Barack, Michelle Obama sign bumper book deal: publisher

New York based publisher Penguin Random House has won the industry's most coveted contract: a two-for-one deal to produce the memoirs of former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama."The company has acquired world publication rights for ...

How could the Pentagon spend extra billions? Easily

President Donald Trump has outlined a goal to hike American military spending by nearly 10 percent, shoveling yet more cash toward a defense budget already greater than that of the next seven nations combined.The proposal faces stiff opposition but if ...

Flu meds do not harm unborn babies: study

Unborn children suffer no harm when their mothers take flu medication during pregnancy, a study of some 700,000 women said Wednesday.It was the largest study ever to assess the potential risks of taking oseltamivir or zanamivir (better known as Tamiflu...

Met Museum chief quits amid expansion and deficits

The head of the Metropolitan Museum of Art resigned Tuesday as the New York institution struggles to tame a budget deficit despite pulling in record crowds.Thomas P. Campbell, a British expert on tapestries who has been director and chief executive off...