Business magazine CEO and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes is predicting that Republicans will gain control of the Senate and House of Representatives in the November elections.
JOHANNESBURG — For hundreds of years, indigenous South Africans have chewed a plant they say reduces stress, relieves hunger, sedates and elevates moods. Now they have a license to study it, and plan to sell it worldwide. Researchers say the plant, called sceletium tortuosum, has great potential.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — As prosecutors consider filing bias-crime charges against two college freshmen accused of streaming online video of a classmate’s sexual encounter with another man, a huge divide has emerged between those who support the suspects and those who want to see them punished.
LEVITTOWN, N.Y. — Torrential downpours from a faded tropical storm inundated the Northeast on Friday, forcing evacuations, toppling trees, cutting power to thousands and washing out roads during a snarled morning commute. Water pooled so deeply in a Philadelphia suburb that a car literally floated on top of another car. The storm that killed five people in North Carolina on Thursday soaked a great swath of the Northeast by the Friday morning commute, including New York City and Philadelphia.