess. Flores, 33, on Saturday night was riding in the front passenger seat as her boyfriend, Christopher Rodriguez, drove, with her three children sitting
The top Democrat on a House subcommittee, tasked with oversight of antitrust law, said he’s concerned with a broad range of implications tied to the multi-billion-dollar merger deal between T-Mobile and Sprint.
“I’m particularly concerned about the impact on consumers, on the price of services, on choice,” Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust,
U.S. analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it partially dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps.

Some experts say North Korea is trying to convey displeasure over the breakdown of a summit last week between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump over what the Americans said were Kim's excessive demands for sancti
A speeding railcar crashed into a barrier at Cairo's main train station, causing its fuel tank to explode and triggering a huge fire that left at least 25 people dead on Wednesday, officials said.Railway officials said the train was speeding and collided head-on with the barrier. At least 47 people were also injured in the accident.
Mohammed Said, the head of the Cairo Railroad hospital, said th
Officials have confirmed the identities of two crew members whose bodies have been recovered after the crash of a Boeing 767 in Texas.In a statement, Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said he was notified Monday evening that the bodies have been identified as those of Conrad Aska, the 44-year-old first officer and co-pilot of Atlas Air Flight 3591, and Sean Archuleta, a 36-year-old jump-sea
The residents of Japan's southwestern island region of Okinawa rejected a relocation plan for a U.S. military base ina referendum, increasing pressure on the national government to change its stance that the facility will be built no matter what.The results of Sunday's vote showed 72 percent opposed the plan for the Marines air base being built on a landfill in coastal Henoko. Support for the rel
The owner and designer of what was billed as the world's tallest waterslide have had all charges against them dropped on Friday in relation to the horrific death of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016. Schlitterbahn Water Park owner Jeff Henry and designer John Schooley had been charged with second-degree murder after Caleb Schwab was decapitated on the Kansas City, Kansas, ride called the Verr
Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by millions across the U.S. West, state water officials said Tuesday.

A new storm is quickly developing in the Midwest on Sunday morning, which will race off toward the Northeast and bring a snow from the Plains to New England over the next 24 to 36 hours. There have been reports of 5 to 7 inches of snow in the Des Moines metro area as of 5 a.m. Sunday. The Iowa DOT and National Weather Service in Des Moines are reporting that parts of Interstate 35 are c
The Supreme Courton Friday agreed to hear an expedited appeal by the Commerce Department to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census. In a single-page order, the justices took the rare step of granting the Trump administration's request to hear the matter before the case has fully worked its way through lower courts and been heard by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Stacey Castor almost got away with it.
She wanted people to believe that her life had been crippled by tragedy — that her first husband had died of a heart attack, her second husband had died by poisoning himself with antifreeze, and that her daughter had also attempted suicide. But, according to police, all of it was a lie — and the seemingly unfortunate wife and mother was actually a cold-blo

Five people were killed and two more were injured Sunday when a plane crashed into a residential area in Southern California. Residents in the Yorba Linda area began to panic at around 2 p.m. when the small plane appeared to break apart in midair, scattering debris across the neighborhood, authorities said. is an open source dofollow social bookmarking site. It is managed by an optimized content management system that lets you easily submit your valuable links in order to receive search engine traffic.