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JUST IN:  Unemployment Rate Hits a 4-Year Low, Falls to 350,000

In the week ending December 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 350,000, a decrease of 12,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 362,000. The 4-week moving average was 356,750, a decrease of 11,250 from the previous week's revised average of 368,000. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Singer, Actress Jenni Rivera Plane Missing in Monterrey

Mexican authorities have confirmed that the private plane that was carrying Mexican-American singer, actress Jenni Rivera has gone missing after take-off in Monterrey, Mexico. continue reading »

UPDATE: 2 Still Missing After Gulf Oil Rig Explosion

Two people remained missing Friday after an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard's initial report mentioned two fatalities, continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: 2 Missing, 4 Sent to Hospital After Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf

At least four people have been sent to the hospital and two are still missing after an explosion on an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana. The production platform is in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and is owned by Black Elk Energy. continue reading »

UPDATE:  7.4 magnitude Earthquake in Guatemala Reportedly Kills 8

UPDATE: The 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck the Pacific shore of Guatemala has reportedly left 8 dead and Guatemala under the highest level of disaster alert. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Strong Earthquake Hits Costa Rica

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck the northeastern Pacific region of Costa Rica the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting. continue reading »

JUST IN:  2 U.S. Government Employees Shot in Mexico City

Two U.S. government employees riding in a U.S. embassy vehicle were shot near Mexico City earlier today. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Deadly Shooting at Empire State Building, Early Reports Say 10 Shot

There has been a deadly shooting at one of the country’s most iconic buildings, the Empire State Building, leaving a reported 10 individual shot. continue reading »

DREAM Act Alive – Obama to Stop Deporting Undocumented Youth

A major immigration policy announcement has come out of the Department of Homeland Security and will shortly be confirmed by the White House – deportation of DREAM-Act eligible youth will cease. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  George Zimmerman’s Wife has Been Arrested, Charged with Perjury

Today George Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie Zimmerman was arrested and charged with perjury in the case involving her husband in the shooting death of African-American teen-ager Trayvon Martin on February 26th. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Justice Department to Monitor Elections in Illinois

The Justice Department announced today that the Civil Rights Division will monitor elections on March 20, 2012, in Cook and Lake Counties, Ill. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Obama Blocks Controversial Texas Voter ID Law, Citing Unfair to Latinos

The Obama administration has just blocked Texas proposed voter ID law that would require government issue photo identification to vote. The Department of Justice (DOJ) cited the demographic make up of the Latino voting base as reason for the block, saying the law would have an unfair impact on the Hispanic voter. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Gabby Giffords Announces She Will Resign, Watch YouTube Announcement (Video)

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords just announced she is stepping down from Congress this week via a You Tube video. Watch it here. She thanks everyone for their prayers and tells everyone that she has more work to do on her recovery. continue reading »

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Sparsely Populated Northern Region of Argentina

At approximately 8:12 am this morning the northern region of Argentina was rattled with a 6.2 magnitude earthquake. The area affected is sparsely populated and borders Bolivia and Paraguay. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Genius and Tech Pioneer Steve Jobs Dies

On the heels of the launch of Apple's new iPhone 4s its visionary founder, Steve Jobs, passed away today. Jobs, 56 years-old was the co-founder and former CEO of Apple. The report of his death came for the company itself. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Judge Allows Most of Alabama’s New Strict Immigration Law to Go Forth

A federal judge in Alabama has given the state a victory in allowing it to put forth one of the strictest immigration laws in the country. U.S. District Sharon Blackburn r continue reading »

JUST IN:  75 Injured When Plane Crashes at Nevada Air Show, Multiple Casulaties Expected (VIDEO)

A plane has crashed into or in front of the grandstand at the National Championship Air Races and Air Show in Reno, Nevada resulting in at least 75 injured and 'likely fatalities'. A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reporting multiple casualties and critical injures to others. Approximately 40 people have been taken to local hospitals and the critically injured are being treated at the scene. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Bus Collides With Two Trains in Argentina

Reports are coming in saying at least seven people were killed when a train collided with a bus early Tuesday morning in Buenos Aires, causing it to collide with a second train. continue reading »

Chilean Military Plane Crashes With 21 Aboard- Incl. Felipe Camiroaga

Chilean officials have begun recovering bodies from the crash of a military airplane that went down in the Pacific Ocean with 21 people aboard. Search crews have also found many pieces of the CASA 212 that crashed Friday afternoon after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the remote Juan Fernandez islands. Officials said they believe all aboard died. continue reading »

Breaking News: Chavez Makes Surprise Return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela during the night on Monday in time for the countries bicentennial celebration on Tuesday. continue reading »