Good writes up today in the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.. analyzing the likely run for the White House from Jeb Bush who gave a big speech on Wednesday in Detroit. Income inequality emerging as a major theme of the 2016 race, and Mister Bush seems eager to take the issue on.
The Oregon governor under fire. The state's largest newspaper calling on the governor to resign over ethical lapses. Dan Springer reporting.
The Wall Street Journal reporting today the White House will meet its ambitious Obamacare enrollment goals. It comes as lawmakers are demanding answers from the Obama Administration about their plans in the event the Supreme Court rules subsidies illegal.
11 people still missing in that dramatic crash of a TransAsia plane in Taipei.. that was caught on tape. 32 are confirmed dead.
Investigators pouring over a scene where a suburban mom drove her SUV onto the tracks in the path of an oncoming MTA train. It's unclear why the mother of three drove her car on the tracks after a guardrail came down. Five commuters died when one of the train's cars exploded in flames.
Jordan's King Abdullah promising a harsh response to ISIS terrorists who killed a Jordanian pilot by burning him alive. Jordan is part of the coalition battling ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria. U.S. leaders are demanding more aid for Jordan. Conor Powell and Shepard Smith reporting from Amman.
There's growing evidence of mass killings by ISIS. The United Nations says the Islamic State is killing, torturing and raping children and families of minority groups in Iraq. The U.N. says it's getting reports of beheadings and crucifixions of children, and burying them alive.
The African Union is finalizing plans for a multinational force to fight Boko Haram Islamic terrorists. Chad and Nigeria have been conducting air raids against Boko Haram as the group is taking territory in several African countries and massacring civilians in Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger. At least 100 civilians were killed overnight in a town in Cameroon.
Leaders from France and German expected to propose peace terms to Russia and Ukraine today as fighting rages and seems to intensify in Eastern Ukraine. It comes along with a NATO meeting where allies are likely to double the size of a rapid response force in Eastern Europe. It's a direct response to Russia's military adventurism.
We get weekly jobless claims today along with data on trade and productivity. Oil prices had a steep selloff.. falling 8% and several days of gains. We get earnings reports from Phillip Morris, Sprint, Sirius and Michael Kors among many others today.
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