By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A top Greek official on Wednesday warned of a "widening gap" in the eurozone that separates financially stable countries such as Germany from their southern European partners that are struggling to keep up.
U.S. manufacturers cut back on production in April as auto companies cranked out fewer cars, factories made fewer consumer goods and most other industries reduced output. The weakness suggests economic growth may be slowing this spring.
Our European cousins are just now figuring out that ditching their marks, francs, liras and drachmas to join the eurozone may not have been such a hot idea after all.
Cuba has filed its first legal challenge with the World Trade Organization, joining the fight against Australia's tough tobacco packaging laws, the Geneva-based trade body announced Monday.
A leading member of Congress is accusing the Iraqi government of failing to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents from terrorist attacks in a refugee camp near Baghdad.
More than 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago, police said Sunday as the grim recovery work continued in one of the worst industrial accidents ever.
Beware an environmental activist bearing a solution. Not so long ago, the government ordered Big Oil to pump methyl tert-butyl ether, or MTBE, into gasoline tanks because the stuff would make the air sparkle. Then someone remembered that MTBE seeps into groundwater and causes cancer.
Beware an environmental activist bearing a solution. Not so long ago, the government ordered Big Oil to pump methyl tert-butyl ether, or MTBE, into gasoline tanks because the stuff would make the air sparkle. Then someone remembered that MTBE seeps into groundwater and causes cancer. Not so good. Now the government is spending billions to clean up the mess and the do-gooders have moved on to save the bees by banning pesticides.
Ireland unveiled a long-awaited bill Wednesday that lays down new rules governing when life-saving abortions can be performed, a point of potentially lethal confusion for women in a country that outlaws terminations.
Willem-Alexander became the first Dutch king in more than a century Tuesday and pledged to use his ceremonial position as head of state to help steer his country through uncertain economic times.
Switzerland agreed to limit the level of immigrants allowed from the European Union beginning this May, adding to caps that are already in place for eight other central and eastern states.
Google has agreed to change how it displays search results in Europe — including a better labeling of its promoted content and displaying links to competitors — to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position, the European Union's antitrust body said Thursday.
A Dutch diplomat was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for spying for Russia and handing over sensitive and confidential NATO and European Union documents.
The idea that government can revive an economy by spending billions or trillions of dollars is all the rage in Europe, as well as in the United States. It's a failed economic theory now making its way east to Russia, where officials fear the looming economic slowdown.
Butch Cassidy became a household name in 1889 after he galloped off with a $20,000 unauthorized withdrawal from the San Miguel Valley Bank in Telluride, Colo. In today's dollars, that's around $500,000. Modern thieves rely on stolen passwords and wire transfers to make bigger scores, such as the trio who were close to pilfering $300 million from Sumitomo Bank in London before they were caught.