Is Happiness Overrated?

The relentless pursuit of happiness may be doing us more harm than good. Some researchers say happiness as people usually think of it-the experience...

Microsoft to Acquire Skype for $8.5 Billion in Cash

Microsoft Corp. agreed to buy Internet phone company Skype Technologies SA for $8.5 billion in cash-the most aggressive move yet by Microsoft to play...

Holder: U.S. Will Still Close Gitmo Even Though It Led To Capture Of Bin...

The Obama administration still intends to close the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday, who said plans will likely...

Cellphone Warnings To Include Urgent Texts From The President

Emergency officials will soon be able to blast critical alerts to anyone with a cell phone in a certain section of the city. If Times...

Air Bags A Hot Commodity Among Thieves In NYC, Many Victims Are Frum Yidden

A recent string of car break-ins in Brooklyn have not been your typical smash-and-grab jobs. Instead of stereos and other loose valuables, thieves have...

Report: Pakistan Gave US Green Light for Bin Laden Raid 10 Years Ago

The US and Pakistan struck a secret deal almost a decade ago permitting a US operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil similar...

Study: Drudge Report Drives More Top News Traffic than Twitter or Facebook

The Drudge Report outranks social media when it comes to driving news traffic to top Web sites, according to a new study from the...

Obama on Israeli Independence Day: “My best wishes”

The following statement was issued by President Barack Obama on Israeli Independence Day: Sixty-three years ago, when Israel declared its independence, the dream of a...

82-Year-Old Dies In Attempt To Be Oldest To Climb Everest

An 82-year-old former Nepalese foreign minister has died in his attempt to become the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, a government official said...

Report: Suicide Off Tallest Skyscraper in Dubai

A man committed suicide on Tuesday in a plunge of 39 floors from a segment of the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, according to...